How Long Have VW Models Been in the US?

With the average automotive nameplate being only 10 years old, we think it's pretty impressive that a lot of popular VW models have a lineage dating back to the 70s or earlier. While Volkswagen has been under a good bit of scrutiny in recent months, there's something to be said for the longevity of some of their most popular brand names. Volkswagen staples such as the Beetle, Golf, Jetta, and Passat have been around for a generation or longer, building a substantial amount of brand equity with consumers.

It's a tough time to be a Volkswagen fan, but if our infographic shows anything, it's that Volkswagen has staying power. Check out the graphic below.

VW Longevity IG