TodayApril 15, 2022

Volkswagen to unveil a compact SUV 10132020

Volkswagen Tiguan gets a baby sister

  • New compact SUV to slot under  the VW Tiguan in the Volkswagen line-up
  • A second proof point of Volkswagen’s doubling-up strategy for SUVs
  • The official reveal on 10.13.20

Herndon, VA — Volkswagen released the first image and video today of its new compact SUV. This new offering will slot under the Tiguan and is the second proof point of Volkswagen’s doubling-up SUV strategy following the launch of Atlas Cross Sport earlier this year. The official unveil will take place next month, on October 13.

“We’re excited to share the first glimpse of the newest member of the Volkswagen family,” said Scott Keogh, president, and CEO of Volkswagen Group of America. “Great things come in small packages, as Volkswagen has proven throughout the years with its iconic Beetle, Golf and Jetta. This next car will be no exception.”

The current line-up of Volkswagen models:


Beetle Convertible


Golf GTI

Golf R


Golf SportWagen

Golf Alltrack


Jetta GLI





Atlas Cross Sport

Lou Ann Hammond

Lou Ann Hammond is the CEO of Carlist and Driving the Nation. She is the co-host of Real Wheels Washington Post carchat every Friday morning and is the Automotive, energy correspondent for The John Batchelor Show and a Contributor to Automotive Electronics magazine headquartered in Korea. Hammond is a founding member of the Women's World Car of the Year #WWCOTY, and board member of the Women in Automotive.

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