How can you sell a VW that fails smog due to the cheating scandal?

16,325

Asked by Mar 10, 2016 at 04:10 PM about the 2014 Volkswagen Jetta TDI w/ Premium

Question type: General

VW has still not fixed these cars,  so,  how do you sell it privately??  
And,  what's the loss in value?      What are these people going to do if they can't
register their cars?   What will the impact be on lost performance and poor fuel
economy?     A big problem.

1 Answer

15

Selling the car privately isn't illegal - the only cars that cannot be sold are new TDIs on dealer lots. Non-VW lots are selling used TDIs in my area. Until VW and the EPA determine a solution there shouldn't be any reason you can't register a TDI. The loss in value is unfortunate, though - TDIs have taken a tumble in resale and will continue to do so. Hopefully VW makes this right with customers in some form or fashion.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • Can VW be trusted ? 12 answers

    Now that VW has admitted to deliberately rigging their cars to fool emissions standards and pollute up to FORTY TIMES over other cars, would you think they might not be honest about other things. ...

    2012 Volkswagen Jetta TDI

    -

    General

  • V WC jetta tdi 2 answers

    My car is turning over and everything just wont crank and the relay fuses r making a loud clicking noise under the hood anybody that can help plz

    2011 Volkswagen Jetta TDI

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Should I keep my 2010 Jetta TDI or let VW buy it back? 2 answers

    So I have a 2010 VW Jetta, one of the turbo diesels involved in the emissions scandal. Yes, I have been belching fumes into the atmosphere like a boss. The care is completely paid for and gets 35-42...

    2010 Volkswagen Jetta S

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Buy or keep looking? 2003 Volkswagen Jetta Turbo Diesel 2003 3 answers

    I found a Turbo Diesel Jetta for sale near me for $4,800. The car is visually in good condition exterior and interior, and gets about 40 mpg according to the seller. However, said car has 203,000 ...

    2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLS TDi

    -

    Shopping & Pricing

  • DETUNED ENGINE EXPECTATIONS from VW 3 answers

    I imagine that the "fix" that will be imposed on VW diesel-powered cars will either involve less power, less fuel economy or both. I've read that the California DMV will not even allow these c...

    2014 Volkswagen Passat TDI SE w/ Sunroof and Nav

    -

    General

Search Volkswagen Jetta Questions

Volkswagen Jetta Experts

#1 FordNut
FordNut
Reputation 2,160
#2 Goodwrench707
Goodwrench707
Reputation 2,090
#3 Deathjam4
Deathjam4
Reputation 1,450
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Volkswagen Passat
245 Great Deals out of 21,116 listings starting at $2,000
Used Honda Civic
704 Great Deals out of 77,526 listings starting at $1,200
Used Volkswagen GTI
102 Great Deals out of 6,194 listings starting at $2,299
Used Volkswagen Golf
33 Great Deals out of 2,521 listings starting at $1,500
Used Honda Accord
887 Great Deals out of 82,090 listings starting at $999
Used BMW 3 Series
1,469 Great Deals out of 38,438 listings starting at $1,700
Used Toyota Corolla
925 Great Deals out of 74,279 listings starting at $1,500
Used Toyota Camry
1,087 Great Deals out of 98,046 listings starting at $1,250
Used Nissan Altima
1,095 Great Deals out of 83,211 listings starting at $670
Used Audi A4
266 Great Deals out of 11,548 listings starting at $1,333
Used Volkswagen CC
84 Great Deals out of 3,464 listings starting at $4,500
Used Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen
18 Great Deals out of 327 listings starting at $3,998
Used Mazda MAZDA3
320 Great Deals out of 28,703 listings starting at $1,495
Used Volkswagen Beetle
215 Great Deals out of 8,873 listings starting at $998
Used Ford Focus
747 Great Deals out of 59,013 listings starting at $995