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Air Quality Program

Consumer relief and affected vehicles

In accordance with the settlements, Volkswagen must remove the affected vehicles from roads or repair emissions software on at least 85 percent of the:

  • 2.0 liter vehicles by June 2019.
  • Generation one 3.0 liter vehicles by Nov. 30, 2019.
  • Generation two 3.0 liter vehicles by May 31, 2020.
If VW fails to meet the 85 percent rate, then additional funds must be deposited into the mitigation trust.

VW will also offer owners and lessees:

  • Fair replacement value "buy back" (as of September 17, 2015).
  • No cost termination of their lease.
This buyback or termination option will be available to consumers for two years and only applies to specific vehicles.

For more information about consumer relief visit the Volkswagen website.

Affected 2.0 vehicles

Affected 3.0 vehicles

Jetta (2009-2015) Volkswagen Touareg (2009-2016)
Jetta Sportwagen (2009-2014) Porsche Cayenne (2013-2016)
Beetle (2013-2015) Audi A6 Quattro (2014-2016)
Beetle Convertible (2013-2015) Audi A7 Quattro (2014-2016)
Audi A3 (2010-2015) Audi A8 (2014-2016)
Golf (2010-2015) Audi A8L (2014-2016)
Golf Sportwagen (2015) Audi Q5 (2014-2016)
Passat (2012-2015) Audi Q7 (2009-2016)


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For more information, visit:

Volkswagen partial consent decree
VW/Audi diesel emissions settlement program
VW Clean Air Act partial settlement

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