Group Essentials


The Foundation of the Volkswagen Group's Values

The seven Volkswagen Group Essentials are the foundation of the Group's values and the basis of our common corporate culture:

I. Responsibility

Group essentials1 - We take on responsibility for the environment and society

II. Honesty

Group principle 2 - We are honest and speak up when something is wrong

III. Bravery

Group principle 3

IV. Diversity

Group principle 4 - We live diversity

V. Pride

Group principle 5 - We are proud of the work we do

VI. Solidarity

Group principle 6

VII. Reliability

Group principle 7 - We keep our word
The specified fuel consumption and emission data does not refer to a single vehicle and is not part of the offer but is only intended for comparison between different types of vehicles. Additional equipment and accessories (additional components, tyre formats, etc.) can alter relevant vehicle parameters such as weight, rolling resistance and aerodynamics, affecting the vehicle's fuel consumption, power consumption, CO2 emissions and driving performance values in addition to weather and traffic conditions and individual driving behavior. Further information on official fuel consumption data and official specific CO2 emissions for new passenger cars can be found in the "Guide to fuel economy, CO2 emissions and power consumption for new passenger car models", which is available free of charge from all sales dealerships and from DAT Deutsche Automobil Treuhand GmbH, Hellmuth-Hirth-Str. 1, D-73760 Ostfildern, Germany and at