Why choose Sonnen Volkswagen??

Learn More About Sonnen Volkswagen. Proudly Serving Drivers Like You, from San Fransisco to Oakland, Marin County, Sonoma County, And Everywhere in Between

If you're in the market for a new or used car, you've come to the right place. The staff at Sonnen Volkswagen is committed to helping you find the right vehicle for your needs. What's more, they're also  dedicated to helping you maintain it long after you drive it home for the first time.

So where do we begin? Most like to take a look at the latest Volkswagen models to hit our showroom, including the Volkswagen e-Golf, Golf Sportwagen, Golf GTI, Tiguan and Passat.

Those looking to keep some of that hard-earned money in their pockets, meanwhile, like to consider our lineup used cars as well.

Of course, whether you choose new or used, Sonnen Volkswagen staffs a team of expert auto finance specialists who can help you find the right loan or lease for your needs. From start to finish, we're by your side to make the buying process as easy as possible.

And after you've purchased your next vehicle, Sonnen Volkswagen doesn't go anywhere. Instead, we continue to support you with an onsite service department, which operates using only certified Volkswagen parts - a combination that's sure to result in many worry-free miles in your vehicle's future.

Whatever your automotive needs may be, Sonnen Volkswagen is here to serve you. Located at 720 Francisco Boulevard West in San Rafael, California, we're a quick drive away from the surrounding San Fransisco, Oakland, Marin County and Sonoma County areas. Come see what we can do for you today.

We love the Bay Area, and have the loyal customer base to prove it!


Volkswagen and Audi are now two separate locations. This move will enable us to concentrate on the make and model you are looking for and help you find the brand fit that is best for you.  The Volkswagen sales floor is over 40,000 square feet!

See our New, Updated Service & Parts Departments - 

Our Sonnen Volkswagen Parts Department is all NEW - 

  • Now has hundreds of square feet, with its own store - new, bright and clean!
  • Is the newest, most current store design that Volkswagen offers in the USA.
  • In the near future the Parts Department will have an online store.
  • We will be stocking unique, boutique items for the Volkswagen Collector.
  • We will stock dynamic merchandise for both young at heart and the vintage collector.
  • Order parts with us online.

Our Sonnen Volkswagen Service Department is all NEW -

  • Service has over 15 lifts.
  • Service has its own wholesale parts department fully stocked.
  • We have over 5 trained service advisers straight from Germany.
  • Schedule Service online.


We strive to be a great dealership and treat our customers with the respect they deserve.  Why buy with Sonnen Volkswagen?  Here are some reasons why you should do business with us - 

Why Buy a Volkswagen?

  • Largest Volkswagen parts department in Northern California.
  • State of the art Service Center and Sales Facility.
  • Over 40,000 square feet of all Volkswagen!
  • Serving Marin and Bay area for over 30 Years.
  • We have an original "Herbie" on display.
  • Mr. Sonnen is from Germany.

Why do business at Sonnen Volkswagen?
  • Knowledgeable staff
  • Large Volkswagen Inventory
  • Newest facility in Northern California.
  • Friendly, Hip Staff
  • We are Obsessed with Volkswagen Memorabilia!

Why is our Sales Department so Great? 
  • They are Volkswagen University trained - see our staff
  • Over 50 years of Volkswagen experience.
  • Eighteen members of our staff are Volkswagen Owners.
  • All of our sales employees have their own Yelp pages.
  • Over eight member of our staff are from Germany.



  • Monday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Tuesday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Wednesday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Thursday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Friday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Saturday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Sunday 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM