Archive for the ‘Safety’ Category

How is active safety different than passive safety? 

Thursday, August 15th, 2019
A man charging a white 2019 Volkswagen e-Golf

Safety should always be your top concern when you’re behind the wheel. Automotive safety comes in many different forms, especially with today’s modern technology. Vehicles have active and passive safety features. What’s the difference? Keep reading to learn more.  (more…)

What NHTSA safety rating did the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta get?

Friday, April 19th, 2019
Red 2019 Volkswagen Jetta driving on a curvy road

There’s much to like about the redesigned 2019 Volkswagen Jetta, such as its sporty styling, pleasing driving dynamics, comfortable cabin, and a wealth of premium features. The 2019 Jetta also provides a very safe ride with its numerous safety technologies. The high-level safety of the 2019 Jetta was recently confirmed by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), which gave it a 5-star overall safety rating. (more…)

What used Volkswagen cars are the safest for teen drivers?

Friday, November 16th, 2018
Silver 2011 VW Passat parked in front of a brick wall

According to the National Center for Health Statistics, motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for people aged 15 – 20. In addition to teaching teenagers the importance of safe driving and not driving under the influence of alcohol, it makes a big difference if they are driving a safe car. (more…)

How to Use Volkswagen Adaptive Cruise Control

Thursday, August 2nd, 2018
Adaptive Cruise Control Know Your Volkswagen Title and a Man Entering a Volkswagen Jetta

A convenient and safety-enhancing driver assistance feature in many new Volkswagen models is Adaptive Cruise Control, which utilizes sensors to help the vehicle maintain a preset speed and distance from the car in front of you. Watch this video to learn how to use it. (more…)

How Volkswagen Front Assist with Autonomous Emergency Braking Works

Tuesday, May 1st, 2018
Know Your Volkswagen Front Assit with Autonomous Emergency Braking Title

Stay safe in your Volkswagen with the Front Assist system with Autonomous Emergency Braking, which both warns you of a potential collision and brakes the vehicle to minimize the impact of a collision. Watch this video to see how the system works. (more…)

How Lane Assist Works in 2018 Volkswagen Models

Thursday, February 15th, 2018
Lane Assist Know Your Volkswagen Title and Cars on a Highway

When you drive a Volkswagen, you can have the utmost peace of mind for safety with all of the standard and available advanced safety and driver assistance technologies. This includes Lane Assist, which helps keep you safe in your lane. Watch this video to see how Lane Assist works in 2018 VW models. (more…)

The 2018 Volkswagen Atlas Gets 5-Star Safety Rating from NHTSA

Friday, September 15th, 2017
The 2018 Volkswagen Atlas Gets 5-Star Safety Rating from NHTSA

The 2018 Volkswagen Atlas is a great choice for families not only because of its spacious and versatile interior and plethora of multimedia features, but also because of its high-level safety. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently gave the all-new Atlas a top 5-star overall safety rating.  (more…)

The 2018 Volkswagen Atlas Gets 2017 IIHS Top Safety Pick Rating

Monday, August 7th, 2017
The 2018 Volkswagen Atlas Gets 2017 IIHS Top Safety Pick Rating

In addition to its impressive driving characteristics and spacious and versatile interior, the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas delivers high-level safety. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) just announced that the all-new Atlas received a 2017 TOP SAFETY PICK rating, when equipped with available Forward Collision Warning and Autonomous Emergency Braking.  (more…)

Why are Alloy Wheels Better Than Steel Wheels?

Friday, June 23rd, 2017
2017 volkswagen jetta alloy wheels

While shopping for a new Volkswagen, you may have realized many of the models highlighting premium Alloy wheels, but do you know why Alloy wheels are better than standard steel wheels? Let’s take a look at why Alloy wheels put your VW ahead of the competition!

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What is the EPC Light on my VW?

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
EPC VW dashboard warning light

Dashboard warning lights are meant to do exactly what their name suggests, warn drivers of any vehicle malfunction that may need attention. It may be a minor thing that is a quick fix or it may be an indicator of a major mechanical issue that needs immediate attention. To help you understand your dashboard warning lights, specifically the EPC Lights. (more…)