Archive for the ‘FAQs’ Category

What is the Volkswagen DSG transmission?

Monday, January 27th, 2020
2019 Golf R DSG transmission shifter

The Volkswagen DSG® and How It Works

If you’ve owned a Volkswagen vehicle or are familiar with the auto manufacturer, you might have noticed the term DSG® when it comes to talking about transmissions. Automakers are sometimes known for using jargon and acronyms to describe features in their cars. Often times, it can seem like that kind of language is used to make things sound more impressive than they actually are. Is that the case with the Volkswagen DSG®?

Refreshingly, it’s not the case for the DSG®. It’s a simple and straightforward acronym that is used for efficiency. So…

What is the Volkswagen DSG® transmission?

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What does the rest button do on a VW?

Tuesday, January 21st, 2020
2020 Tiguan cockpit showcase

What the Rest Button Does and When to Use It

If you’ve owned a Volkswagen in recent years, then you’ll likely have noticed the “Rest” button on the climate control panel. Some people may be familiar with the function and what it does, but if you here, you’re probably unsure. Don’t worry. Let us explain.

What does the rest button do on a Volkswagen?

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How to clean leather seats in a Volkswagen?

Tuesday, January 7th, 2020
Leather seats in a 2020 VW Tiguan

Properly Caring for Leather Upholstery

Having leather seats is great, especially so if you’re just experiencing them for the first time. Spilling something on your leather seats feels as terrible as getting them was brilliant. Will it stain? How do I clean them properly? Do I need a special soap?

Don’t worry. We’ve got you covered.

Here’s how to clean leather seats in a Volkswagen.

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2020 Volkswagen Tiguan trim differences?

Wednesday, December 18th, 2019
2020 VW Tiguan driving on city street

2020 Volkswagen Tiguan Trim Comparison

The 2020 Tiguan is the newest version of the popular Volkswagen model. It brings everything critics and owners alike loved about the 2019 Tiguan, along with some welcome new additions. Ever a difficult decision, trying to pick which trim works best for you can a real hassle. Let us help.

Here are the 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan trim differences.

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Is Volkswagen Car-Net® free?

Thursday, December 5th, 2019
family in Volkswagen vehicle using wifi hotspot

Most 2020 Volkswagen Models Get Free Car-Net® Support

Volkswagen has always been at the cutting edge when it comes to technological integration. As such, we were super excited when Volkswagen announced Car-Net® a few years back. While it was brilliant, it was limited. In particular, it was unavailable on many models. Sometimes it even varied by trim. Volkswagen collected consumer feedback and implemented many new features and tweaks. Relaunched for 2020, Car-Net® is shaping up to be better than ever. But, unlike past years, rumors have been circulating that Car-Net® will be free this time. So is it?

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What is Volkswagen Credit?

Tuesday, November 26th, 2019
Suited person "holding" a dollar sign

How Volkswagen Credit Could Help You

For most of us, getting that new vehicle is a matter of credit. And trying to find a good deal is almost impossible at worst and a complete drag at best. Or it is, if you do it yourself. Dealerships can often leverage themselves in your favor, getting you a competitive rates without all the hassle of spending hours and hours checking rates and applying for loans yourself. When combined with Volkswagen Credit, you won’t have to worry about getting a great deal. You’ll know you have it.

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What does ULEV mean?

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019
exhaust pipe of new vehicles

What ULEV and Other Similar Acronyms Mean

If you’ve shopped around for Volkswagen vehicles, you’ve probably seen a filter category labeled as ULEV or SULEV. When you check those boxes, it can seem like nothing changed or like you’re only getting specific models. Well, we’re here let you in on the jargon. Turns out, ULEV is a really good thing.

Here’s what ULEV means. (more…)

How to unlock and start a Volkswagen with dead key FOB?

Monday, November 11th, 2019
orange vw tiguan parked outside a restaurant

Unlocking and Starting Your Volkswagen with a Dead FOB

Keyless entry and ignition are super great features. However, if your key FOB isn’t working for whatever reason, then the prospect of not being able to start or open your car is a scary one. But don’t worry, Volkswagen thought of this. They’ve included ways to make sure that you can always unlock and start your vehicle, even if your FOB’s battery is dead.

Here’s how to unlock and start a Volkswagen with a dead key FOB. (more…)

Who does Volkswagen own?

Thursday, October 24th, 2019
A Volkswagen logo adorns a tall sign and the back of a vehicle.

Brands Owned by the Volkswagen Group

At first glance, one might think that every car brand is created by its own, unique company. After all, the brands compete against each other, right? It would be like Coke and Pepsi being owned by the same people, and the great commercial battle we believe we witness (and get emotionally involved in) would just be a grand charade.

Well, in the automotive world, that’s kind of how it is. Fourteen car companies control a combined 54 brands. Although, it’s usually not direct competitors that are mono-controlled, but different brands that specialize in different segments of the market.

Volkswagen is a big player in the automotive world, and thus owns many different brands. What car companies does Volkswagen own? (more…)

Where can I get an extended warranty on a new or used car in Lincoln, NE?

Wednesday, October 16th, 2019
A vehicle undergoes reapirs and maintenance in a service garage.

The unfortunate truth of vehicle maintenance is that most major repairs on a car end up being needed after the factory warranty has already expired. While having a factory warranty is certainly handy, buyers often find themselves wondering what will happen once it goes away. Will they have to pay for costly repairs out of their own pockets?

Luckily, extended warranties are available to cover those future repairs for those who are looking into the long-term future. Where can one get extended warranties on their new or used Volkswagen vehicle in Lincoln, NE? (more…)