Archive for the ‘FAQs’ Category

How to connect an iPhone to a 2021 Volkswagen vehicle?

Sunday, January 10th, 2021
2021 Passat Apple CarPlay showcase

Volkswagen and Apple CarPlay: How to Connect Your iPhone to Your 2021 Volkswagen Vehicle

Almost every new 2021 Volkswagen vehicle comes standard with Apple CarPlay. That’s great news for iPhone owners! You can now experience your favorite media and utilize your favorite apps with your Volkswagen vehicle’s crisp infotainment system. Let us show you how to get the connection set up properly.

Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to connect your iPhone to your Volkswagen vehicle. We’ve also included an official video tutorial for those how prefer that to written instructions.


When should I use my parking brake?

Wednesday, December 30th, 2020
Parking brake lever

How to Use Your Parking Brake Properly

Many people don’t know when they should be using their parking brake. This is a side effect of most cars now having automatic transmissions. But there are still times you should use your parking brake, even if you have an automatic.

Here’s when you should use your parking brake, based on the type of transmission you have.


Will the gas in my car freeze when it’s too cold?

Thursday, December 3rd, 2020
thermometer showing subzero temperatures

Does the Gas in my Vehicle Freeze at Subzero Temps?

Many of us have probably heard from the grease monkey among our family and friends that gas will freeze in your fuel lines when it gets cold. Is there any truth to this?

Will the gas in your vehicle freeze if it gets too cold outside? And is there a way to prevent it from happening?


What does MPGe mean?

Monday, October 26th, 2020
VW ID.4 in showroom

What is MPGe and how is it different from regular MPG?

You seen MPGe somewhere. Likely for a plug-in hybrid or all-electric vehicle. However, those numbers often seem way too big, usually over 100. Is there some weird math that artificially pumps numbers or are EVs actually that much more efficient?

What does MPGe really mean?


How much does it cost to charge an electric vehicle?

Tuesday, October 6th, 2020
2021 ID.4 next to recharging station

Volkswagen Answers More Common EV Questions

You’ve probably seen headlines in the news recently about electric vehicle companies with skyrocketing stock prices. Similarly, more and more auto companies are showing interest in producing well-made, affordable all-electric vehicles.

Today, we’ll be answering two big questions about EVs: “How much does it cost to charge and EV?” and “Aren’t EVs more expensive than regular cars?”


What’s the difference between a hatchback and a compact crossover?

Sunday, September 20th, 2020
2020 Golf GTI parked in front of mountain

Hatchback vs Subcompact SUV: What’s the difference and which should I get?

A couple years back, an article by Popular Mechanics stated that “cars, in case you haven’t heard, are dead. More specifically, cars are crossovers now.” And while that statement is hyperbolic, as they are still many cars on the market today, it does have a kernel of truth to it. As the article suggests, fewer hatchbacks are being produced, while an army of small, eerily similar subcompact crossovers are taking their place.

So, is a subcompact crossover essentially just a hatchback or is it just a similar vehicle that taps into the same part of the market? Let’s take a look at some of the differences between the two.


How long does it take to charge an electric car?

Thursday, September 10th, 2020
2021 ID.4 front exterior view

Volkswagen Answers Common EV Questions

Many people are apprehensive about buying an electric vehicle. That’s mainly because there are a lot of questions that don’t have obvious answers.

Today, we’ll show you the Volkswagen answers to two of those questions: “How long does it take to charge an electric car,” and “What happens if I don’t have private parking?”


What do GTI and GLI stand for on a Volkswagen?

Sunday, August 30th, 2020
2020 Jetta GLI parked in desert

Volkswagen Acronyms Explained: GTI & GLI

While browsing the Volkswagen lineup, you may have noticed that the Golf and Jetta have variants that aren’t technically classified as the same model. Those models are the Golf GTI and Jetta GLI, respectively. So, what do those acronyms indicate?

What do GTI and GLI stand for on a Volkswagen?


Should I get a satellite radio subscription or just stream music?

Thursday, August 20th, 2020
2020 Atlas Cross Sport cockpit showcase

5 Reasons You Should Have Satellite Radio

With the advent of streaming, many people have moved away from radio completely. However, streaming comes with numerous drawbacks, a big one of which is its reliance on data. If you don’t want to burn through data any or just don’t have very good service, then satellite radio is an excellent option.

Here are five reasons why you should consider paying $10.99 a month for satellite radio.


What do I do when my car lease ends?

Tuesday, July 14th, 2020
Happy person sitting by 2021 Atlas

Here’s What Happens When Your Car Lease Ends

One thing that often gets asked about leasing is what happens when the lease ends. Most people view leasing a long-term rental, so it makes sense that the vehicle needs to be “given back.” But what actually happens? What is the process and how do you do it?

Today, we’ll show you what to do when you car lease ends.