Archive for the ‘FAQs’ Category

How Do I Pair My Phone to My Volkswagen Car?

Tuesday, September 28th, 2021
Driver pairing his mobile to his vehicle

A Video on Pairing Your Phone to Your VW Car

One of the best features of a Volkswagen vehicle is the smooth and seamless mobile connectivity features it comes with. All latest VW vehicles come loaded with exciting tech and interior upgrades. To enjoy most of these features, you would have to pair your phone to the vehicle. Are you finding it difficult to pair your phone? No worries. We are here to help you!


What is a dual-clutch transmission and is it better than an automatic?

Monday, April 12th, 2021
2020 Golf GTI parked in front of mountain

Volkswagen DSG: What is a dual-clutch automatic transmission?

Here at Hall Volkswagen near Milwaukee, we often get questions about dual-clutch transmissions since some Volkswagen vehicles comes with them, such as the Golf GTI and the Jetta GLI. One of the most asked questions is:

Is the Volkswagen DSG (or any other dual-clutch transmission) better than a normal automatic? Why? Let’s take a look.


What is VW Travel Assist?

Wednesday, March 24th, 2021
2021 ID.4 in a showroom

Volkswagen Travel Assist Explained

Here at Hall Volkswagen near Milwaukee, we get a lot of questions about certain features. Travel assist is one of them.

Today, we’ll explain to you what Travel Assist does. We’ve provided a helpful video, too.


Should I avoid washing my car if temps are close to freezing?

Wednesday, March 17th, 2021
grass showing through melting grass

Washing Your Car When It Might Freeze: Yes or No?

Hall Volkswagen is located near Milwaukee, WI, which is notorious for is cold, windy winters. Every in the early spring, temperatures regularly get below freezing at night. Many places have talked about the necessity of winter car care, including washing, but the major impediment to that is freezing temperatures. Washing a car when it’s freezing (literally) outside can make it impractical.

So then, is it still worth it to wash my vehicle if temperatures are going to go below freezing?


Should I use premium fuel in my turbocharged VW?

Sunday, February 28th, 2021
person putting gas in tank

Check Here to See Which Fuel Your VW Vehicle Needs

Recommended fuel can be a tricky thing. Some manufacturers recommended a specific fuel for performance reasons. Other for safety reasons. It’s not usually a selling point that “your vehicle needs fuel x to run properly.” But there is always a recommended fuel. And what kind you use in your VW does matter.

Should you use premium fuel in your Volkswagen vehicle? Keep reading to find out.


Do heated seats ruin leather upholstery?

Tuesday, February 16th, 2021
Person pressing heated seats button

Heated Seats vs Leather Upholstery: Does One Ruin the Other?

Heated seats are one of our favorite car accessories. Here in Wisconsin, where winter temperatures regularly get below 0°F, heated seats are possibly the best defense against shivering for the entire car ride. But sometimes too much heat can damage things. And if you have leather seats, then you know that they need more care than the typical cloth upholstery.

Will using the heated seats in my car ruin the leather upholstery? And can heated seats burn me?


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?