Archive for the ‘FAQs’ Category
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.(more…)
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.(more…)
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?(more…)
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.(more…)
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?(more…)
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.(more…)
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.(more…)
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?(more…)
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?(more…)
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?”(more…)