Archive for the ‘Safety’ Category

Is the 2021 Volkswagen Jetta safe?

Monday, July 19th, 2021
2021 Volkswagen Jetta profile view

How safe is the 2021 Volkswagen Jetta?

The Volkswagen Jetta is a special sedan because it has its own character. It is a great balance of elegant and modern while the lines help define the sedan. With such a fun design and so much character, how safe is the 2021 Volkswagen Jetta? Safety is a core value at Volkswagen, and we value it too at Hall Volkswagen. We explore some of the standard driver-assist features below.

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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.

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Do I need AWD?

Monday, January 13th, 2020
winter road through the woods

The Truth About AWD Vehicles

These days, it seems like there’s two buzzwords in the auto industry: crossover and AWD. There’s good reason for this, as both are highly desirable. But just like you don’t necessarily need a crossover, you may be wondering if you actually need AWD or if it’s just a marketing ploy. The only way to know for certain is to consider the evidence and then decide if AWD is the correct decision for your situation.

Let’s answer the question:

Do I need AWD?

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How High-Tech is the 2019 Volkswagen Arteon?

Wednesday, August 15th, 2018
2019 VW Arteon driving on an open road

2019 Volkswagen Arteon Technology Features 

A new car should come decked out with the latest in technology, fusing smartphones with smart cars seems like the next natural progression. New cars have become more adaptive and proactive when it comes to driver safety as well. 

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How is Volkswagen Keeping Me Safe?

Monday, November 6th, 2017

Volkswagen Driver Assistance Features

Many automakers have their own lineup of active safety features. Volkswagen is no different. When you need help conquering the road, the Volkswagen Driver Assistance features are there for you. What are these features and what do they do? We’ll discuss that below. (more…)

What can the VW 4Motion System Do?

Friday, October 6th, 2017
2018 atlas 4motion in the snow

Features of the 4Motion All Wheel Drive System 

The new 2018 Volkswagen Atlas and Tiguan SUVs are now available, and one of the most exciting features in these models is the 4Motion All Wheel Drive system. This system, which is unique to Volkswagen vehicles, provides specific safety measures that other drive systems simply are not capable of. Here are some of the features of the 4Motion All Wheel Drive system.  (more…)

Available Driver Assistance Features from VW

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017
volkswagen driver assistance features

What Driver Assistance Features Does Volkswagen Offer?

As technology and vehicles advance automakers are offering more and more features in their vehicles. Safety is an important issue for many brands and over the years customers have seen an increase in driver assistance features which are designed to help keep passengers and others on the road safer. Overall, Volkswagen offers currently nine driver assistance features which are available on nearly all available models. Take a look below to see more information on how they work and what models they are available on. (more…)

Volkswagen Driver Assistance Features

Tuesday, December 27th, 2016
2017 volkswagen jetta side exterior

What Driver Assist Features Does VW Offer?

In today’s world, many vehicles come with standard or optional driver assistance features. These features are designed to give drivers a little more confidence on the road and help to reduce accidents. Volkswagen offers seven available driver assistance features to help drivers feel a little more safe behind the wheel. Curious as to what driver assistance features Volkswagen offers and how they work? Take a look below to find a description on how each available safety feature works.   (more…)

Volkswagen Earns Many 2017 Top Safety Pick Ratings from IIHS

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016
2017 volkswagen jetta on the road

What 2017 Volkswagen Models are the Safest?

Volkswagen had not one, not two but six 2017 models earn the 2017 Top Safety Pick award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The 2017 Top Safety Pick award is issued to vehicles that have earned good ratings in IIHS tests evaluated in five categories: frontal impact moderate overlap, frontal impact small overlap, side impact, roof strength and head restraints. It must all offer an autonomous emergency braking system that earns at least an advanced rating for front crash prevention.   (more…)

What to do if you hit a deer

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015
What to do if you hit a deer

Here’s what to do if you kill a deer with your car on Wisconsin roads

It’s breeding season for deer, and that means you’re more likely than ever to encounter one on the road while driving. Most deer-vehicle collisions in Wisconsin happen in October and November. Recently, state law has been updated, so here’s what to do if you hit a deer. (more…)