Archive for the ‘Tips and Tricks’ Category

How to wax your car

Tuesday, September 19th, 2017
how to wax your car

Owning a car has one real purpose—getting from A to B. But why not get from A to B and look good while doing it? You can wash your car until the paint wears away, but if you don’t wax it, your car still won’t look quite as fresh as it could. Continue reading to learn a few easy steps to hand and machine waxing your car. (more…)

Benefits of owning an SUV

Thursday, September 7th, 2017
Benefits of owning an SUV

Sports utility vehicles have become more popular than ever imagined. They are as durable as anything on the road, they look good, and they can go just about anywhere. They generally aren’t great on gas mileage, but SUVs make up for that with large seating capacities, high safety ratings, and long lifespans. Read on to see three reasons why owning an SUV might be right for you.  (more…)

How far can you drive your Volkswagen when the low fuel light turns on?

Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
How far can you drive your Volkswagen when the low fuel light turns on

Most drivers in the market for a high-quality, fuel efficient vehicle are likely to turn to the Volkswagen model line; its selection of sedans, hatchbacks and crossovers has found widespread acclaim from industry vets because of the tech advancement and economic performance of each. However, even the best vehicles need to be filled up, and if you’re wondering: “How far can you drive your Volkswagen when the low fuel light turns on?” We’ve got your answer today here at Neftin VW!   (more…)

Which VW Jetta trims have leatherette seats?

Tuesday, February 21st, 2017
2017 VV Jetta passengers enjoying the leatherette interior

Does the Volkswagen Jetta have a leather interior?

If you have been searching through Jetta options for 2017, then you may be wondering: does the Volkswagen Jetta have a leather interior option? We can answer that question for you while also teaching you about all the interior options for the Jetta. We will also explain what leatherette is, and how this material fits into the Jetta interior lineup. (more…)

Can you get in your VW when your key fob is dead?

Friday, January 13th, 2017
get in your vw without a working key fob

How to get in your Volkswagen with a dead key fob

Key fobs make getting in your VW simple, easy, and even fun, but what happens when that reliable key fob doesn’t work? Are you just stuck on the outside of your VW looking in? No you are not, and we can help you learn how to get in your Volkswagen with a dead key fob. (more…)

Volkswagen Rear Traffic Alert offers safety when you need it

Thursday, September 15th, 2016
Volkswagen Rear Traffic Alert

Which Volkswagen models are available with Rear Traffic Alert?

Year after year, automakers are going above and beyond to make their vehicles safer than ever. With new technologies available to make avoiding accidents easier than ever, it’s no wonder that many drivers go out of their way to get behind the wheel of a model with a desired feature. One feature that drivers have been on the lookout for is the Rear Traffic Alert, a preventative feature that is available in select Volkswagen models. (more…)

Quick Fixes For Failed Phone Connection to Apple CarPlay In Your VW

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016
Why Won't My Phone Connect to Volkswagen Apple CarPlay?

Why Won’t My Phone Connect to Volkswagen Apple CarPlay?

We don’t hear it often, but once in a while a driver will ask: why won’t my phone connect to Volkswagen Apple CarPlay? If you have Apple CarPlay in your new Volkswagen model but are struggling to connect your iPhone, there are a few things you might want to check into to easily solve the problem. We’ll run through some of those solutions here.

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A Used Vehicle’s Service and Repair History Is Key to Estimating Its Future Reliability

Monday, February 8th, 2016
Is a Used Car's Year or Mileage More Important

Is a Used Car’s Year or Mileage More Important?

It’s a question that gets asked frequently with used car shoppers: is a used car’s model year or mileage more important to consider when making a purchase? After all, these are two big factors that many drivers will want to think about before signing on the dotted line, and they are always two factors that play a role in the used vehicle’s price.

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Learn How to Shift in Volkswagen Tiptronic Mode for Great Driving Control

Monday, October 5th, 2015
How to Shift Using Volkswagen Tiptronic Mode

How to Shift Using Volkswagen Tiptronic Mode

If your Volkswagen is equipped with a dual-clutch, or DSG, transmission, then you have freedom available to you that would not be offered by a traditional manual or automatic transmission. With DSG transmission, you can drive freely without having to worry about shifting gears or you can take more control of your drive by entering the transmission into manual shift mode, or Tiptronic mode. Learning how to shift using Volkswagen Tiptronic mode is easy, and it will likely become a feature of your Volkswagen you will want to use often.

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See How One VW Safety Feature Gives You Advanced Warning in Colder Weather

Friday, July 24th, 2015
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Why Does My Volkswagen Beep at 39 Degrees

If you’ve been driving a Volkswagen for a while, particularly during the colder months, you may noticed a dinging sound that goes off when the temperature begins to drop. You’ve probably asked, why does my Volkswagen beep at 39 degrees? The familiar beep is actually an important safety feature.

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