Archive for the ‘Tips and Tricks’ Category

What Equipment Should You Have in Your Vehicle?

Thursday, November 15th, 2018
Close-up shot of jumper cables resting on a table

List of items to keep in your car

Maybe you’ve just recently bought a new vehicle, or maybe you’re just looking to reorganize. Regardless, many drivers eventually start to wonder what types of useful gear they should keep in their vehicles. With vehicle interiors being so spacious and cargo-friendly, it only makes sense to make the most out of all that storage space. We’ve put together a list of items to keep in your car to get you started. (more…)

Car insurance terms you should know

Friday, July 20th, 2018
man writing on paper, thought bubble with car inside

Everyone has car insurance (we hope so, anyway). You’re supposed to have car insurance, and you can be fined for not having it or even not having proof of it if you get pulled over. If you don’t work in the insurance industry, there can be many confusing terms. Let’s go over some common car insurance terms and phrases that you need to know. Keep in mind that you have probably heard these all before, but maybe you haven’t taken the time to understand what they mean.  (more…)

Ways you can prevent auto theft

Thursday, February 22nd, 2018
robber with flashlight looking into car

One of the biggest nightmares of car owners is getting their vehicle stolen. You put literally tens of thousands of dollars into your car, so you want to be sure that it’s safe no matter what. There will always be criminals who are looking to break into your car or even steal it for themselves. While the odds of that happening are relatively low, there are still some easy things you can do to prevent your car from being stolen. (more…)

Road trip car games

Thursday, January 11th, 2018
couple in car on road trip

Packing the family up for a long drive across the state or across the country is always an interesting experience. They say the journey is sometimes better than the destination, and in many cases that is true. In many more cases, the journey can be super boring, especially for young ones. If you’ve ever driven through the plains of Nevada, New Mexico, Nebraska, or wherever, you know that the road can get quite long and bare. Wouldn’t it be cool to have some games to play to pass the time?  (more…)

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…)