Is the VW digital cockpit just a gauge cluster?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Features & Technology on Friday, August 10th, 2018 at 1:30 PM
Close up of Volkswagen Digital Cockpit

What is the Volkswagen Digital Cockpit?

Though the Volkswagen Digital Cockpit isn’t seen across the entire lineup, it was a recent addition to some vehicles in 2018, such at the Atlas. Naturally, it has some motorists wondering what makes it so special. For those who have been wondering if it’s just an entirely digital gauge cluster, we’re looking at what the VW Digital Cockpit is. Read the rest of this entry »

Is your vehicle still worth repair costs?

By blogsadmin | Posted in FAQs, Service on Monday, July 30th, 2018 at 8:25 AM
Man leaning over car with popped hood and smoke

Signs it’s time to replace your old car

Modern vehicles can last for a very long time if you keep up with your maintenance schedule. We’ve seen cars reported to hit over one million miles, but those are rare cases. Once your vehicle starts edging toward the 200,000-mile mark, you might start finding repair costs are more expensive and debate whether it is worth it to get your car fixed, or whether you should upgrade. Here are some signs it’s time to replace your old car. Read the rest of this entry »

Volkswagen reveals more insight into the new electric Microbus

By blogsadmin | Posted in Volkswagen I.D. on Monday, July 23rd, 2018 at 4:17 PM
Volkswagen I.D. BUZZ, I.D. and I.D. CROZZ

Where and when will the VW I.D. BUZZ be made?

It’s no wonder that the model has been called the I.D. BUZZ. It sounds a bit like the word “bus,” while also showing recognition for how much buzz there is around its production. The reason, of course, is that the Microbus is iconic for the lineup. Unfortunately, it has been out of production for longer than it was ever in production due to regulations. By making an electric version, Volkswagen can create a new vehicle that more closely resembles the VW Microbus than any concept has to date. The only question is where and when the new VW I.D. BUZZ will be made. Read the rest of this entry »

Common reasons your car won’t start

By blogsadmin | Posted in Service on Monday, July 16th, 2018 at 3:34 PM
2018 VW Golf GTI push-button start

Why is my Volkswagen engine not starting?

There’s nothing that can quite make your heart drop to your stomach like a car that won’t turn over when you really have someplace to be. Especially when you have no idea what the issue is. If you’re wondering why your Volkswagen engine isn’t starting, it’s very likely not something as obvious as a dead battery. Though if it is, at least it’s a simple issue to fix. Read the rest of this entry »

Top Instagram Photos of historic VW models

By blogsadmin | Posted in Just for Fun on Monday, July 9th, 2018 at 12:48 PM
Vintage Beetle in NYC

When an automotive brand has been around as long as Volkswagen has, there have been plenty of vehicles we’ve seen come and go. Some, like the VW Beetle, remain staples in the lineup even after seventy years on the market. Though it may not be easy to purchase these models yourself, these top Instagram photos of historic VW models are sure to cheer up your day. Read the rest of this entry »

Celebrate summer and our freedom with these Independence Day celebrations

By blogsadmin | Posted in Community Events on Tuesday, June 26th, 2018 at 8:40 AM
Red , orange and purple fireworks with Catch The Fireworks on the 4th of July text

2018 Washington D.C. Firework Displays and 4th of July Events

When we talk about the “holiday season” we typically mean the winter holidays, right? Here at our Alexandria VA location, summer is special time too. Particularly around the 4th of July. While our main focus is typically on the fireworks displays and other area events, the birthday of Alexandria is also right around the corner. It’s basically a back-to-back time to enjoy some impressive views. Here’s what you need to know about the 2018 events. Read the rest of this entry »

What are the engine options for the 2018 VW Atlas?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Volkswagen Atlas on Tuesday, June 19th, 2018 at 9:57 AM
2018 VW Atlas V6 Badging

2018 Volkswagen Atlas engine specs

We’ve already discussed the various trim levels available for the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas, but what about if we pare back to something a bit more basic? What are the engine options and performance specs for the SUV that was introduced for this model year? Perhaps you already know that the Atlas has two engine options, though only one trim currently offers the 2.0-liter turbo. Here’s what you need to know. Read the rest of this entry »

What comes with the Golf SportWagen?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Volkswagen Golf SportWagen on Monday, June 11th, 2018 at 3:16 PM
Tornado Red 2018 VW Golf SportWagen

2018 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen Standard Features

Just when you think you know which vehicle you want, you discover there are more decisions to be made. If you’ve landed on the 2018 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen, you might now be aware that the model comes available in four trims. Of course, it’s also a station wagon that is competitive with the Golf Alltrack, but it is a touch subtler in appearance. Standard features in the model are those amenities that can be found in the base, S, trim. Upgrading means more features, but these are what you might consider the “foundation.” Read the rest of this entry »

The performance Golf R could be even more powerful next redesign

By blogsadmin | Posted in Volkswagen Golf R on Tuesday, June 5th, 2018 at 4:08 PM
2018 VW Golf R Rear End

2020 Volkswagen Golf R Horsepower

Here’s a segment that wasn’t competitive for far too long: The hatchback. Volkswagen never stopped producing its Golf and even offered the Golf R starting in 2015, when most other automakers were still staying away from the practical body style. Now we’re seeing quite a lot of options in the lineup, even when it comes to hot hatches. VW has a title to fight for, which is why it’s exciting to see the news that the 2020 Volkswagen Golf R could be upgraded to offer 400 horsepower from the 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine. Read the rest of this entry »

It’s finally here: The 2019 VW Jetta

By blogsadmin | Posted in Volkswagen Jetta on Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018 at 3:50 PM
Side profile Silk Blue Metallic 2019 VW Jetta

2019 Volkswagen Jetta Arrival Washington D.C.

Ever since we first saw the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta, we’ve been itching to get it into our showroom. The arrival of the model has finally come here at your Washington D.C. area Volkswagen dealership, Karen Radley VW. We won’t reiterate just how impressive the model is, with a fresh, aggressive appearance, now standard Android Auto and Apple CarPlay and much more. Along with the official arrival of the model is a new launch of the “Betta Getta Jetta” ad campaign promoting the MkVII model. Read the rest of this entry »