What are the different Volkswagen climate control options?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Technology on Wednesday, August 8th, 2018 at 7:56 PM
Volkswagen climate control text over image of heating and air conditioning knobs

How does climate control work in VW?

Somehow it feels like our homes are easier to properly cool than some vehicles. While the driver may be tugging at his collar due to the heat, the front passenger could be stuck shivering. Then there are those in the rear who are left hoping some of that A/C or heat happens to drift into the back. Clearly, climate control is a modern answer to a problem that went on for far too long. The question is, how does climate control work to keep everyone comfortable? Read the rest of this entry »

Is it better to service your car at the dealer?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Dealer information, Tips and Tricks on Tuesday, July 31st, 2018 at 8:43 PM
VW technician performing inspection

Do I need to service my car at the dealership I bought it from?

When you buy a new car, or at least a “new-to-you” car, you want to keep it in the best condition you can. After all, it was one of the more expensive purchases you’ll be making. Naturally this has you wondering: Do I need to service my car at the dealership I bought it from? Even if you don’t want to visit the same dealer, you’re likely wondering if you can take it to anyone at all, or if this will void the warranty. Read the rest of this entry »

Why are VW warning symbols different colors?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Tips and Tricks, VW Service on Tuesday, July 24th, 2018 at 6:22 PM
Dark gauge cluster with illuminate oil lamp

What are the different Volkswagen dashboard warning lights?

There are some lights in your dashboard that we hope are obvious by the time you are on the road by yourself. That little gas pump icon? It means you’re low on fuel. Others, like the check engine light, have a vague meaning, while still others are a complete puzzle. If you find yourself wondering what the meaning is behind the different dashboard warning lights, you’ve come to the right place. Read the rest of this entry »

Pick your style with the Beetle exterior paint colors

By blogsadmin | Posted in VW Beetle on Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 at 9:26 PM
Red 2018 Volkswagen Beetle

2018 Volkswagen Beetle Color Options

Now it may not be the case that color options are the most important decision when it comes to purchasing a new vehicle, but we must admit it’s a fun element once you’ve already decided on the car you want. Especially when it’s a model like the 2018 Volkswagen Beetle. This whimsical compact hatchback has been capturing the imaginations of drivers around the globe for more than seven decades. Naturally, it’s a bit of a dream to own one for those who are fans of the heritage-inspired car. So, what are your paint color options? Read the rest of this entry »

Top Instagram Photos of the MKI Volkswagen Golf

By blogsadmin | Posted in VW Golf on Tuesday, July 10th, 2018 at 5:34 PM
Volkswagen Rabbit MK1 black and white

We know there are some of you out there who are likely shaking your heads. The MKI Golf? No. In America, it was called the Rabbit. The model has a bit of history changing between the Rabbit, to the Golf, back to the Rabbit for one generation, before officially sticking with the Golf nameplate. Despite all these changes in the U.S., the model has always been known as the Golf over in Europe. Here, we present the top Instagram photos of this favorite vehicle. Whatever you prefer to call it. Read the rest of this entry »

Romain Dumas drive the VW I.D. R Pikes Peak to victory

By blogsadmin | Posted in Volkswagen News, VW I.D. on Tuesday, June 26th, 2018 at 9:09 PM
Volkswagen I.D. R Pikes Peak and I.D. BUZZ

How well did the Volkswagen I.D. R Pikes Peak do?

There has been a lot of build up for Volkswagen to the 2018 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. The event is one that VW doesn’t typically enter. Hasn’t entered, in fact, since the late 1980s. To come back after three decades and claim victory seemed like a bold goal. Well, it seems VW surpassed that goal. Just how well did the Volkswagen I.D. R Pikes Peak do? Read the rest of this entry »

Volkswagen ACC lets you set the following distance

By blogsadmin | Posted in Technology on Tuesday, June 19th, 2018 at 8:58 PM
Steering wheel controls for cruise control in a Volkswagen

Which Volkswagen models have adaptive cruise control?

Whether traffic is busy, or you’re stuck behind the one semi on a single-lane highway, it can be stressful if you’re stuck behind another vehicle and you want to give your ankle a break. Traditional cruise control is an enormous step up from no cruise control at all, but what if you could take things even further? This is where Volkswagen Adaptive Cruise Control steps things up. The system automatically adjusts speed to maintain a following distance with a vehicle in front of you, so you aren’t forced to turn off your cruise control if the pace is unsteady. So which VW models have it? Read the rest of this entry »

Is the Volkswagen Golf R going to have more horsepower than the Ford Focus RS?

By blogsadmin | Posted in VW Golf R on Wednesday, June 13th, 2018 at 7:23 PM
Rear end of the 2018 VW Golf R

Next-generation 2020 VW Golf R Horsepower

For quite a long time, Volkswagen hasn’t had competition against the Golf, let alone its performance hatchbacks. Many automakers simply thought that sedans were preferable over hatchback counterparts. With crossovers and SUVs taking over the market, it only became a matter of time before other brands came to realize that these cars are a solid choice for single drivers who live active lifestyles. Though the 292-horsepower 2018 VW Golf R is certainly no slouch, it now competes against models like the 2018 Ford Focus RS. So what will the next-generation VW Golf R offer in 2020? Read the rest of this entry »

Is the 2018 VW Golf Alltrack S worth it?

By blogsadmin | Posted in VW Golf Alltrack on Tuesday, June 5th, 2018 at 8:34 PM
2018 VW Golf SportWagen Silk Blue Metallic

2018 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack S features

What are the best deals on Volkswagen models? Typically, you find them on the base trim levels. It only makes sense that the most affordable vehicles would have the best lease pricing, right? The only question for most shoppers is whether the lowest trim level is worth it compared to some of the top options. Looking at the features in the 2018 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack, we’re certain not many will feel disappointed in what it has to offer. Read the rest of this entry »

What does your ideal Jetta look like?

By blogsadmin | Posted in VW Jetta on Thursday, May 24th, 2018 at 8:17 PM
Silk Blue Metallic 2019 VW Jetta

2019 Volkswagen Jetta Color Options

Though the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta is slowly starting to roll into dealership, it hasn’t quite arrived yet here at Carter Volkswagen. It’s so close, we can taste it and we have to admit the anticipation is killing us. If you’re like we are, you probably start plotting and planning exactly what you’re going to get when it’s finally available. Well, we’re here to help. You’ve seen plenty of blue 2019 Volkswagen Jetta images by now, that’s Silk Blue Metallic, but there are a total of nine color options. Read the rest of this entry »