What is Volkswagen engine start-stop?

By Product Expert | Posted in Service, Technology, Tips & Tricks on Sunday, December 1st, 2019 at 1:58 PM
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How does Volkswagen engine start-stop work and what are the benefits?

You may have noticed that the new Volkswagen car you bought offers engine start-stop, also known as auto stop, as a standard feature. The point of start-stop is to improve your vehicle’s fuel economy. Keep reading below to learn about how Volkswagen start-stop works and the benefits of this feature. 

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Where can I get Volkswagen accessories in Folsom, CA for Christmas 2019?

By Product Expert | Posted in For Fun, Tips & Tricks, VW Accessories on Friday, November 22nd, 2019 at 2:02 PM
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Volkswagen accessory Christmas gift ideas

You can find genuine Volkswagen parts and accessories here at Folsom Lake Volkswagen. The online Volkswagen DriverGear store has tons of apparel and accessories that would make good Christmas presents. Alternatively, you could opt to give someone the gift of vehicle parts, vehicle accessories, or vehicle maintenance here at Folsom Lake Volkswagen. Scroll down for our favorite Volkswagen Christmas gift ideas this year. 

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Christmas 2019 Events and Activities near Folsom, CA

By Product Expert | Posted in Community on Friday, November 15th, 2019 at 8:04 PM
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What is going on in Folsom, CA this year for Christmas?

With Christmas right around the corner, it is time to mark up your calendar with some holiday events. We have gathered five of the best Christmas 2019 events and activities near Folsom, CA for you to enjoy. Scroll down to learn about several events taking place in Folsom’s Historic District and our Artfully Rooted Marketplace, including our annual Christmas tree lighting. Don’t forget to visit us here at Folsom Lake Volkswagen during the holidays! Read the rest of this entry »

What are the exterior color options of the 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan? 

By Product Expert | Posted in Color Options, Volkswagen Tiguan on Tuesday, November 12th, 2019 at 2:51 PM
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2020 Volkswagen Tiguan exterior color options

What are the exterior color options of the 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan? The 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan comes in a multitude of colors that uniquely express the driver behind the wheel. Chic neutrals give you a classic expression, while bright rainbow tones express a wilder side. Below, we have all of the 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan color options for your perusal.  Read the rest of this entry »

2019 Volkswagen Tiguan is a Top Safety Pick +

By Product Expert | Posted in Safety, Volkswagen Tiguan on Friday, November 1st, 2019 at 1:11 PM
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How safe is the 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan?

How safe is the 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan? Well, recently it was given a Top Safety Pick + rating from the IIHS (Insurance Institute for Highway Safety). A Top Safety Pick + rating is the current highest rating of vehicle safety from the IIHS. Below, we will go over what this rating signifies and how a vehicle like the 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan can earn a Top Safety Pick + rating. 

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How to refill your Volkswagen vehicle’s windshield washer fluid

By Product Expert | Posted in Service, Tips & Tricks on Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019 at 3:34 PM
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Video guide to refilling your Volkswagen vehicle’s washer fluid

Some basic maintenance can be done at your own home. Of course, it may be better to leave the harder stuff to the professionals, but something like changing your vehicle’s washer fluid is simple and cheap to do at home. Below, watch the video to learn how to refill your Volkswagen vehicle’s windshield washer fluid.

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How to use the keyless entry and pushbutton start in your Volkswagen vehicle

By Product Expert | Posted in For Fun, Technology, Tips & Tricks on Tuesday, October 15th, 2019 at 2:52 PM
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Video guide of using the Keyless Entry on a Volkswagen Jetta

Have you ever fumbled with your keys when your arms are full of groceries? Many of us have because the foresight to get your keys out before you cram your arms full of luggage is often forgotten. Volkswagen Keyless Entry can alleviate the pains of full hands by taking away the need to use your key FOB. With Keyless Entry, your Volkswagen will let you in as long as the key FOB is within range. Plus, Pushbutton Start allows you to start your vehicle with the convenience of a button.

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Can you turn a gasoline model into an electric vehicle?

By Product Expert | Posted in For Fun, Technology on Thursday, October 10th, 2019 at 3:57 PM
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How one teacher revived an old Volkswagen into an electric car

Grosinger, a teacher in New York, N.J., taught his class how to convert a gasoline-powered vehicle into an electric-powered vehicle. Below, we have the details of this class project.

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Updates to Volkswagen Car-Net ® for 2020 models

By Product Expert | Posted in Technology, Tips & Tricks on Tuesday, October 1st, 2019 at 3:30 PM
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What is new for Volkswagen Car-Net ®?

Volkswagen Car-Net has been given a facelift for the 2020 model year. This feature has always been a favorite of Volkswagen owners, because it offers a long list of safety, entertainment, and convenience functions from a smartphone application. So, what are the updates to Volkswagen Car-Net for 2020 models? This year it comes back with more free services than ever for five years, new subscription options such as a 4G LTE WiFi capability, and an updated mobile app with faster response time. Below, we will tell you more about what is new for Volkswagen Car-Net.

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Photo Gallery of a Volkswagen Type 2 Bus

By Product Expert | Posted in For Fun on Tuesday, September 17th, 2019 at 3:55 PM
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What is a Volkswagen Type 2 Bus?

The Volkswagen Type 2 bus is an old Volkswagen model that is no longer in production. However, the planned-on electric Volkswagen Buzz bus looks like a modern rendition of the old icon, with its characteristic round-edged, rectangle-like shape. Below, we have a photo gallery of a Volkswagen Type 2 Bus to show you what we mean. This particular bus will be on display at the end of September, but for those of you who won’t make it to see it in person, scroll down to view this Volkswagen Type 2.

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