Archive for the ‘Safety’ Category

What are the Safety Features for the 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan?

Friday, February 21st, 2020
A gray 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan driving down an open road

Safety Features for the 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan

While on your commute to work or family gatherings, the last thing you want to think about is how to react or prepare yourself for an accident on the road.  But with models such as the 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan, you can rest a little easier knowing your car has been built for your safety in mind.  Check out these safety features new Tiguan models use to help make sure you get to your destination safely here at Folsom Lake Volkswagen!

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What is Volkswagen Lane Assist?

Friday, December 27th, 2019
red vw golf sportwagen on a road

How to use Lane Assist video guide

If your Volkswagen Tiguan has Lane Assist, then you are in luck. This remarkable feature can help keep you safe on the highways by tracking lane marking in real-time. Driver assistance features like Lane Assist or Front Assist help guide drivers and aids them in emergencies, but it should be noted that they do not equate to an autonomous vehicle. Currently, drivers must always be attentive behind the wheel. To see how lane assist works, watch the video guide below from Volkswagen USA.

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2019 Volkswagen Tiguan is a Top Safety Pick +

Friday, November 1st, 2019
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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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Which Volkswagen vehicles come with Roadside Assistance?

Saturday, August 10th, 2019
red vw golf sportwagen on a road

Volkswagen Roadside Assistance frequently asked questions

Have you recently bought a new Volkswagen vehicle? If so, then you are probably eligible to use Volkswagen Roadside Assistance, a free service provided to you upon the purchase of a new VW vehicle. In the United States, all new Volkswagen vehicles are eligible for three years or 36,000 miles of Roadside Assistance from the time of purchase, whichever comes first. Certified Pre-Owned Volkswagen vehicles are eligible for an additional two years after the expiration of the original three-year coverage. Continue reading below to learn more about Volkswagen Roadside Assistance.

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What is the Volkswagen Intelligent Crash Response System (ICRS)?

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019
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How does the Volkswagen ICRS work?

Volkswagen puts a lot of emphasis on safety, and we are proud to sell Top Safety Pick vehicles here at Folsom Lake Volkswagen, such as the 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI. One of the safety features that makes Volkswagen vehicles so safe is the Intelligent Crash Response System (ICRS). Below, we will discuss how the ICRS works and what vehicles have an ICRS.

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2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI Safety Rating

Saturday, June 1st, 2019
white volkswagen golf gti rear end

The 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI has an award-winning safety rating

The 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI won an award in May 2019 for its incredible safety rating. Here at Folsom Lake Volkswagen, we are proud to sell Volkswagen vehicles that stand up to safety crash tests and keep passengers safe on the roads. The 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI is available here, and our sales team can show you some of the award-winning safety features. For now, keep reading to learn about the 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI safety rating.

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2019 Volkswagen Golf models are “10Best”

Wednesday, December 19th, 2018
2018 golf alltrack blue on road

Car and Driver named the 2019 Volkswagen Golf models as “10Best” 

The Car and Driver magazine has named 2019 Volkswagen Golf models on its “10Best” list. Furthermore, this year is the thirteenth consecutive year that a Golf family model has been awarded this honor. At Folsom Lake Volkswagen, we are passionate about Volkswagen models, so this news has got us excited. We are happy to share the details with all of our loyal customers. Keep reading to learn why 2019 Volkswagen Golf models are “10Best.” 

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Safety Technology on the 2017 Volkswagen Passat

Thursday, August 17th, 2017
Safety Technology on the 2017 Volkswagen Passat Exterior

We know that you don’t just want a car that looks good, you want a vehicle that has been designed to keep your family safe. The 2017 Volkswagen Passat brings together the best of both worlds by perfectly pairing award-winning safety with a stylish design.

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New Safety Features and Technology in Volkswagen Vehicles

Monday, May 8th, 2017
New Volkswagen Technology for 2017 Models Lineup

With many new technological advances, the 2017 Volkswagen models are some of the most user-friendly and safe vehicles on the road. Features such as Driver Assistance, Blind Spot Monitor, and Rear Traffic Alert ensure your safety and peace of mind every time you drive.

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What’s the best car for a teen driver?

Friday, October 21st, 2016
Affordable and Safe Cars for Teens

Affordable and Safe Cars for Teens

We worry when they are babies, we worry when they are in grammar school, but we really worry when they start to drive! The question is what cars are best for keeping teens safe? And, are any of those cars affordable. Let’s see what the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety has to say. (more…)