VW is slowly democratizing adaptive cruise control

By blogsadmin | Posted in Technology on Tuesday, June 19th, 2018 at 5:49 PM
Volkswagen ACC buttons on multi-function steering wheel

Does the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta have cruise control?

Have you ever thought a car’s price is too good to be true, only to find yourself correct when it lacks what many of us consider requirements these days? One such this is cruise control. If you’re comparing the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta to the likes of the Chevy Cruze, for example, you might be wondering if the Jetta has cruise control in the base trim. After all, the Cruze does not. We’re happy to tell you that cruise control is a standard even in the base trim level. You’ll find that all VW models have cruise control except for the outgoing Tiguan Limited, with adaptive cruise control becoming more and more popular. Read the rest of this entry »

How safe is the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Volkswagen Atlas on Tuesday, June 12th, 2018 at 8:15 PM
Kurkuma Yellow Metallic 2018 VW Atlas Color

2018 Volkswagen Atlas IIHS Safety Rating

There are many considerations when choosing the ideal model for your family. The 2018 Volkswagen Atlas easy gained attention for its comfortable third row and attractive array of standard and available features, but what about its safety ratings? These days automakers are held to a higher standard, and we think that’s a great thing. Recently, the 2018 VW Atlas was rated by the IIHS for crash tests. So how did it do? Read the rest of this entry »

What is your favorite paint color for the Passat?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Volkswagen Passat on Tuesday, June 5th, 2018 at 8:58 PM
Bright blue 2018 Volkswagen Passat

2018 Volkswagen Passat Color Options

The Volkswagen lineup is a unique one because it’s not often thought of as offering just one thing. Rather, there are those who love the heritage of the Beetle, the sportiness of the GTI, or the European quality of models like the 2018 Volkswagen Passat. Styling for the model has been significantly changed over the years, but it still has the prestige of a high-quality feel for a non-luxury segment. The question isn’t what you’ll love about the Passat, but which color will catch your eye? Read the rest of this entry »

Volkswagen kickstarts the Jetta release with new commercials

By blogsadmin | Posted in Volkswagen Jetta on Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018 at 8:28 PM
2019 Volkswagen Jetta Rear Blue Silk Color

New Betta Getta Jetta 2019 VW Jetta Ad Campaign

The 2019 Volkswagen Jetta is here. We weren’t quite expecting it until early next month, but it never hurts to have such a happy surprise. The model is so new, we haven’t even had a chance to photograph our fresh inventory, but we can tell you it’s just as attractive as it appears in photos. To help really flaunt what the new model has to offer, now that you can officially come take a test drive, VW has launched a new ad campaign, “Betta Getta Jetta” for the 2019 Jetta. Read the rest of this entry »

What to do on Memorial Day in Longview

By blogsadmin | Posted in Local Events on Monday, May 14th, 2018 at 8:27 PM
Burgers, brats and asparagus on a grill

2018 Memorial Day Events Longview TX

Memorial Day is a holiday that is given to us in remembrance of the soldiers who have fought so hard for our freedom here in America. Whether you spend the extended weekend thinking of the loved ones you’ve known, or you simply appreciate the freedom we’re allotted in this country, there are plenty of ways to pay tribute. These are some of the Longview TX area events for the 2018 Memorial Day holiday weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Is Volkswagen releasing a boosted Golf GTI model?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Concepts, Volkswagen Golf GTI on Tuesday, May 8th, 2018 at 7:20 PM
Side profile design sketch of the Golf GTI TCR

VW Golf GTI TCR Variant Concept

The Volkswagen Golf GTI has long been known for its performance. It’s often considered the first hot hatch and is easily the first performance vehicle for the brand. Since the model was first released in the late 1970s, it has come a long way. In recent years, the Golf R has taken home the title of the performance hatch, but the GTI is still a fan favorite for its affordability and history. What if a variant of the Golf GTI was available with similar power output? This might just be the case, with a VW Golf GTI TCR concept expected to debut at Wörthersee. Read the rest of this entry »

VW flaunts a side-by-side of the 1982 Jetta vs 2019 Jetta

By blogsadmin | Posted in Volkswagen Jetta on Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018 at 4:04 PM
1982 VW Jetta in front 2019 Jetta in back

How much as the VW Jetta changed since it was first released?

Here’s a blast from the past for anyone who has been driving since the early 80s: the 1982 Volkswagen Jetta. Though we have always valued the practical appeal of a hatchback, there were those who felt the Golf should have a more traditional sedan profile. When the Jetta was first released, it earned the reputation for being the Golf with a trunk, but we think the model has come quite a long ways toward being seen as a vehicle uniquely its own. So how much has the VW Jetta changed since it was first released? Here’s a quick comparison. Read the rest of this entry »

VW begins track runs of the I.D. R Pikes Peak Supercar

By blogsadmin | Posted in Volkswagen I.D. on Monday, April 23rd, 2018 at 6:08 PM
Volkswagen ID R Pikes Peak on display

First Drive: Volkswagen I.D. R Pikes Peak

Here’s the thing about the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. Automakers have to reveal their model before they can officially start testing it. VW just did this with the Volkswagen I.D. R supercar and today revealed the results of the model’s first drive. Read the rest of this entry »

How to treat mom for Mother’s Day 2018

By blogsadmin | Posted in Local Events on Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 at 2:05 PM
Collage of pancakes, woman sipping cup and orange juice

2018 Mother’s Day Brunches Longview TX

In the Longview, TX area, there’s never exactly a wrong time to head out for a weekend brunch, but there is one day when you shouldn’t miss it. Mother’s Day only comes once a year, so it only seems right to make an event out of it. Celebrate mom this holiday season with one of these great 2018 brunches. Read the rest of this entry »

Volkswagen announces official trims and pricing for the 2019 Jetta

By blogsadmin | Posted in Volkswagen Jetta on Monday, April 9th, 2018 at 9:08 PM
2019 Jetta side profile

2019 Volkswagen Jetta S price

It’s one thing to list a host of appealing features and power options for a vehicle, but it all means nothing if it’s not within your price range. This is what makes the next generation of the Volkswagen Jetta exciting. The compact segment remains highly competitive not only because it’s a practical and efficient one, but because of the low starting price. Which begs the question: What’s the MSRP for the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta S? Read the rest of this entry »