Introducing the VW Passat

By blogsadmin | Posted in VW Passat on Monday, December 11th, 2017 at 1:34 PM
2018 Volkswagen Passat in blue

2018 Volkswagen Passat in blue

2018 Volkswagen Passat Engine Specs and Features 

As 2017 comes to a close, we at Speedcraft Volkswagen are preparing for the new year. That is why we want to talk to you about the new Volkswagen Passat. This sedan is popular among drivers and we want shoppers to be informed about this vehicle. Let’s take a look at the 2018 Volkswagen Passat engine specs and features to give you a better idea of what this vehicle can do.  Read the rest of this entry »

What is there to do this December?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Rhode Island Tourism on Thursday, December 7th, 2017 at 1:36 PM
Family of four

Family of four

December 2017 Events in Providence RI 

As Christmas comes closer, people are wanting to join in on the winter fun. We know that it may be difficult to find something to do with friends or family outside of Christmas dinner, but we have some suggestions for you. These December 2017 events in Providence RI are a great way to feel the holiday spirit. Let’s take a look at what the area has to offer.  Read the rest of this entry »

How can we celebrate December 31st?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Local News and Events on Tuesday, December 5th, 2017 at 1:34 PM
Fireworks show

Fireworks show

New Year’s Eve 2017 Events Providence RI 

Are you having trouble making plans for New Year’s? We have some good news for you. We want to help you send the year off right and that is why we have created a list of New Year’s Eve 2017 events in Providence RI for you to check out. Let’s take a look at what downtown Providence has to offer.  Read the rest of this entry »

2018 VW Atlas Vs 2018 Chevrolet Traverse LS

By ccamara | Posted in Vehicle Comparison, VW Atlas, warranty on Thursday, November 30th, 2017 at 4:50 PM

2018-VW-AtlasThe 2018 VW Atlas, the first three-row mid-size crossover SUV that VW offers in the U.S., is getting great reviews and enthusiastic buyers who come to Speedcraft VW in Wakefield after comparing it against the 2018 Chevrolet Traverse LS.

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VW Names and Their Meanings

By ccamara | Posted in Tips and Info, VW Beetle, VW Golf, VW Jetta, VW Passat, VW Tiguan, VW Touareg on Thursday, November 30th, 2017 at 4:43 PM

VW-Names-LineupVolkswagen is German for “the people’s car” and it is just one of many unusual VW names associated with the entire lineup. All names fit each vehicle. Read on to find out about Volkswagen model names and their meanings, questions we’re often asked at Speedcraft VW in Wakefield.

VW Beetle

Originally named “The Volkswagen Type 1,” the Beetle eventually adopted its current name based on its classic design. Käfer is the German word for Beetle. In production since the 1930s, it was once the best-selling vehicle of all time. The Beetle also has some other nicknames in different languages: “Blaben” or Bubble in Danish and “Coccinelle” for Ladybug in French.

Volkswagen Golf

The VW Golf is one of the most popular families of hatchbacks and wagons in the industry, but the story behind its name is odd. It would be logical to assume the name comes from the German word for the Gulf Stream ocean current. However, it appears that the name was taken from a VW executive’s horse. Read the rest of this entry »

What colors does the VW Tiguan come in?

By blogsadmin | Posted in VW Tiguan on Wednesday, November 29th, 2017 at 2:48 PM
2018 Volkswagen Tiguan rear and left side in orange

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan rear and left side in orange

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan Color Options 

The 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan is back for the new year and it has many available color options. We know how the color of your vehicle is an important choice for you and we want to show you what this vehicle has to offer. Let’s take a look at the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan color options to help you visualize what this vehicle looks like on the road.  Read the rest of this entry »

How Can I Boost VW Gas Mileage?

By ccamara | Posted in fuel efficiency, Tips and Info, VW Jetta on Tuesday, November 28th, 2017 at 4:54 PM

VW-Jetta-gas-mileageVW Jetta a Fuel-Efficient Option

The best way to boost gas mileage is to buy a car with good fuel economy, and Speedcraft Volkswagen in Wakefield has numerous options.

The Volkswagen Jetta is the most fuel-efficient model VW offers. The 2017 VW Jetta, with manual 5-speed transmission, maxes out at 40 mpg highway, and earns a combined 33 mpg rating, according to fueleconomy.gov, the federal government source for fuel economy information. Another fuel-efficient choice is the VW Golf, with a combined 29 miles per gallon combined and 36 on the highway.

Drivers looking to gain even better gas mileage, however, can take advantage of a few tricks to keep a few more dollars in their wallets. Read the rest of this entry »

What are the differences between the Jetta and the Passat?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Vehicle Comparison, VW Jetta, VW Passat on Tuesday, November 21st, 2017 at 2:35 PM
2018 Volkswagen Jetta vs 2018 Volkswagen Passat

2018 Volkswagen Jetta vs 2018 Volkswagen Passat

2018 Volkswagen Jetta vs 2018 Volkswagen Passat 

Two of the most popular Volkswagen vehicles are the Jetta and the Passat. We will be diving in to what makes these vehicles tick and differences they have. Let’s take a look and compare the 2018 Volkswagen Jetta vs the 2018 Volkswagen Passat.  Read the rest of this entry »

How far can I go in a VW Tiguan?

By blogsadmin | Posted in VW Tiguan on Wednesday, November 15th, 2017 at 1:36 PM
2018 Volkswagen Tiguan rear and left side in orange

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan rear and left side in orange

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan Engine Specs and Gas Mileage 

Are you looking for a new vehicle? Do you need a vehicle to take you and your family to see the relatives this holiday season. The 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan is a great vehicle for families and taking trips and commutes. That is why we will be looking at the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan engine specs and gas mileage to show you what this vehicle has to offer. Read the rest of this entry »

How to Stay Awake and Alert During Long Road Trips

By ccamara | Posted in Safety, Tips and Info on Tuesday, November 14th, 2017 at 4:51 PM

VW-Road-TripMillions of Americans plan to hit the road this holiday season to visit friends and relatives, but long drives and heavy food can mean boredom and fatigue. All of us here at Speedcraft VW in Wakefield hope you stay safe and have fun, so please don’t rely on an open window and loud music to stay awake. Read the rest of this entry »