Rhode Island hosts a variety of Labor Day Events!

By blogsadmin | Posted in Local News and Events on Thursday, August 25th, 2016 at 1:37 PM
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Labor Day 2016 Events in Rhode Island

Here in Rhode Island, Labor Day marks the end of summer for many residents. As such, it’s the perfect opportunity for one last weekend of fun in the sun. That’s why we here at Speedcraft Volkswagen have put together a list of some of the best Labor Day 2016 Events in Rhode Island for you and your family to enjoy. Read the rest of this entry »

How to identify suspension problems in your car

By blogsadmin | Posted in Service, Tips and Info on Sunday, August 21st, 2016 at 2:19 PM
COMMON SUSPENSION PROBLEMS

COMMON SUSPENSION PROBLEMS

Common suspension problems

The suspension in your Volkswagen knows how to take a beating. Day in and day out, the shock absorbers, springs, and other components in your suspension take the brunt of all of the bumps and potholes that you drive over. When you consider all the wear and tear that the suspension in your vehicle goes through of the years, it’s no wonder that drivers often run into these common suspension problems. Read the rest of this entry »

Get behind the wheel of a Volkswagen with Rear Traffic Alert!

By blogsadmin | Posted in Safety, VW Technology on Thursday, August 18th, 2016 at 2:01 PM
Volkswagen Rear Traffic Alert

Volkswagen Rear Traffic Alert

Which Volkswagen models have Rear Traffic Alert?

Safety has always been key when it comes to driving, which is why many automakers are making bigger strides to make their vehicles safer. Volkswagen is among those adding new technologies to their vehicles to not only protect in the event of an accident, but to help drivers avoid them in the first place. One such feature is the Rear Traffic Alert technology, which is available in select Volkswagen models. Read the rest of this entry »

Cars.com names the 2016 Passat “Best Midsize Sedan”

By blogsadmin | Posted in VW Passat on Monday, August 15th, 2016 at 10:37 AM
2016 Volkswagen Passat Cars.com Best Midsize Sedan

2016 Volkswagen Passat Cars.com Best Midsize Sedan

2016 Volkswagen Passat Cars.com Best Midsize Sedan

When it comes to the midsize sedan segment, to say there are a lot of options to choose from would be a huge understatement. And to test drive all of them would be a huge inconvenience on the everyday driver. That’s why the automotive website Cars.com has taken it upon themselves to test out the nine best-selling models, and they’ve come to the conclusion that the winner of the Best Midsize Sedan category is none other than our very own 2016 Volkswagen Passat. Read the rest of this entry »

40 years of power and performance for the Volkswagen GTI

By blogsadmin | Posted in VW GTI on Tuesday, August 9th, 2016 at 11:28 AM
40 years of the golf gti

40 years of the golf gti

Volkswagen Golf GTI 40th anniversary

When it was first introduced back in the 1970’s, few people could have predicted the overwhelming popularity the Volkswagen Golf GTI would experience in the decades to come. Known now for its sporty capability and dynamic drive, the Golf GTI has come to be a significant staple among the brand. This year, we celebrate the Volkswagen Golf GTI 40th anniversary with look back at the model’s impressive past. Read the rest of this entry »

Rearview camera becomes standard on the 2017 Jetta

By blogsadmin | Posted in VW Jetta on Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016 at 4:34 PM
2016 volkswagen jetta exterior rear

2016 volkswagen jetta exterior rear

2017 Volkswagen Jetta rear view camera standard feature

When you’re behind the wheel, being aware of your surroundings is crucial. That’s why visual aid tech such as the rear view camera has become a must-have feature for many drivers. With technology like this in higher demand for drivers, Volkswagen has made the choice to make the rear view camera a standard feature in the 2017 Volkswagen Jetta. Read the rest of this entry »

New Golf SportWagen offers additional safety features for 2017 model year

By blogsadmin | Posted in Safety, VW Golf Alltrack, VW Golf SportWagen on Saturday, July 30th, 2016 at 3:04 PM
2016 volkswagen golf sportwagen exterior front

2016 volkswagen golf sportwagen exterior front

2017 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen safety features

In Volkswagen vehicles, safety is always a top priority. That’s why the new 2017 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen safety features aim to make advanced features more available to its drivers. So if you’re interested in getting behind the wheel of a vehicle that not only offers sporty performance and affordable fuel economy, but offers impressive control and safety features as well, we recommend looking into the 2017 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen. Read the rest of this entry »

Speedcraft Volkswagen sponsors Golf Outing at Valley Country Club for local high school

By blogsadmin | Posted in Local News and Events on Thursday, July 28th, 2016 at 9:11 AM
speedcraft golf outing at valley country club

speedcraft golf outing at valley country club

North Kingstown High School Golf Outing at Valley Country Club

Here at Speedcraft Volkswagen, we’re always looking for ways to lend a helping hand in our community. That’s why we’re helping sponsor the North Kingstown High School Boys Basketball team as they host their inaugural Golf Outing at the Valley Country Club. Read the rest of this entry »

Volkswagen announces two new trim levels for the 2017 Tiguan

By blogsadmin | Posted in VW Tiguan on Tuesday, July 26th, 2016 at 1:35 PM
2017 volkswagen tiguan wolfsburg & sport trims

2017 volkswagen tiguan wolfsburg & sport trims

2017 Volkswagen Tiguan Wolfsburg and Sport trims

The Volkswagen Tiguan has been a go-to model for families looking for a secure, spacious vehicle that’s able to offer advanced features at a great value. For the 2017 model year, the Tiguan will continue to offer all of these great qualities, however a few notable changes have been made to its model lineup. The 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan Wolfsburg and Sport trims have been added in place of the R-Line and SE trims, giving the Tiguan better value than ever. Read the rest of this entry »

Drivers get more than ever from the new 2017 Passat!

By blogsadmin | Posted in VW Passat on Sunday, July 24th, 2016 at 4:57 PM
2017 volkswagen passat exterior front

2017 volkswagen passat exterior front

2017 Volkswagen Passat standard features

The Volkswagen Passat has always been a great choice for drivers looking to get incredible value from their purchase. Now, with the 2017 Volkswagen Passat, drivers are able to get more bang for their buck, as the model will be featuring additional standard features. Here’s what we know so far about the new 2017 Volkswagen Passat standard features. Read the rest of this entry »