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VW Names and Their Meanings

Thursday, November 30th, 2017

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. (more…)

How Can I Boost VW Gas Mileage?

Tuesday, November 28th, 2017

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. (more…)

What are the differences between the Jetta and the Passat?

Tuesday, November 21st, 2017
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.  (more…)

Now is Best Time of Year to Buy a New VW

Sunday, November 12th, 2017

New-VW-Incentives

New VW Incentives

The best time to buy a new VW is now. Not only are prices reduced on 2017 models as the 2018 vehicles move onto the lot, but Black Friday savings have already started at Speedcraft VW in Wakefield.

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What technology is inside the Volkswagen Jetta?

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017
2017 Volkswagen Jetta Sound System and Safety Features

2017 Volkswagen Jetta Sound System and Safety Features

2017 Volkswagen Jetta Sound System and Safety Features 

The 2017 Volkswagen Jetta is an agile, compact sedan that turns heads. It has exciting exterior styling, but what about the inside? What is it like to sit inside a Volkswagen Jetta? The 2017 Volkswagen Jetta sound system and safety features will give shoppers a good idea of what it’s like before stepping inside. Let’s take a look at what the Volkswagen Jetta has to offer.  (more…)

Start Your Back-to-School Shopping Spree With a New Volkswagen!

Thursday, July 27th, 2017
Best Volkswagen Models to Start the School Year Right

Best Volkswagen Models to Start the School Year Right

Best Volkswagen Models to Start the School Year Right

Are your kids heading back to the classroom in a few weeks? Or are you a teacher who is gearing up for the new school year? Either way, you know that now is the time to shop for new school gear, including new clothes, new shoes, new boxes of crayons and new notebooks. Another item that you should add to your school shopping list is a brand new Volkswagen. Starting off the new school year in a new Volkswagen will not only make heads turn, but also help you and your family progress through the school year more successfully. While we love all of the Volkswagen models equally, we have picked out a few options that will make teaching and learning fun. (more…)

Save money on gas with a new Volkswagen vehicle

Monday, February 13th, 2017
Which 2017 Volkswagen models offer the best fuel economy ratings?

Which 2017 Volkswagen models offer the best fuel economy ratings?

Which 2017 Volkswagen models offer the best fuel economy ratings?

Fuel economy ratings are the most important for many shoppers considering a new car. Volkswagen is offering a lineup of vehicles that includes several models that offer impressive fuel economy ratings. By pairing many of their vehicles with turbocharged engines, Volkswagen is able to provide an impressive combination of fuel economy and performance. So which 2017 Volkswagen models offer the best fuel economy ratings? (more…)

2017 Volkswagen Jetta Named an IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus

Monday, February 13th, 2017
2017 Volkswagen Jetta safety systems and features

2017 Volkswagen Jetta safety systems and features

2017 Volkswagen Jetta safety systems and features

Every car shopper today put a great deal of stock into safety when considering a new vehicle. Volkswagen is one of the companies that understands this importance and seeks to provide some of the safest vehicles currently on the market. The 2017 Volkswagen Jetta safety systems and features just received a significant endorsement. The car has been named a winner of a significant safety award. (more…)

What colors does the 2017 VW Jetta S come in?

Monday, October 24th, 2016

2017 vw jetta exterior front blue

2017 Volkswagen Jetta S Color Options

The car you drive says a lot about you. And when you get behind the wheel of the 2017 Volkswagen Jetta, drivers are going to know that you like to have fun with your ride, while still saving big at the gas station. Both sporty and sensible, the Jetta is a great choice for a variety of colors, which is why it’s offered in a wide selection of color options. (more…)

Get behind the wheel of the 2017 Jetta here at Speedcraft VW

Sunday, September 25th, 2016
2017 volkswagen jetta exterior front

2017 volkswagen jetta exterior front

2017 Volkswagen Jetta for sale near Providence, RI

With all of the tweaks and changes that the Volkswagen brand is seeing for the 2017 model year, it’s no surprise that so many drivers have been anxiously awaiting the arrival of the new models here in Rhode Island. Well, the wait is over for Providence-area drivers hoping to get behind the wheel of the new Jetta compact car. That’s right, the 2017 Volkswagen Jetta for sale near Providence, RI is available right here at Speedcraft Volkswagen! (more…)