Archive for the ‘VW Touareg’ Category

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…)

Which Volkswagen Model Will Help Me Catch that Big One?

Monday, April 17th, 2017
What Makes the 2017 Volkswagen Touareg the Ultimate Fishing Vehicle?

What Makes the 2017 Volkswagen Touareg the Ultimate Fishing Vehicle?What Makes the 2017 Volkswagen Touareg the Ultimate Fishing Vehicle?

Now that the snow has melted and the temperatures are warming up, we are excited to get outside to work hard and play harder. In addition to catching a round of golf, one of our favorite spring/summertime activities is fishing. Of course, having an awesome and capable vehicle will definitely help you catch that big one! Here at Speedcraft Volkswagen, we walked through our inventory to decide which VW model is the ultimate fishing vehicle, and we believe that it is the beloved Touareg. Although the 2017 Volkswagen Touareg is classified as a luxury crossover, it is a real workhorse thanks to its awesome utility features! (more…)

Which Volkswagen models offer the most interior space?

Friday, October 14th, 2016
MOST SPACIOUS Volkswagen interiors

MOST SPACIOUS Volkswagen interiors

Most Spacious Volkswagen models

The Volkswagen brand isn’t called “the people’s car” for no reason. The VW lineup was created with its many-faceted drivers in mind, and as such there are a variety of vehicles designed to fit a variety of different needs. One such thing that drivers may be looking for in a vehicle is interior space. If you’re looking to get behind the wheel of one of the most spacious Volkswagen models, you have a selection of models to choose from, which offer plenty of room for both passengers and cargo. (more…)

Compare the size difference between the 2016 Tiguan and the 2016 Touareg

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016
2016 Tiguan VS 2016 Touareg size comparison

2016 Tiguan VS 2016 Touareg size comparison

2016 Volkswagen Tiguan vs 2016 Volkswagen Touareg size comparison

If you’re looking to add an SUV to your family’s fleet, you can’t go wrong with either of the Volkswagen brand’s capable and stylish SUVs. Both the Volkswagen Tiguan and the Touareg have plenty to offer in terms of power and performance, so when it comes to deciding between the two, many drivers choose the model that best meets their needs in terms of exterior size and interior space. To help you figure out which model is right for you, we’ve compiled a size comparison between the 2016 Volkswagen Tiguan vs 2016 Toyota Volkswagen Touareg. (more…)

Volkswagen offers Goodwill Package for owners affected by TDI Emissions Issue

Tuesday, January 12th, 2016
2016 volkswagen touareg VW Goodwill Package

2016 volkswagen touareg VW Goodwill Package

VW Goodwill Package

Volkswagen’s effort to make things right with its loyal customers continues as they offer a special deal to those affected by the TDI Emissions Issue. For registered owners or lessees of Volkswagen vehicles affected by the TDI issue, Volkswagen is offering the new TDI Customer Goodwill Package, which offers a special deal for qualifying customers. (more…)

Families stay safe behind the wheel of the 2016 Touareg

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015
2016 Volkswagen Touareg safety features

2016 Volkswagen Touareg safety features

2016 Volkswagen Touareg safety features

When you’re picking out a new vehicle for your family, it’s important that you know that everyone’s going to be safe once you hit the road. Volkswagen knows how important safety is to its drivers, which is why each of its vehicles is built with care and consideration, especially where durability is concerned. Family vehicles such as VW’s luxury sedan, the 2016 Volkswagen Touareg come especially well-equipped with innovative safety technology. (more…)

Inventory Spotlight: 2016 Volkswagen Touareg

Wednesday, November 25th, 2015
2016 Volkswagen Touareg at Speedcraft VW

2016 Volkswagen Touareg at Speedcraft VW

2016 Volkswagen Touareg at Speedcraft VW

To drivers looking for a luxury SUV, your search ends here at Speedcraft Volkswagen, where we currently have multiple models of the new 2016 Volkswagen Touareg available in our inventory. This impressive model is perfect for families looking for a comfortable, sophisticated drive that will give them the most enjoyable driving experience possible. (more…)

How To Set The Clock in Your VW

Friday, March 13th, 2015
Setting Clock Changing Volkswagen Time

Setting Clock Changing Volkswagen Time

We’ve compiled all the Volkswagen ‘How To’ videos for changing your car’s clock for Daylight Savings Time.

It’s been a week since we sprang forward, losing an hour of sleep but gaining some much-appreciated sunshine. Daylight Savings Time has arrived, and if you are like us you’re probably feeling a little groggy still. It’s amazing how changing the clocks one hour can really impact so many things. One of those things is your the clock in your Volkswagen. We know people who just leave the clock in their car on the wrong time until the clocks change and they become correct once more. There’s no need to live this way. VW produced a series of very handy How To videos for each Volkswagen model, showing you How To Set The Clock in Your VW. It is far easier than you think. Find your model below, and get back on track. (more…)

VW’s Crossover SUVs: The Tiguan and Touareg

Friday, November 21st, 2014
VW Touareg Providence RI

VW Touareg Providence RIVW Crossover SUV Providence RI

A quick glance over our inventory at Speedcraft VW will reveal that two of our most popular vehicles, the Tiguan and the Touareg, are classified as “crossover SUVs.” For whatever reason, this term–”crossover SUV”–causes a fair bit of confusion for many shoppers. Does it mean half-car/half-truck? Does it mean anything at all?

As it turns out, it does mean something. Here, in a brief rundown, is what is meant by the term, “Crossover SUV.” (more…)

Tale of the Tape: 2014 VW Touareg vs. 2014 BMW X5

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014
VW Touareg BMW x5 Providence RI

VW Touareg vs BMW x5 Providence RI2014 VW Touareg vs. 2014 BMW X5 Providence RI

When you’re inching toward the upper reaches of SUV luxury, deciding between two of the finer available models may come down simply to a matter of taste. Perhaps more frequently, the decision may reflect an attraction to a few key factors that push one model ahead of the other. Debating the merits of these two–the 2014 VW Touareg and the 2014 BMW X5–is certainly an exercise in hair-splitting, and hoping to declare a so-called “winner” at the expense of the other is pretty difficult. (more…)