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The grille of a VW crossover SUV.

The Taos and ID.4 are now available, how do we tell them apart?

How are the 2022 Volkswagen Taos and 2021 Volkswagen ID.4 different? 

Within the span of a few days, Compass Volkswagen welcomed two of our manufacturing partner’s newest platforms to the showroom, the 2022 VW Taos and the 2021 VW ID.4. If someone were new to the brand and saw the two compact crossover SUVs side-by-side, they could be forgiven for thinking these vehicles are going to get in one another’s way when it comes to attracting customers. To be sure, there are a few cosmetic similarities between them. However, were here to tell you how the 2021 Volkswagen Taos and 2022 Volkswagen ID.4 are different. Our team has been getting a lot of questions to this point, and they have been excited to help potential customers tell them apart.   Read the rest of this entry >>

The dashboard in the 2022 Volkswagen Tiguan.

Volkswagen introduces the next-generation of driver safety technology

What is Volkswagen IQ.DRIVE? 

Driving a car safely requires total focus and the ability to constantly be aware of what is happening around the vehicle at all times. Suffice it to say that this can be both mentally taxing and physically exhausting. As the industry steadily marches toward autonomous vehicles, Volkswagen has introduced a new suite of systems to take some of the burdens from drivers. So, what is Volkswagen IQ.DRIVE? Human drivers are prone to fatigue, especially on long drives. The IQ.DRIVE system acts as another set of eyes that will help drivers avoid potentially dangerous situations. Let’s take a look at a couple of key elements of IQ.DRIVE and how it can help you in some very common driving scenarios.  Read the rest of this entry >>

A left profile photo of the 2022 Volkswagen Tiguan.

The 2022 VW Tiguan will be on sale before you know it!

Release Date for the 2022 Volkswagen Tiguan 

The Volkswagen Tiguan is the automaker’s best-selling platform in the United States as well as internationally. When the release date for the 2022 Volkswagen Tiguan arrives at the Compass VW showroom, it will display a revised exterior that will offer an all-new front-end, new color options and wheel designs. Since people will spend most of their time inside of the vehicle, Volkswagen made some substantial changes to the passenger cabin, too. More advanced technology will be equipped on most of the crossover SUV’s trim ladder, including a digital cockpit display and a smartphone-compatible infotainment system that will also offer an available internet connection. Our team is excited for the 2022 Tiguan to arrive, let’s take a closer look at what you can expect to see.  Read the rest of this entry >>

The 2021 Volkswagen Atlas in motion on a highway.

Take a closer look at how the 2021 Atlas is a class leader

Which new 3-Row SUV has the most cargo room in Middletown, NY? 

The 2021 Volkswagen Atlas stands out in its very competitive automotive segment for several reasons. It offers a wide range of standard features, a pair of powertrains that produce plenty of power and, of course, a lot of interior space. So, which new three-row SUV has the most cargo room in Middletown, NY? Well, the 2021 VW Atlas would be on the list, but how does the Volkswagen crossover compare to other three-row crossover platforms. Our team did a small research project to hold the 2021 Atlas up to a couple of competitors, and, spoiler alert, the Volkswagen crossover SUV offered more interior space than both of them. Let’s take a closer look at what our team came up with.  Read the rest of this entry >>

The 2022 Volkswagen Taos facing to the right.

Say goodbye to the Golf and hello to the VW Taos

How will Volkswagen replace the VW Golf? 

Back in January, Volkswagen announced that it would be shuttering production and sales of the VW Golf in the North American market, which obviously, includes the United States. There are several reasons our manufacturing partner made this difficult decision, but the one that likely leads the list is that people prefer crossover SUVs these days. So, how will Volkswagen replace the VW Golf? This is actually an important strategic question and the product experts at Compass VW think they have the answer. The 2022 Volkswagen Taos is a compact, nimble and likely very efficient crossover SUV that will serve the traditional target audience for the VW Golf very well. Let’s take a look at how the two models compare to one another.  Read the rest of this entry >>

The touchscreen in Wi-Fi-enabled Volkswagen vehicles will provide a lot of functionality.

Volkswagen helps drivers and passengers stay connected with Wi-Fi access

How much does Volkswagen Wi-Fi cost? 

In the second decade of the 21st century, connectivity is the name of the game for the automotive industry – other than safety, performance and fuel economy. Volkswagen joins a growing number of automakers in making a high-speed Wi-Fi hotspot available in most of its most popular vehicle platforms including the 2021 VW Tiguan. Having access to a mobile Wi-Fi hotspot isn’t exactly new technology, but it’s becoming so pervasive and affordable that our team thought it would be helpful to answer a few common questions, starting with, ‘How much does Volkswagen Wi-Fi cost?’ Let’s take a look at all the available information our team was able to put together.   Read the rest of this entry >>

A front left quarter photo of the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas.

Volkswagen sets the pace with three-row crossover SUVs

Does Volkswagen have a three-row SUV? 

Regardless of which automaker a customer may prefer, their message is unmistakably clear. They want SUVs and they want more of them in a variety of sizes. So, does Volkswagen have a three-row SUV? Yes, they do. The Volkswagen Atlas was introduced a few years ago and it has become one of the top performers in one of the most competitive segments in the automotive industry. In fact, the 2021 VW Atlas was named the Family Car of the Year – among the industry’s most prestigious honors. Compass VW is home to several 2021 Atlas models and our team thought it would be helpful to point out some of its most impressive features. Let’s take a closer look at this incredible family-friendly platform.  Read the rest of this entry >>

A rear photo of the 2022 Volkswagen Taos in motion on the road.

The 2022 Taos will hit the ground running as a strong class competitor

2022 Volkswagen Taos Vs. 2021 Toyota RAV4 Cargo Space 

The battle lines for the dominance in the crossover SUV class have been drawn and Volkswagen has no intention of giving up any ground. That’s why its first electric vehicle available in the United States is set to be a crossover SUV and it’s why the automaker has developed its latest compact entry to the segmentIf you think you’ll be in the market for a new crossover SUV in the next few months, you’ll probably need to examine the cargo space in the 2022 Volkswagen Taos vs. 2021 Toyota RAV4. In fairness to the RAV4, it’s a very well-regarded vehicle in this very competitive class of the automotive industry. However, this isn’t the first time VW has gone up against Toyota in this segment. Let’s take a closer look at a few things you might want to know.  Read the rest of this entry >>

A photo of the 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan on the road.

Volkswagen Tiguan owners will have a lot of access to technology

Which 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan models have Wi-Fi? 

Volkswagen vehicles become more technologically advanced with each passing model year. smartphone-compatible infotainment system is available on many, if not most new VW models available at the Compass VW showroom. For as much connectivity as that technology provides, as people change the way they work, they need to take advantage of every available tool they can. So, which 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan models have Wi-Fi? The ability to use a mobile Wi-Fi hotspot has been available for a while but combining it with the overall utility of the Tiguan is fairly newBuyers choosing SE, SE R-Line Black, SEL and SEL Premium R-Line models will have this capability. Let’s take a closer look at what you can do with this technology.  Read the rest of this entry >>

A stock photo of a fuel gauge near empty.

VW offers power and efficiency with the Tiguan and Atlas Cross Sport

Which Volkswagen SUV has better fuel economy, the Tiguan or Atlas Cross Sport?

There are several exciting things happening inside the new Volkswagen crossover SUV lineup. Not only is our manufacturing partner starting to introduce its first electric crossover SUV, but they are also getting ready to launch a new compact platform. Until those models are available, the team of product experts at Compass VW thought it would be helpful to take a closer look at some existing options. Specifically, we want to answer the question, which Volkswagen SUV has better fuel economy, the Tiguan or Atlas Cross Sport. Both of these vehicles are more than competent platforms, but each one has something slightly different to offer. Let’s take a closer look at what potential customers can expect to see.  Read the rest of this entry >>