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A illustrated picture of a person looking at a Volkswagen electric vehicle being charged.

Let Compass VW answer a few questions about electric vehicle ownership

Frequently Asked Questions about Volkswagen Electric Vehicles 

Volkswagen is on the very cusp of changing the automotive industry in a profound and lasting manner. The global automaker has pledged to make its entire corporate footprint carbon neutral by 2050. In order to get to that goal, VW plans to be producing 1.5 million electric vehicles per year by 2025 – a lofty and ambitious goal if there ever was one. According to the best information we can find, VW will be unveiling its first electric vehicle that will be available in the United States, the ID.4 compact crossover SUV, in the very near future. Naturally, the people working at the Compass VW showroom are very excited and they are anxious to answer a few of the frequently asked questions about Volkswagen electric vehicles. Let’s take a look at a few things.  Read the rest of this entry >>

2017 Volkswagen Tiguan Engine Power, Fuel Economy, and Driving Range

How Far Can I Go With the 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan?

2017 Volkswagen Tiguan Engine Power, Fuel Economy, and Driving Range

Here at Compass Volkswagen, one of our most requested models is the 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan. Many drivers find this compact crossover to be the perfect size for their lifestyle, no matter if they are single and need something to commute to work, or if they have a growing family that is active in after-school activities. Another reason why drivers love the 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan is the perfectly-sized engine under the hood. Read the rest of this entry >>

How far can you drive after the VW gas light turns on

Is it really that big of an emergency to fill up right after the fuel light illuminates?

How far can you drive after the VW gas light turns on?

If you’re the type of person who likes to test the limits, or avoid pulling out that debit card, you might feel inclined to ignore your fuel gauge for as long as possible before stopping at the pump. Here at Compass Volkswagen, that’s not necessarily our style, but we understand gas prices skyrocket and you want to get the most mileage you can. Or, if you’re on a long trip through unknown streets, you may simply be cruising along without a gas station in site. Are you about to find yourself stranded. No matter what your reason for wonder how far you can driver after the VW gas light turns on, we have answers for you. Read the rest of this entry >>

2016 Volkswagen Passat turbo 4-cylinder vs V6 engine_o

What is the difference between a turbocharged 4-cylinder and a V6?

2016 Volkswagen Passat turbo 4-cylinder vs V6 engine

If you’re comparing models, and why wouldn’t you be, you may have noticed that Volkswagen differs from many other automakers because a 4-cylinder turbocharged engine is now standard for most of the models in the lineup. For economy models, this will be your only option, and it’s really all you need. For your midsize segment, as with the CC and Passat, you do have the option of selecting a V6 as well. If you’re torn between these options, you may be looking at the 2016 Volkswagen Passat and wondering what the differences are between the turbo 4-cylinder vs V6 engine, and we’re here to help. Read the rest of this entry >>

2015 Volkswagen e-Golf range and charge time

2015 Volkswagen e-Golf offers electric mobility at Compass Volkswagen

2015 Volkswagen e-Golf range and charge time

It seems the age of electric vehicles is just starting out, but we can already see it will be hitting the market strong. There are a number of benefits to driving electric cars, with the most obvious reasons being fuel efficiency and zero emissions. If you’ve been eyeing up the 2015 Volkswagen e-Golf we have here at Compass Motors, you’re probably wondering what its range and charge time are like. It actually happens to be one of the smarter options on the market right now for its price point, despite being a new player in the EV game. Read the rest of this entry >>