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What are the differences between regular tires and snow tires?

The official kick-off to the winter season is just three weeks away, so we can finally say…winter is coming (cue Jon Snow). We love a lot of things about winter, but slippery roads are not included on our list of favorite things. Slippery conditions can cause a lot of stress to drivers while on the road, especially if regular tires are used. But are winter tires really necessary? Keep reading and we’ll fill you in on everything you need to know about the differences between regular tires and snow tires!  Read the rest of this entry >>

When Should I Change My VW’s Windshield Wipers?

Enjoy Crystal-Clear Visibility in Your VW When You Change the Wipers

When Should I Change My VW’s Windshield Wipers?

We have been experiencing a mix of precipitation in the last few weeks, and if the Farmer’s Almanac is correct, we have a long way to go before we get to enjoy that sunny summer weather. No matter if you encounter light rain or heavy snow, you need high-quality wipers so you can experience ultimate visibility. Like all other components on your Volkswagen, the windshield wipers are of the highest quality. However, you do need to switch them out on occasion. Read the rest of this entry >>

Best summer gear and accessories for VW

Essential summer accessories for your Volkswagen

Best summer gear and accessories for VW

We realize summer is still a full two months away, and right now the weather isn’t quite heating up enough for us to shed our outerwear, but that’s about to change. If you’re like our staff members here at Compass VW, you probably start dreaming of bike trails and camping trips the moment you feel the heat of the sun starting to warm your skin. If you’re driving one of our SUVs, you may not be too concerned about cargo space, but bikes can be unwieldly even for larger vehicles. Today we’re pointing you in the direction of some of our best summer gear and accessories for VW, offered to your straight from Volkswagen DriverGear. Read the rest of this entry >>