Category Archives: VW Technology & Features

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 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 >>

A photo of the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas SEL on the road.

Volkswagen introduces an updated infotainment system for 2021 models

New Volkswagen Infotainment Features for 2021 Vehicles

The powers that be at the Volkswagen world headquarters are making some exciting advances in the area of available device connectivity in its class of 2021 cars and crossover SUVs and beyond. Buyers will get their first look at the new Volkswagen infotainment features for 2021 vehicles when the 2021 VW Atlas goes on sale at dealerships like Compass VW. The ability to connect popular smartphone platforms to a driver’s daily commute is not new and has long since moved past the novelty phase of availability. A Volkswagen vehicle equipped with the MIB3 infotainment system finds additional wireless functionality, better voice recognition software and the most modern USB ports available. Let’s take a look at a few things future buyers might want to know before they schedule a test drive. Read the rest of this entry >>

2020 Volkswagen Passat exterior front

2020 VW Passat Safety and Driver Assistance Features

Is Forward Collision Warning Standard on the 2020 Volkswagen Passat?

Forward Collision Warning has become a popular driver assistance features many car shoppers look for in a new vehicle. More and more vehicles are including this feature as standard equipment on all trim levels. Is Forward Collision Warning standard on the 2020 Volkswagen Passat? Read the rest of this entry >>

2018 Volkswagen Atlas infotainment screen

How to Clean a Volkswagen Infotainment Screen

A touchscreen infotainment system is one of the most-popular features on new vehicles. Volkswagen models come equipped with the Car-Net infotainment system that allows users to access entertainment and vehicle information. As you use your Car-Net system, it’s inevitable that the display will pick up some fingerprints. If you are looking to learn how to clean a Volkswagen infotainment system, there are a few important things to keep in mind. Read the rest of this entry >>