February 2016 - Volkswagen of Downtown LA

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Volkswagen of Downtown Los Angeles Wins 2015 Wolfsburg Crest Club Award

Friday, February 26th, 2016


Volkswagen of Downtown Los Angeles ranks among the nation’s top Volkswagen dealers-

Los Angeles, CA (March 02, 2016) — Volkswagen of Downtown Los Angeles has won the coveted 2015 Wolfsburg Crest Club Award for outstanding sales and service.  Garnering this prestigious award means that Volkswagen of Downtown Los Angeles has met the highest standards for customer satisfaction, parts sales, new vehicle sales, certified pre-owned sales, and service excellence.

Membership in the Wolfsburg Crest Club is not easy to attain. It requires a Volkswagen dealer to meet exemplary benchmarks in operating standards, new vehicle sales, certified pre-owned sales, parts purchases, pre- and post-sale customer satisfaction indexes, financial statement submission, and Volkswagen Academy employee certification.

In 2015, Volkswagen of Downtown Los Angeles once again rose to the challenge and currently ranks among the top 10 Volkswagen dealerships in the U.S.

“Winning The Wolfsburg Crest Club Award for the 5th time demonstrates to Volkswagen of America something our customers and team members at VW of Downtown LA have known for many years, which is we strive in every customer interaction to provide a stellar out of this world experience that is so uncommon and so unexpected that it must be experienced again and again,” said General Manager Roger Chammas. This is a zero-sum game and our aim is to continue to consistently exceed expectations for our customers.”

Volkswagen of Downtown Los Angeles was founded in 1959 and is located at 1900 S Figueroa St. Los Angeles, CA 90007.


VW Foreign College Student Plan

Thursday, February 25th, 2016

If you’re a Foreign College Student in Los Angeles Volkswagen has a plan just for you even if you don’t have a Social Security number or credit history in the United States (however any established credit must be in good standing with no previous derrogetory items).

This program is available to Foreign students currently enrolled in a 2 or 4-year accredited U.S. college or university pursuing a Bachelor’s, Master’s, Doctoral or Nursing (RN or LPN) degree. Under this program qualifying applicants may either finance or lease a new Volkswagen or finance a Certified Pre-Owned Volkswagen. The contract length however is limited to the to anticipated graduation date on the I-20 form.

To begin the approval process under the Foreign College Student plan please apply in-person or online at VW of Downtown Los Angeles.

Here’s a list of the required documentation that have ready:

  1. Current I-20 Form
  2. Copy of Visa (Types: F1 or J1)
  3. Copy of US Social Security Card (if you have one)
  4. Copy of 3-months of bank statements
  5. Contact Info for your school (typically Registrar’s info)
  6. Proof of address (lease agreement, utility bill, etc.)
  7. US Drivers License

It typically takes about 2-5 days for the approval process to be completed. The turn around time largely depends on how easy it was for VW Credit to verify with your school that you are currently enrolled.

If you have any questions please call or stop by today! Volkswagen of Downtown Los Angeles | 213-222-1296

*VW Foreign College Student Stipulations subject to change.