Archive for the ‘Tips & Tricks’ Category

What Happens If I Don’t Change My Oil?

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
Close up of oil being poured into an engine

Car maintenance is one of the hardest parts of owning a car. It can be difficult to stay on top of the maintenance schedule. The maintenance can also be pretty expensive. The cost of time and money can add up after a while.


How Hot Does a Car Get in the Summer?

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019
Dog wearing sunglasses and driving a car

Summertime is when the living is easy. It’s even easier when you live in a place as lovely as Los Angeles, California. With all the beaches and sunshine, summer is almost heaven in California. It’s not all perfect though, there are some things you need to be careful with.


How to Finance A Car For a First-Time Buyer

Friday, May 17th, 2019
Hand sorting through a stack of hundreds

It’s not exactly an easy process to buy a car. After all, you can’t just head to the store, pick up what you need, and then leave. It can feel pretty daunting, especially if you haven’t done it before.


Is There a Service Program for Oil Changes in Downtown L.A.?

Tuesday, March 5th, 2019
Tire being clamped and worked on

The maintenance for our cars seemingly never ends. Every few months it’s time to find a mechanic and get an oil change. It happens so frequently you could almost set your watch to it. After a while, those costs can start to add up though.


VW of Downtown LA’s 90-Day Used Car Warranty Details

Monday, January 7th, 2019
Volkswagen Golf parked on the side of a forest road

What is Volkswagen of Downtown LA’s Preferred Limited Warranty?

Here at Volkswagen of Downtown LA, we believe that those who purchase a pre-owned vehicle deserve peace of mind. That’s why we offer two 90-day used-car warranties, a Preferred Limited Warranty and a Powertrain Limited Warranty, to ease drivers’ worries. Car shoppers may be wondering: What is Volkswagen of Downtown LA’s Preferred Limited Warranty? We’ve put together all the major points that you should be aware of down below. (more…)

What is included in the Volkswagen People First Warranty?

Monday, August 27th, 2018
What is the People First Warranty?

There are many benefits to purchasing a new Volkswagen. Not only do you have the newest selection of high-tech features, that “new car” smell and a vehicle that is fresh from the factory, but you also get the benefit of having a warranty. In fact, most new 2018 Volkswagen vehicles—including the Atlas, Tiguan and Jetta—come with the People First Warranty—America’s Best Car and SUV Bumper-to-Bumper Transferable Warranty. (more…)

Ways you can save money on a rental car 

Tuesday, July 24th, 2018
man in blue suit holding car keys

If you are a frequent traveler, or even just an intermittent one, it’s helpful to have some tips about saving money when renting a car. The ability to rent a vehicle for a set amount of time when you’re away from home is an unbelievably convenient thing to do. You obviously can’t just pack up your car on a plane and you need a way to get around when you get to your destination, so renting a car makes perfect sense. Check out some ways you can save next time you rent a car.  (more…)

Why does my car smell bad?

Thursday, April 19th, 2018
man plugging nose

If you have owned a car for long enough, you have probably smelled some strange odors. Your car is a machine, so it is bound to cause some unpleasant stink from time to time. Most of these smells are not necessarily signs of something super serious, but they should be checked out. Keep reading to explore some common bad smells sensed by drivers.  (more…)

How to save money on car insurance 

Wednesday, February 7th, 2018
city street at night

Pretty much everywhere you go, it’s illegal to not have some form car insurance. This protects motorists from being hit by uninsured drivers who can’t cover the costs. Car insurance is important to have but it can also be expensive, even if you have a blemish-free driving record. Factors that determine your rates include your car’s age, your age, and your accident/traffic violation history. Let’s check out a few ways you can save some cash on car insurance.  (more…)

What are the most fuel-efficient Volkswagen models?

Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018
dark gray volkswagen jetta on rural road

Gas mileage and fuel economies are brought up so often that we might be desensitized to the whole notion. Almost every car ad, on television and otherwise, bombards us with fuel economy and efficiency ratings, but that’s for good reason. High fuel economies are mutually beneficial for everyone. They save consumers money at the pumps, help sales teams make pitches, and most importantly, highly efficient cars benefit our beautiful planet. Keep reading to learn about what Volkswagen vehicles get the best gas mileage.  (more…)