Archive for the ‘Tips & Tricks’ Category

What Does ULEV Mean When Buying a Car?

Monday, February 3rd, 2020
Man looking at the engine of a car

The higher that fuel costs rise, the more people go looking for more efficient options. Environmentally conscious people also want to find more efficient cars because of the impact that has on the planet. While electric vehicles and hybrids are nice options, there should be something for those who can’t afford either option. 


Can I Use Aftermarket Parts in my Car?

Thursday, January 23rd, 2020
Tire being clamped and worked on

Taking care of your car can feel like an intensive process. There are so many things you have to keep track of, and it is easy to feel overwhelmed. It is even more confusing and frustrating if you aren’t really a car person. When you need to have work done on your car, it’s almost like the technicians are talking in a different language. 


Should I Get an All-Wheel Drive Vehicle?

Saturday, November 30th, 2019
2020 VW Atlas Cross Sport parked at a home

It takes a lot of time to make sure you’re getting the right car. If you’re smart, then a car purchase only happens after hours of research. It needs to fit your budget and needs plus it should have a lot of fun features that make it worth driving. No one wants a boring car after all.


How Often Should I Rotate My Tires?

Monday, October 21st, 2019
Tire being clamped and worked on

Trying to keep up with everything you need to in your car can cause headaches. We try to stay on top of everything to keep our cars healthy. There are so many moving parts that we are bound to forget about a few things from time to time.


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…)