2018 Volkswagen Tiguan SE Review

The 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan feels big but acts small. Unlike larger SUVs, the Tiguan gets excellent gas mileage and still has third-row seating. The Tiguan is loaded with technology! Apple Car Play is one of my favorite VW Tiguan features. The handling of the Tiguan definitely feel German. I would describe it as "truck-like car

2017 Volkswagen Passat Electronics Problems

I love the 2017 Volkswagen Passat but have encountered multiple electronics errors, after only a couple hundred miles. This is disheartening because I love all other aspects of the vehicle. So far my infotainment system has intermittently locked up and my right-front fog light intermittently errors out. Hopefully the dealership will fix this soon because

2017 Volkswagen Passat Review After a Few Days Driving

These are my opinions after driving the 2017 Volkswagen Passat SEL Premium for a few days. The VW Passat gets excellent gas mileage. For a turbo-charged four-cyclinder engine, it performs exceptionally well! It handles well on the highway and around town. The interior on this Passat model is super nice and is loaded with features!

Is VW Turbo Lag An Issue?

Is "turbo lag" an issue for the 2017 Volkswagen Passat SEL Premium? This car gets great gas mileage but how is the performance? Is a 1.8 liter 4-cylinder turbo engine enough? #1.8T #TurboLag

How to Negotiate the Best Car Price

This is how to negotiate the best car price. Always remember that the price on the car's window sticker should not be the actual sales price for the vehicle. Even cars that are "discounted" are likely not discounted as much as they can be. Many people feel that haggling with car sales people is a

Apple CarPlay Must-Have Apps

These are must-have Apple CarPlay apps! Like most any new technology, the number of available apps should increase over time. With that said, there are an abundance of super awesome Apple CarPlay apps available now! Apple CarPlay is the best vehicle infotainment solution to date in my opinion! #AppleCarPlay

How to Unlock & Lock VW Passat

This is how to unlock and lock the Volkswagen Passat. One of my favorite 2017 Volkswagen Passat SEL Premium features is being able to lock and unlock the Passat, without removing the keys from my pocket! It's really cool and not gimmicky. I hope this video provides value, if you have never unlocked or locked

How to Unlock VW with Dead Remote Battery

This is how to unlock a Volkswagen with a key. I'm demonstrating using a 2017 Volkswagen Passat SEL Premium. Finding the VW key hole is likely the hardest part! After that, it's likely easy. If you're stranded on the side of the road with a dead VW key fob battery, I hope that this video

How to Connect iPhone to Apple CarPlay

This is how to connect Apple CarPlay. I'm demonstrating using Apple CarPlay in a Volkswagen Passat. Be sure to use an original Apple USB cable for the iPhone. Although many third-party Apple iPhone cables work well to charge the iPhone, I have found that many of them do not work properly for Apple CarPlay. Keep

VW Remote Start – Engine Turns Off When Door Opens Mystery

My 2017 VW Passat turns off when I open the door after a remote start. This seems kind of silly, given that I have the VW's key in my pocket. After researching this issue to attempt to find a fix, I found that it's not a defect but is actually by design. This prevents someone