Check out these tips before buying a car through Craigslist

By blogsadmin | Posted in Tips and Tricks on Tuesday, May 15th, 2018 at 4:09 PM
old Mercedes sedan driving in the city

How to Avoid Getting Scammed When Buying a Car on Craigslist

Craigslist can be a total double-edged sword when it comes to buying items with a bigger price tag, such as a car. On one hand, it is a great way to get a good price for a used vehicle without the possible added steps of g0ing through a business. On the other hand, you always have to pay in cash, and there is a much higher chance of getting scammed into paying for a lemon. Luckily, there are a lot of ways to get a vehicle on the site in a safe and effective way. Here is how to avoid getting scammed when buying a car on Craigslist. Read the rest of this entry »

VW doesn’t appear to be slowing down its sedan game anytime soon

By blogsadmin | Posted in FAQ on Monday, May 14th, 2018 at 8:47 PM

Will Volkswagen keep making sedans?

It’s never the policy of the Donaldsons Volkswagen Blog to spread stories about our competitors. But Ford Motor Company really got people talking with its decision to eventually shutter production of most of its sedan and hatchback models. Since that news broke, the product experts working in our showroom have noticed a definite uptick in phone calls, texts and emails from customers all asking the same question, ‘Will Volkswagen keep making sedans?’ While it can be difficult to predict what the views VW might have down the road, we do know that the immediate future of Volkswagen sedans is not only safe but very exciting. Read the rest of this entry »

How Much Has the Volkswagen Jetta Grown Since 1980?

By blogsadmin | Posted in For Fun, VW Jetta on Monday, May 14th, 2018 at 3:25 PM
1982 Volkswagen Jetta parked in front of a 2019 Volkswagen Jetta with both models parked on a rocky dirt plain next to grassy hills and a wooden farm fence

Volkswagen Jetta Dimension Changes Over the Years

The Volkswagen Jetta was first introduced to the American automotive market back in 1980. Nowadays, after nearly 40 years, the VW Jetta continues to be one of the best-selling Volkswagen vehicles not just in the United States, but also overseas in Europe and other continents! Therefore, we thought it’d be interesting to see how the VW Jetta has changed over the years since the 1980’s.

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Check Out These Photos of the Redesigned 2019 Volkswagen Jetta!

By blogsadmin | Posted in VW Jetta on Friday, May 11th, 2018 at 9:52 PM

2019 Volkswagen Jetta Photo Gallery

Are you getting excited about the arrival of the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta? We certainly are! We had the redesigned Jetta on display during our Launch Event last weekend and our guests were very impressed! Were you unable to make it to our Launch Event and missed out on getting a closer look at the redesigned 2019 Volkswagen Jetta? Don’t worry! We have created a photo gallery for you to check out – enjoy! Read the rest of this entry »

How to Submit Your Volkswagen Story

By blogsadmin | Posted in Interesting Stuff on Friday, May 11th, 2018 at 2:26 PM
"What's Your VW Story?" Title and Man and Woman Behind a Red Volkswagen Golf SportWagen

If you’re like many other Volkswagen owners, you’ve probably enjoyed many days of driving your Volkswagen and have many great memories of your adventures along the way. Would you like to tell others about your Volkswagen story? If so, Volkswagen would like to hear from you. Read the rest of this entry »

Get Ready to Open Your Home and Heart to a New Furry Friend During Our Semi-Annual Free Pet Adoption Day!

By blogsadmin | Posted in Community, Dealer Information, For Fun, VW Jetta on Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018 at 6:36 PM
Pair of Alaskan Malamute puppies

Donaldsons Volkswagen Spring 2018 Semi-Annual Free Pet Adoption Day

Are you hoping to add a new fur-covered member to your family? Here at Donaldsons Volkswagen, we will be hosting our 10th Semi-Annual Free Pet Adoption Day on Sunday, May 6 from noon to 3pm – and we invite you and your family to visit our dealership and pick out a new furry friend! Read the rest of this entry »

Is the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan Good for Antiquing?

By blogsadmin | Posted in For Fun, Interesting Stuff, VW Tiguan on Friday, April 27th, 2018 at 9:07 PM
Orange 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan parked in front of brick building

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan Video Featuring Patricia

When people are asked what hobbies they have, many will say that they love antiquing. It’s fun to visit flea markets, estate sales, and antique shops to find that perfect item for our home. And this hobby allows us to get a glimpse of the past and learn how people lived in different eras. Of course, antiquing requires a vehicle that was made for the future, and no model does it better than the newly-redesigned 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan. Watch this video featuring VW driver Patricia and how she uses the Tiguan for her antiquing adventures. Enjoy! Read the rest of this entry »

What Hues Does the Color-Changing Ambient Lighting in the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta Come In?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Interesting Stuff, Technology, VW Jetta on Friday, April 27th, 2018 at 6:50 PM

2019 VW Jetta Interior Ambient Lighting Colors

Here at Donaldsons Volkswagen, we have been getting VERY excited about the arrival of the newly-redesigned 2019 Volkswagen Jetta. In addition to the sportier exterior, the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta boasts a technologically-advanced interior that includes color-changing ambient lighting. Check out the photos below to see all the colors available! Read the rest of this entry »

Get a Volkswagen Beetle While You Still Can at Donaldsons Volkswagen!

By blogsadmin | Posted in VW Beetle on Friday, April 27th, 2018 at 6:34 PM
Side profile of orange 2018 Volkswagen Beetle

Is the Volkswagen Beetle Going to Be Discontinued?

Yes, the rumors are true. The Volkswagen Beetle will be discontinued after the 2018 model year. We are sad too. The Beetle is one of the most famous vehicles of all time and it has had an awesome run. So while we still get to enjoy a little time with the Beetle yet, we invite you to shop for yours with us here at Donaldsons Volkswagen. Read the rest of this entry »

How Many Tanks of Fuel Would I Need to Drive to the Grand Canyon with the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan?

By blogsadmin | Posted in VW Tiguan on Wednesday, April 25th, 2018 at 8:48 PM
Horseshoe Bend of the Grand Canyon

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan Fuel Economy and Driving Range

We are currently in the midst of celebrating National Parks Week – and these treasures are always worth commemorating! There are currently 59 national parks in the United States and its territories – and over 40 of them are in the Lower 48. Behind the Great Smoky Mountains, the Grand Canyon is the second most-visited national park. The Grand Canyon is a top bucket list item for many people – including us here at Donaldsons Volkswagen! Some of us are finally planning to take the trip to the Grand Canyon this summer – and we are excited to do it in the newly-redesigned 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan! Now the question is, how much fuel are we going to need? Read the rest of this entry »