Get Rid of Your Kids’ Old Markers by Sending Them to Crayola!

By blogsadmin | Posted in For Fun, Interesting Stuff on Wednesday, August 15th, 2018 at 8:30 PM
Marker drawing of a family under a rainbow

Crayola ColorCycle Initiative in Sayville, NY

Right now, families are out shopping for new school supplies. We admit, we loved shopping for school supplies when we were kids and are incredibly jealous of some of the options that are available today. Now let’s be honest, many of us remember having the previous year’s school supplies stuffed in our still-serviceable backpack up until a couple of days before the start of the new school. Now let’s dump everything out…let’s see, there are crumpled pages of unfinished math assignments, a half-used notebook, a balled-up t-shirt that we had been looking for all summer, and a bunch of markers that are all dried up. Do what you want with the other items, but don’t just toss those markers in the garbage! Crayola is trying to keep the world cleaner by coordinating a marker-recycling program known as ColorCycle. Read the rest of this entry »

What Paint Color Options are Available for the 2018 Volkswagen Passat?

By blogsadmin | Posted in VW Passat on Wednesday, August 15th, 2018 at 7:42 PM
Black and white image of the 2018 Volkswagen Passat

2018 VW Passat Exterior Paint Color Options

Volkswagen is renowned for making unique and stylish vehicles so you can stand out on Main Street, on the highway, or in a crowded parking lot. Here at Donaldsons Volkswagen, we have been talking about the newly-redesigned Jetta, but we don’t want you to forget about the midsize Passat. This sedan is both roomy and efficient – and it offers standout styling thanks to seven color options. Hue choices for the 2018 Volkswagen Passat include: Read the rest of this entry »

August 2018 is the Perfect Time to Buy a New Volkswagen!

By blogsadmin | Posted in Financing, Sales/Specials on Wednesday, August 15th, 2018 at 6:37 PM
Couple holding the keys to a new vehicle

Volkswagen Deals Available in Sayville, NY in August 2018

We are more than halfway through 2018 and for many drivers, August is a turning point. School will be starting again soon and families are in search of a jack-of-all-trades vehicle that can haul the kids, band instruments, and school projects. And of course, Winter is Coming (yes, we had to throw in a Game of Thrones reference), and many drivers are getting ready by purchasing a dependable vehicle that can handle the cold and snow. Luckily, we are offering some great deals on select Volkswagen models so you can save big money! Read the rest of this entry »

Want to Learn How to Use Your VW’s Navigation System? Watch These Videos!

By blogsadmin | Posted in Technology, Tips and Tricks on Thursday, August 9th, 2018 at 9:51 PM
Built-in navigation system in the 2019 VW Jetta

Videos of Volkswagen Navigation System

Back in the day before all these tech tools, we had to rely on paper maps to help us get around. They were cumbersome, usually outdated, and impossible to read while we were driving – which meant that we usually had to rely on the shotgun rider as our navigator. Those pains are gone now thanks to the available built-in navigation system for your Volkswagen. Watch the videos below to learn how to use this amazing system! Read the rest of this entry »

If My Volkswagen Needs a Warranty Repair, Do I Need to Bring It to the Dealership Where I Purchased It?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Dealer Information, FAQ, Service, Warranty on Wednesday, August 8th, 2018 at 9:00 PM
Young man in sunglasses behind the wheel of a car

Where to Bring My Volkswagen Vehicle for Warranty Repairs

You made a great choice by purchasing a Volkswagen! Thanks to its world-renowned German engineering and standards in quality, you will enjoy long-lasting dependability. Volkswagen is so confident in the quality of its vehicles that all new 2018 models come with the People First Warranty, which includes bumper-to-bumper coverage (including powertrain) for six years or 72,000 miles (whichever comes first). However, if something goes wrong with your Volkswagen and you need to take advantage of that warranty, you may have some questions – including where you are able to take your vehicle. We are happy to answer that question for you! Read the rest of this entry »

Check Out These Photos of the 2018 Volkswagen Beetle!

By blogsadmin | Posted in VW Beetle on Tuesday, July 31st, 2018 at 10:23 PM
Blue 2018 Volkswagen Beetle parked at a beach

2018 VW Beetle Photo Gallery

The Beetle is synonymous with the Volkswagen brand, but all things must come to an end at some point. 2018 marks the last production year for the Beetle, but the brand promises some amazing things on the horizon. For its last year, the Beetle is going out with a bang with its classic design and awesome performance. Get a closer look in the photo gallery below: Read the rest of this entry »

New VW Golf SportWagen Impresses with Power and Features

By blogsadmin | Posted in Features, VW Golf SportWagen on Tuesday, July 31st, 2018 at 8:10 PM
Red 2018 VW Golf SportWagen rounding a corner

What makes the 2018 VW Golf SportWagen fun to drive? 

Now in 2018, there are so many different vehicle options available for drivers to choose from. Even with the expansive Volkswagen lineup for this year, there are plenty of exciting vehicles to drive. However, the new year is just beyond the horizon and exciting new models on coming soon. So, when it comes to vehicles such as the Golf SportWagen, what makes the 2018 VW Golf SportWagen fun to drive? 

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Want to Learn How to Use the VW Car-Net App-Connect System and Get the Most Use Out of It? Watch This Video!

By blogsadmin | Posted in Technology on Friday, July 27th, 2018 at 1:09 PM
The VW Car-Net App-Connect infotainment system in a Volkswagen vehicle

Overview of the VW Car-Net App-Connect Infotainment System

When it comes to infotainment systems and modern vehicle technology, VW Car-Net App-Connect is one of the best on the market. There is so much you can do with the system (in addition to streaming your favorite radio stations and podcasts) that you will definitely notice that life is so much easier. Find out how in the video below: Read the rest of this entry »

2019 VW Jetta is quick off of the line, find out just how quick

By blogsadmin | Posted in VW Jetta on Monday, July 16th, 2018 at 6:28 PM
A front quarter photo of the 2019 VW Jetta on the road.

0-to-60 mph time of the 2019 VW Jetta

The 2019 Volkswagen Jetta has finally arrived at the Donaldsons Volkswagen showroom. Buyers are in store for an all-new experience with the popular compact sedan. Designers and engineers worked overtime to redesign 2019 Jetta and take advantage of everything the automaker’s MQB architecture platform has to offer. In addition to providing a sleeker exterior, the 2019 Jetta is also quicker than previously-produced models. One of the clearest ways to examine the boost in performance is to take a look at the 0-to-60 mph time of the 2019 VW Jetta. While Volkswagen has made some significant gains in this area, exact results will depend on some different factors. Let’s take a closer look together. Read the rest of this entry »

Take a Look at This 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan R-Line Aero Concept Gallery!

By blogsadmin | Posted in Concept, VW Tiguan on Friday, July 13th, 2018 at 9:50 PM
2018 VW Tiguan R-Line Aero Concept vehicle in the woods

Photos of the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan R-Line Aero Concept

One of the best things about the redesigned 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan is that it is very stylish and can pull off a wide range of looks from Habanero Orange Metallic (check out all the color options for the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan) to black and white pixels. The latter is featured on the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan R-Line Aero Concept. If you haven’t seen this concept vehicle, don’t worry – we’ve got you covered! Check out our specially-made photo gallery! Read the rest of this entry »