Volkswagen Releases May Sales Results

Recently, Volkswagen of America announced that the company sold 30,014 vehicles in May 2017, a gain of 4.3 percent over May of 2016 sales. Thus far, Volkswagen has sold 133,861 vehicles in the United States, registering a 6.9 percent increase in year-over-year sales.

The strong performance was driven by results for the Volkswagen Golf, Jetta and Beetle families of vehicles.


e-Golf Named Top Green Compact Car

The Volkswagen e-Golf SE was recently honored with the Top Green Vehicle award in the Compact Car category of the 2017 AAA Green Car Guide. Competing with 20 other compact cars, the e-Golf registered the highest score among all competitors, with the vehicle's sharp handling, responsive steering and smooth acceleration drawing praise. The vehicles were scored on 13 different attributes, including slalom handling, visibility, EPA emissions, ride quality and interior noise.


Volkswagen Reports April Sales Results

Earlier this week Volkswagen of America revealed sales of 27,557 vehicles in April of 2017, marking an increase of 1.6 percent over April of 2016. So far this year, Volkswagen has enjoyed a sales increase of 7.70 percent over last year's performance, with 103,847 vehicles sold during the first four months.


Volkswagen Golf Earns Another Award

Recently, Volkswagen of America, Inc. proudly released the news that the Volkswagen Golf was named "Best Small Car" in the 2017 Daily News Autos Awards. The jurors praised the vehicle's performance, safety rating and luxury car-like appointments.

The 2017 Volkswagen Golf features a turbocharged direct-injection 1.8-liter four-cylinder TSI® engine that, when paired with the 6-speed automatic transmission, generates 170 horsepower and 199 pound-feet of torque while also offering an EPA-estimated 25 mpg city/35 mpg highway.


Volkswagen Sales Were Up for March

Volkswagen of America recently announced that the company sold 27,635 vehicles in March, a 2.7 percent increase over March 2016. For the year-to-date, Volkswagen has sold 76,290 vehicles -- an improvement of 10.1 percent in year-over-year sales results.

The month's positive performance was driven by the Golf family of vehicles, which accounted for 6,369 sales -- an increase of 41.7 percent...


Volkswagen Sheds Light on Family Life in “Luv Bug”

The Volkswagen brand has always had strong familial ties that have manifested in a variety of ways. Be it the communal vibe that pervaded during the 1960s, or in more recent years with models like the Passat, it’s clear that the German automaker has always paid homage to feelings of togetherness. That concept is given an entertaining twist in a new commercial entitled “Luv Bug.”


Signs That Your Car May Need to Go to the Mechanic

It can be startling when your vehicle starts to misbehave and the engine is hard to start, stalls, misfire or hesitates. You know enough to realize that it needs to be looked at, but how can you be sure if it needs a tune-up or not? Simple. Bring it to the expert technicians at Metro Volkswagen, where they'll give you an honest and fair assessment.

Your mechanic, just like your doctor, should always ask questions before coming up with a diagnosis.

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Here's Why Your Tires Need Both Rotating and Balancing

At Metro Volkswagen, we think it's vital that our customers understand both how their vehicle operates, from the headlights to the tailpipe, and what measures to take in order to deliver ideal performance and longevity. Here's a little information about your tires.

It may surprise you to learn that tires, even ones that are brand spanking new, aren't perfectly round. Much like people, being out of shape can cause the weight to be unevenly distributed...


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