Protecting Vehicles From Road Salt Can Promote Durability

Here at Hatfield Volkswagen, we try to go the extra mile to help our customers and other drivers to protect their cars from unnecessary damages. One source of potentially serious vehicular damage that is often overlooked is common road salt. While this valuable substance can and does promote safety, if it is left uncleaned it can do a number on sensitive vehicle components.

During winter months in cold latitudes, road salt tends to collect in snow and ice deposits.  


Volkswagen Golf SportWagen: Fun and Sporty Through and Through

The new Volkswagen Golf SportWagen exemplifies the very best of Volkswagen design. This popular hatchback boasts a bevy of unique features engineered to turn heads on corners everywhere. The Golf enthusiasts at Hatfield Volkswagen are eager to invite you into our showroom so that we can demonstrate to you all of the fun and sporty features of this venerable vehicle.

The Golf SportWagen is the epitome of versatility with its unique 60/40-split folding rear seat. When folded down, this seat gives the Golf 66.5 cubic feet of cargo space.  


What Makes the Volkswagen Certified Pre-Owned Program so Appealing?

If you want to buy with confidence, you owe it to yourself to check out the Volkswagen Certified Pre-Owned Program. Not only can it make buying a used Volkswagen more straightforward, but it can enhance your driving experience in some huge ways. At Hatfield Volkswagen, it's one of our favorite offers. Let's take a look at why it's such an appealing proposition.

The warranties are the first of the program's many invaluable benefits. These warranties will cover the expenses of repairs and restorations that occur within the timeframe. For 2016 and 2017 models, the warranty lasts…


The Importance of a Winter Survival Kit

If you live in an area of the country that experiences some pretty severe cold temperatures and snow, it is a good idea to have a winter survival kit packed away in your vehicle. This kit will keep you safe and warm if you end up stranded during a cold winter storm. These items tend to be very affordable, but they will make a big difference if you are stuck in the cold.

  • Have some non-perishable food items and water available to keep you nourished.
  • A blanket will provide you with warmth.
  • Instant hot packs can be used to keep…

A Car Battery Can't Handle Extreme Temperatures

Cold air and hot air can impact a battery's power capacity. Arctic air creates frost on a battery, which can delay the process of cranking a car. Heat affects a battery in a different way, and this is why you must always take practical steps to keep your car out of muggy environments on a very hot day.

Although winter weather harms a battery, it usually causes temporary problems. After ice melts under a hood, a thawed battery will continue to produce power in an efficient manner. When a battery is surrounded by intense heat, the lead acid has…


Discover the Volkswagen Golf's Performance Features

In the compact car class, Volkswagen consistently provides drivers with stylish vehicles that perform well either on the highway or around town. Its popular Golf is an enduring design honed over decades. A favorite with drivers, it offers a roomy cabin, comfortable interior and plenty of power under the hood.

The Golf's automatic eight-speed, 1.4-liter engine delivers 184 pound-feet of torque and 147 horsepower. The engine moves efficiently through the gears, but for drivers who prefer more control over their ride in situations, the Golf's Tiptronic mode allows for manual shifting.  


Introducing the Connected Volkswagen Passat

If you have ever wanted to check up on your vehicle but didn't have the opportunity to physically see it, Volkswagen has you covered. The new Passat is available with the VW Car-Net Security and Service package. Drivers will be able to monitor and control their vehicle from anywhere in the world.

The innovative package works with a compatible smartphone. The car connects to the service remotely and provides you with in-depth information. One of the most useful features is the open vehicle notification system.  


Get to Know the Safety Features of the Volkswagen Atlas SUV

Your family is more valuable to you than anything else and you worry about their safety when on the road. The Atlas is a popular family SUV from Volkswagen and it is set up with safety features to help you look out for your family.

There is high-strength steel used in certain areas of the Atlas to help this vehicle stand strong when it is involved in a crash. There are also alert systems that are part of this automobile and that can help you stay safe. One important alert system lets you know if you dealing with an issue…

Consider the Volkswagen Golf Alltrack for the Technology It Offers

When you are looking for a compact car, you are seeking out something that can get you about in a reliable way but is also fun to drive. The Volkswagen Golf Alltrack features the technology that you need to have a good time on the road.

You can connect all of your favorite apps to your ride when you purchase the Volkswagen Golf Alltrack. This vehicle allows you access to those apps on its special touchscreen. If you want access to satellite radio while on the go, you should consider purchasing this vehicle and getting set up with Sirius XM…

How to Protect Yourself and Your Property Following an Accident

Getting into an accident will always be terrifying, but there are some steps that you can take to protect yourself and your vehicle following a collision. Here is a look at a few simple tips that you can use to quickly move past one of these situations with the compensation that you deserve.

The best way to build a solid case after an auto accident is to collect as much information as possible. Once you have collected that information and are sure everyone is safe, you must then contact your insurance provider. 


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