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Safety Features of the Volkswagen Jetta

Volkswagen's Jetta is a popular four-door sedan that combines smooth handling with a range of innovative safety features. This year's model strikes a balance between sleek design and integration of collision avoidance systems.

The Jetta's Intelligent Crash Response System springs into action during the event of a collision, terminating systems like the fuel pump while simultaneously opening door locks and turning on the hazard lights to alert other drivers. 

The Volkswagen Tiguan Is a Crossover for All Purposes

The 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan is a new kind of crossover that will have tremendous appeal to its audience. The Tiguan has a spacious interior with two row seating. Its four-cylinder engine is highly fuel efficient with plenty of muscle.

The 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan is an internationally successful vehicle. It is offered in several different trims that include the S, SE, and SEL. The vehicle comes with six airbags and features the Isofix child seat anchorages. They are located at the rear bench near the electronic parking brake. 

The Volkswagen Jetta: Technology to Assist the Driver

The Jetta has been a mainstay of the Volkswagen lineup of vehicles for a number of years. This compact sedan is well-known as a reliable vehicle that gets you to your destination in a trouble-free manner. The Jetta is designed with a number of important technology features that help you as you are driving the vehicle.

The Volkswagen Jetta offers adaptive cruise control. This system allows you to set the cruising speed you desire.

How to Read Tires Sizes

Buying tires for your vehicle is a relatively simple process if you know what size you need. What many don’t understand is that there’s a lot of other valuable information on the tire’s sidewall. Stop at Lithia Volkswagen of Reno and we can show you how to read the information your tire is providing.

Although tires list the brand, model and size; the DOT and safety standard marking; Uniform Tire Quality Grading code; and speed, load and maximum tire pressure specifications. 

Suspension Issues

A smooth ride is something many people take for granted when they get behind the wheel of their vehicle each day. All of those bumps in the road are easily absorbed thanks to our suspension but when something goes wrong with this area of your vehicle, you will know it for sure. Let's take a look at some of the issues you may notice if there is a suspension problem going on:

Building the Perfect Roadside Emergency Kit

Here are some of the essentials you'll want to have loaded in your very own roadside emergency kit.

  • Make a small box with emergency tools. Things like a hammer, screwdriver, wrench, pliers, and socket set, can be especially helpful if you need to make a quick repair.
  • Always keep flashlights and batteries in the kit, you never know when you might be stuck with a disabled car in the middle of the night.

Mufflers & Exhaust Systems: Problems to Look For

Mufflers and exhaust systems can start to fail after years of driving on roads filled with bumps, potholes, or chemical reactions from salted ice roads. In addition, modifications can cause long-term issues, especially if you did not use professional equipment. You can prevent issues with your mufflers by taking it into the service department and letting a professional see what is causing the issue.

How to Recognize When Your Ignition Needs Serviced

The ignition of your vehicle, although small, is an integral part of your vehicle. If it isn't functioning properly, then your car will not start and your vehicle is going nowhere fast. That is why our group here at Lithia Volkswagen of Reno in Reno, NV wan to ensure that you can recognize some of the most common warning signs of a failing ignition.

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