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Volkswagen Door Handle Buyer's Guide

Have a failing door handle? The information in this guide is all you need to address a broken door handle on your VW.

How To Replace A VW Door Handle

Replacing a door handle is a project you can do yourself. This tutorial will take you through the process.

Broken VW Door Handles: to Repair or to Replace?

Should you repair or replace your malfunctioning door handle? Here's how to decide.

The 3 Most Common VW Door Handle Problems

If you're a Volkswagen owner, you might want to be aware of these common door handle problems. Learn more here.

VW Brake Pads Buyer's Guide

Learn all about how brake pads work, how to identify pads, and how to replace them.

How to Replace Your VW's Brake Pads

Replacing your brake pads is a straightforward job that can be done with a few tools and a trusted tutorial. Here's how.

OEM Volkswagen Brake Pads vs: Aftermarket Brake Pads

The type of brake pads you put in your VW matter. Learn more about why OEM parts are always the best option.

How to Diagnose Failing Brake Pads In Your Volkswagen

Here's how to determine when the brake pads in your VW need to be replaced.

What Are Brake Pads And Why Are They Important?

It's important to know a thing or two about the brake pads on your Volkswagen. This guide is a good place to start.

Volkswagen Shocks Buyer's Guide

Are you a Volkswagen owner with a set of shocks that need attention? You may benefit from this guide.

How To Replace Shocks

If you find that your VW shocks are failing, you can replace them at home with this tutorial.

Are VW OEM Shocks Better Than Aftermarket?

If your VW shocks need replacing, would you get a better deal using aftermarket instead of OEM parts? Find out here.

Should You Get a Tiguan?

Think the new 2019 VW Tiguan might be right for you? Check out this new infographic and find out!

How to Find Out if One of Your Shocks is Failing

Find out how to test your VW shocks - and what to do if they need to be replaced.

Volkswagen Shocks Explained: What Shocks Are and How They Work

Your shocks are one of the most important links between your Volkswagen and the road - learn more about them here.

Everything Volkswagen Owners Need to Know About Oil Filters

Got questions about the oil filter in your VW? This guide has all the answers you need.

The Importance of Replacing Your VW Oil Filter and How to do it Safely

If you neglect to replace the oil filter regularly, your engine performance will suffer. Find out more about the important job the oil filter does.

OEM VW Oil Filters Vs. Aftermarket Oil Filters: A Comparison Guide

While looking for a replacement oil filter, you have 2 options: OEM or aftermarket. Which offers the most value? Here's how to know.

VWs We Wish We Could Get

Ever wish you could get your hands on a VW that's not sold stateside? Us too. Here's our wish list.

What is the Oil Filter in Your Volkswagen and Why is it Important?

The oil filter plays a critical role in helping your engine live as long as possible. Find out more about what an oil filter is and how it works.

VW Rotor Buyer's Guide

This buyer’s guide will teach you everything you need to know about the rotors on your Volkswagen.

How Much Does it Cost to Replace a Volkswagen CC Rotor?

Do you have a bad rotor on your Volkswagen CC? Find out all the costs associated with replacing your VW CC rotor yourself.

OEM Vs. Aftermarket VW Rotors: Pros and Cons

Rotors are easy and inexpensive to replace yourself, but you'll have to choose between OEM and aftermarket parts. We'll help you decide.

What Function do Rotors Serve?

What are rotors, and why are they important parts of your Volkswagen’s braking system? Find out here.

3 Cool Facts About Volkswagen Art

Many consider Volkswagen cars works of art and some have even been known to incorporate them in actual art pieces. Here are 3 of the most interesting.

A Comprehensive Guide to VW Water Pumps

Got questions about the water pump in your Volkswagen? This guide has all the answers you need.

This Dia de los Muertos We Honor the Hot Hatch

Check out our Dia de los Muertos infographic honoring the passing of the original VW hot hatch!

VW Beetle Tutorial: Replacing the Water Pump

Replacing your water pump at home is a more cost-effective solution than paying a shop. Here's how to do the job yourself.

How VW Water Pumps and Timing Belts Work Together

Your VW water pump and timing belt work together and often wear out around the same time. Find out more about each part and its function here.

Why You Need a Functioning Water Pump In Your VW

A fully-functioning water pump is absolutely necessary in order for your VW to run at all. Find out more about this crucial component here.

Everything You Need to Know About VW Bumper Covers

Does your VW have a damaged bumper cover? This guide will help you understand what a bumper cover is and how to replace it.

10 Things You'll Want When You Go Car Camping in an Atlas

You won't need a tent to go car camping in the spacious VW Atlas - but you may want to be sure you do have these ten essentials.

How to Install a Bumper Cover on Your VW Golf

Ready to install a bumper cover on your VW golf? You can do it at home with this easy-to-follow tutorial.

When Is it Time to Replace Your VW Bumper Cover?

Bumper covers can sometimes be repaired, but if they're damaged bad enough, replacement is the only option. Here's how to decide which option is best for you.

What Is a Bumper Cover and Is it Worth It?

Bumper covers sometimes get inadvertently damaged or scraped when parking. Find out what a bumper cover is and how to determine if repair is needed.

The Spark Plug Buyer’s Guide All Volkswagen Owners Need

Does your VW need new spark plugs? This guide will help you choose the best replacement option for your vehicle.

Volkswagen Replacement Spark Plugs: OEM or Aftermarket?

Spark plugs are an important component of your engine. Find out why it really matters who makes your replacement spark plugs.

How to Replace Your Volkswagen's Spark Plugs

A lot of serious engine problems can arise from a bad spark plug and changing them is a simple project. Here's how.

How to Diagnose a Failing Spark Plug

Have a hunch that your VW engine has lost its spark? Here's how to diagnose a failing spark plug.

What Is A Spark Plug and Why Is It Important?

Spark plugs create the actual spark inside the combustion chamber of your engine - and without them, your VW won’t run.

Most And Least Popular 2018 VW Beetle Colors

Can you guess the most and least popular colors for the 2018 Volkswagen Beetle? We've got the answers!

The Most Rugged VW Bus You’ve Ever Seen

If you’re looking for a one-of-a-kind safari-like off-road Volkswagen, look no further. We found the perfect VW for you!

10 Stunning Pictures of This Restored 1973 VW Karmann Ghia

Check out this gem we found on eBay - a '73 VW Karmann Ghia coupe restored to production line perfection!

What Can a Tiguan Tow?

The Tiguan may be a compact SUV, but it’s pretty powerful on the road. Here's what a Tiguan can tow.

Is Your VW Timing Chain Tensioner Failing?

Do you have a 2008-13 VW with a 2.0L gasoline engine and a failing timing chain tensioner? If so, this is how to address it.

Why Is My VW Golf Touchscreen Not Working?

Having your infotainment screen quit on you is understandably irksome, and if you’re a VW Golf owner who’s plagued with this issue, we’re here to help.

Get Your Colored Pencils! Download Our Free VW Beetle, Bus, and Thing Coloring Book

Download your very own one-of-a-kind VW coloring booklet and make your favorite VW classics look the way you've always wanted!

What Is Your Engine Oil Trying to Tell You?

The color and consistency of your oil can teach you a lot about the state of your engine. Here's how to know what your oil is telling you.

Check Out This Custom Built 1967 VW Squareback

A VW Squareback is a rare sight on the street these days. Even rarer is a restored custom Panel Squareback like this beauty.

How to Troubleshoot and Repair a Broken VW Radio

Random radio failure is a common complaint among Volkswagen Jetta owners - here are 5 possible reasons for the problem and how to address them.

How to Troubleshoot and Fix Your VW Cigarette Lighter in 3 Steps

Dealing with a broken cigarette lighter or 12V connector in your Volkswagen? Here's how to troubleshoot the problem in 3 easy steps.

Check Out This Awesome Car Volkswagen Made in the Early 90s

Meet the Volkswagen Golf Mk2’s bigger and tougher European brother: The Golf Country

From Rabbit To Golf, We Tracked 40 Years of Pricing Changes

The Golf is one of VW's longest running US nameplates. Check out how the style and price of this beloved VW have changed over the last 40 years.

This is Why Your VW Won’t Start After a Battery Replacement

Having trouble getting your Volkswagen to start, even after you’ve replaced the battery? Here's why.

How #VanLife is Renewing Interest in Classic VW Vans

Find out why some say that living the #VanLife is the new American Dream.

4 Smart Ways to Save Money on OEM VW Parts

Need to replace a part on your Volkswagen? Here are 4 ways to save when you purchase OEM VW parts.

The Ultimate #VanLife Preparation, Repair, and Maintenance Guide

Life is an adventure and fortune favors the bold - and nothing is more bold than living the Van Life!

When is the VW Amarok Coming to the US?

The VW Amarok is available almost everywhere except the United States and Asia - will it ever make a US debut?

The Funky Little Volkswagen Pickup Everyone Forgot About

In the 1970s, Volkswagen created a compact pickup version of the popular Rabbit model - so where did the Rabbit Pickup go?

7 Clever Jetta Hacks that Actually Work

Enhance your Jetta driving experience with regular household items - these VW Jetta hacks will show you how!

Jetta Power Door Lock Failure: A Troubleshooting Guide

Most of us are accustomed to the convenience of power door locks. If you're having trouble with your Jetta locks, here's how to pinpoint the problem.

Five Common 2003 Volkswagen Passat Engine Problems

The Passat is a reliable car, but that doesn’t mean that it’s entirely free of faults. Here are 5 common 2003 Passat issues.

5 Common 2006 Volkswagen Jetta Problems

The Jetta is a dependable mainstay of the VW lineup, but sometimes you have to take the good with the bad. Here are 5 common 2006 Jetta issues.

Are Your VW's Seats Tearing or Cracking? Here's What You Can Do

Years of constant use can take a toll on your VW's seats. Here's what you can do to restore your seats to a near-new look.

Volkswagen Engine Codes - P0420

Find out what Volkswagen OBD-II code P0420 indicates, and how to fix the problem on your VW.

9 Accessories to Dress Up Your Golf

VW Golf Owners: Check these 9 accessories that will give your Golf that next-level look you've always wanted!

5 Cool VW Collaborations You Might Not Know About

VW has a history of collaboration, some projects more well-known than others. Check out our five favorite here.

How to Keep Your VW From Getting Hacked

Your VW could be susceptible to hacking by a simple intercept of the key fob's signal. Find out how to reduce your risk.

13 Things You Might Not Know About the GTI

The VW GTI is on the verge of a major makeover - the perfect time for a rundown of some GTI fun facts you might not know!

Everything We Know About the Golf Alltrack

Will the VW Golf Alltrack gain traction with a US audience? Here's why we think it will be a car to watch both now and in the future.

Rumor Roundup: Volkswagen BUDD-e

The groundbreaking architecture and tech of the VW BUDD-e have the rumor mills swirling. Find out more about this awesome microbus concept!

Point-by-Point Comparison Puts the Alltrack Ahead of the Outback

Who would win the battle of the weekend wagons - the VW Golf Alltrack or the Subaru Outback? Find out!

12 Baja Bugs We'd Love to Race

We'd love to get behind the wheel of one (or all!) of these Baja Bugs - how about you?

10 Gorgeous Custom Karmann Ghias

The Karmann Ghia is a cult classic VW with a large fan following. Check out these awesome customized and restored Ghias.