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.

Remote Control Volkswagens We'd Play With All Day

Check out 8 awesome RC Volkswagens that will have you acting like a kid again in no time!

Can a Touareg Tow This?

Is the Volkswagen Touareg a Tow Ready Ride? The Answer is Clearly Yes, and Here's Why.

4 VW Concepts We Wish Had Made It

These 4 concept cars never made the production line, but we'd still like the chance to get behind the wheel of these VWs.

What Happened to the Corrado?

The Corrado was an exciting newcomer with lots of promise - so what led to its untimely exit?

How Long Have VW Models Been in the US?

VW's automotive lineage dates back several decades, making the superior longevity of their US models all the more impressive. Check out this longevity comparison infographic!

5 VWs We Wish We Could Get in the US

Check out These 5 VWs you Won't Find at Your Local Dealership - and Why We'd Like to Get our Hands on them Stateside.

15 Awesome Slammed Dubs

Thinking of Lowering your VW? Here's a Few Slammed Volkswagens that Will Inspire You to Start Today!

Volkswagen Reveals SportWagen Limited Edition With More Safety Tech For Less

VW’s New Golf SportWagen Limited Edition is a Great Middle Ground Car from Volkswagen - Here’s Why.

Should You Take Your VW Off-Road?

Off-roading VWs aren't very common, but they do exist. We hit the trails and found some of the best to share with you.

Coolest Vintage VW Ads: Part II

Always funny and often a little weird, Volkswagen ads never disappoint. Here's Part 2 of our look back at some of the best vintage VW ads.

The Fast and the Furious Jetta Auctioned at Barrett-Jackson

A piece of automotive cinematic history - The Fast and the Furious 1995 VW Jetta - finds a new owner at the Barrett-Jackson auction.

The 10 Coolest Custom VW Bus Interiors

The iconic VW Bus has a spacious interior that just begs to be customized - and here are 10 awesome Bus interiors that exceed all expectations!

Feature Vehicle Post: "Super Bug"

Check out the big block power and awesome modifications that make this VW a Superbug.

1974 VW Beetle Type 1 Volxrod

This heavily modded 1974 Volkswagen Beetle Classic Type 1 is a must-see work of art!

Why VW Should Bring Back the Bus

The iconic VW Bus is rumored to be returning in 2018, and here’s why you should be excited about it!

10 Fun VW-Branded Items For Your Home

Most Volkswagen fanatics aren’t afraid to show it, and they do! Here's a few fun products for the home of the real VW devotee.

VW Offering Small Diesel Owners $1000 in Gift Cards and Vouchers

If you own a small VW diesel, you may be eligible to receive an emissions scandal voucher. Find out more here.

A Guide to OEM Volkswagen Coolant

Coolant fluid is not often discussed - but it's still an important item to maintain. Here's how.

The 4 Coolest Custom VW Things

The rare Volkswagen Thing is a novelty model with a small cult following - and here are four of the coolest ones around.

1966 Volkswagen Beetle Rumble Bee

Check out this ground up restoration of a 1966 Volkswagen Baja conversion - it's a well maintained beauty!

2015 VW Jetta 1.8T SEL - Upgraded Trim Makes a BIG Difference

Our review of the 2015 Jetta SEL highlights the major differences between the SEL and base trim levels.

A Look Back at 40 Years of the GTI

The Volkswagen GTI will turn forty next year. Join us as we celebrate with a look back at 40 years of GTI evolution.

Auto Apps for Every At-Home Mechanic

If you want to monitor your Volkswagen's performance systems or maintenance, these are the best at-home mechanic apps for the job.

2015 VW Touareg TDI Combines Luxury Finishes with Fun to Drive

The 2015 Volkswagen Touareg offers the complete package - it combines luxury finishes with plenty of cargo room and lots of fun.

Volkswagen CV Joints: How They Work and When You Should Replace Them

CV joints often need replacing, not because of failure, but because they are heavily prone to damage. Here’s what you need to know about Volkswagen CV joints.

5 Easy DIY Projects for Your Car

Working on your own car gives you a sense of self-reliance and accomplishment. It’s also sometimes necessary when you can’t afford to pay a mechanic. Here are a few easy DIY automotive projects that most casual at-home mechanics can handle — however, take on these projects at your own risk!

Volkswagen Phaetons on

The Phaeton is a car named after a greek sun god, and it isn’t often seen on roads in America. It was a car designed to take down luxury class leaders and was introduced in 2002 at the Geneva Motor Show. Since we last posted about the Phaeton, we’ve had a lot of customers and site visitors wanting us to post more about it. So here’s a little treat for Phaeton fanatics — a look at some of the cleanest and coolest Phaetons on

How to Tell if Your O2 Sensor is Bad and How to Fix It

Pretty much every Volkswagen produced since the 80s has sensor for measuring the amount of oxygen in the exhaust. This sensor transmits these signals to the ECM so it can adjust the air/fuel mixture for the engine. This helps your car runs as efficiently as possible while also reducing emissions. Here’s a deeper look at the O2 sensors on your Volkswagen.

Turbocharging 102

Installing – or upgrading – a turbocharger is a great way to increase your vehicle’s total power output. However, before you go on eBay and buy the biggest turbo you can find, you need to know about sizing.

Sweet Volkswagen Feature: 1981 Golf

While browsing through CarDomain, we found a really cool vintage Golf that seems to be undergoing some pretty heavy work. This machine is slowly, but surely, getting upgrades on what seems like every system throughout.

Are OEM Spark Plugs Worth It?

Spark plugs aren’t made to last forever. Even ones tipped with iridium will wear out over so many miles traveled, and those are the longest lasting spark plugs. The good thing about spark plugs is they can easily be changed out when they become worn or damaged. So what kind of plugs do you use when it comes time to replace them? Most automotive experts will agree that OEM spark plugs are superior to cheap aftermarket replacements, and here’s why.

Turbocharging 101

You’re not one of those poor misinformed people who thinks that big V8s are the only path to power, are you? If so, let us educate you: There’s more than one passage to big dyno numbers and low track times. Another option? Turbochargers.

Let’s talk about turbochargers — spooling, rev limiter hitting turbochargers!