Sheehy Volkswagen of Springfield

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The Front Assist System in the Volkswagen Atlas

The Volkswagen Atlas is a high-tech vehicle that can keep you safe and alert. This popular mid-sized family SUV is available to drivers at Sheehy Volkswagen of Springfield. It's available with an innovative Front Assist system that acts as a second pair of eyes.

Sensors and cameras on the front of the vehicle keep an eye on the road ahead of you. The technology is engineered to detect potential hazards. These include other drivers, road obstacles, and even pedestrians. If the Atlas senses a possible issue, it will let you know with an audible alert and flashing warning in…

How Salt Destroys Cars and How to Avoid It

Unfortunately for residents of Springfield, snow can be serious driving hazard. Obviously, driving in snowy and icy conditions is unsafe, but there is another hazard that lies beneath the surface, and that is ice related car damage. Not only can freezing temperatures and ice damage your paint, it can cause your undercarriage to rust and cause mechanical problems with your engine, but there are a few ways to avoid this nasty problem.

Many of the issues come from the fact that many cities use salt to melt ice on roads. While this makes driving safer, it can do a number…

The Best Ways to Stay Safe After an Auto Accident

Here at Sheehy Volkswagen of Springfield, we want everyone to stay safe in the event that they are ever in an auto accident. The fact remains that most of us probably will be in an auto accident at some point in our lives. When this happens it is important to remain calm and go through certain procedures to ensure that you get back home safely.

Immediately after the accident you should check yourself and your passengers to make sure everyone is physically okay. You should also check on anyone else involved in the accident as well. 


Fall Food Drive Supporting ECHO Has Started!

Help Support ECHO by Donating Today!

At Sheehy Volkswagen of Springfield we greatly value our loyal customers and community. We love giving back to our community and those in need which is why we are thrilled to announce our annual Fall Harvest Food Drive has begun! From now until November 9th you can stop by our store and donate any non-perishable foods or canned goods! We are located 6601 Backlick Rd. Springfield, VA 22150 and hope to see you soon!
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All donations will be given to ECHO (Ecumenical Community Helping Others) which is a non-profit that helps people who need…
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Safe Road Sharing with Bike Riders

Roads aren’t just for cars and trucks. Bicycles often share roadways, which means you need to pay extra attention to who's sharing your traveling spaces and do your part to keep things safe.

Three feet is a good amount of space to leave when passing cyclists, but check your state law for local requirements. Sometimes the road doesn't allow that much extra space, so in those cases, cyclists can use the entire lane. 


Off-Road Adventures in the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan

Explore the unbeaten path with confidence in the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan. This popular compact SUV is available with two distinct off-road driving modes to help you stay stable and safe in any condition.

The first mode is the standard off-road mode. It can automatically adjust power between the front and rear wheels to provide enhanced traction. It can also initiate active features like Hill Descent Control to help you maintain a steady speed as you're going down a decline. The second mode if off-road custom. This mode gives you complete control in how your SUV performs. 


Performance Features of the Volkswagen Passat

Volkswagen has contributed plenty of popular models to the car market over the years. The Passat heads its mid-size sedan lineup, popular for its sleek exterior design and enhanced performance features.

The standard Passat offers drivers a 2-liter, 174-horsepower engine, or they can upgrade to a 3.6-liter, 280-horsepower V6 engine. The standard engine delivers 25 mpg around town and 36 mpg on the highway. The V6 offers 19 mpg in city driving and 28 mpg at highway speeds. 


Choose the Volkswagen Golf for Its Technology Features

When you are searching for a compact car, you want to find one that has all of the features that you would get in a bigger car, especially when it comes to technology. The Volkswagen Golf is a popular car and one that has the technology that you are seeking.

The touchscreen that is part of the sound system of this vehicle is easy to use so you can control what kind of music you are playing in your vehicle. There is an option for you to start your vehicle with the push of the button when you drive the…

What does the Intelligent Crash Response System do in a Volkswagen Beetle?

Drivers who have experienced accidents have repeatedly reported confusion and lack of thought. Most will never think about doing those things that are necessary to secure their safety. The fact that crash victims think first about their condition and the condition of others in the vehicle leads to further possible dangers.

In recognition of the confusion surrounding crash victims immediately after the event, Volkswagen engineers developed the Intelligent Crash Response System. When your airbags are activated, or your safety belt pretensioners react to an impact...


Comparing Different Warranty Types

Understanding the types of warranties available to you as a car buyer will help you to make an informed decision when the time comes to purchase your vehicle. While there are many kinds of warranties, there are two primary options.

Buyers looking for a comprehensive plan that covers most of their vehicle's parts will want to consider a bumper-to-bumper warranty option. This plan covers engine components, transmission parts, electronic systems and most other major components. It does not cover glass, interior upholstery or the bumpers themselves. 


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