What is the Difference Between the VW Golf and VW Golf GTI?
The Volkswagen Golf family is some of the most economical fun-to-drive vehicles on the market today. The Golf’s hatchback body style provides drivers with a useful amount of cargo space and each one of the Golf family members offers qualities that make each one great in its own way. You may be wondering what is the difference between the VW Golf and VW Golf GTI? The largest difference between the two hatchbacks is what is under the hood. Keep reading to see more differences between the two. Read the rest of this entry
2017 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack Features and Engine Specs
The all-new model for 2017 is the Golf Alltrack which is compact wagon that shares the same build as the Golf family. Keep reading to see the 2017 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack features and engine specs. The 2017 Golf Alltrack will be equipped with a 1.8-liter four-cylinder TSI gasoline engine that is rated at 170 horsepower and 199 pound-feet of torque. At first, it will be available with a six-speed dual-clutch DSG automatic transmission and a six-speed manual transmission will be available at a later date. The Alltrack will have 4Motion all-wheel drive system and in normal driving, the Alltrack acts like a front-wheel drive car for better fuel economy but as soon as the system detects wheel slip, up to 50 percent of the drive torque can be shipped to the rear wheels. Read the rest of this entry
I-ACTIVSENSE Active Safety Features
What is Mazda i-ACTIVSENSE? Mazda’s i-ACTIVSENSE is an umbrella term that the automaker uses to cover a series of advanced safety technologies developed in line with Mazda proactive safety. I-ACTIVSENSE includes active safety features that support safer driving by helping the driver to recognize potential hazards. The pre-crash safety technologies help to avoid collisions or reduce their severity in they are unavoidable. Here are some of the main active safety features that Mazda offers and how they each work. Read the rest of this entry
Father’s Day 2016 Last Minute Gift Ideas
Not sure what to get dad for Father’s Day or haven’t even thought about what to get him yet? Let us help out. Father’s Day is right around the corner on June 19th, 2016 and if you need a great last minute gift then check out these Father’s Day 2016 last minute gift ideas. Read the rest of this entry
Dog Parks in Milwaukee, WI
Do you live in the Milwaukee area and are you looking for safe places to take your dog so they can run around, socialize with other dogs and just have fun? Check out the dog parks in the Milwaukee area. Currently the Milwaukee County has 7 off-leash dog parks. Before you go, make sure that your dog is licensed by your municipality and that you have your dog exercise area permit. Read the rest of this entry
VW Pre- and Post-Collision Braking System Differences
Volkswagen takes safety very seriously. In fact, the Volkswagen Driver Assistance package is standard on many of the VW models. This package has 7 different safety features and comes standard on the following 2016 Volkswagen models: the Jetta, the Beetle, the Beetle Convertible, the Touareg, the Passat, and all Golf models. Read the rest of this entry
2017 Volkswagen Dune Beetle Release Date
We can hardly wait for the release of the 2017 Volkswagen Dune Beetle. It looks like a Beetle, but with more attitude and edge. The dune buggy styling says toughness while the interior says technology. With so much to offer, we can hardly wait for the 2017 Volkswagen Dune Beetle Release Date. Read the rest of this entry
2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata Specs and Features
The 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata is designed for the pure joy of driving. It is clear that, just like Mazda did for the Mazda 3, their focus is on the driver for the MX-5. The design of the 2016 MX-5 is meant to harken back to the original Miata template. The 2016 Mazda MX-5 is available in 3 trim levels: Sport, Club, and Grand Touring. Let’s take a closer look at the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata Specs and Features. Read the rest of this entry
Why choose the Volkswagen turbocharged engine?
The Volkswagen Jetta has a lot going for it. It has some pretty sweet features that come standard. Like dual zone climate control and keyless access with push-button start. But did you know the Jetta also offers a choice of four turbocharged engines? And now that you do know, why choose the Volkswagen turbocharged engine? Read the rest of this entry
What is Mazda Radar Cruise Control?
Have you ever wondered what Mazda Radar Cruise Control, or RCC is? And why it’s beneficial? Let’s take a closer look at Mazda Radar Cruise Control and how it effects different types of driving. Mazda Radar Cruise Control is available on Grand Touring models. How do drivers feel about it? Read the rest of this entry