Knowing your 2015 VW Jetta!

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2015 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA EARNS TOP SAFETY PICK+ RATING FROM THE INSURANCE INSTITUTE FOR HIGHWAY SAFETY

Herndon, VA – (September 18,2014) The redesigned 2015 Jetta, when equipped with the optional Forward  Collision Warning system, has been named a 2014 TOP SAFETY PICK+ by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).

The 2015 Jetta offers a combination of both passive and active systems and has been engineered to meet or exceed current crash regulations. The Jetta features a number of available driver assistance systems, including Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Traffic Alert and Forward Collision Warning.

Blind Spot Monitor. This system utilizes a flashing symbol in the outer area of the side mirrors to help alert the driver to vehicles that are in the vehicle’s blind spot or approaching from the rear. This is intended to help improve driver awareness when changing lanes. The system uses radar sensors to “monitor” a space around the vehicle with a range of approximately 65 feet. Customers who choose the Blind Spot Monitor option automatically get the Rear Traffic Alert assistance system as well.

Rear Traffic Alert. The new driver assistance system is offered in tandem with Blind Spot Monitor. The system not only helps alert the driver to stationary and moving vehicles directly behind the vehicle; it also detects vehicles approaching from the side which may be difficult for the driver to see. The radar-based sensor module can even detect objects up to 65 feet away. In case of an impending collision, the system gives an acoustic warning.

Forward Collision Warning. This system uses radar sensors to monitor the distance from traffic ahead of the vehicle. The Forward Collision Warning system helps alert the driver of critical front-end collision situations, both acoustically and visually by a clear warning symbol in the instrument cluster. The radar sensor acquires both the position of stationary cars and motorcycles and those moving in the same direction as the vehicle. The sensor is hidden behind the VW logo on the radiator grille.

All Jetta models are equipped with standard Electronic Stability Control (ESC), six airbags, Anti-lock Brakes (ABS), Electronic Brake-pressure Distribution (EBD), Electronic Stability Control (ESC), and Hydraulic Brake Assist (HBA).

“The redesigned 2015 Volkswagen Jetta not only brings a sleek new design but also offers customers state-of-the-art technology, creating the ideal combination of Volkswagen design, performance, and world-class engineering,” said Mark McNabb, Chief Operating Officer, Volkswagen of America, Inc. “To have IIHS recognize the vehicle as a Top Safety Pick + confirms that our commitment to safety and engineering pays off in delivering a standout compact vehicle.”

The 2015 Jetta is already on sale in U.S. dealerships. The lineup will offer three gasoline engines, a TDI Clean Diesel, and a hybrid powertrain, as well as four trim levels—Base, S, SE, and SEL.

The Driver Assistance Package is available on select Jetta models, and includes the Forward Collision Warning system. “Top Safety Pick+” is based on good ratings in the moderate overlap front, side, roof strength, head restraint tests; no less than an acceptable rating in the small overlap front test; and at least a basic rating for front crash prevention. For details, visit www.iihs.org.

 

About Volkswagen of America, Inc. 
Founded in 1955, Volkswagen of America, Inc., an operating unit of Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (VWoA) is headquartered in Herndon, Virginia. It is a subsidiary of Volkswagen AG, headquartered in Wolfsburg, Germany. VWoA’s operations in the United States include research and development, parts and vehicle processing, parts distribution centers, sales, marketing and service offices, financial service centers, and its state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The Volkswagen Group is one of the world’s largest producers of passenger cars and Europe’s largest automaker. VWoA sells the Beetle, Beetle Convertible, CC, Eos, Golf, GTI, Jetta, Jetta SportWagen, Passat, Tiguan, and Touareg vehicles through approximately 644 independent U.S. dealers.

 

Notes: 
This press release and images of the 2015 Jetta are available at media.vw.com. Follow us @VWNews: #VWTDI, #VWThinkBlue.

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Do not rely exclusively on the Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Traffic Alert system. Always check surrounding traffic and use your turn signal. The system’s function may be limited and depends on many factors. See Owner’s Manual for details.

Do not rely exclusively on the Forward Collision Warning system. The system does not provide a braking function. Always drive safely and attentively, and do not wait for the system’s alerts before braking. The system’s function may be limited and depends on many factors. See Owner’s Manual for details.

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A Heavy Hearted Farewell to the Volkswagen Eos

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The Volkswagen Eos was introduced in 2007 as the successor of the Volkswagen Golf Cabriolet. The Volkswagen Eos made its first debut at the 2006 Detroit auto show. The Volkswagen Eos is a four-seat, two-door, couple convertible with a retractable 5-fold hardtop, with a sunroof, making the Volkswagen Eos a unicorn of sorts. The Volkswagen Eos’s name was derived from the Greek Goddess of sunrise, Eos.

The Volkswagen Eos has had a great eight year run, however Volkswagen has announced that the 2015 VW Eos is the end of the chapter for this peppy, stylish, and sleek little car. This may be goodbye for the Volkswagen Eos, but it is certainly leaving with a bang. The latest and greatest 2015 Volkswagen Eos has eighteen inch Vicenza wheels, Cornsilk Beige and two-toned Vienna leather seating, contrast stitching, silver net interior trim, and a rear view camera—just to name a few of the features you’ll find on the 2015 Volkswagen Eos. If you are in the greater Denver metro area and are interested in purchasing or leasing a Volkswagen we invite you to visit http://www.mcdonaldvw.com/.

Tire Rotation Special!

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Are you in need of a tire rotation? If so then you’re in luck! With this limited time coupon, get a free tire rotation every 5K miles! Take advantage of this great offer while you can at your Denver VW dealership, McDonald VW! 

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Get a $75 value! Perform your timing belt service and the cost of the timing belt part is on us! Don’t miss out on this great monthly offer, only at McDonald VW! 

Denver VW Labor Saver!

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Here at McDonald Volkswagen, we have great monthly specials! Right now get 10% off of labor! This is the perfect coupon for that minor repair you’ve been meaning to get around to! 

AC Performance Savings!

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How has your AC held up this summer? If it’s running a little slower than usual then this is the perfect coupon for you, only at McDonald Volkswagen, your Denver Volkswagen dealer! For $89.95 get an AC performance check! 

The New VW TSI

VW’s award winning TSI technology offers you excellent performance with great fuel economy and low emissions. Designed to be lighter and more fuel-efficient, the new EA888 Gen 3 four-cylinder engine has numerous revolutionary refinements, including a new thin-wall cylinder block, a cylinder head with an integrated exhaust manifold and greatly reduced friction.

The new 1.8L TSI engine has been completely redesigned to give you the most out of your VW. The new TSI has been designed with maximum fuel efficiency in mind without sacrificing power. Lower CO2 emissions, saving on car tax and owning a vehicle that is easier on the environment, are just a few of the perks of owning a new TSI VW, while still having all of the power behind the pedal.

TSI stands for Turbo Straight Injection and there are many clear key advantages to this type of engine:

-Stronger Acceleration—the new TSI engine is lighter and produces more torque, which allows the vehicle to accelerate faster; a TSI Jetta goes for 0-60 in only 7.3 seconds.

-High Torque at low RPM—the 1.8L engine produces more torque than ever before

All of VW’s current models are available in TSI therefore you can still get the VW you’ve always wanted, with even more benefits!

When you purchase or lease a new 2014 Volkswagen Turbo (TSI) model, you get a $1,000 Reward Card during the Turbocharged Sales Event! If you’re interested in a new TSI model, stop by McDonald Volkswagen or check out our inventory online!

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Stay cool this summer with McDonald Volkswagen!

We’re well into summer here in Colorado. How’s your air-conditioner holding up? If it’s running kind of slow, it might need a pick me up. Right now at McDonald Volkswagen you can get an air conditioner performance check for $89.95.

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