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Traveling With Pets

Pets can add plenty of benefits to our lives, and it's important to keep them safe as they travel along with us. Vehicle manufacturers are innovating designs to make cars more pet-friendly, but there are also steps we can take to ensure our pets are safe and comfortable in the car.

While most dogs like to sniff the breeze through an open window, it can be dangerous to allow them to have their heads outside the car. Keep the window open just a few inches to they can still enjoy the fresh air without endangering them.  

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The Weather Can Affect Your Car's Battery

There are many different reasons why your car battery may not work as well when the weather gets warmer or colder. Batteries may not respond well to the need to provide more power on a cold morning. Engine oil can also play a role in making the engine harder to start as it thickens in cold weather.

Ideally, you will have your battery inspected for damage before the winter hits. This is because terminal connection corrosion or a lack of electrolyte could cause damage to the battery. However, be sure not to overcharge the battery in the summer. 

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Consider the Performance Features of the Volkswagen Atlas

Are you looking for an SUV that will give you the kind of performance that you need when you are on the road? Consider the popular mid-size family option that is the Atlas from Volkswagen. You will find that this vehicle is all that you are seeking.

The weather on a certain day can affect the way that your vehicle performs on that day. The weather can mess with your driving and put you in dangerous situations. The Volkswagen Atlas comes set up with 4Motion with Active Control that helps your vehicle stay easy to drive in difficult conditions. 

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Audio Bliss in the Volkswagen Passat

Take your music to the next level in the Volkswagen Passat. This popular mid-sized sedan boasts a high-quality infotainment center. It's also available with a premium audio system that can make your favorite songs sound great.

When you get inside the Passat at Prestige Volkswagen, you'll notice the large infotainment screen on the dash. This feature-rich system allows you to listen to music a number of different ways. In addition to standard AM/FM signal, the equipment is also capable of connecting to satellite radio. 

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Back Up Safely in the 2018 Volkswagen Golf

Back out of crowded parking lots with ease in the 2018 Volkswagen Golf. You can get this popular compact car with high-tech features that are designed to keep you alert and safe.

One useful feature is the built-in rearview camera. It automatically initiates when you put the car in reverse. The feed will splash onto the infotainment screen. It'll show you distance markers and give you a clear view of any nearby obstacles. To cover the areas you can't see, you can get a Rear Traffic Alert system. Sensors will monitor the rear sides of your car. If…

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Explore the Technology in the Volkswagen Atlas

When you get the new Volkswagen Atlas at Prestige Family of Dealerships you can get advanced tech packages to enhance the driving experience. This popular mid-sized family SUV is available with multiple cameras that are designed to help you back out of tight spots safely.

The Atlas has a great rearview camera system. The camera is installed discreetly on the back of the SUV. It turns on automatically when you shift into reverse. The live feed is displayed on the infotainment screen for easy visibility. Distance markers are added to the image so that you have a better idea of…
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Motion Sickness Doesn't Have to Ruin Your Road Trip

A road trip with your family is supposed to be a fun and exciting occasion. However, for people who suffer from motion sickness, this is not always the case.

If you find yourself feeling nauseated during long road trips, there are some things that you can do to ease the pain. Of course, taking a motion sickness pill before you leave home should always be your first step. However, if you are still suffering, you can always try rolling down the windows to let in some fresh air. Many people report that the fresh air helps them to feel balanced…

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For Safer Driving, Share the Road with Bicyclists

The numbers of residents using bicycles for errands and trips has grown in recent years. In this time, many areas experienced an increase in collisions with bikes. Increased driver awareness of bicycles can reduce the number of accidents and make the roads safer for everyone.

Drivers know that distracted driving causes risks for everyone. When operating a vehicle, it is important to be alert and watch for pedestrians and bicyclists. When operating near bike lanes, drivers must keep a safe distance from bikers. 

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Check Out the Volkswagen Tiguan Performance Features

Are you looking for a compact SUV? If you are, the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan is a popular model because it offers consumers numerous features, which include some of the most innovative performance features available. If you want to learn more about the performance features that are included with the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan, read our summary below.

The 2018 model comes with an 8-speed automatic transmission that features Tiptronic mode. With this mode, you have the capability to shift manually for more control. 

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The Volkswagen Passat is a Top Performer

The Volkswagen Passat is a mid-sized car that has enough interior room to easily accommodate five passengers in comfort. The Volkswagen Passat is a popular vehicle due in part to the fact that it is a reliable vehicle that provides you with superior performance.

The Volkswagen Passat provides you with two engine options. The standard engine is the 2.0 liter Turbo TSI engine. This engine provides up to 36 mpg. The optional engine is the 3.6 liter V6 that provides up to 280 horsepower and 28 mpg on the highway. 

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