Should You Buy a Loaner Car?

February 1st, 2024 by

Nearly all used car shoppers strive for a vehicle as close to new as possible. This can be measured in miles, condition, or assurance. Certified Pre-owned vehicles are one step toward this like-new designation. But within the CPO inventory, one or more cars may even come closer to “new.” These vehicles never had another owner…

Last Chance To Buy A Manual GTI

October 30th, 2023 by
New Volkswagen GTI Front View

In 2003, Volkswagen released its Direct-Shift Gearbox (DSG), which has slowly but surely been phasing out customers’ want for the manual transmission. And now, VW has officially announced that the 2024 GTI and Golf R will be the last chance for buyers to choose the old-school manual transmission.  Engine The Mk8 2024 Volkswagen Golf GTI…

The Detroit Bureau Heaps Praise on 2024 Atlas Cross Sport

September 29th, 2023 by
Announcing the 2024 Atlas Cross Sport

If you scan the Bud Brown Volkswagen lot you will find 2023 and 2024 Atlas Cross Sports parked together. You may not detect much difference between them, but a closer look reveals quite extensive changes for the 2024 model. These changes received enthusiastic approval from The Detroit Bureau’s Publisher & Editor-in-Chief Paul A. Eisenstein. After…

Tiguan Scores Exceptionally Well in Child Seat Installation Test

August 7th, 2023 by
Rear Seat Car Seat

As Volkswagen’s compact crossover, the Tiguan is not only in the most popular vehicle class in the country, but as anyone in the Bud Brown VW sales force can tell you, it is also a class heavily favored by young families. These vehicles are popular for young couples before and soon after they find themselves…

Financing vs. Leasing Your Next Vehicle

May 6th, 2023 by

If you can just walk into Bud Brown Volkswagen and write a check for the full amount of a new car, good for you! You can stop reading.  The rest of us have to figure out how to pay for our rides over time. Purchasing through financing is often the default line of thinking. But…

How to Use Wireless Apple CarPlay® in Your VW

May 6th, 2023 by

Many of the Volkswagen models in the Bud Brown Volkswagen inventory feature wireless Apple CarPlay®. If you are an iPhone user, you are already familiar with the appearance of your favorite application app icons and the behavior of the apps themselves. The purpose of Apple CarPlay® is to essentially let the infotainment screen of your…

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Keeping Your Car’s Touch Screen Clean

March 25th, 2023 by
vw touch screen being pressed

Fingerprints On Your Volkswagen Touch Screen Keeping your car clean can sometimes feel like a part-time job, especially if you have kids. The occasional vacuuming and wipe-down are usually enough to keep it in decent condition, but we often hear people asking us how they should clean the touch screen in their car.

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Setting Up a Home Vehicle Charging System

January 27th, 2023 by
2023 Volkswagen ID.4 Charging Station Plugged In

If you own or are planning to own an electric vehicle, of which there are plenty already available on the market – including the Volkswagen ID.4, then you’re going to need to set up a home vehicle charging system to make sure your car or utility vehicle gets the power it requires. There are three…

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Looking for a safe, reliable vehicle for your teen driver? IIHS recommends 7 pre-owned Volkswagen models in recent report

January 8th, 2019 by

Raising kids is full of joyous moments — their first steps, their first words, their first day of school. But when it comes time for them to get their driver’s license, their first few years on the road are nothing short of nerve-racking. As a parent of a new teen driver, it only makes sense…

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