Archive for the ‘Tips and Tricks’ Category

Learn about the Memory Function of Your Volkswagen with this Video

Saturday, December 25th, 2021
The Volkswagen ID.4 from the top

What Must You Know About the Memory Function of Your Volkswagen? 

Your Volkswagen vehicle is smarter than you thought it would be. Its memory function remembers inputs and details to deliver a comfortable ride. So, what must you know about the memory function of your Volkswagen to make the most out of it? Read this blog by Mac Volkswagen in McMinnville, OR, for more insight. 

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Learn How to Make the Most of Your Volkswagen’s Wireless App Connect Feature

Friday, November 12th, 2021
Close up of the steering wheel of a Volkswagen

Video Explaining Volkswagen’s Wireless App Connect

Technology can tricky—helpful, but tricky! And when it comes to navigating your car’s technology features, things could get a tad overwhelming. However, there are resources that can help you out as well. Volkswagen model owners, we are looking at you. Can’t seem to fully comprehend the Wireless App Connect Feature? Watch this video explaining Volkswagen’s Wireless App Connect and become more aware of its features. Also, check our inventory at Mac Volkswagen in McMinnville, OR, to find the Volkswagen of your choice.

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Spending Thanksgiving Alone? Here’s What You Can Do to Make it More Meaningful!

Thursday, November 4th, 2021
A well-cooked and juicy turkey set on the table, all ready to be carved

How to Spend Thanksgiving Alone this Year?

Being alone does not always have to mean that your life is sad and tragic. Some people choose to stay alone because human interaction does not always fare well for them. In fact, a loner is not always lonely. On the other hand, life is uncertain, and it might so happen that you have no one around you to spend your holidays with. With the holiday season upon us, people living far away from their loved ones might feel the blues more than ever. That said, if you are spending Thanksgiving alone this year, here are a few things you can do. Read this blog to know how you can spend Thanksgiving alone this year. Also, check our inventory at Mac Volkswagen in McMinnville, OR, to find the latest Volkswagen models.

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Learn All about Winter Tires and All-Season Tires

Monday, October 18th, 2021
Close up image of a set of tires

Should You Go for Winter Tires or All-Season Tires?

For people who do not know much about automobiles and their different parts, the distinction between different kinds of tires might be a non-issue. However, if there is one thing that people must know before getting their hands on a car for the first time, it is that tires are incredibly important. The kind of tires you have on your vehicle contributes significantly to the car’s performance. That said, read this entry to know if you should go for winter tires or all-season tires. Both kinds have unique features that you might want to know about before purchasing a car. In any case, look through our inventory at Mac Volkswagen in McMinnville, OR, and drive home the Volkswagen of your choice once you are enlightened about tires.

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All About Installing a Child Safety Seat in Your Car

Tuesday, October 5th, 2021
An infant sleeping peacefully in the child safety seat of a car

How to Install a Child Safety Seat in Your Car?

You could take all the necessary precautions and ace that driving test yet run into an unforeseen and uncalled for situation with your car. More often than not, roads are perilous, and car accidents could be inevitable. As such, the stress only exacerbates when you have a child traveling with you in the car. Therefore, it is essential to install child safety seats as part of your precautions while driving. If you have been wondering how to install a child safety seat in your car, this might be the right read. That said, read the rest of the entry and browse through our inventory at Mac Volkswagen in McMinnville, OR.

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Get Your Car Ready for the Fall Season

Thursday, September 9th, 2021
Image of an auto mechanic tending to a car

What are Some Important Car Maintenance Tips for the Fall Season?

Following a car maintenance schedule is imperative, and more so, if you want your car to embrace the challenges of the changing seasons. Each season brings with it certain impediments that might cause your vehicle to slow down or even break down if not tended to at the earliest. Now that fall is upon us, it is time to give our cars the care and services they need so that they can stand the test of time. Mac Volkswagen in McMinnville, OR runs the gamut of car services and you can look them up if you want your car to be ready for fall. That said, let us now look at some important car maintenance tips for the fall season and prepare them to brace the icy roads and chilly winds.

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How Do I Make my Tires Look New Again?

Friday, February 19th, 2021
close up of multiple car tires

An underrated component of a vehicle’s curb appeal is the tires. Not everyone notices right away how much of a difference a set of clean, dark tires has on the overall appearance of a car, truck, or SUV. A quick spray of water makes them look nice and dark, but that changes as soon as it dries, so how can you achieve that same kind of look all the time? Continue reading for a quick lesson on cleaning up your tires.

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Can I Connect my Phone to my New Volkswagen?

Friday, January 22nd, 2021
Close up of phone with Android Auto active in car

Something almost everyone wants out of a new car is the ability to connect their phone to their car’s audio system. Doing this allows you to listen to your favorite music, podcasts, audiobooks and more, not to mention voice dictating messages, hands-free navigation and so much more. If you want to be able to do all of these things with your phone and your new Volkswagen car or crossover, continue reading.

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3 Vacuuming Tips for a Cleaner Car

Tuesday, January 19th, 2021
hand holding vacuum cleaning leather car seat

If your car is getting really dirty, stinky, or if something happened and you just need to make sure it gets clean again after a big mess, this guide is for you. Vacuuming is an indispensable part of car interior cleaning, and we want to help you improve your technique so you can get the clean, fresh car you deserve.

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How Do I Clean my Car’s Infotainment Screen?

Friday, January 8th, 2021
man in jean jacket wiping infotainment screen with blue rag

Cleaning the inside of your car is rarely anyone’s favorite thing to do, but sometimes you just have to do it. If you have ever looked at your touchscreen and thought it needs a good cleaning, but you weren’t sure how to do it, here’s a post dedicated to getting your touchscreen clean safely so you don’t have to worry about those awful smudges and fingerprints anymore.

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