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What are the flat towing laws in Illinois?

Thursday, February 11th, 2021
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Flat towing, or towing a vehicle on all four tires behind one’s ride, usually by tow bar or A-Frame, is a lot to wrap one’s head around. Compounding that difficulty are flat (also called dinghy) towing legal regulations that differ from state to state.

Not only do you have to worry about the dinghy towing laws in your own area, but if you’re making a cross-country trip, you need to be aware of the laws of all the states you pass through. What are the flat-towing laws here in Illinois?

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How many crashes occur due to police chases in Chicago?

Saturday, June 13th, 2020
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Police Chase Injuries and Incidents in Chicago, IL

Police chases are an intriguing aspect of the automotive era. They often capture our fascination, whether in a movie, TV show, or the news. It can be fascinating to see the vehicles and streets used for daily activities transformed into a venue for eluding capture.

However, police chases have grown in controversy over the years, as a closer look at the process reveals negative elements often outweighing the positive. The main downside is the danger chases put on both the general public and police themselves during the chase. How many crashes occur due to police chases in Chicago?

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Complimentary February/March 2020 Automotive Service Offers in Elgin, IL

Wednesday, February 5th, 2020
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Free Automotive Service in Elgin, IL

One exciting element of our dealership here at Elgin VW is our constantly-rotating carousel of specials that we offer. Usually changing on a monthly or bi-monthly basis, these special offers provide savvy shoppers with the chance to save money on ever-changing services and vehicles.

As we roll into the final (official) months of winter 2020, we decided to highlight some of our complimentary service offers that are currently in-play. That’s right: several service procedures can be had for free until March 31st, simply with the use of the applicable coupon. Read on to see what free automotive service is being offered for the next couple of months here at Elgin VW.

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Join us on a journey into the depths of the 2019 Golf GTI!

Thursday, December 12th, 2019

What lies within?

2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI Interior Visualization Tour 

Welcome! Today’s your lucky day, because we’re going to take you on a magical trip inside the 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI. With your minds eye, you’ll get to see the lovely, upscale interior features, premium comfort, and cutting-edge technology firsthand. So pull out your imagination cap (dust if off, as this may be the first time you’ve dragged it out of the closet since elementary school) plop it on your head, and let’s go! 

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2019 Volkswagen e-Golf Color Options

Friday, June 28th, 2019

What Colors Does the 2019 VW e-Golf Come in?

Efficient and stylish, the new 2019 Volkswagen e-Golf is sportier than you’d expect. Adding to the appeal of this practical electric vehicle is its attractive exterior design. Complementing the unique body lines of this well-known hatchback are a variety of different available paint color options for its exterior. (more…)

Safety Features 2019 VW Jetta Serving Chicago

Sunday, April 22nd, 2018

Safety Features 2019 VW Jetta Serving Chicago

Safety Features 2019 VW Jetta Serving Chicago

Safety Features 2019 VW Jetta Serving Chicago

2019 VW Jetta Serving Chicago shoppers

The 2019 VW Jetta offers a variety of driver assistance technologies such as a lane departure warning, blind spot detectors and an automatic braking system in the event of an impending collision. Therefore, the automobile is safe to drive even on winding roads and avoids any disordered movement of the suspension. To read more click here or drive to Elgin Volkswagen and talk to a salesperson about optional upgrades available.

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Safety Features 2018 VW Golf Alltrack Serving Chicago

Thursday, April 19th, 2018

Safety Features 2018 VW Golf Alltrack Serving Chicago

Safety Features 2018 VW Golf Alltrack Serving Chicago

Safety Features 2018 VW Golf Alltrack Serving Chicago

The 2018 VW Golf Alltrack for sale to Chicago

An optional feature on the 2018 VW Golf is the fatigue detector or the unintentional line crossing warning device.  On all types of road surfaces the new Golf Alltrack has been very reassuring.  The Golf Alltrack receives the latest security equipment: adaptable driving modes, 4Motion drive wheel management system, XDS+ system that optimizes cornering grip, descent speed management device, etc. To read more click here or drive to Elgin Volkswagen and talk to a salesperson about optional upgrades available.

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Interior 2018 Volkswagen T-Roc by Chicago IL

Wednesday, January 31st, 2018
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Interior 2018 Volkswagen T-Roc by Chicago IL

The 2018 Volkswagen T-Roc by Chicago IL got a major blast of color on the interior. Whether you’re young or more seasoned you’ll find these color schemes very exciting. A mode switch has been positioned beneath the shifter to access all-wheel drive. With a 60/40 back seat arrangement it allows for plenty of convenient storage. Two large screens make seeing gauges easy, an eight inch screen in the middle and an additional screen situated where the gauge cluster would be. To read more Click here or stop in to Elgin Volkswagen by Chicago IL

 

Interior – 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan by Chicago IL

Tuesday, January 30th, 2018
Interior - 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan by Chicago IL

Interior – 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan by Chicago IL

 

The Volkswagen Tiguan has previously had only two rows of seats.  The 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan by Chicago IL has introduced another row of seating for the first time since the vehicles launch.  Volume now measures at 123.9 cubic feet, with a maximum cargo space of 65.7 cubic feet if you fold down both the second and third rows.  The mid range  SE has front-seat heating capability, leatherette upholstery, and 10-way power adjustability and power lumbar support on the driver’s seat.  To read more Click here or stop in to Elgin Volkswagen by Chicago IL

Interior 2018 Volkswagen Jetta by Chicago IL

Monday, January 29th, 2018
Interior 2018 Volkswagen Jetta by Chicago IL

Interior 2018 Volkswagen Jetta by Chicago IL

 

The trunk yields 15.7 cubic feet of cargo space and Passenger volume is measured at 94.1 cubic feet on the 2018 Volkswagen Jetta by Chicago IL . Each model has its own unique features. Cloth is replaced by leatherette on the seats, the front seats are heated, and the driver’s seat has adjustable lumbar support if you choose the Wolfsburg Edition instead of the base-level S. The top-level GLI has sports-style seating with red contrast stitching. You don’t need the top model to get a ton of features. Cruise control, an SD memory card reader, a USB port and auxiliary audio jack for connecting mobile devices, a single-disc CD player with MP3 and WMA playback capability, Bluetooth® wireless technology for hands-free phone operation and audio streaming,  and a 5-inch touchscreen. To read more Click here or stop in to Elgin Volkswagen by Chicago IL

 

 

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