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Should I Have Conventional or Synthetic Oil Put In My Car?

The question between synthetic and conventional oil is one that many people have. Motor oil is meant to protect your vehicle from harmful contaminants while assisting friction-free movement of the parts inside the motor. Choosing between the two types of oil is typically done by reading your owner's manual. Most vehicle manufacturers will adequately supply you with the type of oil you should put in your car. But, what is the difference?
Conventional oil, also known as mineral-based oil, is simply crude oil that has been refined.
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Leave Vehicle Maintenance Scheduling to Us

There are so many worries in the world, including World Peace, Cancer Cures and Vehicle Maintenance. Thankfully, you can check that last one off the list and leave it to us. Do you have a schedule of when each of your vehicle parts should be serviced? "No." But do we? "Yes."

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What Should You Do With Old Motor Oil?

When you change your oil yourself, you will have old used oil left over. The problem with changing your own automobile oil, is that this used oil is considered to be hazardous waste. Thus, you will need to figure out what to do with your old used oil.

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More Winter Volkswagen Maintenance Tips for Madison!

We're all pretty good at making it through the Madison winter. But is your vehicle? In our last post, we shared some winter maintenance tips. We're back with a few more for your Volkswagen!

Windshield: Ice and snow can build on your windshield, making it hard to see. Install heavier winter wiper blades capable of clearing it away. Always keep extra washer fluid and an ice scraper in your vehicle.

Emergency Kit: You never know what might happen in the winter that could strand you in your vehicle.

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Winter Volkswagen Maintenance Tips for Madison!

When you live near Madison, you just kind of get used to bracing for winter. The cold. The snow. The sometimes rough road conditions. Zimbrick Volkswagen of Madison would like to help you make sure you're Volkswagen is up to the task of winter driving. Here are a few winter maintenance tips.

Coolant: Do you like heat while you drive in the winter? That's pretty key, right? To make sure you're toasty in your VW, regularly check your coolant reservoir, and top it off with a 50/50 mix of antifreeze and water when needed.

Battery: Extreme…

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VW Beetle Enthusiasts Gather in Germany—Does That Make it An Infestation?

The first Beetle Sunshine Tour was held in 2004, it was the result of one fan of the VW Beetle and their desire to gather others cut from the same cloth. This year, more than 650 Volkswagen Beetles of every vintage were gathered in Travemunde, Germany, making it the world’s largest gathering of Beetle owners and fans.

 

 

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Part Golf, Part Tiguan, Part SportsWagen, Full of Fun

The world of crossover SUVs that can handle themselves off-road has generally been confined to one brand. No one has been able to create vehicles with a knack of the off-road as well as being smooth and easy to drive on pavement. Well, until now. The new Volkswagen Golf Alltrack will be just that. It will feed on the dirt and rocks of the trails you've always avoided, but drive with the same smoothness of a car.

Creating a car that can compete in a market with one main competitor is a tough task, but Volkswagen showed they were…

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Turn Heads This School Year In The New 2016 Volkswagen Passat

The new school year is coming, and parents of college students are looking for a safe, reliable vehicle. Look no further than the new 2016 Volkswagen Passat! Kelley Blue Book experts rave “the 2016 Volkswagen Passat blends a variety of appeal into one affordably priced midsize sedan.” The new Passat features a sleek exterior with an interior that will make you fall in love the moment you step inside. Stay warm on those chilly night with available heated front and rear seats or stay cool with Climatronic® dual-zone automatic climate control system...

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Explore The Great Outdoors In The New 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan

The end of summer is right around the corner. Why not take one more getaway in the new 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan. Grab the kids, pack up your car, and head to Picnic Point for a memorable adventure. The new Tiguan comes equipped with a standard turbocharged 200-hp engine and available 4MOTION all-wheel drive that pushes boundaries.

Enjoy the sights and sounds of the world in a driver-focused interior filled with premium amenities and style from an available panoramic sunroof to available leather seating surfaces. Pack everything you need for your next adventure with 40/20/40-split...

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A Brand-New Way To Think About Pre-Owned Cars

If you are in the market for a pre-owned vehicle, then you would be happy to know that Volkswagen is currently offering drivers a WorldAuto program. This program covers every Certified Pre-Owned vehicle sold at your participating Volkswagen dealership, giving you a peace of mind when buying your next pre-owned vehicle...

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