How to Stay on Top of Replacing Your Tires

By Product Expert | Posted in How-To on Thursday, November 8th, 2018 at 10:00 AM
Closeup of Hand on Tire

How Do I Check How Old My Tires Are?

Keeping track of when you last replaced your tires can be difficult. You could try to find that receipt you tossed in the desk drawer – or was it the kitchen drawer? But it can be hard to track down exactly how old your tires are or when you last replaced them. Thankfully tire manufacturers make it easy for you to figure out when you last replaced your vehicle’s tires by printing a code into the tire’s rubber. This guide from Onion Creek Volkswagen is here to help you decode your tires and check how old your tires are.

Read the rest of this entry »

Best Used Volkswagen Models for Teens 2018

By Product Expert | Posted in VW, VW Jetta, VW Passat, VW Tiguan on Tuesday, November 6th, 2018 at 9:40 PM
Male Driver Smiling With Woman

Seven Volkswagen Models Named Top Recommended Used Vehicles for Teen Drivers 2018

This month the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) named seven Volkswagen models among its recommended used vehicles for teenage drivers list for 2018. IIHS compiled this list to guide families to vehicles that meet top safety criteria while maintaining an affordable price tag. All recommended used vehicles on the list come equipped with standard electronic stability control and were put into two categories – Best Choices, starting under $20,000, and Good Choices, starting under $10,000. Continue reading to learn more about the seven Volkswagen models named top recommended used vehicles for teen drivers.

Read the rest of this entry »

When and Where to Celebrate Thanksgiving 2018 Around Austin

By Product Expert | Posted in Community, Just for Fun on Sunday, November 4th, 2018 at 10:10 AM
Blocks Spelling Out Happy Thanksgiving

2018 Thanksgiving Day Events Austin TX

With Halloween behind us, it is almost time for everyone’s favorite food-filled holiday. Turkey Day around Austin is fun for the whole family with events and parades for all ages throughout the city. Check out this guide to some of the 2018 Thanksgiving Day events Austin, TX has to offer!

Read the rest of this entry »

How to Change Your Volkswagen Windshield Wipers

By Product Expert | Posted in How-To, Technology on Thursday, November 1st, 2018 at 8:10 AM
Closeup of Hand Picking Up Windshield Wiper

How Often Should I Change My Volkswagen Windshield Wiper Blades?

Driving in poor weather conditions is hard as it is and using worn windshield wipers can make it that much more difficult. It is important to stay on top of replacing your wipers regularly or as soon as they start to become worn so that you are not trying to drive through a rainstorm with failing wipers. Now you may be wondering, “How often should I change my Volkswagen windshield wiper blades?” This guide from Onion Creek Volkswagen is here to help you determine how often you should change your wiper blades and how to change them yourself.

Read the rest of this entry »

Check Out How the Atlas Can Provide the Ultimate Road Tripping Experience!

By Product Expert | Posted in VW Atlas on Wednesday, October 31st, 2018 at 8:24 PM
Volkswagen Atlas trekking through a national park

Volkswagen Atlas Commercials

Here in Texas, we know that we have many square miles to explore – plus there are all the other states that we want to check out! Luckily, the Volkswagen Atlas can help us with our Texas adventures and cross-country road trips thanks to its expansive interior and powerful performance. Don’t believe us? Check out the series of commercials below! Read the rest of this entry »

Show Me the Standard & Optional Equipment of the 2019 VW Atlas

By Product Expert | Posted in VW, VW Atlas on Monday, October 29th, 2018 at 10:36 PM
Driver side exterior view of a gray 2019 VW Atlas

What are the Trim Level and Engine Options of the 2019 Volkswagen Atlas?

The 2019 Volkswagen Atlas has a strong and athletic exterior style thanks to its muscular and flowing body lines.  The capable and comfortable interior of the 2019 Atlas gets loaded with all of the technology and safety equipment that will improve your daily commute as well as your weekend adventures.  You can learn about the trim level and engine options of the 2019 Volkswagen Atlas right here below and you can jump into the driver’s seat of the 2019 Atlas at Onion Creek Volkswagen today to experience all of its standard and optional specs and features for yourself. Read the rest of this entry »

2018 Top Haunted Houses in Austin TX

By Product Expert | Posted in Community, Just for Fun on Wednesday, October 17th, 2018 at 4:30 PM
Black and White Creepy House and Tree With White Best Haunted Attractions in Austin Text

Where are the Best Haunted Houses and Attractions in the Austin Area?

There’s no better way to spend October weekends than by hitting up all of the local haunted houses in your area. Use this guide to plan out your horror-filled weekends by finding out where all the best haunted houses and attractions in the Austin area are.

Read the rest of this entry »

We’re celebrating our 5th anniversary by offering the lowest savings ever

By Product Expert | Posted in Community, Sales & Incentives on Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018 at 8:53 PM
Onion Creek Volkswagen October Sales Banner

Volkswagen October Sales Event Austin TX

We can’t believe we’ve already hit our five-year milestone here at Onion Creek Volkswagen. In order to celebrate, we’re giving a gift to you. Our October sales event here at the Austin TX dealership features our lowest pricing ever. This is saying something, as we’re already known for being the home of the “Sweet Deal.” Read the rest of this entry »

VW breaks the land speed record for its class

By Product Expert | Posted in VW Jetta on Wednesday, September 26th, 2018 at 7:01 PM
2019 Bonneville Volkswagen side profile

210 mph 2019 Volkswagen Jetta

For 210 mph 2019 Volkswagen Jetta a bit there, it seems Volkswagen was bluffing when it indicated its intentions to break a land speed record with the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta. Well, the automaker put its money where its mouth is with the Bonneville Jetta. The vehicle, which was raced at the Utah Salt Flats Racing Association’s World of Speed event, managed to get a track speed of 210.16 mph. Read the rest of this entry »

A fond farewell to the Passat V6

By Product Expert | Posted in VW Passat on Sunday, September 23rd, 2018 at 7:54 PM
Blue Volkswagen Passat

2019 Volkswagen Passat Updates and Changes

All good things must come to an end, and such is the case for the 2019 Volkswagen Passat V6. Never fear, as the Passat shall continue forth. It’s the engine that is gone. As a premium option and one that isn’t as fuel efficient as the 2.0-liter 4-cylinder, it only makes sense to see it go. The 2019 Volkswagen Passat is also offered in just two trims, the Wolfsburg Edition and the SE R-Line, which is an enormous reduction compared to the seven trims found for the 2018 model year. What other updates and changes can you expect? Read the rest of this entry »