Archive for the ‘Golf’ Category

Differences Between the 2017 Golf Alltrack and the Golf SportWagen

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016
Differences Between the 2017 Golf Alltrack and the Golf SportWagen

Volkswagen recently unveiled a variation of their Golf SportWagen that will be available for the first time in the States this fall, 2016 – the 2017 Golf Alltrack. Designed to appeal to drivers shopping for a crossover with a little more ruggedness and off-roading capabilities, the Golf Alltrack will offer multiple features not currently available on the SportWagen. We explore the differences between the 2017 Golf Alltrack and the Golf SportWagen in our coverage of Volkswagen at the New York International Auto Show. (more…)

What is a GTI engine?

Sunday, November 29th, 2015
What does gti mean?

If you’re wondering about the Volkswagen engine distinctions, you’re definitely not alone. VW engineers some of the most affordable yet responsive powertrains available in the world, and that fact is the result of a long and well-maintained mechanical pedigree. So, what is a GTI engine and how is it different from what’s under another automaker’s hood? (more…)

Best cars for teenagers in Orwigsburg PA

Friday, September 4th, 2015
Best cars for teenagers in Orwigsburg PA

For a parent, having a teenager behind the wheel can cause a lot of anxiety. For a teen, finally getting some long-awaited freedom is cause for celebration! So, how to reconcile these two very different mindsets? The perfect vehicle–one that combines top safety ratings and modern styling that teenagers won’t endlessly complain about. So, we’re putting together our shortlist of the best cars for teenagers in Orwigsburg PA! (more…)

3 Volkswagen models are saving the environment

Monday, August 31st, 2015
3 Volkswagen models are saving the environment

While environmental concerns may not be at the top of your list of priorities when it comes to new vehicle shopping, it’s always a nice bonus to find your carbon footprint shrinking just because you’re enjoying driving your new Volkswagen. German engineering is ensuring that these 3 Volkswagen models are saving the environment, one mile at a time. (more…)

How far can you travel in the 2015 VW Golf

Friday, April 10th, 2015
2015 Volkswagen Golf gas mileage

2015 Volkswagen Golf gas mileage

Spring is slowly coming along, and with each day we step outside to warmer temperatures and the sounds of birds, we’re reminded that road trip season is just around the corner. Taking a road trip is a fantastic way to get out and see some of the crazy and beautiful things our country has to offer, but summer means rising fuel costs too. If you’re looking to go the distance, you may be wondering about the 2015 Volkswagen Golf gas mileage. Let’s investigate how far you could be going on just one tank of gas. (more…)

Reasons to buy a wagon or hatchback

Sunday, March 29th, 2015
Why buy a hatchback or wagon car

The term “station wagon” is a bit outdated, and tends to conjure up in people’s minds something right on par with “minivan” where fun and style are concerned. But we don’t sell station wagons here at J. Bertolet –  We do sell hatchbacks, and hot hatches, and even the occasional sportwagon. We assure you these are quite different from any fuddy-duddy thing of the past you might be thinking of, so let us explain. In fact, we’ll give you three reasons to buy a wagon or hatchback: (more…)

4 Reasons to Check out the 2015 Volkswagen Golf

Saturday, February 28th, 2015
3 Volkswagen models are saving the environment

Surely, you’ve heard of the Volkswagen Golf. This mighty little hatch, formerly known here in the U.S. as the VW Rabbit, has been around since 1974 and is one of the best-selling cars worldwide. But while you’re certainly aware of the Golf, we wonder here at J. Bertolet Volkswagen if you’ve ever really considered owning one. And if not — why not? Here we’re going to give you 4 reasons to check out the 2015 Volkswagen Golf. We think our list will make you want to come in for a test drive or at the very least start to seriously consider this versatile, award-winning car.  (more…)