Tips for Cleaning Your Tires

Over time, tires can build up dirt and debris, causing your vehicle’s performance to suffer. If you are starting to hear rubbing in your tires while driving or braking, then that could be a sign that your tires should be cleaned. Another great way to know that it's time for your tires to be cleaned is by simply looking at them.

If you’re washing your entire vehicle, be sure to clean your wheels and tires first. Cleaning your wheels and tires first will prevent the tire grime from splashing over you. Feel free to use soap and…

What Kind of Lighting System is Utilized in the 2019 Volkswagen Passat?

An exciting development in car safety technology is the invention of automatic dimming and brightening headlights. The inclusion of this technology helps keep the highways and even the streets in Cicero safer in two ways. First, drivers need not switch their attention from the road to the controls to change the headlight intensity. Second, oncoming traffic is not blinded by a headlight system that does not appropriately dim.

The headlight dimming and brightening system work off the same sensors that detect movement in front of the car....

Volkswagen Commemorates the Final Year of an Iconic Vehicle

There are few left who remember the first Volkswagen Beetles. Those small vehicles became a rage during the 1960s and later in the U.S. Many of them ran circles around Cicero while other vehicles faded away. The original Beetle was beloved by many, especially the young who only needed two seats, an engine, and four wheels to get to their destination.

2019 is the final year of the iconic Volkswagen Beetle line. You can join in commemorating this impressive line of vehicles by viewing its “Final Edition” at Burdick Volkswagen. Some changes separate this model from all other Beetles…

Volkswagen Jetta Performs in a Small Package

Our customers at Burdick Volkswagen just love the Volkswagen Jetta. Why? This compact sedan has everything you need for outstanding performance, for everyday chores and for those times when you are out on the highway. The Jetta has a standard turbocharged engine, but that's just a small part why our customers love this sedan.

Confident and responsive handling is another reason why you'll love the Jetta. Available features such as cross differential system...


Volkswagen Golf GTI

Take to the roads of Cicero and beyond in style with the new Volkswagen Golf GTI. This popular compact hatchback is flush with an abundance of design features all engineered to turn heads on every corner. The Golf GTI experts at Burdick Volkswagen are eager to show you how you can enhance your everyday driving experience with the impressive design of this venerable hatchback.

The interior ambient lighting helps to set any mood in your Golf GTI. The interior of this vehicle lights up all over, including the striking red hue of the ambient door-trim accent lighting.




Volkswagen Golf SportWagen Packed with Features

If you want the roominess of an SUV, but are not quite ready to move up yet, the Volkswagen Gold SportWagen might be exactly what you are looking for. This popular hatchback has fold-down seats that allow you to expand your cargo space. Let’s take a look at a few of your options.

By dropping the rear seats down, you can enjoy 66.5 cubic feet of space. In addition, it comes with roof rails for even more space to store your important gear. Volkswagen did not forget the amenities either. You can get a power tilting and sliding…

Get to Know the 2019 Volkswagen Golf

The 2019 Volkswagen Golf is one of America's favorite compact cars. That has been the case for a long time. People love the convenience of four doors plus a hatchback. It makes it easy to load and unload the car, whether you're carrying people or goods.

The 2019 Golf takes performance to a great new level. Depending on the configuration, the Golf gets up to 184 lb-ft of torque. The 1.4 L turbo engine gets up to 147 HP. It gets excellent gas mileage, 29 mpg in the city and up to 37 mpg on the highway…


What Are the Different Vehicle Safety Ratings?

Two entities exist to judge cars on a range of safety features, the non-profit Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and the government-run National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. They each have a different set of criteria for vehicles.

The NHTSA rates vehicles with a system ranging from one star to five stars. Their tests consist of three impacts to the vehicle, a frontal, a side impact and a rollover test. Each test is conducted at speeds over 20 mph. After all tests are complete, the car receives a rating, with five stars being the best rating.



Refinancing vs. trading in your car

Have you ever refinanced your vehicle? There are some steps you can take to ensure that you pay a low monthly payment for your vehicle, even if you have a difficult credit score to work with. Many lenders are willing to work with buyers as long as they have a job and proof of income. However, you also want to make sure that you have positive equity on your current vehicle. Otherwise, you could be paying more per month in a refinance situation.

For vehicles where you have negative equity, meaning that you owe more than the car is worth…

What To Expect With a Volkswagen Certified Pre-Owned Vehicle

When you are shopping for a pre-owned vehicle, we at Burdick Volkswagen want you to feel confident about what we have to offer. One of the worst feelings we can leave you with is the feeling that your vehicle is going to breakdown on you. This is one of the reasons that we participate in the Volkswagen Certified Pre-owned program.

Our certified pre-owned program is in place to make sure that you are getting the type of vehicle that is reliable. We put our vehicle through a thorough inspection in order to make sure that it meets our high standards…



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