What is Volkswagen Car-Net ®?

By Product Expert | Posted in Technology on Tuesday, October 1st, 2019 at 3:49 pm
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Volkswagen Car-Net allows you to connect with your vehicle at a distance

Volkswagen Car-Net is a suite of vehicle functions that you can access through a smartphone application. By downloading the app, you immerse yourself in a world of convenience. Certain features are free for up to five years from the date of purchase on most 2020 Volkswagen models. On older models, ask our sales team about whether you can get Volkswagen Car-Net. Below, we will tell you about the four main categories of Car-Net features: Remote Access, Safe & Secure, Hotspot, and Guide & Inform.

What is Volkswagen Car-Net Remote Access?

Remote Access is the ability to control or monitor certain aspects of your Volkswagen vehicle from a distance. Remote Access capabilities include remote start and stop, remote door-lock control, and remote honk or light flash. You can also access monitor information such as where you last parked, what the level of your fuel is, what mileage your vehicle is at, and more.

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Volkswagen Car-Net safety and security features

Safety and security features can be purchased at the cost of $99 per year in the form of Car-Net Safe & Secure. Car-Net Safe & Secure offers features like Emergency Assistance and Stolen Vehicle Location Assistance. For just $99 a year you can have the added security of technology looking out for you.

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Does Volkswagen Car-Net offer a Wi-Fi hotspot?

Volkswagen Car-Net does offer a 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot plan through Verizon. Verizon customers can simply add a line to their current plan for their vehicle. Anyone who is not currently a Verizon customer can set up a hotspot for $20 per month before taxes and fees.

Volkswagen Car-Net Guide & Inform features

What is Car-Net Guide & Inform? It is an advanced navigation and infotainment system. This feature of Volkswagen Car-Net aims to make a driver’s life easier in terms of navigating, including things like weather reports, fuel prices, and traffic updates.

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