What’s new for Volkswagen Car-Net ® in 2020?

By Product Expert | Posted in Safety, Service, Technology on Sunday, October 20th, 2019 at 4:58 pm
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2020 Volkswagen models will get an updated Car-Net ® capability

We have the latest information on what Volkswagen Car-Net will look like on 2020 Volkswagen models. This Volkswagen product is a mix of entertainment, convenience, and safety features. Four major updates and many minor updates have taken place this year, which you can read about below.

Main four updates to Volkswagen Car-Net for 2020

The major updates for Volkswagen Car-Net for 2020 models are the following:

  • Volkswagen Car-Net is now standard on most Volkswagen models
  • More no-charge services are available for the first five years of car ownership
  • The Car-Net mobile app has been revised and given a faster response time
  • New DriveView ™ program allows drivers to track their own habits

hands using car-net app

What features of Volkswagen Car-Net are free for five years?

Remote Access services are free for the first five years of Volkswagen vehicle ownership. Car-Net Remote Access includes various ways of interacting with a Volkswagen vehicle from a distance. For example, drivers can unlock or lock their vehicle or start up their vehicle from a distance using the mobile app. They can also view a remote vehicle status display to check their vehicle’s fuel level, mileage, and door and window statuses. These services are free of charge for the first five years, and you can continue the services after that if desired.

What safety features are available with Volkswagen Car-Net?

You can check out Volkswagen Car-Net safety features here. The newest feature, DriveView ™ could be considered a convenience or safety feature but judging from the fact that enrolling can get you discounted automotive insurance rates, we will call it a safety feature. DriveView is a program that shows you your driving habits, such as how hard you brake and when you use excessive speed. You get an overall driving score and possible insurance discounts by enrolling.

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