2018 Volkswagen Tiguan to Feature New Engine

When it's released to dealerships this summer, the all-new 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan will be powered by the most advanced version of Volkswagen's EA888 four-cylinder engine to date. This innovative update will deliver improved power, efficiency and responsiveness to the turbocharged and direct-injected four-cylinder engine.

Making its debut in the Tiguan SUV, this 2.0-liter TSI® engine uses a variable valve timing system to optimize fuel economy and performance. When the vehicle is idling…


Kelley Blue Book Reviews the Volkswagen Atlas

The Atlas marks the first midsize 3-row SUV from Volkswagen, and it was worth the wait according to a recent Kelley Blue Book expert review. Featuring an excellent warranty and low initial price, the Atlas offers the Volkswagen touches you've come to expect such as European-inspired driving and a technology-laden cabin. The reviewer noted that with an easily accessible third row and fold flat seats, the Atlas offers strong competition to established models like…


Break Out from the Norm in the 2017 Volkswagen Jetta

If you're finding that your daily drives to work and other errands are becoming a bit of a bore, it might be time you considered kicking your driving lifestyle up a notch and taking the wheel of the 2017 Volkswagen Jetta! Boasting the performance of a 1.4-liter intercooled turbocharged four-cylinder engine blasting out 150 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque, it could easily be the kick-in-the-pants your morning commutes need to get you…


Welcome the Upcoming 2018 Volkswagen Atlas

There's an all-new vehicle coming to our favorite German automaker's lineup, and it's called the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas! This upcoming full-size SUV offers spacious seating for up to seven adult passengers and an easy-access third row, ensuring you won't have any trouble fitting all of your loved ones inside for a comfortable ride! Take a look at the video below to see how easy it is to climb inside, even if you're currently being chased by bees (though we hope you never are!)

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Getting to Know Your Volkswagen Golf Alltrack's Features

When you're ready to load up for a road trip and take an adventure like no other, the 2017 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack is sure to get you there with thrills and fun like no other. However, it's good to know what your vehicle is capable of, and the automaker has put together a quick video showing off the Golf Alltrack's features. With standard 4MOTION all-wheel drive to take on any road conditions, a rugged design that can handle dusty and rocky backroads, a rearview camera with guidelines to make reversing a breeze, and so much more, you…

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Five Reasons to Fall in Love with the 2016 Volkswagen GTI

If speed and good looks are your thing, then we here at Gene Messer Volkswagen have the perfect suggestion for your cruising satisfaction: the 2016 Volkswagen GTI! While it may be last year's model, this gorgeous little go-getter doesn’t skimp on the features or fun, and the folks at Autotrader certainly agree. With beastly performance thanks to a turbocharged four-cylinder engine hitting 210 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque, a super spacious cabin with up to 52.7 cubic feet of cargo space with the rear seats folded down, and more, you'll never want to stop the…

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Volkswagen is All About Helping You Find Your “Luv Bug”

One thing you gotta hand to Volkswagen is that they’re pretty good at coming up with fantastic ads. With the all-new, first-ever 2018 Atlas on its way, the German automaker has put out another spot that we can’t help but love. Or rather, “luv.” Entitled “Luv Bug,” it follows the blossoming romance of a couple and how their ownership of Volkswagen models contribute to their relationship.


Volkswagen Introduces the 5-Door Arteon In Geneva

Since about 2008, Volkswagen has offered the CC to drivers as a sportier, more up market alternative to the brand’s own Passat. As a niche market model, it never had sales that would rival its smaller sibling. Now, it has a successor—and a new name. Ladies and gentlemen, meet the all-new Volkswagen Arteon.


Have a Handle on Vehicle Overheating

At Gene Messer Volkswagen, we believe in having a high knowledge of vehicles and basic information about any situation. That includes if your vehicle were to overheat. Now, proper care and maintenance usually prevents this from happening, but it's better to be safe than sorry, so we've put together a guide on vehicles overheating that we'd like to share.

How Do You Know Your Car is Overheating?

  • The check engine light comes…

Come See the 2017 Passat in Lubbock


Here at Gene Messer Volkswagen, people know that the Passat is a vehicle you always check out when you enter our Lubbock showroom. Why is that? Well, for its standout quality and features, of course! The 2017 edition is here and we want you to get a sampling of what you can expect on the new Passat!