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!


Anyone Even You Can Change Their Wiper Fluid

Here at Gene Messer Volkswagen, we offer the benefit of quality service and repair for our drivers in Lubbock, but there are things that all of us are capable of doing, and one is filling up your wiper fluid. It doesn't take much, and you'll be done in no time. Here's how:

  • Open up the hood of your vehicle, and find the washer fluid reservoir, which is the white and transparent container…

Get that Squealing Noise in Your Car Fixed by Identifying the Issue

The last thing you want to hear is a squealing noise or any bad noise when you're driving. Generally, that means something is up. But, you can count on our team here at Gene Messer Volkswagen to help you fix it in our service center. Here's a few of the reasons your vehicle might be making that squealing noise:

  • If it squeals while you turn the steering wheel, it could be low power-steering…

Understand the Dashboard Warning Lights on Your Ride

There are so many things to understand on your vehicle, that keeping track is difficult. But, when you gain that knowledge, you feel better and more connected to your drive. That's what we want to see for all our drivers at Gene Messer Volkswagen, and that's why we've put together a list of a few of the dashboard warning lights you should know.

  • Check engine light: This is the light that looks…

Getting Bumper Stickers off Your Car


Lots of us like to be expressive with our vehicles, especially Volkswagen owners. For some of us that means putting bumper stickers on our cars. But, sometimes we want to take those stickers off; either our candidate lost, or we don't want anyone knowing we supported the other guy. Whatever it might be, here are some tips for removing bumper stickers from your car.