Does My Volkswagen Work with VW-Car-Net?

April 2nd, 2021 by

Interior view of a Volkswagen front dash and infotainment system

Does My Volkswagen Work with VW-Car-Net?

Get the Full VW-Car-Net Experience

It’s no exaggeration to say that the features of the Volkswagen VW-Car-Net® system completely change the driving experience. From remote controls to automatic crash notifications, VW-Car-Net will make you feel like the future is here.

Fortunately, virtually every new Volkswagen is compatible with VW-Car-Net. To check to see if your Volkswagen is compatible with VW-Car-Net, use VW’s official compatibility checker here. Once you’re ready to go, or if you’re still considering whether VW-Car-Net is a feature you want to enroll in, read on to find out about Volkswagen VW-Car-Net and everything it has to offer.

What are the Benefits of VW-Car-Net?

Volkswagen VW-Car-Net offers a long list of benefits, so long it can be a bit overwhelming.

First, there are awesome convenience features like Remote Access that allow you to conveniently control certain features in your Volkswagen from a distance. Start your engine remotely, lock and unlock the doors, honk the horn, and even flash your lights.

Utilizing Parkopedia®, you can locate a parking spot at your intended destination before even setting off. Your Volkswagen will even notify you when it needs service or repair and will help you schedule an appointment at a preferred Volkswagen dealer.

With an available VW Car-Net Safe & Secure subscription, you get access to a whole host of cutting-edge safety features such as Anti-Theft Alerts and Stolen Vehicle Location Assistance, which can help you locate your vehicle in the event of a theft. Emergency Assistance will help you get in touch with an emergency operator in the event of an accident. And if you can’t contact one yourself, Automatic Crash Notifications can do so on your behalf and send assistance automatically.

If you have a young driver at home, keep tabs with custom alerts that show you where, when, and how someone is driving your car. And with Plus Speech, you can enable voice controls for everything from navigation to phone calls.

How to Use VW-Car-Net in Your VW

Using the Volkswagen Car-Net system is easy. Simply download the Car-Net app on your Apple or Android smartphone to connect it with your Volkswagen and get started.

Alternatively, you can press the “i-Button” on the overhead dashboard to activate a 6-month trial. After registering at, you can activate features such as remote access, speed alerts, and other features. With that, you’re all set up.

Contact Volkswagen of Gainesville Today

Need help setting up your Volkswagen VW-Car-Net system? Our knowledgeable service team will assist you in setting up your system right, so you can take full advantage of the wide range of features such as Remote Start and Anti-Theft Alerts. Simply give us a call at (855) 867-1634 or contact us online here to get help setting up your system today.

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