Remaining 2018 Volkswagens at Steet Ponte VW!

By cmathias | Posted in Dealer Information, Volkswagen, VW Model News on Monday, November 12th, 2018 at 3:44 PM

Looking for a great deal? You KNOW that the end of the year means we’re trying to get rid of all 2018 VW models and make room for the 2019’s!! Stop down and take a test drive, you won’t be disappointed. From the sporty 2018 VW Jetta, to the roomy 2018 VW Passat, to the sharp new 2018 VW Atlas, we’ve got something for everyone!

Don’t forget, we’re offering a $500 Military and/or First Responder discount to those who qualify, and we have many great financing offers to work with! These are all BRAND NEW 2018 VW’s just waiting to be driven home! Check out all the technology and amenities they have to offer!

Click here to view our remaining 2018 VW inventory.

Steet Ponte VW Annual Thanksgiving Food Drive to Benefit the Hope House!

By cmathias | Posted in Dealer Information, News on Friday, November 2nd, 2018 at 3:40 PM

For the past 5 years, we’ve held successful Thanksgiving Food Drives and donated items to a different organization in the Utica area.

This year, we’re collecting non-perishable food items to donate to the Hope House right here in Utica, NY. The Hope House serves 2-3 meals per day, 7 days a week to local residents in need.

For more information on the Hope House, visit their website here: www.hopehouseutica.org.

Please consider donating a can or two to the vehicle in our showroom! We will be collecting donations up until Thanksgiving! #HappyThanksgiving #ThanksgivingFoodDrive #UticaNY

Steet Ponte VW 5th Annual Thanksgiving Food Drive to benefit the Hope House in Utica NY!

Volkswagen Partners with Microsoft!

By cmathias | Posted in Uncategorized on Saturday, October 20th, 2018 at 4:12 PM

VW will use Microsoft Corp’s Azure cloud platform to provide all future digital services and mobility offerings across its entire fleet! Volkswagen will establish an automotive cloud development office in Washington State close to Microsoft’s headquarters.

This will embed internet services into its vehicles with the software giant’s cloud technology, the companies announced Friday.

The partnership has been set up to create the “Volkswagen Automotive Cloud”, which will see all future digital services in Volkswagen’s cars facilitated by Microsoft Azure, a cloud computing service.

This is not unusual as car manufacturers have been partnering with technology companies for their increasing connected cars!

Sources: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-volkswagen-microsoft/volkswagen-partners-with-microsoft-in-cloud-push-idUSKCN1M81WV

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/2018/09/28/volkswagen-strikes-deal-microsoft-build-cars-connected-cloud/

Meet the Staff: Mike Thayer!

By cmathias | Posted in Meet our Staff on Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018 at 4:12 PM

The first Tuesday of every month we introduce a different face of Steet Ponte VW to help you get to know us better! This month we’re introducing our Parts Consultant, Mike Thayer! If you’re looking for anything for your VW, Mike is your guy as he has 28 years of experience in the car business and Parts Department! Mike lives in Russia, NY, and loves being outdoors, hunting and fishing in his spare time. His favorite Volkswagen is the VW Beetle!

Schedule a Service Appt Right on our Website!

By cmathias | Posted in Dealer Information on Monday, September 10th, 2018 at 9:41 AM

It’s so easy!! Do it from the comfort of your own home in your PJ’s, on your lunch break, or in between cooking dinner and taking care of the dog. Just don’t do it while you’re driving!! Schedule an appt right on our website for your next VW Service. It’s so easy, just click here and fill out your information. We’ll call you to confirm your appt and you’ll be on your way! Don’t forget, we offer complimentary snacks, coffees, teas, and hot chocolate, free WiFi, and a comfy waiting lounge with a big screen TV if you choose to wait for your vehicle. Should you  need to get back to work or to another appointment, or just want to go shopping in Consumer Square or Sangertown Square Mall, we provide a FREE shuttle service to take you where you  need to go! We’ll give you a call when your vehicle is ready and send the shuttle to come get you! It’s truly, so easy to do business with us!

Meet the Staff: Lauren Harris!

By cmathias | Posted in Meet our Staff on Monday, September 3rd, 2018 at 9:15 AM

The first Tuesday of every month we introduce a different face at Steet Ponte VW! This month, we’re introducing Lauren Harris. Lauren is the Internet Sales Manager at Steet Ponte VW and the face of our store, you may recognize her from our commercials on TV! Lauren has 15 years of experience in the car business and has been working with us at Steet Ponte VW since we purchased the store in 2011! Lauren lives locally in South Utica, recently buying a house in the same neighborhood she grew up in! She loves shopping when she’s not at work, hanging out with her family, and is a big basketball fan and also used to play! Her favorite Volkswagen is the VW CC.

For more staff introductions, check out our Facebook page!

The People First Warranty at Steet Ponte VW!

By cmathias | Posted in Dealer Information, Volkswagen on Wednesday, August 15th, 2018 at 9:36 AM

Introducing The People First Warranty.2
Power to the volks.

Volks, then wagen. People, then car. That’s our philosophy, and that means being there for our customers long after they drive off the lot. That’s why we offer America’s best Bumper-to-Bumper Limited Warranty on almost all of our 2018 models.2 The Volkswagen 6 years/72,000 Miles (whichever occurs first) New Vehicle Limited Warranty.2 It’s perfect for America’s best customers. For more information, check out our website where you can also download the brochure!

2 6 years/72,000 miles (whichever occurs first) New Vehicle Limited Warranty on MY2018 and newer VW vehicles, excluding e-Golf. Claim based on manufacturers’ published data on length and transferability of car and SUV Bumper-to-bumper/Basic warranty only. Not based on other separate warranties. See owner’s literature or dealer for warranty exclusions and limitations.

Fun to drive. Easy to cover.

Every Volkswagen is designed with quality in mind. So our 6 years/72,000 miles (whichever occurs first) New Vehicle Limited Warranty isn’t just extensive, it’s proof of our confidence.3

3 See dealer or owner’s literature for warranty exclusions and limitations.

Not just desirable, transferable.

If you sell your Volkswagen within the warranty period, your New Vehicle Limited Warranty4 goes with it. The remainder of the vehicle’s warranty coverage transfers to the new owner at no cost to you.

4 6 years/72,000 miles (whichever occurs first) New Vehicle Limited Warranty on MY2018 and newer VW vehicles, excluding e-Golf. Remainder of warranty coverage transfers to subsequent vehicle owner. See owner’s literature or dealer for warranty exclusions and limitations.
See why People First is first.

There are a lot of good bumper-to-bumper warranties out there. What makes ours better? Our transferable 2018 New Vehicle Limited Warranty (which includes powertrain coverage) is longer, in years and mileage, than our competitors’.5

5 6 years/72,000 miles (whichever occurs first) New Vehicle Limited Warranty on MY2018 and newer VW vehicles, excluding e-Golf. Claim based on manufacturers’ published data on length and transferability of car and SUV Bumper-to- bumper/Basic warranty only. Not based on other separate warranties. Remainder of warranty coverage transfers to subsequent vehicle owner. See owner’s literature or dealer for warranty exclusions and limitations.

Transferable Bumper-to-Bumper Basic Warranty Coverage

Now let’s cover what we cover.

In general, the 2018 New Vehicle Limited Warranty covers repairs to correct a defect in manufacturer’s material or workmanship (i.e., mechanical defects). Check out the warranty booklet below to view important exclusions, limitations, and details.6

6 6 years/72,000 miles (whichever occurs first) New Vehicle Limited Warranty on MY2018 and newer VW vehicles, excluding e-Golf. See owner’s literature or dealer for warranty exclusions and limitations.

Under the hood: Powertrain components are covered by the New Vehicle Limited Warranty.8

8 See dealer or owner’s literature for warranty exclusions and limitations.

In the cabin: There are a wide variety of interior features that make driving a Volkswagen a great experience. Which is why we offer broad coveage.9

9 See dealer or owner’s literature for warranty exclusions and limitations.

Meet the Staff: Joe Steet Sr.!

By cmathias | Posted in Meet our Staff on Tuesday, August 7th, 2018 at 9:13 AM

The first Tuesday of every month we introduce a different face at Steet Ponte VW! This month, we’re introducing Joe Steet Sr.! Joe has been in the car business his entire life, beginning at age 11 reconditioning cars at his father and uncle’s store, United Auto Sales! Joe lives locally in New Hartford with his wife, where they raised their two children, who also work in the family business. Outside of work, Joe is an avid skier in the winter, you’ll see him and his wife at Gore Mountain throughout the winter months, and in the summer, you’ll see them riding around town on his motorcycle! He also loves spending time at his camp in Indian Lake with his family throughout the year. He is now officially a grandfather, as his daughter and son-in-law, who both work in the family business welcomed their first grandchild in June!

For more staff introductions, check out our Facebook page!

Steet Ponte VW Certified Preowned Inventory

By cmathias | Posted in Dealer Information, Volkswagen on Tuesday, July 24th, 2018 at 9:32 AM

When it comes to car shopping, confidence is a powerful commodity. And through the Volkswagen Certified Pre-Owned program, we aim to instill that confidence from first sight to test-drive to time of purchase and beyond. So you can move forward in a vehicle you can’t wait to show off. When quality and value come together like this—you get something truly outstanding.

Check out our Certified Inventory here and be sure to fill out the forms to contact us if you would like to schedule a test drive!!

Rigorously tested and meticulously inspected, these vehicles offer what non-VW dealers cannot match. Or certify. Because with our superior brand knowledge comes the expertise you need to go with confidence.

Volkswagen Certified Pre-Owned: Go with confidence

3-Month All-Access Trial Subscription3

Transform your in-car entertainment with over 150 channels of SiriusXM® Satellite Radio. If your Certified Pre-Owned Volkswagen is SiriusXM equipped, you’ll enjoy a 3-Month All-Access trial subscription, including all premium programming. Even better, with the SiriusXM App, you’ll be able to listen at home or on the go. It’s everything you could ever want to hear, practically everywhere.

CARFAX® Vehicle History Report4

We want you to know your car inside and out, which is why every Certified Pre-Owned Volkswagen comes with a CARFAX® Vehicle History Report.™ This report gives you valuable insight into potential issues like title problems, ownership history, prior accidents, and more—providing you with the assurance you need to drive away more confident than ever.

  1. 1See owner’s literature or dealer for your vehicle’s warranty coverage, exclusions and limitations.
  2. 2Roadside Assistance provided by a third party.
  3. 3Three months of SiriusXM Satellite Radio on satellite radio equipped vehicles, plus access online and on the app. SiriusXM Satellite Radio requires a subscription, sold separately by SiriusXM after any trial period. If you decide to continue service after your trial, the subscription plan you choose will automatically renew thereafter and you will be charged according to your chosen payment method at then current rates. Fees and taxes apply. To cancel, you must call SiriusXM at 1-866-635 2349. See SiriusXM Customer Agreement for complete terms at www.siriusxm.com. All fees and programming subject to change. ©2017 Sirius XM Radio Inc. Sirius, XM, SiriusXM, and all related marks and logos are trademarks of Sirius XM Radio Inc.
  4. 4CARFAX Vehicle History Reports are based only on information supplied to CARFAX, CARFAX does not have the complete history of every vehicle. Use the CARFAX Vehicle History Report as one tool to aid in your decision when purchasing a pre-owned vehicle.

 

Meet the Staff: Edward Jandreau!

By cmathias | Posted in Meet our Staff on Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018 at 9:11 AM

The first Tuesday of every month we introduce a different face of Steet Ponte VW to help you get to know us better! This month, we’re introducing Edward Jandreau! Edward is the General Manager at Steet Ponte VW. He has been working in the car business for about 15 years and loves meeting new people in our store. Edward lives locally in Rome with his wife and two kids, and loves spending time with his family outside of work, traveling, and camping! His favorite Volkswagen is the GTI.

For more staff introductions, check out our Facebook page!

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