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Sell Your Car in Encinitas, CA to Herman Cook Volkswagen

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Sell Us Your Car in Encinitas, CA 

If you’re looking for some extra cash and have a vehicle you want to sell, Herman Cook Volkswagen wants to buy it. With the auto industry where it is right now, your car has never been worth more. Low inventories of used and pre-owned vehicles at dealerships across Southern California has increased the value of many used models. Are you sitting behind the wheel of a vehicle that is worth a lot of money? Do you have an extra car that you don’t drive and want to make some fast and easy money? At Herman Cook Volkswagen, we want to buy your used car, crossover, SUV or pickup truck as we want to get more quality vehicles on our used car lot. We buy all makes and models, so it doesn’t matter what you’re driving. If you want to sell us your car in Encinitas, CA, visit us at Herman Cook Volkswagen

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Volkswagen College Graduate Bonus Program Provides $500 Cash Rebate on Select New Volkswagen Models

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$500 Volkswagen College Graduate Bonus Program in Encinitas, CA 

Recently graduated college students now have an incredible opportunity to save money on a new Volkswagen sedan, hatchback, crossover, or SUV thanks to the company’s generous $500 Volkswagen College Graduate Bonus Program**. College students who have recently graduated can take advantage of this cost-saving program from Volkswagen by visiting Herman Cook Volkswagen in Encinitas, CA. 

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Herman Cook Volkswagen Forms Strategic Partnership with Stellar Solar

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Stellar Solar to Install a 65kW Solar System at Herman Cook Volkswagen in Encinitas, CA 

Herman Cook Volkswagen is expanding their offerings of electric vehicles to drivers in Southern California and in the local Encinitas area. Along with its electric offerings to customers, the Volkswagen dealership is adding a solar system to its dealership that will produce enough power to completely offset its annual electricity usage. Stellar Solar, a local award-winning solar company in San Diego, CA has been selected by Herman Cook Volkswagen to install a 65kW solar system that feature 135 QCells 480-Watt panels. The strategic partnership between the two local companies will also provide Herman Cook Volkswagen customers with solar, battery storage and electric vehicle connectivity offerings to help power their new electric Volkswagen vehicles. 

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The Volkswagen Community-Driven Promise Extended Through September 30, Offers Herman Cook VW Customers Deferred and Flexible Payment Options

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Volkswagen Community-Driven Promise Here to Help in Encinitas CA

Many are struggling to get through the current COVID-19 pandemic our nation and communities are currently facing, but as is always the case when it comes to Americans facing crisis – we’re in this together. And that’s exactly the purpose behind the Volkswagen Community-Driven Promise, which is here to help Volkswagen customers here in Encinitas, CA. That’s right, the Volkswagen Community-Driven Promise centers around helping both current VW customers like ours here at Herman Cook VW and new customers in need of a new Volkswagen during these tough times. With that in mind, let’s take a closer look at the Volkswagen Community-Driven Promise.

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With the 2020 Model Year Approaching, You Can Save Big on Select 2019 Volkswagen Models at Herman Cook VW in Encinitas CA

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Herman Cook’s 2019 Clearance Event Going on Now

The 2020 model year is quickly approaching here at Herman Cook Volkswagen in Encinitas, CA, and that’s great news for anyone interested in purchasing a new 2019 Volkswagen model. That’s because Herman Cook’s 2019 Clearance event is going on now, with big savings on select 2019 Volkswagen lineups here on our Herman Cook VW lot. But which 2019 VW models are included in Cook’s 2019 Clearance event? Well, we’re going to cover that right here as we tell you all you need to know to save big on a new 2019 Volkswagen. Read the rest of this entry >>

TDI Announcement: Upcoming Close of 2.0L Settlement Program

Volkswagen 2.0L TDI Program Settlement Ending December 30, 2018

The 2.0L TDI Settlement Program ends on December 30, 2018. Please read the below to understand important deadlines associated with participation in the 2.0-Liter Settlement Program and receipt of benefits. For more information, please click here.

IMPORTANT: 2.0-Liter Diesel Emission Claims must be filed by September 1, 2018. 

• September 1, 2018 – Claims Deadline: Deadline to complete a claim, including submitting required documents. You may submit your claim, including all required documents, online via the Online Claims Portal or through mail or fax using the Paper Claim Form or by calling 1-844-98-CLAIM. To avoid significant risk that your claim will be considered untimely, your claim must include all requested information and documents by September 1, 2018. To ensure that you have time to timely correct any document deficiencies, you should submit your documents by August 1, 2018.

• December 1, 2018 – Signed Offer Letter Submission: Deadline to return signed and notarized offer letter to Volkswagen via the Online Claims Portal, mail, or fax. If Volkswagen determines your offer letter is complete with the required signatures and notarizations, you will receive notification of that acceptance. We strongly encourage you to submit your signed offer letter to Volkswagen for review no later than December 1, 2018. If you submit your signed offer letter after December 1, 2018, there is a significant risk that your offer letter will not be reviewed and approved in time for you to schedule and complete a buyback or early lease termination prior to the end of the Settlement Program on December 30, 2018. If that happens, you will not receive benefits under the Settlement Program.

• December 30, 2018 – Deadline to Complete Buyback, Early Lease Termination, or Approved Emissions Modification: Deadline to complete your selected remedy. If you delay scheduling your closing appointment, we cannot guarantee closing appointment availability on the date and time and at the Dealer you desire, particularly given the December holidays. Volkswagen will be unable to accommodate you if you are unable to find an available appointment due to delay in scheduling. Additionally, if you do not have all of the required paperwork at your closing appointment, Volkswagen may be unable to reschedule your closing appointment if you wait until the last days of the Settlement Program. If that happens, you will not receive benefits under the Settlement Program.

The 2.0 Settlement Program includes: 2.0L Deisel Volkswagen Beetle, Beetle Convertible, Golf, Golf Sportswagen, Jetta, Jetta Sportwagen, Passat and Audi A3. The 3.0 Liter Settlement will continue until September 30, 2019 for the Model Year 2009-2012 eligible Touareg vehicles, and April 30, 2020 for the Model Year 2013-2016 eligible Touareg vehicles.

If you have any questions as we move through this important final phase of the 2.0 Liter Settlement, they can be addressed to TDI Dealer Support at 844-98-CLAIM or click here for more information.

Herman Cook VW Named A 2018 Top Rated Dealer by CarGurus

CarGurus Top Rated Dealer 2018 Herman Cook VW

Herman Cook Volkswagen has been named a 2018 CarGurus Top Rated Dealer! This annual CarGurus award is a testament to our dealership’s outstanding customer service and reflects the industry’s highest average ratings. The award recognizes a select group of car dealers with the highest ratings from shoppers who have submitted reviews through the CarGurus platform. Each of the dealers receiving the award provides exceptional customer service as expressed in their customers’ online reviews.

We are excited our dealership was recognized in this exclusive category of top performing dealers who share our commitment to building a transparent car buying experience. We are honored to have been able to provide you with excellent service that exceeded your expectations, as we truly appreciate and value the feedback from our customers. Thank you for helping us become a 2018 CarGurus Top Rated Dealer!

CarGurus Top Rated Dealer 2018

Take a look at our CarGurus listing and be sure to visit us when you are looking for a New or Certified Pre-Owned Volkswagen!

Volkswagen College Grad Program

Through the Volkswagen College Graduate Program*, qualified recent graduates can get a $500 Contract Bonus** when purchasing or leasing a new, unused Volkswagen vehicle through Volkswagen Credit.

Volkswagen College Graduate Program

The Volkswagen College Graduate Program* offers a $500 Contract Bonus** for qualified college graduates who lease or purchase a new, unused Volkswagen vehicle through Volkswagen Credit. Proof of employment, graduation, and other documentation required. View our inventory here. National Offer | Offer ends January 2nd 2019

*College Graduate Program is subject to credit approval and is available to U.S. citizens or permanent residents who graduated from a U.S. or Canadian accredited college/university no more than 24 months prior to credit application. Applicant must be employed in a full-time permanent position or have a written commitment from a future employer. References, proof of income, copy of degree or official transcript, and contact information for college/university required. Credit history is not required, but existing credit must be in good standing and have no previous derogatory credit. Program good from January 3, 2018 to January 2, 2019. Program not valid in Puerto Rico. See your local Volkswagen dealer for details or, for general product information, call 1-800-Drive-VW. **Volkswagen of America, Inc. will pay a $500 Contract Bonus when customers eligible for the College Graduate Program lease or purchase a new, unused Volkswagen vehicle through participating dealers and finance the lease or purchase through Volkswagen Credit from January 3, 2018 to January 2, 2019. Excludes Certified Pre-Owned vehicles. May not be combined with VW TDI programs (79L and 81R). Subject to credit approval by Volkswagen Credit. Bonus must be applied toward customer lease or purchase and is not redeemable for cash. Offer not valid in Puerto Rico. See your local Volkswagen dealer for details or, for general product information, call 1-800-Drive-VW.

You’re Invited! 2019 Volkswagen Jetta Launch and Pizza Party

2019 Jetta Launch Party Invite

Join us as we welcome the Newly-Redesigned 2019 Volkswagen Jetta at Herman Cook VW! Based off the award-winning MQB platform, the 2019 Jetta has been redesigned for a tasteful, more premium look and feel. Fun to be in, Smart to own, and Designed to move forward. Stop by after work for a first look at the newest version of Volkswagen’s historically best-selling model, enjoy some pizza and light refreshments, meet with our product specialists, and take the new Jetta out for a Test Drive!

RSVP To This Event By Calling Us At (760) 753-6256 and let us know how many will be attending in your party. We’ll see you on May 9th!