Read tips and advice on buying, maintaining and caring for a new or used car. Compiled by our team of professionals.


What is DSG?

DSG gearbox in a Volkswagen

One question we’re commonly asked here at Miles Continental is ‘what is DSG?’ DSG stands for ‘Direct-Shift Gearbox’. Learn more in our guide.

AADA Warns ‘Fake Parts are Getting Worse’

Fake Parts

This latest article from GoAuto News has an important warning for car owners requiring repairs to their vehicles.

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ŠKODA SmartLink

Octavia Technology

Our newly-released ŠKODA vehicles – such as the Kodiaq SUV and new Octavia range – come fully equipped with the comprehensive new infotainment system, SmartLink.

The Test Drive Process, Explained

The Miles Continental Team

Purchasing a new vehicle is an exciting experience, but it’s also a big decision that shouldn’t be taken lightly. The only way to make this decision, and to truly appreciate what owning a vehicle could be like, is to get behind the wheel and experience it for yourself.


Why Buy a Volkswagen Amarok?

Amarok Canyon

There are a number of excellent utes on the market in New Zealand. Our Commercial Specialist, Anthony Johanson, explains why the Amarok is the best of the bunch.


What is AdBlue?


Owners of modern diesel vehicles, such as Volkswagens, will have noticed a blue AdBlue® cap next to their diesel cap. It can be helpful to know exactly what AdBlue is and how it’s helping your vehicle to reduce its effect on the environment.

What are pollen filters?

Volkswagen Pollen Filters

Winter Driving Tips

Winter Driving Tips