When it comes to choosing a business car, there’s a lot of factors which need to be considered. Typically, Mercedes, Audi and BMW tend to be the top three brands which spring to mind when you think of executive cars. However, did you know many businesses are starting to switch to less obvious brands such as Volkswagen?
There are numerous reasons why Volkswagen models are starting to gain in popularity within the business world. Here, you’ll discover why the brand is often used as a business company car.
Offering Style and Affordability
There’s no denying style is one of the most important factors you look at when choosing a business car. The likes of Audi and Mercedes are renowned for their impressive, stylish and executive looks. However, Volkswagen has also designed from pretty stylish models.
Take the Volkswagen Passat 2.0 TDI SE Business model for example. The brand developed the car after listening to what its business customers wanted. The result is an impeccable, ultra-stylish model, benefitting from sharp front and rear lighting and superbly defined arches. It could easily go up against more luxurious brands, yet it’s sold at a much lower price tag.
The fact Volkswagen models are much cheaper than other executive brands is a major plus for businesses. Regardless of how large a business is, saving money is always an objective. You could even save further money by shopping through a company such as Unbeatable Car.
A safe, reliable choice
Over the years, car manufacturers have been continuously looking into ways to make their vehicles safer. Volkswagen has become one of the leading brands to focus on in-car safety technology.
There has been a lot of impressive technological safety developments throughout all sectors in recent years. Safety tech has helped to revolutionise the construction industry, as well as improve conditions for office workers too. However, it’s the in-car safety features which have really helped to save lives. Volkswagen has particularly paid attention to its in-car safety, developing high-tech crash avoidance systems.
For example, as part of the Driving for Better Business Campaign, Volkswagen has fitted all of its vans out with Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB). It’s actually the first auto manufacturer to do this, showing it truly values its business customers. It doesn’t stop there either. The brand also offers its own roadside assistance, which includes accident and vehicle recovery and a unique message service which can let friends and family members know what’s going on if you break down and have no signal.
So, in terms of safety and reliability, Volkswagen certainly come out on top. This is a major factor to consider when choosing a business car.
Award winning models
To highlight just how impressive Volkswagen models are in the business world, the brand recently won two awards at the Business Car Awards in late 2017. It’s recently updated Volkswagen Golf, along with the Up! City car, both won awards for their design and performance.
The Golf is Volkswagen’s most popular model and it really isn’t hard to see why. In 2017, it was honoured by numerous major companies such as Auto Car and HonestJohn.co.uk. It is described as being the best all-round hatchback and just some of its benefits include low running costs and a strong residual value.
The above is just some of the reasons Volkswagen have become a leading name in the business car sector. So, if you haven’t yet considered investing in a Volkswagen model, now is definitely a great time to do so. Not only could you cut your business car costs down significantly, but you’ll also reap the benefits from one of the safest, most reliable brands in the industry.
Founder Dinis Guarda
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