Volkswagen Connect® – Drive smarter
With Volkswagen Connect® you can view your Volkswagen’s most important vehicle information, your digital logbook and additional features directly on your smartphone. Would you like to know where your vehicle is parked? How much your last journey cost? Or when your next service is due? Make your Volkswagen a connected car!
Simply obtain a Volkswagen Connect DataPlug from your local Volkswagen retailer and plug it into your Volskwagen’s diagnostic port (OBD2). Connect the DataPlug to your smartphone via Bluetooth, register yourself in the app and VW Connect will transmit all your important vehicle information to your mobile phone. This works for nearly all Volkswagen models manufactured since 2008.
Volkswagen Connect brings the following features in particular to your smartphone:
Overview of the most important vehicle data, such as vehicle identification number, mileage and fuel tank levels and the date your next inspection service is due.
Your digital logbook records all journeys driven with the option of identifying and exporting business trips.
See an overview of the amount of miles driven and the driving time, fuel consumed and costs of this, breakdown of types of journey (business, private, journey to work) and many other parameters.
Driving style analysis:
This function assesses your driving style per journey and provides tips for more efficient driving.
See where you last parked your vehicle and share your parking space location, e.g. via Whatsapp.
Save all your fuelling actions and automatically calculate the precise fuel costs per journey. This way, you’ll have a constant overview of your fuelling costs in the course of the week or the month.
Service and appointments:
Shows you the Volkswagen authorised workshops nearby and gives you the option of requesting an appointment. In this way, you can easily stay in contact with your preferred authorised workshop
In the case of a breakdown, you have access with just one click to 24-hour breakdown assistance or the Volkswagen service hotline. If a warning light comes on you can find out what it means in the app.
Complete exciting tasks and win trophies in your everyday driving.
In order to access all functions, when starting you need to register in the app with your Volkswagen ID.
For optimal recording of journeys, GPS and Bluetooth must be activated.
Volkswagen Connect is compatible with most models manufactured since 2008. Check to see if your Volkswagen is compatible at https://www.vwconnect.com/gb/en
The Data Plug can be obtained from your local Volkswagen retailer.
You will need Android version 5.0 or later.
You should always keep your operating system up to date.
The use of the GPS function may decrease your battery life.
The new Touareg is now compatible with VW Connect!
We are now able to display the fuel range and AdBlue® range for some vehicles.
We need your consent to make sure the challenges in the “Explore” category are always active.
You can now share your journeys with friends.
We have also corrected some minor errors.