Security is Important in the Big Apple, and Open Road Volkswagen Manhattan Helps Families Afford College and Peace of Mind

College students need to work hard if they hope to graduate. They spend years learning, reading, and studying, yet once they graduate, many still struggle to find employment in their fields or an entry level job that pays enough to cover bills and those daunting student loans. Furthermore, most will need a vehicle to get to and from work.

That can be a problem for someone who really doesn’t have any money to spare.

The option is often to buy an older, less reliable car that just barely makes it through inspection or isn’t properly maintained. These situations often lead to accidents and injury, which is something that Open Road Volkswagen Manhattan is trying to help college graduates avoid.

College grad and his VW

Program for college grads

With their VW College Grad Program, Open Road Volkswagen Manhattan hopes to help recent college graduates purchase a safe, reliable car. They hope to help grads safely take their first steps towards a successful career. Open Road Volkswagen Manhattan will offer up to $500 contract bonus to recent graduates who qualify to buy or lease a new Volkswagen vehicle. For those who choose to lease, no security deposit will be needed. No co-signer or credit history is required, although if graduates do have a credit history, it must be in good standing.

In order to qualify for this program students must have graduated in the past 2 years or be scheduled to graduate from an accredited United States or Canadian college in the next 6 months. They must have a full-time job or a written commitment to hire from their future employer. Students and graduates who meet these criteria and are interested in the VW College Grad Program should visit Open road Volkswagen Manhattan with:

  • A copy of their degrees or transcript;
  • Contact information for their college or university;
  • A copy of proof of income and permanent employment, or written commitment to hire;
  • Contact information for a Human Resources representative at their place of work;
  • Contact information for 2 references, one of which must be a relative.


Don’t forget about car insurance

Getting a car, however, is only the first step. In order to be safe and feel secure and confident, recent graduates will also need a great insurance plan that will protect both their new vehicle and themselves. MyVWInsurance is the best way to ensure that if your car needs repairs, it gets genuine Volkswagen parts. It also offers new car replacement, accident forgiveness, and free towing to the nearest Volkswagen dealership in case the vehicle breaks down. Soon-to-be and recent graduates may also benefit from multiple discounts.

With Open Road Volkswagen Manhattan’s VW College Grad Program and comprehensive insurance options, college graduates and their families can rest at ease. It’s nice to know they are driving a safe, reliable car packed full of protection – both physical and financial. The goal is to keep recent graduates safe on their way to success.