What is the Volkswagen Digital Cockpit?


2019 Volkswagen Jetta dashboard


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The Volkswagen Digital Cockpit is a fully customizable high-resolution display, currently available on many new Volkswagen models. This innovative system provides all of the essential information you’ll need when driving in and around Downtown LA in a safe, driver-friendly manner. You can think of it as a digital version of the traditional dashboard gauges, but it is actually much more than that. Accessed via steering wheel-mounted controls, the digital displays include:

  • Speedometer
  • Tachometer
  • Fuel economy
  • Altimeter
  • Compass
  • Driving range
  • Navigation
  • Phone
  • Safety features
  • And more

The system allows the driver to quickly and easily switch between digital displays to get the information that is needed at any given time. In addition, the Volkswagen Digital Cockpit allows you to store up to four different display preferences, as well as automatically adjust interior settings such as temperature, seat, and side-mirror angles, to accommodate different drivers.

2019 Volkswagen Jetta touchscreen

Advantages of the Volkswagen Digital Cockpit

  • The 12.3-inch, thin-film transistor (TFT) offers 1440 by 540-pixel resolution
  • The display is directly in front of the steering wheel, making it easier for the driver to see and read
  • It allows you to access a wide range of vehicle and driving information, including navigation functions, as well as giving you the ability to monitor safety systems such as Adaptive Cruise Control
  • The digital display can also allow drivers to view their contact list and make and receive phone calls with the steering wheel controls

Which VW Models Are Equipped with Volkswagen Digital Cockpit?

The Volkswagen Digital Cockpit is available on the following new VW models. (Note that feature availability may differ, depending on the model.)


Check Out the Volkswagen Digital Cockpit in Santa Monica

Try out the Jetta, Tiguan, or VW Atlas Digital Cockpit for yourself at VW Santa Monica near Manhattan Beach today. Whether you’re driving across town in Downtown LA, or heading out to a Brentwood Restaurant, this smart, high-tech system provides the information you need in a clear, concise, non-distracting manner. If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact us.