Volkswagen Passat Features –
- Standard Turbocharged Engine
- Touchscreen sound system
- Rearview Camera System
- Available Driver Assistance features
With a standard turbocharged engine that can get up to 38 hwy mpg and tech-savvy amenities galore, family fun gets all revved up.
With available VW Car-Net App-Connect, you can access select smartphone apps right from your dash using Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, or MirrorLink. Maps, messaging, music, and more can show up on your touchscreen for easy display and use. App-Connect turns your Volkswagen into a personal extension of you.
What are critics saying about the Volkswagen Passat?
The Volkswagen Passat receives a mildly revised exterior, updated center stack and full leather seating on upper trim levels. A rearview camera is now standard, and newly available safety features include a lane departure warning system, a blind-spot monitor and frontal collision warning with automatic braking. A standard USB port replaces Volkswagen’s proprietary plug for connecting smartphones and media players. There have also been a few trim changes, including the addition of a sporty R-Line model. Read More >>
Car and Driver –
VW’s once-upscale Audi fighter is designed now to do battle with Honda and Hyundai, losing a dash of German flavor in the process. The Passat is designed with American buyers in mind, built in Tennessee. A 170-hp 1.8-liter turbo four with a five-speed manual is standard; a six-speed automatic is optional. A 280-hp 3.6-liter VR6 is the sporty upgrade with a six-speed manual or optional six-speed automatic. Read More >>
Motor Trend –
The Volkswagen Passat was the Motor Trend 2012 Car of the Year because it provides an excellent balance of space, practicality, driving dynamics and fuel efficiency, making a superb overall package in the midsize sedan segment. The 2015 model continues this by offering three great powertrains, a capable chassis, and a roomy cabin that can seat five adults comfortably. In a 2011/2012 Comparison against the Toyota Camry and Hyundai Sonata, the Volkswagen Passat won due to its excellent road manners, brisk acceleration, and fuel-efficient diesel engine. Read More >>