The Passat now comes with a standard 2.0-liter turbocharged engine, making it easy to move at the speed of family. With two engine options, the Passat proves that life is more fun when you’re given the power to choose. The turbocharged 2.0L TSI engine, performance comes standard along with practicality. It’s quick.30 It’s fun. And it can get an EPA-estimated 36 hwy mpg.31 In short, it’s a turbocharged win-win. The formidable available 3.6L V6 engine leverages a dynamic 280 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque—offering an exhilarating rush for the driver and the driven (achieved with premium fuel).
The available DSG automatic transmission offers seamless acceleration and imperceptibly fast gear changes. Or shift manually in Tiptronic® and even switch into Sport mode. It’s the best of both worlds.
These available track-inspired paddle shifters, located near your fingers on the steering wheel, can let you quickly shift without taking your hands off the wheel. Take the wheel and take control.
The turbo technology in the TSI® engine forces cooled air straight into the engine, helping give you impressive performance, horsepower, and torque.
Some like it cool. Others like it hot. With available dual-zone climate control, you can make everyone happy.
We thought things through. Literally. The 60/40 split with available rear seat pass-through can let you haul that pair of skis with minimal disruption of passengers in the back.
Ensure family-size fun by providing more than three feet of rear legroom, which leads to plenty of smiles and happy faces. You’ll surely give it two legs up.
With 400 watts of power, every pulsating beat that pumps out of the available Fender Premium Audio System will get clear, concert-quality sound to make sure you can rock while you roll.
Benefit from a wide lens when you need it most. It can help you see obstacles when backing up, a feature so helpful you’ll wonder how you ever managed without it.
Front and rear crumple zones help absorb crash energy, while a rigid safety cage helps deflect it away from the driver and passengers.
From Electronic Brake-pressure Distribution (EBD), which helps maintain appropriate stopping power during a hard-braking situation, to Electronic Stability Control (ESC), which can adjust engine throttle and apply corrective forces to the wheels that need them most, your vehicle is equipped with a total of seven stability-enhancing systems.
Where did I last park? Did I lock the door? The available VW Car-Net Security & Service feature and trial subscription can show you, as well as handle bigger tasks like calling for help.