The automatic 6-speed transmission cruises you from 0 to 60 and back down so smoothly you’ll feel like a pro. And if that isn’t sporty enough for you, switch into Sport mode for a more active feel advancing through the gears.
With the turbocharged 2.0L TSI engine, performance comes standard along with practicality. It’s quick. It’s fun. And it can get an EPA-estimated 36 hwy mpg. In short, it’s a turbocharged win-win.
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.
Available attractive LED headlights with LED Daytime Running Lights help illuminate your drive as well as highlight your sense of style.
When driving, if you attempt to change lanes, the Blind Spot Monitor can help alert you to cars that may be in your blind spot. The Active Blind Spot Monitor (available when vehicle is equipped with Lane Assist) on select models can also counter-steer within the limits of Lane Assist to help keep you in your lane if you attempt to change lanes when a vehicle is in your blind spot.
Benefit from the view of a wide lens when you want it. It can help you see obstacles when backing up, a feature so helpful you’ll wonder how you ever managed without it.
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.
Hands full? With your keys in your pocket, just swipe your foot under the rear bumper and the available hands-free Easy Open trunk unlocks and opens.
They don’t just look great. They’re also comfortable, easy to clean, and have a premium feel.
Some like it cool. Others like it hot. With available dual-zone climate control, you can make everyone happy. When summer ends, heated front seats offer a cozy escape from the colder weather outside.
Front and rear crumple zones help absorb crash energy, while a rigid safety cage helps deflect it away from the driver and passengers. In the event of a collision that deploys the airbags, the ICRS can turn off the fuel pump, unlock the doors, and activate the hazard lights. It helps react if you might not be able to.
Not every collision brings a car to stop. That’s why our vehicles include the Automatic Post-Collision Braking System. It can also help slow the vehicle down after a collision, helping reduce the chance of any additional impacts.
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.
The 2019 Passat has earned a 5-star overall safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). That’s one star for every family member the Passat can carry.