“Passat is the only midsize sedan to offer German driving dynamics at an affordable price and has long resonated with buyers for its combination of comfort, reliability and driving dynamics,” said Scott Keogh, CEO of the North American Region, Volkswagen. “With this new model, we’ve stepped up the style factor and upgraded the technology to make it even more attractive. In addition, we’ve made desirable convenience and driver-assistance features more accessible.”
Inside the Volkswagen Passat is a new design, which includes more technology and more space. The technology includes heated seats that can come in optional nappa leather, standard cloth or V-Tex leatherette. There is also a glass covered touchsreen monitor in the middle. Every Passat comes with standard Volkswagen Car-Net App-Connect technology, which allows use of smartphones these are Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and MirrorLink so you can use apps from the infotainment screen.
The new Passat is going to be powered by Volkswagen’s 2.0-litre turbocharged and direct-injection TSI engine, giving it 174 horsepower. The power is taken to the front wheels via a six-speed automatic transmission with Tiptronic. The new Passat has a lot of standard and available driver-assistance technology. Every Passat gets Forward Collision Warning , Autonomous Emergency Braking, Pedestrian Monitoring, and also Blind Spot Monitor.