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2016 Volkswagen Passat

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Volkswagen Passat highlights

Customer reviews

5 out of 5

RepairPal reliability rating

4 out of 5

Mileage (EPA estimate)

25 city, 38 highway, 29 combined

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New for 2016

  • The Passat is available in a variety of new trims, including the R-Line and SEL.
  • The Limited Edition, Sport, TDI SE, TDI SEL Premium, and Wolfsburg Edition trims have been discontinued for 2016.
  • Passat trims have been upgraded with Automated Cruise Control, Automated Parking, Blind Spot Monitor, Lane Departure Warning, Parking Sensors, and Rear Seat Heaters as standard equipment this year.
  • The S trim now comes with Rear View Camera and Alloy Wheels as standard equipment.
  • The SE trim now comes with Navigation System and Bluetooth Technology as standard equipment.

Explore Volkswagen Passat details

SEL Premium 2WD 4D Sedan

Standard Features

  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alloy Wheels
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Automated Cruise Control
  • Automated Parking
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • CD Audio
  • Cruise Control
  • Fender Audio
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Leather Seats
  • Memory Seat(s)
  • Navigation System
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Parking Sensors
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Seat(s)
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Defroster
  • Rear Seat Heaters
  • Rear View Camera
  • Remote Start
  • Satellite Radio Ready
  • Side Airbags
  • Smart Key
  • Sunroof(s)
  • Traction Control
  • Turbo Charged Engine

Optional Features

  • Bluetooth Technology

Drive type

2WD

Engine size

1.8L

Horsepower

170

Torque (ft-lbs)

184

Engine type

Turbo Gas

Fuel capacity

18.5

Wheelbase

110.4"

Overall length

191.9"

Width

72.2"

Height

58.5"

Leg room

F 42.4"/R 39.1"

Head room

F 38.3"/R 37.8"

Front tires

P235/45HR18

Rear tires

P235/45HR18

Seating capacity

5

Max towing capacity

100/1000 lbs.

Transmission

Automatic

Ratings & reliability

Customer ratings

RepairPal reliability rating

4
Excellent

RepairPal gave the Volkswagen Passat an overall reliability rating of 4 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Excellent. This rating ranks Volkswagen Passat 24th out of 30 among Midsize Cars.

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