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Volkswagen Passat 1.8T SE With Technology Auto USA

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Volkswagen Passat SE 2017

Are you looking for best acceleration, accommodation with combination of excellent fuel economy than here it is Volkswagen passat. In United States of America there is a big competition between mid size sedans and compact crossovers where Volkswagen Passat is one of the competitive vehicle in midsized sedan segments. This vehicle is more focused for family purposes with lot of space for rear seats passengers because sometimes you need a car with stylish look that drive well and carry all the people that you want to carry.

What is new in Volkswagen Passat 2017?

Volkswagen Passat get refreshed in 2016 but for year 2017 Passat received few Minor updates, Exterior got nothing new other than standardization of lighting package to certain trim levels. Another change this year is that diesel engine has been discontinued with Passat only gasoline engine is available with two different configurations that we will discuss later in engine and power section.

Good Qualities of Volkswagen Passat:


In terms of design passat is a quite competitive that have beautiful exterior especially its bold front that have new halogen head lights with day time running LED lights, where interior of passat is aesthetically pleasing that is more luxurious than sporty with matureness in its design.

Comfort and Safety:

Passat gives smooth ride with its compliant suspensions while engine sends decent power to its front wheel drive system. As mentioned this vehicle is more focused for family that is why it has generous head and leg room even its rear seats are much more comfortable than front. Over all handling ability of this vehicle good in mid size sedans category that give little firmer but comfortable ride, it also has spacious interior with largest cargo area in this category. To make it safer and secure there has been added autonomous braking & collision warning system, for knowing complete safety features you can check features section.

Engine, fuel economy & Transmission:

Volkswagen passat is available with two different engines one is 1.8 liter turbo charged four cylinder engine that produce 249nm@1500rpm peak torque with 170 horse power and accelerate 0-60 in 7.8 seconds, 2nd is V6 turbo charged six cylinder engine that produce 280 horse power and accelerate 0-60 in 5.7 seconds. Both of engines have different fuel economy; with 1.8 liter passat gives 23 miles per gallon in city & 34 miles per gallon on highway where V6 gives 20 miles per gallon in city while 28 miles per gallon on highway. Whatever trim or engine it has transmission is same for all that is six speed automatic with triptronic.

Volkswagen passat with V6 engine is less expensive as compared to other brands e.g Toyota camry with V6 starts at 35000 $ where passat starts from 25 to 30 thousand dollars.

What does Volkswagen Passat Lack?

  1. Only front wheel drive system is available where all wheel drive system has been removed that doesn’t make it good at corners. There is also difference in handling between upper trim levels and lower trims levels because upper trim levels are quite competitive in handling section where lower trims are not.
  2. Current trim level of Passat didn’t have four way adjustable lumbar support.
  3. Although it is most attractive sedan in this category but other brands are refreshing their vehicle about every year where Volkswagen passat also need this.
  4. Fuel economy of 1.8 liter engine is as good as many CVT equipped entries but V6 fuel economy is not much competitive.


Pros of Passat:

  1. Acceleration especially for V6
  2. Value to money
  3. Rear seats comfort
  4. Handsome styling
  5. Dual Clutch transmission


  1. DCT reliability
  2. Not fresh as newer sedans
  3. Fuel economy with V6
  4. Gadgets
Body Sedan
Drive FWD
Transmission Automatic
Exterior Color
Interior Color
Engine Capacity (cc) 1798 cc cc
Horse Power (HP) 170 Hp
Mileage N/A
  • Top speed 128 Mph and 0 to 60 in 7.8 seconds
  • Engine: 1.8L TSI 170 HP 16V Turbo 4 cylinder-inc: direct injection
  • Transmission: 6 speed automatic with tiptronic
  • Transmission with driver selectable mod and tiptronic sequential
  • Front wheel drive
  • 3.87 axle ratio
  • Engine oil cooler
  • 61 amp/Hr 330CCA maintenance free battery with run down protection
  • 140 amp alternator
  • Gas pressurized shock absorbers
  • Front and rear anti roll bars
  • Single stainless steel exhaust with chrome tailpipe finisher
  • Brake assist and hill hold control
  • 4 Wheel Anti Lock Braking System
  • Wheels with silver accents
  • Steel spare wheel
  • Compact spare tire mounted inside under cargo
  • Clear coat paint
  • Express open/close sliding and tilting glass 1st row sunroof with sun shade
  • Body colored front bumper
  • Body colored rear bumper
  • Body colored door handles
  • Chrome side windows trim
  • Body colored power heated side mirrors with manual folding and turn signal indicator
  • Fixed rear window with defroster
  • Light tinted glass
  • Rain detecting variable intermittent wipers with heated jets
  • Fully galvanized steel panels
  • Black grille with chrome accents
  • Trunk rear cargo access
  • Tailgate rear door locks included with power door locks
  • Perimeter approach lights
  • Fully automatic aero composite headlamps with delay off
  • Heated front bucket seats-inc: power adjustable driver seat with power lumbar support and manually adjustable front passenger seat with manual lumbar support
  • 60-40 folding bench front facing heated fold forward seatback rear seat
  • Manual tilt telescoping steering column
  • Gauges-inc: speedometer-odometer-engine coolant temp-tachometer-trip odometer and trip computer
  • Power rear windows
  • Vw car-net selective internet access
  • Leather steering wheel
  • Front cup holder
  • Rear cup holder
  • Compass
  • Valet function
  • Power fuel flap locking type
  • Remote keyless entry with integrated key transmitter-4 door curb/courtesy-illuminated entry and panic button
  • Proximity key for doors and push button start
  • Remote releases-inc: proximity cargo access
  • Home link garage door transmitter
  • Cruise control
  • Distance pacing
  • Dual zone front automatic air conditioning
  • HVAC-inc: under seat ducts and console ducts
  • Illuminated locking glove box
  • Driver foot rest
  • Full cloth headliner
  • Interior trim-inc: simulated carbon fiber instrument panel insert-simulated carbon fiber door panel insert-simulated carbon fiber console insert-chrome and metal look interior accents
  • Leather door trim insert
  • Leather gear shift knob
  • Driver and passenger visor vanity mirrors with driver and passenger illumination
  • Day night auto dimming rear view mirror
  • Full floor console with covered storage-mini over head console with storage and 3 12V DC outlets
  • Fade to off interior lighting
  • Front and rear map lights
  • Carpet floor trim
  • Full carpet floor covering-inc: carpet front and rear floor mats
  • Cargo space lights
  • Smart device integration
  • FOB controls-inc: trunk/hatch/tailgate and remote engine start
  • Instrument panel covered bin-driver/passenger and rear door bins
  • Power 1st row windows with front and rear 1 touch up down
  • Delayed accessory power
  • Power door locks with auto lock feature
  • Redundant digital speedometer
  • Trip computer
  • Outside temp gauge
  • Analog display
  • Manual adjustable front head and manual adjustable rear head restraints
  • Seats with leather back material
  • 2 seat back storage pockets
  • Sliding front center armrest and rear center armrest with storage
  • Immobilizer lll engine immobilizer
  • 3 12V DC power outlets
  • Air filtration
  • Electronic stability control (ESC)
  • ABS and driveline traction control
  • Side impact beams
  • Dual stage driver and passenger seat mounted side airbags
  • Blind spot monitor blind spot sensor
  • Front assist with autonomous emergency braking collision and rear traffic alert rear collision
  • Vw car-net emergency S.O.S
  • Park pilot front and rear parking sensors
  • Low tire pressure warning
  • Dual stage driver and passenger front airbags
  • Curtain 1st and 2nd row airbags
  • Airbag occupancy sensor
  • Rear child safety locks
  • Outboard front lap and shoulder safety belts-inc: rear center 3 point-height adjusters and pretensioners
  • Back up camera
  • Radio: discover media AM/FM/CD/HD with navigation-inc: 6.3 touch screen-USB input and aux-in- 8 speakers sound system- Vw car net security and service (Connected car service-limited subscription) Vw car net app connect smart phone integration and interface-Bluetooth connectivity and siriusXm satellite radio
  • Radio with seek scan- Mp3 player-clock-speed compensated volume control-aux audio input jack-steering wheel control voice activation and radio data system
  • Audio theft deterrent
  • Wireless streaming
  • Window grind diversity antenna
  • 1 LCD monitor in the front

Volkswagen Passat 2017 Walk around Video

YouTube video


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