Reasons to Buy the 2018 Volkswagen Passat
1. Spacious Back Seat
One of the Passat's biggest selling points is its overall interior space, but especially a corner seating. The American car market places high emphasis on the ability to extend, but it is rare for a straight back seat allowing anywhere near this much leg room. The Volkswagen Passat allows for a great deal of it.
2. Fuel Economy
The newest generation of Volkswagens are typical more fuel efficient than ever, but the 2015 has bragging rights to a turbo diesel that is a highly skilled performer. Volkswagen calls the "Passat TDI probably the most fuel-efficient mid-size car available for sale in America," with 30MPG in the city/44 on the highway. Other models perform at or above similar cars in the category.
3. Simple but Elegant Interior and Body Style
While no one would call the 2015 Volkswagen Passat flashy, the clean design both inside and out makes it an automobile any owner will be proud to drive. As opposed to being forced to concern yourself with whether it will go out of style, the 2015 design will remain stylish for years to come.
4. Increased Engine Performance
Several models have a strong manual transmission option along with automatic standard, and all are front wheel drive. The turbo diesel exceeds EPA standards for clean performance, and engines range from 150 horsepower with 236 lb-ft of torque for the turbo diesel to 280 hp and 258 lb-ft torque for the 3.6 liter V-6.
5. Excellent Payload Room
The trunk on the Passat is pretty large, boasting 16 cubic feet of space. With the seats folded forward, there is still more.
6. Details and Special Features
Interior construction is top-notch, made of upscale, top quality materials. Controls and gauges are intuitive and simple.
7. Top Rated Safety Features
The 2015 Volkswagen Passat gets a five-star rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety places it on the Top Safety Pick list. With high visibility as its top safety attribute, the Passat even offers the typical airbags and stability control, plus a bonus "hill-holder."
8. Option Packages
A situation of the art Fender speakers, digital navigation and radio player, CD player, heated seats, iPod connection, satellite radio, rearview camera, Bluetooth and more with respect to the model.
A service just like On-Star, Car-Net is standard generally in most models, and includes 6 months of free service. This new service creates smartphone control for benefits such as roadside assistance, service reminders, speed warnings, and crash notice. In addition it allows for remote lock and unlock, and stolen vehicle tracking. A particular feature is "geo-fencing," which allows parents to limit the location by which their children can drive.
10. Made in America
The Passat has been manufactured in Tennessee since a remodel aimed toward the American market in 2011.