Trying to learn more about the Volkswagen Passat? You've come to a helpful place! To help shoppers get the full scope of what the VW Passat brings to the table, we at Fred Beans Volkswagen have compiled all our Volkswagen Passat resources onto one convenient page.

Below, shoppers in the areas of Devon, Wayne, and Paoli, PA, will find more information about the Volkswagen Passat via our reviews, comparisons, guides, and more. Read ahead to get started!

Volkswagen Passat Overview


2.0L turbocharged TSI® 4-cylinder engine

Best Fuel Economy

EPA-estimated 23 city / 34 highway MPG1

Top Power Output

174 horsepower / 206 lb-ft of torque

Front / Rear Legroom

42.4 inches / 39.1 inches

Cargo Space

15.9 cubic feet in the trunk of the vehicle

Most Recent Official Safety Rating

NHTSA 5-Star Overall Safety Rating2

Volkswagen Passat Reviews

Our Volkswagen Passat reviews are designed to give you the most comprehensive overview possible of what this model has to offer.

We cover every aspect of the VW Passat inside and out starting under the hood. We give you a detailed rundown of this model's specs as well as its interior and exterior dimensions. Then, we dive into the aspects that give this model its personality, such as its technology, comfort, and safety features.

One more important resource that you can take advantage of on this page is our Volkswagen Passat model comparisons. These resources are designed to show you how the Volkswagen Passat stacks up against its competitors, so that you can make the most educated decision possible about your next vehicle.

Volkswagen Passat Trim Levels

The Volkswagen Passat gives you the choice of a few different trim levels. The purpose of trim levels is to make the Volkswagen Passat suitable for all different types of drivers, with each trim level sporting its own unique lineup of features.

  • For example, the Wolfsburg focuses on style and design with a variety of one-of-a-kind features including V-Tex leatherette seating surfaces, Climatronic® dual-zone automatic climate control system, and an available sunroof that both slides and tilts.
  • The R-Line, on the other hand, redefines sporty style with its distinctive rear sport valance and front bumper.
  • With the VW Passat SEL, there's high-end luxury everywhere you look, such as the Fender® Premium Audio System, hands-free Easy Open trunk, and nifty Park Distance Control.

Inside our Volkswagen Passat trim level guides, you'll be able to zero in on the trim level that makes the most sense for your personal lifestyle.

Standard Features Abound

There's a smorgasbord of helpful and fun aspects to be found in every VW Passat, regardless of the trim you select. The VW Passat includes more than 50 standard features.

On the exterior, drivers enjoy the ample vision provided by standard heated side mirrors with a memory feature for easy positioning. Plus, there's the LED projector headlights and LED taillights for a bright viewpoint, day or night.

Inside the cabin, the VW Passat comes standard with generous amounts of legroom, a 3-month trial subscription to SiriusXM® All Access radio for all your talk and music needs, and comfortable seats for support on long and short journeys.

Performance of the VW Passat

Versatility is the name of the game for this midsize sedan. The VW Passat includes a 2.0L TSI® 4-cylinder turbocharged engine for the power to excel on hills and highways as well as city streets. It delivers an explosive 174 horsepower and 206 lb-ft of torque.

The standard 6-speed automatic transmission with Tiptronic® rounds out the picture of this capable machine. Standard Sport mode enhances the car's handling for the days when you want extra control on the road.

Stability and consistency are further enhanced by a grouping of standard safety features. All of the following work together to support the safe functioning of the VW Passat and ensure that the vehicle is readily responsive to your direction:

  • Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
  • Anti-Slip Regulation (ASR)
  • Electronic Differential Lock (EDL)
  • Engine Brake Assist (EBA)

Entertainment in the VW Passat

However you play your favorite audio, the VW Passat is probably ready to access it. The included 6.3-inch Composition Media touchscreen sound system is compatible with MP3s, CDs, AM/FM radio, HD radio, and SD memory cards.

The VW Passat also welcomes a variety of methods for connecting with this powerful system. Use standard App-Connect to connect your smartphone to the car for everything from messaging to navigation. Three available USB ports keep you charged and streaming music for as long as you want, and Bluetooth® technology lets you stream without cords for extra convenience.

Driver-Assistive Features: VW Passat

Awareness of the world around you is key as you travel, and the VW Passat makes this task feel great. With these standard features, the car relays information and intervenes in moments of urgency:

  • Forward Collision Warning and Autonomous Emergency Braking (Front Assist)
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Rear Traffic Alert

Even more features are available if you're interested in all the benefits that driver-assistive convenience promises. An available Lane Keeping System reduces the chance of drifting away from the spot you want. With Adaptive Cruise Control, not only can you maintain a consistent speed on the highway, you'll automatically adjust when other vehicles enter the picture.

Comfort and Convenience

With all the quality time that you and your car spend together, those hours should be spent in comfort and style. The VW Passat delivers on this front with its available 8-way power driver's seat, and available heated front and rear outboard seats.

For the look that's just as good as the seats feel, you'll find available interior ambient lighting to strike the right mood and an available leather-wrapped gearshift knob for ever-present elegance.

Test Drive the Volkswagen Passat!

After you've done all your research on the Volkswagen Passat, it's time to get behind the wheel and confirm that this is the model for you. Shoppers in the areas of Devon, Wayne, and Paoli, Pennsylvania, can schedule a test drive today by giving us a call at Fred Beans Volkswagen of Devon!


1 23 city/34 highway mpg (2020 Passat 2.0L, 6-speed automatic transmission). EPA estimates. Your mileage will vary and depends on several factors, including your driving habits and vehicle condition.

2 Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA's) New Car Assessment Program (


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