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 of Devon 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.

  • As an example, the SE focuses on your comfort with its V-Tex leatherette seating surfaces, Climatronic® dual-zone automatic climate control system, and heated front seats.
  • 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, leather seating surfaces, 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)

MPG of the Volkswagen Passat

Along with its sporty, stable, and smooth performance, the Volkswagen Passat also gets great gas mileage. Whether you're just cruising around town, commuting in the city, or riding along the highway, the VW Passat will work to use as little fuel as possible.

Across all its trim levels, the Volkswagen Passat can get an EPA-estimated 23 city/34 highway MPG.1 It also can hold plenty of fuel in its tank. With a full tank, the VW Passat can hold 18.5 gallons of gas. This means you can drive for hundreds of miles on just one tank of gas!

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 of the 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:

  • Front Assist: Front Assist includes Forward Collision Warning, and Autonomous Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Monitoring. All these features can help you avoid any potential trouble ahead by keeping you alert and helping you stop in emergency situations.
  • Blind Spot Monitor: When you're looking to change lanes, this system can help by alerting you if there's an oncoming vehicle approaching from the other lane that you may not be able to see.
  • Rear Traffic Alert: Back out of parking spots with confidence knowing that this system will alert you any time it detects a vehicle approaching your path.

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 available 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.

To get 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.

VW Passat Exterior Design

The Volkswagen also comes with a modern exterior design. It has a sharp sense of style, and features premium lighting throughout. The Daytime Running Lights, projector headlights, and taillights are all LED. You can even get the available Adaptive Front-Lighting System that comes with the corner-illuminating feature to give you a great view even while driving along winding roads.

Even during the colder months, the heated side mirrors will keep your visibility clear. The Volkswagen Passat also comes with standard 17-inch alloy wheels. The R-Line trim level features 19-inch alloy wheels to go along with its unique badging.

After the Research Is Complete

Once you've read through our various Volkswagen Passat reviews, you'll have a great understanding of what this Volkswagen sedan is able to do. You'll see just how efficient it is, what kind of space it has inside its cabin, and the various features you can get when choosing to buy or lease a VW Passat.

At this point, you'll then be ready to start searching for the exact VW Passat you want. You can begin by looking at our inventory online and browsing through the various configurations we have for sale. You can even select the exact trim level you want, now that you know what features each of them comes with.

Then once you've picked out the specific Volkswagen Passat you want, you can go ahead and schedule a test drive. When you come by our dealership, we'll first get you behind the wheel of the VW Passat, so you can see just how smooth, comfortable, and fun this car is to drive. After the test drive, you can meet with one of our finance experts to create a lease deal or find an auto loan for your Volkswagen Passat. Once your deal is then finalized, you'll be ready to head off in your new VW sedan!

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 area 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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