2018 Volkswagen Passat
Why Buy the Volkswagen Passat?
If you’re after an affordable mid-size sedan with ample passenger space and a long list of comforts that make driving a joy, get the 2018 Volkswagen Passat. If you do a lot of family-centric travelling, the Passat’s roomy trunk and backseat are also for you. With this sedan, you’ll also enjoy upscale options – like leather upholstery and premium Fender audio – that make your ride to work that much more enjoyable. A smooth, quiet ride is also among the Passat’s attractive traits, underscoring your comfort, even over rough pavement.
Is the Volkswagen Passat Reliable?
The 2018 Volkswagen Passat is engineered to deliver a smooth, dependable ride for years to come. When you purchase a new Volkswagen, you’re also getting impressive warranty coverage so that, if something does go wrong, you’ll be back on the road in no time. That includes limited six-year/72,000-mile bumper-to-bumper coverage. This warranty is transferable, which means you can transfer it to a new owner with no extra cost.
Which VW Passat is Best?
This year, Volkswagen is offering the Passat in five trim models: the S, R-Line, SE, SE with Technology, SEL Premium, and V6 SEL Premium. The model that’s best is the one that speaks to your budget, your individual needs, and, of course, your desires. You’ll find the smartphone-friendly Car-Net infotainment system in the R-Line and up. If you’re looking for fun features like keyless entry and push-button start, check out the SE and up. The SE with Technology adds street-smart features like touchscreen navigation and parking assist. For a touch of the good life, test-drive the SEL Premium, which includes comfort-inducing leather seating and view-boosting LED headlights. Finally, there’s the V6 SEL Premium. Its upgraded engine increases acceleration times, so you can zoom into traffic with the best of them.
How is the VW Passat Different from the Jetta?
In the Volkswagen hierarchy, the Passat slots above the compact Jetta and below the upcoming, luxurious Arteon. As a mid-size sedan, the 2018 Volkswagen Passat is bigger than the Jetta, offering increased elbow and leg room in both rows. It’s also a bit more luxurious, with a smooth, quiet ride for your road-trip pleasure. You’ll also find every luxury available; you can equip your Passat with everything from rich leather upholstery to cozy heated seats.