The Midsize VW Passat Is Quiet, Efficient, and Safe
Since its introduction in 1973, the Volkswagen Passat has proven its value to the midsize sedan segment with its spacious interior, comfortable ride, and ability to offer the latest features. There are five different trims of the current Passat to choose from, so customization is not an issue. You will always find basic comforts, like dual-zone climate control, a rearview camera, and 60/40 split and folding rear seats. The choice of engines is just one of many reasons to love the Volkswagen Passat. Either the 1.8-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder or the 3.6-liter V6 will deliver power and efficiency with 170 and 280 horsepower, respectively. The Passat can also give you great gas mileage so you don’t have to stop at the gas station too frequently.
Advantages That Come with a 2017 Passat
Considered to be a leader of its mid-size sedan class, nothing seems to stop the Volkswagen Passat from continually reaching new limits. A variety of enhanced features have been added to some of the available trims in the 2017 Passat lineup, primarily being on the SE and R-Line level trims. The SE trims now comes standard with keyless access and push-button start technology. The SE with Technology trim, as well as a new order-only V6 SE with Technology trim, now comes with remote start, Park Pilot, LED taillights and headlights, and 18-inch aluminum alloy wheels. You'll find the renowned R-Line trim has received a larger composition media touch screen infotainment system, which includes a USB port, a free trial of SiriusXM Satellite Radio and Android Auto/Apple CarPlay connectivity.
A Look into the Passat's Past
Debuting all the way back in 1973, the Volkswagen Passat has been one of Volkswagens most highly renowned mid-size car/large family car's that has some of the most significant changes. Currently in its 8th generation, the Passat has made a name for itself globally being offered typically in a sedan model with other variants available, such as a station wagon B2 and B3 or 3-door B1. In North America we primarily know it as the reliable spacious 4-door sedan that was ranked most appealing mid-size car by J.D. Power and in 2016 was named Best Mid-size sedan by Cars.com.
Benefits of Buying from Onion Creek Volkswagen
For the most straightforward car buying experience, shop at Onion Creek Volkswagen. Our Austin, Texas, team has decades of knowledge in the industry, meaning we are well equipped to ensure you drive off the lot with your perfect Passat. Whether you are buying a new or used car or even looking to do a trade-in, our finance department can assist you. Our service center offers all the maintenance and repairs you need, including Service Xpress for when you are in a hurry and just want to get in and out. Head to Onion Creek Volkswagen to take the VW Passat on a test drive or browse our selection of new and pre-owned models.