Is the Volkswagen Passat still a good car?

Is the Volkswagen Passat still a good car?

At least the Passat is still relatively inexpensive – it’s actually cheaper than last year’s model. Plus, the run-of-the-mill sedan still has a huge backseat, which means it would work well for small families or as even as a ride-share vehicle, for example. But the Passat is still nowhere near our podium for best sedans.

What’s the price of a new VW Passat?

Unlike each of those cars, Volkswagen does not offer a hybrid variant of the Passat. The 2.0-liter engine is happy running on 87-octane fuel. Considering the overall lack of fanfare, we can’t sit here and recommend the Passat SEL. Our car’s as-tested price of $32,015 is just too steep over the $22,995 base price.

How many times has the VW Passat been recalled?

The 2013 Volkswagen Passat has been recalled 8 times by NHTSA. View Recalls Reliability indicates how models have performed in the past, providing the basis for predicting how the vehicles will hold up in the year ahead.

What are the features of the VW Passat SEL?

The SEL trim adds lane-keeping assist, adaptive cruise control, and active parking assist, which is supposed to parallel park the car automatically. During our week-long test, we tried using the automated function multiple times, but it never worked.

Which is the least expensive 2020 Volkswagen Passat?

The least-expensive 2020 Volkswagen Passat is the 2020 Volkswagen Passat S 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A). Including destination charge, it arrives with a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of about $22,995. What are the different models of Volkswagen Passat?

How can I tell if my Volkswagen Passat is reliable?

To determine whether the Volkswagen Passat is reliable, read Edmunds’ authentic consumer reviews, which come from real owners and reveal what it’s like to live with the Passat. Look for specific complaints that keep popping up in the reviews, and be sure to compare the Passat’s average consumer rating to that of competing vehicles. Learn more

Is the Volkswagen Passat the poster child for dull design?

Despite our tester’s pretty Tourmaline Blue metallic paint and ornate 18-inch wheels, the Passat is the absolute poster child for dull design. Toyota slapped a huge spoiler onto the Camry while Hyundai went nuts with the new Sonata’s lighting features… and Volkswagen’s rebuttal is an anonymous design devoid of any significance.