2016 Volkswagen Passat USA Pricing and Features
Without a doubt, the Passat has received more changes than any other Volkswagen model for the 2016 model year. But as updates and upgrades are made to Volkswagen drivers’ favorite models, excitement turns to worry as some wonder if the 2016 VW Passat U.S. price will be set outside their budget. Fortunately, Volkswagen has finally revealed details on the 2016 Volkswagen Passat USA pricing and features, so let’s take a look.
2016 VW Passat Starting MSRP
VW Passat fans can breathe easy, because the 2016 version of their favorite model will come at an affordable price. Many likely expected a bump up in price for the 2016 Passat considering the wealth of exciting changes, like new and attractive exterior styling, a new standard MIB II touchscreen infotainment system, standard Automatic Post-Collision Braking and a rearview camera. Despite the upgrades, the starting MSRP for the 2016 Passat comes out to an affordable $22,440, the same as the outgoing base model equipped with automatic transmission.
Not only is this affordable, but it offers great value. Volkswagen has said this 2016 entry level Passat offers a value of $1,315 over the base 2015 model.
2016 VW Passat Pricing and Trim Levels
In addition to the 1.8T models, the 2016 Passat will also be available in the new R-Line trim. This trim line starts at a $23,975 MSRP and features black accents on the front bumper, unique rocker panels, a modified rear diffuser and 19-inch aluminum alloy wheel. The 2016 Passat will also be available with a powerful 280-horsepower VR6 engine for a starting MSRP of $36,835 through the V6 SEL Premium model, which also features a 6-speed DSG automatic transmission with paddle shifters and Hill Hold Control.
Those looking to stick with the 1.8T engine model line have a variety of trims available. Check out the chart below to see the pricing and features for the 2016 Volkswagen Passat 1.8T trims.
|Trim (1.8T models)||Starting MSRP||Key Features|
|S||$22,440||16-inch aluminum alloy wheels, dual-zone automatic climate control, touchscreen MIB II infotainment, Bluetooth, rearview camera, Automatic Post-Collision Braking and more.|
|SE||$26,280||17-inch aluminum alloy wheels, power sunroof, satellite radio, larger touchscreen, VW Car-Net App-Connect. Adaptive Cruise Control, Forward Collision Warning and Autonomous Emergency Braking, V-Tex leatherette seating, heated front seats and more.|
|SE w/Technology||$28,410||Blind Spot Monitor, Rear Traffic Alert, keyless entry, hands-free trunk, push-button start, navigation, rain-sensing wipers, heated rear seats and more.|
|SEL||$30,495||18-inch aluminum alloy wheels, Fender Premium Audio system, leather seats, power front seats and more.|
|SEL Premium||$34,270||LED headlights and taillights, remote start, Lane Departure Warning, Active Blind Spot Monitor, Park Distance Control (front and rear), Parking Steering Assistant and more.|
Now that you know the 2016 Volkswagen Passat USA pricing and features, be sure to stay tuned to its arrival in our showroom later this year. We can’t wait to get you behind the wheel, so feel free to contact us for updates or stop on by to see what else is new for the 2016 Volkswagen model year.