2017 Volkswagen Passat Engine Options

By Product Expert | Posted in Volkswagen Passat on Wednesday, December 21st, 2016 at 4:54 pm
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The Volkswagen Passat proves that performance and affordability can go together. The 2017 Volkswagen Passat is offered with two engine choices. All trim levels of the 2017 Passat come standard with the turbocharged 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine which is rated at 170 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque. The four-cylinder engine receives an EPA estimated 23 city mpg and 34 highway mpg and it is matched with a six-speed automatic transmission. Available on the SE and SEL Premium trims is a 3.6-liter V6 engine with 280 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque paired with a six-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. Fuel economy lowers slightly to 20 city mpg and 28 highway mpg for the V6 engine.  

Regardless of engine choice, the Passat is a quiet and comfortable drive both through town and on the highway. The precision handling and quick response make driving fun again and with the comfort and convenience of the 2017 Passat, drivers and passengers won’t mind the long drives.

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2017 VW Passat Driver Assistance Features

The 2017 Volkswagen Passat is also offered with all of Volkswagen’s best driver assistance features designed to help drivers become more aware of their surroundings and to help eliminate or lessen the damage of collisions. The available driver assistance features on the 2017 Passat include Front Assist, Blind Spot Monitor, Rear Traffic Alert, Lane Assist, Park Assist, Adaptive Cruise Control and Park Pilot.

The Passat will also be available with VW Car-Net Security and Service where Passat owners can locate their last parked location, check to see if the doors are locked, or even call for help in the event of an emergency. Best part is that it is an app on your smartphone allowing you to be connected to your Passat 24/7.

The 2017 Volkswagen Passat is available now at Volkswagen Santa Monica. Please contact us if you are interested in scheduling a test drive or if you would like to talk with a sales team member.

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