2016 Volkswagen Passat Review, Price, Features

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Volkswagen is undergoing a major storm in the United States. Its 2.0 L, 4-cylinder turbo-diesel engine is claimed to violate emission regulations. If found guilty, he will be the company will face heavy fines.

However, the company shrank and New York was not moved during the Auto Show to launch an updated model of the line in the USA. Volkswagen Passat was among the new models. “2016 Volkswagen Passat” was given the name tag as well as exterior and interior car received a thorough redesign. This is in order to improve the declining fortunes in the US market.

 

The new 2016 Volkswagen Passat according equivalent to the US market for the first comes with a more sporty R-line model. Car S, SE, SEL will be presented SEL Premium and the new R-Line trim levels

 

2016 Volkswagen Passat external

the new Passat took some significant compared on its exterior to the previous model formation. The front fascia has been revised and the new model has a new design with a more powerful sculpture hood character lines.

There’s a new grille surrounded by LED headlights and taillights. 4-bar grille and headlights are fine flowing lines. lower grid has a more rectangular shape than previous models. It increased both front and rear bumpers. In addition to updating the rear bumper, the rear also has a chrome strip in the housing. lane vehicle given more grounded view and taillights have become ensures less visible.

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the side of the vehicle still features chrome strip around windows, doors, roofs, and remains at the same time as stamping, unchanged from the previous model. There is a new R-line exterior sport than others. It’s also a rocker panel, a stylish front bumper, a modified diffuser and 19-inch anthracite wrapped with 235/40 ZR tires ride Salvador aluminum alloy wheels.

2016 Volkswagen Passat Interior

It was upgraded to modern trends go in the cabin sector will have a capacity of five passengers. VW has used premium materials cabin outfit. There are chrome-plated and black. The new model also offers front and rear heated seats and a new steering wheel as well.

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the standard features. MIB II also Android Auto Apple carplay and other App-with connection technology is the foundation of VW Car-Net system gesture controls new MIB II infotainment system that uses a capacitive touch sensor for which included MirrorLink almost every Smartphone allows the integration. requires one to move close up the rear of the vehicle to turn is also a Easy Open keyless access to the body.

from a security perspective, the Passat after standard collision for all models are equipped with a braking system. High trims and packages, forward collision warning, adaptive cruise control, autonomous emergency braking, blind spot monitoring, lane departure warning will include park assist and rear traffic warning.

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Engine Specs and Performance

during the launch, the VW Passat would continue said the outgoing model, with three drive train options in 2016. Base engine 1.8 L TSI 4 -cylinder unit is turbocharged. this engine is 170 hp and torque of this engine, the new Passat 184 lb-ft 7.5 to accelerate from 0-60 mph in seconds and produces reach 115 mph. Motorway drive 38 mpg with an EPA rating. engine 6-speed will be paired with an automatic transmission and a manual transmission model to be introduced in 2016 if it is unclear.

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the second engine of 280 hp and torque of 258 lb-ft of producing the 3.6 L VR6 that . The third engine 2.0 L TDI diesel 4-cylinder engine. Keep the car until you delete it claims is possible, however, this engine emissions was among those implicated in the scandal. In fact, VW has already halted sales of existing models equipped with TDI engines. We hit by a car when the agreement will be available in showrooms engine remains hopeful.

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Price and release date

the base 2016 SE is attracting $ 27,000 price tag Volkswagen Passat S $ 23,260 starting MSRP price There are R-Line will cost $ 24,795. top-of-the-line SEL Premium $ 37, 655 price tag is attracting top floor SEL 33, $ 315 costs. Models will hit dealer showrooms later this fall.

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in addition, VW Passat presented a hybrid version, a GT Plugin is a hybrid

Competition

2016 Honda Accord

2016 Toyota Camry

2017 Ford Fusion

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