2016 VW Passat Redesigned, Price

Seven generations of this sedan since 1973, and now, an all-wheel drive new generation of 2016 VW Passat makes its debut at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show. The impressive VW Passat is a true all-round vehicle, able to drive through snow with ease. It is a well-rounded, car, capable of being a family all rounder, business vehicle, touring, and SUV all into one. And below we highlight its defining features for the 2016 model.

2016 VW Passat front

2016 VW Passat Engine

The 2016 VW Passat Alltrack: TSI two turbo petrol engines and TDI three diesel turbo engines are the five direct injection engines offered by Volkswagen for this model. Complying with Euro 6 emission standards, the TSI engines deliver a powerful 110 kW, 150 PS and 162 kW, 220PS respectively. The TDI high torque engines range from 110 kW, 150 kW to 176 kW, 240 kW. Inclusions to the standard specifications are battery regeneration systems with start/stop refinements. A 6 speed manual gearbox is offered for the 150 PS TSI and TDI engines. Dual clutch gearboxes are included for the more powerful versions. The most attractive variants come as a 2.0 Liter engine with 236 horsepower and 368 ft-lb torque.

2014 VW Passat side

2016 VW Passat Exterior and Interior

For its exterior, the 2016 VW Passat comes with very rugged stainless steel doors, as well as a redesigned bumper and new under body protection. A sedan and sports wagon style will be available, filled with customized fog lights, an exhaust system with integrated trapezoidal trims, and Alltrack badges on the tailgate and radiator grille. Custom 17-in alloy wheels come in with rugged wheel arches in “anthracite”, including side sill moldings. The interior on the other hand, feature Alcantara seats with various leather options. Electric 14-way adjustment, massage function and a seat climate control are all integrated for the front and back seats.

2016 VW Passat more personalized options include individual user settings accounts for multiple drivers, as saved by the vehicles on-board computer system. A mirror adjustment switch serves as a joystick, enabling the driver to steer the side mirrors according to the desired direction wherever headed to. Corrections are made via an electromechanical power steering system. Camera based visual assist are integrated in the instrument cluster. Reverse gear is a simple activated button feature this time. Memory seats, driving lane adjustments, Adaptive cruise control, parking assist and a complete media library, navigation and telephone system all greatly increase the attraction of its varied internal features.

2016 VW Passat interior

2016 VW Passat Price

For a standard model price of $21,000, a fuel economical 2.5 Liter engine, and an optional seven speed DSG transmission, this model pulls no stops against the competition. An off-road mode, in addition to other driving modes, adapts all driving and assistance systems for off-road use. With a wide array of safety features, this surely dominates its class for the next year.

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