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2017 Volkswagen Passat

At a Glance

Pricing $22,995 - $34,650
Drive Types FWD
Engines 2.0l I4 T, 3.6l V6
Transmissions A6
Fuel Economy 19-25 (city), 28-36 (highway)

Our Ratings

Velocity Index 60
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What Changed:

A new 2.0l turbocharged four-cylinder replaces the prior year's 1.8l engine. A new V6-powered GT trim level joins the lineup in mid-2018.

Official Word:

The 2017 Volkswagen Passat is a midsize sedan that is designed for the American lifestyle and built in Volkswagen's state-of-the-art factory in Chattanooga, Tennessee. It features a winning combination of interior and exterior design, advanced technology, available driver assistance features, and a powerful and highly efficient base engine. New for 2017 Redesigned in 2016 with fresh sheetmetal, a revised interior and new connectivity and available driver assistance systems, the Passat sees relatively minor changes for 2017....Read.

Model/Trim/Package EL Engine MPG VjI Base Price
Passat 1.8T S 2 2.0l I4 T (174-bhp) A6 FWD 25/36/30 53 $22,995
Passat 1.8T R-Line 2 2.0l I4 T (174-bhp) A6 FWD 25/36/30 58 $24,995
Passat 1.8T SE 2 2.0l I4 T (174-bhp) A6 FWD 25/36/30 53 $26,495
Passat 1.8T SE Technology 2 2.0l I4 T (174-bhp) A6 FWD 25/36/30 56 $29,595
Passat 1.8T SEL Premium 3 2.0l I4 T (174-bhp) A6 FWD 25/36/30 56 $31,650
Passat GT 3 3.6l V6 (280-bhp) A6 FWD 19/28/23 60 TBD
Passat V6 SEL Premium 3 3.6l V6 (280-bhp) A6 FWD 19/28/23 58 $34,650

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