2018 Volkswagen Passat GT

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)

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:

Today, Volkswagen of America, Inc., debuted the 2018 Passat GT special model at the North American International Auto Show. The production model, previewed by a concept at Automobility LA in 2016, was designed by the company's North American engineering hub in Chattanooga, Tennessee, based on extensive feedback from U.S. customers and dealers. "The Passat GT illustrates how the North American Region can shape Volkswagen vehicles specifically for the U.S. market," said Dr. Matthias Erb, Chief Engineering...Read.

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