2016 Volkswagen Passat

By FX Caprara VW | Posted in Passat on Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 at 7:15 pm

The 2016 Volkswagen Passat

The midsize sedan class is very competitive, and one of the more popular and highest rated vehicles in the class is the Volkswagen Passat. The 2016 Volkswagen Passat is an excellent car that offers a wide variety of trims and options and has a starting MSRP at a competitive $22,440. For car shoppers looking at the VW Passat Watertown NY, we included the exterior, interior, and safety features included on each trim.

 

The 2016 Passat Overview

The 2016 Passat is available in five trims: S, SE, SE with Technology, SEL, and the R-Line. Each Passat is equipped with a 1.8L turbocharged 4-cylinder engine that is paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission. The Passat gets a solid 170 horsepower with over 180 pounds of torque while still getting great fuel efficiency of 25/38 (city/highway). Standard features also include dual-zone climate control, a 5″ touchscreen display with USB ports, and Bluetooth capability. Drivers will also enjoy the storage ability the 60/40 split-folding rear seat offers, and the safety feature of the rear-view camera.

 

2016 Passat Options and Features

While offering great features on the standard S and R-line models, the additional features offered on the other models are truly impressive. For comfort and convenience, VW Car-Net (which avails Apple CarPlay and Android Auto), heated seats, driver assistance, and sunroof enter the picture in addition to the standard features, though the technology package includes push-button start, an upgraded touchscreen display, and a Hands-Free easy-open trunk. The SEL model adds premium audio, leather seats, and a navigation system.

 

2016 Passat Safety Features

The 2016 Volkswagen Passat offers excellent safety features. The standard package included on the S and R-line models offer a rear-view camera, anti-lock brakes, engine brake assist, and a suite of airbags to protect the driver and passengers. The SE and SEL models add Blind Spot Monitor and Rear Traffic Alert, Forward Collision Warning, and Autonomous Emergency Braking.

Whether you are searching for a commuting vehicle, a family car, or both, the performance and suite of features offered by the 2016 Passat will please any driver and their passengers. For consumers searching for a 2016 VW Passat Watertown NY, contact us for more information or to schedule a test drive.

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