Volkswagen has delivered on luxury and comfort once again with the 2017 Passat. In this year’s model, the Passat has an updated look that is sleeker than ever before. With all new bumpers, hood, headlights, trunk lids, the 2017 Passat is as daring as ever. In addition to the fashionable body style, the 2017 Passat holds its own with performance, comfort, and technology. Unlike other comparable mid-size sedans in the market, the 2017 VW Passat rides incredibly smooth on the freeway and can still zip through corners with exceptional handling.
The standard S trim of the 2017 Passat comes standard with a 1.8L turbo engine that is equipped with 170 horsepower. The best part? This mid-size sedan can get up to 38 miles to the gallon on the freeway, now that’s efficient! The Passat is not only efficient, but it is a family friendly vehicle that is loaded with safety features. Also standard in the S trim includes a rearview backup camera, anti-lock brakes, stability control, and seatbelt pre-tensioners for optimal seating positioning during a collision. Optional on the 2017 Passat includes features such as an advanced blind-spot monitor for lane merging safety and parking guidance.
Whether driving in traffic or out on the open road, the thoughtfully crafted interior of the Passat makes allows the driver and the passenger to ride in comfort. Every back is different, and that’s why the driver’s front seat comes equipped with power adjustment control and lumber support! Additionally, the steering wheel of the 2017 Passat supports a telescope style adjustment for optimal hand positioning and control. With automatic window controls and an intuitive dash interface, the VW Passat makes for an easy and comfortable drive that is built for driver personalization.
Loaded with the latest in auto technology, the 2017 Passat provides an exceptional amount of fun while keeping you and your loved ones safe on the road. Available with a 6.3″ touchscreen display that wields voice control and an intelligent proximity sensor, the Passat has a priority of keeping your attention on the road. For audio lovers and entertainment junkies, the Passat is compatible with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and MirrorLink! In addition to the driver, the ultra roomy Passat took the passenger experience into high consideration. With available dual climate control and rear USB ports, everybody sharing the Passat experience is sure to do so in comfort and fun.
With a sleek and semi-aggressive front end, the 2017 Passat pulls off a look typically reserved for premium luxury sedans. The body style rounds off near the back end of the car, creating a sleek and aerodynamic look. To our surprise, the Passat holds an impressively roomy trunk with over 15.9 cubic feet of cargo storage! The rear seats support a popular 60 / 40 split which offers even more room and storage versatility.
After long and thoughtful review, the 2017 VW Passat is an absolute steal. For those seeking ultimate comfort and performance of German engineering, the Passat over delivers on a premium driving and passenger experience. With exceptional room and a sleek modern design, the 2017 Passat is family friendly and a load of fun. To see for yourself (..and potentially fall in love), head down to Dick Hannah Volkswagen and test drive the 2017 VW Passat today!
The SEL trim level has been discontinued on the 2017 Volkswagen Passat (though the SEL Premium remains). As a result, some of the standard and optional equipment has been shifted around between the trim levels. Otherwise, the 2017 Passat is pretty much the same. Read More >>
Despite its German brand name and heritage, the Passat is a thoroughly American-style family sedan, from its limo-like rear seat to its supple ride. The base engine is a 170-hp 1.8-liter turbo four with a six-speed automatic; a 280-hp 3.6-liter V-6 is optional. Read More >>
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*Mileage based on 2017 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.
1MSRP based on base model trim excluding tax, license, registration.
2 For well-qualified lessees.
3 Towing capability varies by trim level and configuration. See Owner’s Manual for proper use.