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Volkswagen Passat Reviews from Consumer Reports

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Volkswagen Passat Reviews

The Volkswagen Passat is a sedan offered in a 4dr Sdn 1.8T Auto S, 4dr Sdn 1.8T Auto SE w/Technology, 4dr Sdn 1.8T Auto R-Line, 4dr Sdn 1.8T Auto R-Line w/Comfort Pkg, 4dr Sdn 1.8T Auto SE, 4dr Sdn 3.6L V6 DSG SEL Premium, 4dr Sdn 1.8T Auto SEL and 4dr Sdn 1.8T Auto SEL Premium. The powertrains include 1.8-liter 4 turbo (170 hp) and 3.6-liter V6 (280 hp) engines, and 6-speed automatic, 6-speed manual and 6-speed sequential transmissions. It is Front wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 20 mpg city to 28 mpg highway. The Passat SEL Premium V6 uses Premium fuel.

Competing models include Toyota Camry, Ford Fusion, Chevrolet Impala, Honda Accord and Hyundai Sonata .

Last Model Reviewed: 2012

Reviewed Volkswagen Passats from Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports has placed the following models through over 50 tests at our test track:

  • 2015 Volkswagen Passat TDI SE 4-cyl
  • 2014 Volkswagen Passat SE 4-cyl
  • 2012 Volkswagen Passat SEL Premium V6
  • 2007 Volkswagen Passat wagon 3.6 V6
  • 2006 Volkswagen Passat sedan 2.0T 4-cyl

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