2020 Volkswagen Passat
Ratings & Reliability
The redesigned 2020 Passat goes on sale this summer, and uses the same powertrain as the current model. Its exterior and interior styling isn’t a radical departure. With this update, Volkswagen's midsized sedan keeps pace with the competition in terms of standard safety features and infotainment, The current Passat, with generous interior space, responsive handling, and a comfortable, quiet ride, is a competitive midsized sedan. The sole powertrain is a 2.0-liter, turbocharged four-cylinder that's mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. Our drivers found the front seats to be very accommodating, and rear-seat occupants will appreciate the extra-spacious cabin. The trunk is huge, perfect to carry the luggage for a long trip. Improved interior fit and finish is a plus. Forward collision warning, automatic emergency braking, blind spot warning, and rear cross-traffic warning are all standard.