The 2016 Volkswagen Passat would be offered to the USA market to the satisfaction to all those who love its exterior and interior design, engine and machine reliability and stability.
2016 Passat Exterior design
The esthetic look of this model is very pleasing. Namely, this car is made with four doors, and the lines go smoothly from the front to the back bumper. LED headlights and taillights are also very nicely incorporated to follow the lines and add to the overall look of elegance, style and power.
New VW Passat interior design
The interior of this model is also made to be very spacious, comfortable and extremely safe. The materials used are also the ones of top-quality, and the upholstery is also made with style and elegance. The dashboard and steering wheel are also equipped with numerous settings and adjustments for the sake of comfortable and safe drive. The manufacturer also included some modern technologies, such as a touchscreen with 12.3 inches which is there for driver’s comfort and monitoring the drive and condition of the vehicle.
2016 VW Passat Engine specs
The manufacturer, known for its engine and under-the-hood reliability, will offer three different engine options to potential customers. The first engine option will be a 1.8 liter engine. It will have turbo charging and it is able to produce about 170 horsepower. Also, this engine is going to be able to use 184 lb-ft torque. The second engine option that the manufacturer will offer would be a 3.6 liter engine which has six valves. This engine is able to produce 280 horsepower and to use 258 lb-ft of torque. The manufacturer will also offer a diesel 2.0 liter engine with turbo charging. This inline-4 engine will be able to produce 140 horsepower and to use about 236 lb-ft of torque. This model is made to be very fuel efficient, which will be very appreciated by potential customers. The manufacturer will also offer DSG transmission which would have seven speeds. The manufacturer is expected to offer a hybrid version with automatic transmission.
Details about Release Date
The release of this car to the USA market is a bit peculiar. Namely, this car was officially presented during Paris Motor Show 2014 which took place from the 4th to the 19th October 2014 and the car is now available on the European market as a 2016 model. However, the sales in the USA have not started yet. It is expected that the sales in the USA would start in a couple of months, maximum during the beginning of 2016.
2016 Volkswagen Passat Price
The prices for the USA market will be based on the prices on the European market with the possibility of certain variations. Namely, the price for the basic model is expected to be about $21,000, with the price increase for upgraded and enhanced models and trims. More precisely, the price for upgraded models is expected to be $34,000.
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