2016 Passat Research and Review

The Volkswagen Passat is a bestselling sedan that drivers have flocked to for years. This model year, the 2016 VW Passat is getting a slight update to the car's exterior, as well as some updates to its cabin, a few more safety features, a new sport model and a few more tech amenities.

There are five well-equipped trim levels offered on the 2016 Volkswagen Passat in Phoenix, including S, R-Line, SE, SEL and SEL Premium. Standard features on the sedan include 16-inch alloy wheels, a newly standard rearview camera, cloth upholstery, automatic headlights, dual-zone climate control, Bluetooth connectivity and a 5-inch touchscreen.

The all-new R-Line adds a bit more sport to the sedan with 19-inch wheels, leather-wrapped accessories and more unique sport styling elements. The Passat SE gets everything from a sunroof, a 6.3-inch touchscreen and adaptive cruise control to VW's Car-Net telematics system, heated accessories and satellite radio.

For those who want the most luxury out of the sedan, many 2016 Volkswagen Passat reviews suggest choosing either the Passat SEL or the Passat SEL Premium. The Passat SEL comes with 18-inch wheels, leather seating, a premium Fender sound system and several features from VW's impressive Technology package. Finally, the SEL Premium includes such features as power-folding mirrors, remote ignition, automated parallel parking, and front and rear parking sensors.

Under the hood, drivers can choose between two engine options on the 2016 Volkswagen Passat in Phoenix: a 1.8-liter turbocharged four-cylinder and a 3.6-liter V6. The four-cylinder is paired with a six-speed automatic that helps generate 170 horses and 184 lb.-ft. of torque, while the V6 uses a six-speed automated manual and produces 280 horsepower and 258 lb.-ft. of torque.

Several excellent pieces of standard safety equipment have helped the sedan earn top ratings in several government crash tests. This equipment includes antilock brakes, front side airbags, traction and stability control, and front and rear side curtain airbags. If you choose an upper trim level you'll also find other available safety systems, including collision mitigation with automatic braking, rear cross-traffic alert, lane departure warning and blind spot monitoring.

To find out more about the latest version of the VW Passat, continue browsing our 2016 Volkswagen Passat review below or stop by Camelback Volkswagen conveniently located on Camelback Road in Phoenix!

Bullet List of Passat Specs & Features

The 2016 Toyota Camry, Honda Accord and the Nissan Altima are no match for the 2016 Passat! Just compare Volkswagen's latest model alongside them and you'll determine that it surpasses the competition easily. The Passat's got several great attributes, including its modern features and superb looks. Many drivers in Phoenix choose it because it's a spectacular value; compare its price to the opposition to see for yourself. Look over our facts list to learn more about the Passat - bullets underneath this text.

  • 2016 Volkswagen Passat Body Style(s): Sedan
  • 2016 Volkswagen Passat MSRP: $22,440
  • 2016 Volkswagen Passat MPG: 25 city / 38 highway
  • 2016 Volkswagen Passat 0-60 MPH in 7.7 seconds
  • 2016 Volkswagen Passat Cargo Space: 15.9 cubic feet
  • 2016 Volkswagen Passat Doors: 4-door
  • 2016 Volkswagen Passat Colors: Candy White, Titanium Beige, Black, Fortana Red, etc...
  • 2016 Volkswagen Passat Seats: 5 passengers

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