With the introduction of this 8th generation of this model, VW has actually improved its customer case by developing such a compact and yet feature full car with the 2016 Volkswagen Passat. It has already been hailed as the next gen premium model in VW’s store, and its design spec has been excellent in proving so. Several variants of this car are en route to production facility of VW but with initial reports, it looks great and promising. Several new features have been introduced and in addition to that, modern sedan as well as wagon versions is being considered as well for future build purposes.
2016 Volkswagen Passat – Engine
Another impressive feature of this 2016 Volkswagen Passat car includes the actual choice of more than one power train. It features additional engine and power train choices apart from the base model, with an impressive tally of 10 additional gas and diesel engine configuration specs. Power generation attributes is going to vary from 118 HP to almost 276 HP. Base engine versions includes a 2.0 LITER turbo charged engine that is able to generate about 236 HP as well as 368 POUND FEET of torque.
Drive train specs include front wheel drive or all-wheel drive, with the introduction of a 7 speed transmission with the DSG configuration. Additional engine choices might also include a plug in hybrid engine, or an additional 1.4 LITER one with 4 cylinders and TSI configuration. These engines might be able to generate up to 207 HP of power, along with electrical motor attributes.
2016 Volkswagen Passat – Exterior
This 2016 Volkswagen Passat is loaded with abundant technology, and with the addition of MQB design spec, its exterior specs are also becoming very interesting. Overall body design has been altered with a slightly reduced car height as well as more aerodynamic stability. A rounded bumper has been introduced as well with brand new diode tail lights and angular head lights as well.
2016 Volkswagen Passat – Interior
Interior design has also improved with a great infotainment system that includes a 12.3 inch TFT screen and increased cabin space as well. Seat options are very good along with stability control and better steering wheels. Technology plays a huge role here.
Price and Availability
Pricing options of this 2016 Volkswagen Passat might vary based on the multiple engine options as well as the technological inclusions. However tow clear distinctions have been made with the sedan costing around $35000 and the wagon around $35500. Availability details are still not known and yet to be revealed.