Volkswagen Passat seen at the New York International Auto Show
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Volkswagen Just Killed The Passat In The US

Following through on its plans to electrify everything Volkswagen just announced it killed the Passat in the US. The Chattanooga, Tennessee-built Passat won’t be built by 2023. With how other companies have shortened their plans for electrification the Passat may not last until then.  The all-electric ID.4, Atlas, and Atlas Cross will replace Passat production …

Volkswagen Passat driving through the countryside
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The 2020 Volkswagen Passat Can’t Keep up With the Class

Volkswagen has updated its aging Passat for the 2020 model year though it’s still part of the fourth generation launched in 2012. In the mid-size sedan class with heavy hitters like Honda Accord, Toyota Camry, Hyundai Sonata, and Kia’s new K5, the new Passat would need a strong update to stay competitive. The new 2020 Volkswagen Passat features some exterior and interior …

Volkswagen Passats on display at an auto show

The 2017 Volkswagen Passat Is Affordable and Unreliable

Many drivers love the Volkswagen Passat for its classic European style and smooth ride quality. The Passat has a high depreciation rate, making it an appealing choice to buy used, but its reliability history is another story. Depending on where you look, you are likely to see that the 2017 Passat is one of the better versions to buy …

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The 2015 VW Passat Has Some Concerning Recalls

The Volkswagen Passat is an affordable option for getting a low-end luxury sedan that still offers a great driving and handling experience. It’s practical and it’s stylish, receiving many updates over the years to improve the car’s appearance and make it look more modern and even more aggressive. The 2015 model year of the Volkswagen …


Is the 2020 Volkswagen Passat Just a Really Big Jetta?

Although refreshed for the 2020 model year, the Volkswagen Passat still seems the same as it ever was. And technically, it is. The new Passat has a new look and some new features, but it still rides on the same platform that it has been for almost the past decade. Considering they didn’t update the …

2020 VW Passat R-Line

Is There Any Reason to Buy a VW Passat Over a Toyota Camry?

The Volkswagen Passat tends to be forgotten about compared to some of the other mid-sized sedans on the market, such as the Toyota Camry. The Camry is one of the best-selling cars in the segment, and there’s even a TRD trim and all-wheel drive available now. But the VW Passat got an update for the …