The 2017 Volkswagen Passat has started to arrive at dealerships everywhere. The latest edition of this sedan appeals to car shoppers looking to gain a little more comfort in their daily driver. The performance of the sedan is driven by the Passat’s multiple available engines. The 2017 Volkswagen Passat engine options deliver both power and fuel economy.
2017 Volkswagen Passat Base Engine Performance
Standard equipment on the 2017 Passat includes a turbocharged 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine. This engine is able to produce 170 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque. Fuel economy estimates for the 2017 Passat are not yet available, but previous four-cylinder models have earned an estimated 25 city/38 highway miles per gallon. The engine is paired with a six-speed automatic transmission.
If more power is desired, the 2017 Passat can be equipped with a 3.6-liter V6 engine. This larger engine pushes the performance numbers up to 280 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. Previous V6 models have earned an estimated 20 city/28 highway miles per gallon. The V6 engine sends power to the wheels via a six-speed automated manual transmission.
Volkswagen will be offering the 2017 Passat in four trim levels: S, R-Line, SE and SEL Premium. Each trim offers a great collection of comfort and technology features. Highlights include heated front and rear seats, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, dual-zone automatic climate control, a hands-free Easy Open trunk, LED headlights, a rearview camera, forward collision warning system with automatic emergency braking, the VW Car-Net system, a Fender Premium audio system and wood-textured interior trim.
Car shoppers near Washington DC, Woodbridge, Burke, Manassas, Bristow, Stafford and Quantico looking to drive home in their own 2017 Volkswagen Passat should make Karen Radley Volkswagen their first stop. We currently have this great sedan right here in our inventory.