2016 Volkswagen Passat named Cars.com Best Midsize Sedan of 2016

By Product Expert | Posted in Awards, Volkswagen Passat on Wednesday, July 20th, 2016 at 3:17 pm
Which awards has the 2016 Volkswagen Passat won

Which awards has the 2016 Volkswagen Passat won?

The Volkswagen Passat has been recognized as one of the best sedans currently on the market. So which awards has the 2016 Volkswagen Passat won? This list just got a little longer. Cars.com named the Passat their 2016 Best Midsize Sedan.

Cars.com Award Criteria

Cars.com scored the cars competing in the competition in a variety of categories. These included interior quality, trunk and storage, comfort, technology and entertainment, handling, acceleration, ride, noise, child-safety seats and value. Additionally, Cars.com had a real-world looking for a new car consider each vehicle. At the end of the competition, the 2016 Passat was the favorite of both the judges and the family.

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2017 Volkswagen Passat dash and display

What did Cars.com say about the 2016 Passat?

Cars.com leveled praise at several aspects of the 2016 Passat. The judges enjoyed the fun-to-drive nature of the car provided by the turbocharged 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine. This peppy base engine is able to deliver 170 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque while earning an estimated 25 city/38 highway miles per gallon.

Moving to the interior, the Cars.com judges were fans of the comfortable front seats and the spacious back seat of the Passat. Many of the Passat’s technology features were also singled out for praise, particularly the integrated Apple CarPlay and Android Auto systems. The judges also praised the interior design of the Passat and many of the sedans great safety features. Volkswagen has always put a priority of manufacturing the safest vehicles possible.

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