2012 Volkswagen Passat SE

Matt Tierney

2012 Volkswagen Passat SE

Base price (with destination): $20,765
Price as tested: $25,595

Standard Equipment:
2.5-liter 5-cylinder engine
Six-speed automatic transmission
17" alloy wheels
V-Tex leatherette
Dual-zone automatic climate control
Bluetooth connectivity
8-way power driver seat
Heated front seats
Touch-screen Premium VIII radio
Multi-Function leather-wrapped steering wheel
Aluminum trim dash and middle console
Exterior chrome window trim
Sliding front center armrest

Options on this vehicle:
2.5 SE Package- $4830

Key options not on vehicle:
2.5 SE w/sunroof- $5630
2.5 SE w/ sunroof & navigation w/Mobile Device Interface- $6800
2.5 SEL- $8400
2.5 SEL 2- $9900

Fuel economy:
21/32 mpg

2.5-liter 5-cylinder engine
Horsepower: 170 hp @ 5700 rpm
Torque: 177 lb-ft @ 4250 rpm


Six-speed automatic transmission

Curb weight: 3166 lb

Wheels/tires: 17-in. alloy wheels
215/55R17 all-season tires

Competitors: Honda Accord, Toyota Camry, Ford Fusion, Chevrolet Malibu, Hyundai Sonata, Kia Optima, Mazda6, Subaru Legacy

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When I tried to buy 19,995 VW Passat I found out they do not exist at dealerships!If you want an automatic like most drivers in US, you have to pay 2,500 more.It is just another marketing trick.

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