2018 Volkswagen Passat Overview

Check out the features of the all new 2018 Volkswagen Passat, available at Sierra Volkswagen in Ottawa, IL
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When it comes to the mid-size sedan segment, the 2018 Volkswagen Passat has it figured out. Both affordable and stylish with great performance, efficiency, and plenty of space to stow both your passengers and your cargo, the VW Passat has it all.


All five trim levels of the 2018 Volkswagen Passat come standard with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that delivers 174 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque when mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. If you're looking to pack more power behind your Passat's performance, the range-topping SEL Premium model offers an available 3.6-liter V6 engine that cranks out 280 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque.

Fuel Economy

The standard 2.0-liter engine delivers a fuel economy of 25 mpg in the city and 36 mpg on the highway.* However, if you choose to go for the capable V6 engine on the SEL Premium trim, this fuel rating drops to 19 mpg in the city and 28 mpg on the highway.*

The all new 2018 Volkswagen Passat at Sierra Volkswagen in Ottawa, IL, part of the Bill Walsh Auto Group
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The 2018 Volkswagen Passat offers a stylish, dynamic exterior that is crafted to reduce wind resistance while maintaining a sleek and attractive look. In addition, the Passat comes with all sorts of refinement and upscale options, from available LED headlights on the outside to interior features such as available wood or aluminum trim.


The Volkswagen Passat comes with plenty of tech for you to enjoy, too, from infotainment features like smartphone connectivity and hands-free voice commands to safety technology that grants you extra reassurance on the road. The Blind Spot Monitor and standard Rearview Camera are essential to modern driving, and with Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™, your road trips will be more fun than ever.

Interested in the 2018 Volkswagen Passat? Stop by Sierra Volkswagen to test drive the modern and thrilling Passat.

*Based on EPA estimates for 2018 Passat. Your mileage will vary and depends on several factors, including your driving habits and vehicle condition.

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