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2017 VW Passat Arlington TX


2017 VW Passat

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New 2017 VW Passat at Hiley Volkswagen for Arlington, TX

The Passat gets a few new features changed for the 2017 line-up. The trim structure has been re-positioned and reinforced. Also, the driver assistance, connectivity, and convenience features have been moved to the lower trims. The R-Line model get new features including the Composition Media touchscreen radio with USB connectivity, voice control, SiriusXM radio, and the Car-Net App-Connect technology. The SE model adds keyless access with push-button start and blind-spot monitor with rear traffic alert. There is also a SE with a technology package that adds a whole lot of tech features. The starting price for the Passat is $22,440. To learn more about all the features including and available for the 2017 VW Passat, continue to read along below.

Under the Passat's Hood

The VW Passat drive with front-wheel drive and has two engine options. The first is a turbocharged 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine with a six-speed automatic transmission and the second is a 3.6-liter V6 engine that is paired with a six-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. All the Passat models come standard with a four-cylinder, but there is also the option to upgrade to the V6 engine. The turbocharged engine is powered by 170 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque. The V6 is rated at 280 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. The fuel economy is great with both engines. The base engine has a fuel economy of 27 mpg combined with 23 mpg in the city and 34 mpg on the highway. The top engine has a fuel economy of 23 mpg combined with 20 mpg in the city and 28 mpg on the highway.

Design of VW Passat

There are four main trim levels with the Passat. The trims are S, R-Line, SE, and SEL Premium. The base model features 16-inch wheels, full power accessories, automatic headlights, dual-zone automatic climate control, a rearview camera, 60/4-split folding rear seats, cruise control, Bluetooth, a six-speaker sound system, and a collision mitigation system with automatic braking. The Passat exterior features a four-bar chrome grille, chrome window surrounds and door trims, and LED headlights and LED taillights. Some of the models have an Easy Open trunk where the driver swipes their foot under the rear bumper to activate a sensor that opens the trunk. The interior includes chrome trim pieces, as well, on the bezels of the air vent, upper door trim, shift lever, and even the cup holders. The front has eight-way power adjustable front seats for the R-Line and up. The upholstery comes standard with cloth, but you can get leatherette as you go up the model line.

2017 VW Passat Trim Levels

 S
  • Dual-zone climate control
  • Autonomous Emergency Braking 
  • Rearview Camera System
 R-Line
  • R-Line front and rear bumpers
  • 19" Salvador wheels
  • VW Car-Net® App-Connect
 SE
  • Sunroof
  • Keyless access with push-button start
  • Blind Spot Monitor
 SEL Premium
  • Fender® Premium Audio System
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Leather seating surfaces
 

What is Parking Steering Assistant?

This system automatically steers the car into both parallel and perpendicular parking spaces in reverse.  

What is included in the Lighting Package?

This packages adds foglights, LED headlights, and LED taillights.  

Can you service my car quickly?

Yes, we can! We have a Service Xpress auto service that helps you get in and out quickly while addressing the issues you're facing with your vehicle professionally.  Service Xpress

Conclusions

The Passat includes a combination of technology and structural safety features. The standard features are anti-lock brakes, a rearview camera, traction and stability control, a forward collision mitigation system with automatic braking, and multiple airbag systems. The optional Car-Net telematics system adds automatic crash notification, remote vehicle access, roadside assistance, speed alerts, stolen vehicle location, and a parent-favorite: geo-fencing. There have been some structural updates by adding high-strength steel sheet metal to the sills, crash rail, and foot wells. Hiley VW in Arlington, TX can help put you into the right VW Passat for your driving adventures.

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