The 2017 Volkswagen Passat hasn’t been changed all that much since it was refreshed in 2016. It offers a new front design from the A pillar and this includes headlights that are slimmer along with a hood that is sharper looking and a grille that is wider. It also comes with an interior that has been revised along with plenty of safety features and standard equipment, including Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
The 2017 Volkswagen Passat is available in a choice of 7 trims and it starts from $22,440. There is the 1.8 litre turbocharged 4 cylinder or you can go for the V6 3.6 litre. The SEL trim offers the 4 cylinder with 6 speed automatic gears and this should give you 25mpg around the city and 38mpg out on the highway.
The interior of the 2017 Volkswagen Passat is functional and its clean looking with chrome trim and new dashboard. In the back the seating folds down 60/40 split and there is plenty of space in the trunk.
The 2017 Volkswagen Passat is a superb choice but there are other vehicles that you might want to consider also. There is the Mazda 6, which offers up a driving experience that is fun and of course the performance and handling is great and among the best in the class. You might also want to consider the Honda Accord, which comes with an interior that is stylish and it offers up seating that is stylish and it’s comfortable. The Accord offers an 8 inch display, while the Passat offers an infotainment system that comes with MIB II with the choice of a 5 or 6.33 inch display.
So would you choose the 2017 Volkswagen Passat or would you go for the Honda Accord or the Mazda 6?