2017 Volkswagen Passat vs 2016 Volkswagen Passat

Comparing model-year vehicles can be tough when dealing with something as comfortable and stylish as the Volkswagen Passat. This classic sedan comes fitted with all the latest in high-tech convenience and safety features, but there are a few differences between the 2017 Volkswagen Passat and the 2016 Volkswagen Passat.

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2017 Volkswagen Passat VS 2016 Volkswagen Passat
1.8-Liter I-4, 3.6-Liter V6 Engine Options 1.8-Liter I-4, 3.6-Liter V6
280/258 V-6 Horsepower/Torque 280/258
$22,440 Base Trim Starting MSRP $22,440
S, R-Line, SE, SEL, V6 SE w/Technology, V6 SEL Premium Trim Levels S, R-Line, SE, SEL, SEL Premium, V6 SEL Premium

New V6 SE with Technology Trim Level for 2017 VW Passat

Both the 2017 Passat and the 2016 Passat offer the standard 1.8-liter four-cylinder at the base trim, and have an available 3.6-liter six-cylinder engine available at higher trim levels.  The V-6 engine's impressive horsepower and torque ratings add a fun-to-drive nature to the Passat, all without sacrificing fuel economy, as the V-6 sedan still manages to achieve up to 28 mpg on the highway.  

The new V6 SE with Technology trim, introduced for the 2017 Volkswagen Passat, offers drivers the chance to take advantage of the more powerful six-cylinder engine at a more affordable price. The V6 SEL Premium trim is the most expensive trim level, offering the largest number of convenience and luxury features.  

Standard features on the new V6 SE with Technology trim for the 2017 Volkswagen Passat include the Hands-free Easy Open Trunk, Park Distance Control, LED Headlights, 18" Chattanooga wheels, VW Car-Net App-Connect, voice-activated navigation, Autonomous Emergency Braking, Blind Spot Monitor, Adaptive Cruise Control and more. 

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