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MSRP: $21,120 - $35,660
Invoice: $20,253 - $34,198
MPG: 24 City / 35 Hwy
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2015 Volkswagen Passat Review

The 2015 Volkswagen Passat is an affordable midsize car that gets a slightly more powerful diesel engine this year.

The 2015 Volkswagen Passat comes with a 170-horsepower turbocharged 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine and a five-speed manual transmission. A six-speed automatic transmission is optional. EPA-estimated fuel economy for the 2015 Passat is 24/36 mpg city/highway with the automatic transmission. The 2015 Passat TDI is powered by a turbodiesel 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine with 150 horsepower, which is 10 more horsepower than the 2014 TDI engine produces. Power is routed through a six-speed manual or an optional six-speed automatic (automated manual) transmission. The 2015 Passat TDI returns 30/42 mpg with the automated manual transmission, which is a slight improvement over the 2014 model’s 30/40 mpg rating. The most powerful offering in the 2015 Passat lineup is a 280-horsepower 3.6-liter V6 engine mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. V6 models get 20/28 mpg. All 2015 Passat trims come exclusively with front-wheel drive.

The 2015 Volkswagen Passat seats five and comes standard with a tilt and telescopic steering wheel, a six-speaker audio system and Bluetooth. Options include front seats that are heated and six-way power-adjustable, leather upholstery, dual-zone automatic climate control, a sunroof, a rearview camera, an eight-speaker touch-screen audio system, HD Radio, satellite radio, navigation and Volkswagen’s Car-Net telematics system, which allows users to monitor vehicle maintenance and control security functions from a compatible smartphone. The 2015 Volkswagen Passat starts at $21,120.

The full review of the 2015 Volkswagen Passat is coming soon. In the meantime, you can see pictures, research prices or view and compare specs for the 2015 Volkswagen Passat. If you're considering the 2014 Volkswagen Passat, which ranks 16 out of 21 Affordable Midsize Cars, you can read our review.

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2015 Volkswagen Passat Prices and Specs

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4dr Sdn 1.8T Manual S MSRP: $21,120 See what others actually paid in your area »
  • Front Wheel Drive
  • Manual
  • Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 1.8 L/110
  • 24 City / 35 Hwy
4dr Sdn 1.8T Auto S MSRP: $22,220 See what others actually paid in your area »
  • Front Wheel Drive
  • Automatic
  • Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 1.8 L/110
  • 24 City / 35 Hwy
4dr Sdn 1.8T Auto Wolfsburg Ed MSRP: $24,135 See what others actually paid in your area »
  • Front Wheel Drive
  • Automatic
  • Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 1.8 L/110
  • 24 City / 34 Hwy
4dr Sdn 1.8T Auto SE MSRP: $26,020 See what others actually paid in your area »
  • Front Wheel Drive
  • Automatic
  • Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 1.8 L/110
  • 24 City / 34 Hwy
4dr Sdn 1.8T Manual Sport MSRP: $26,635 See what others actually paid in your area »
  • Front Wheel Drive
  • Manual
  • Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 1.8 L/110
  • 24 City / 35 Hwy
4dr Sdn 2.0L Manual TDI SE MSRP: $26,825 See what others actually paid in your area »
  • Front Wheel Drive
  • Manual
  • Intercooled Turbo Diesel I-4 2.0 L/120
  • 31 City / 43 Hwy
4dr Sdn 1.8T Auto SE w/Sunroof & Nav MSRP: $27,830 See what others actually paid in your area »
  • Front Wheel Drive
  • Automatic
  • Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 1.8 L/110
  • 24 City / 34 Hwy
4dr Sdn 1.8T Auto Sport MSRP: $27,835 See what others actually paid in your area »
  • Front Wheel Drive
  • Automatic
  • Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 1.8 L/110
  • 24 City / 35 Hwy
4dr Sdn 2.0L TDI DSG SE w/Sunroof MSRP: $28,840 See what others actually paid in your area »
  • Front Wheel Drive
  • Automatic
  • Intercooled Turbo Diesel I-4 2.0 L/120
  • 30 City / 40 Hwy
4dr Sdn 2.0L DSG TDI SE w/Sunroof & Nav MSRP: $30,545 See what others actually paid in your area »
  • Front Wheel Drive
  • Automatic
  • Intercooled Turbo Diesel I-4 2.0 L/120
  • 30 City / 40 Hwy
4dr Sdn 1.8T Auto SEL Premium MSRP: $31,475 See what others actually paid in your area »
  • Front Wheel Drive
  • Automatic
  • Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 1.8 L/110
  • 24 City / 34 Hwy
4dr Sdn 2.0L TDI DSG SEL Premium MSRP: $33,585 See what others actually paid in your area »
  • Front Wheel Drive
  • Automatic
  • Intercooled Turbo Diesel I-4 2.0 L/120
  • 30 City / 40 Hwy
4dr Sdn 3.6L V6 DSG SEL Premium MSRP: $35,660 See what others actually paid in your area »
  • Front Wheel Drive
  • Automatic
  • Premium Unleaded V-6 3.6 L/220
  • 20 City / 28 Hwy
Review Last Updated: 9/10/14

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