Size 2.5L V5 170HP
Torque 240 lb.-ft.
Fuel Type Regular unleaded
Fuel Capacity 70 L
City Fuel Economy 9.6 L/100 km
Highway Fuel Economy 6.7 L/100 km


Header Transmission Automatic
Transmission Number of speeds 6
Drivetrain Driven Wheels Front-wheel
  Locking Hubs -

safety features

Lane Departure Lane Departure Warning -
Traction Control Yes
Tire Pressure Monitor Tire Pressure Monitoring System Yes
Stability Control Yes
Child Door Lock Child safety locks Yes
Parking Sensors Exterior Parking Camera -
Air Bags Driver Airbag Yes
  Head airbags Curtain 1st and 2nd row
  Knee Airbag -
  Passenger Airbag Yes


Fog Lights Front fog lights -
  Rear fog lights -
Speed Sensing / Variable Speed Wipers Intermittent -
  Rain sensing -
  Speed sensitive -
Spoiler Rear spoiler -
Sun / Moon / Panoramic Roof Sunroof -
  Rear sunroof -
  Extended sunroof -
  3rd Row Sunroof -
Running Boards Running Boards -
Heated Mirrors Heated driver mirror Heated
  Heated passenger mirror Heated
Remote / Auto Vehicle Entry Push bu-function remote -


Telematics Navigation System -
Audio System Premium Brand -
  Radio AM/FM stereo
  Memory Card Slot -
  Digital Audio Input Yes
Seats Upholstery Cloth
Driver Seat Power adjustments -
  Manual adjustments -
Passenger Seat Power adjustments -
  Manual adjustments -

comfort & convenience

Air Conditioning Front air conditioning Automatic
  Rear air conditioning -
Remote Starter Multi-function remote Trunk/hatch/door/tailgate
Auto Up / Down Windows Power windows Yes
  One-touch windows 4
Steering Steering wheel Tilt and telescopic
Keyless Ignition Keyless Ignition -
Cruise Control (Standard / Radar Controlled) Yes
Bluetooth wireless phone connectivity Bluetooth
Auto Dimming Rearview Mirrors Auto-dimming mirrors -

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Stephanie Wallcraft by Stephanie Wallcraft | Jun. 17th, 2014

Great ride for some, but lacks technology

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News VW Passat sales set annual record

VW Passat sales set annual record

The Associated Press by The Associated Press | Sep. 20th, 2012

Volkswagen says it has sold more Passat midsize cars this year than any other year. The German automaker sold 77,524 Passats as of Wednesday, beating the car’s old record of 77,523, set in 2001. Volkswagen’s U.S. sales are up more than 32 percent through August, led by the Passat and the Jetta compact. It’s the [...]

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Reviews Second-hand: 2006-10 Volkswagen Passat not for the frugal

Second-hand: 2006-10 Volkswagen Passat not for the frugal

Mark Toljagic by Mark Toljagic | Jun. 15th, 2012

Volkswagen’s athletic reflexes, European sophistication and kick-butt acceleration are marred by its many flaws that are costly to repair.

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Reviews VW a model of stability and economy

VW a model of stability and economy

Wheels by Wheels | Nov. 11th, 2011

Wheels contributor John Terauds drove a Volkwagen Passat round trip to Nova Scotia and reports on his likes, dislikes.

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Reviews New VW as American as, well, America

New VW as American as, well, America

John LeBlanc by John LeBlanc | Jun. 10th, 2011

John LeBlanc previews the 2010 Volkswagen Passat.

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