The 2014 Volkswagen Passat is a full-size auto with basement for 5. It is provided in bristles capital trim ranges: S, Wolfsburg Version, SE, Sport and SEL Premium. All variations purchase front-wheel drive. Competing sedans accommodate the Honda Accord, Toyota Camry and Kia Optima, amid others.
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For 2014, the Volkswagen Passat will get a 170-horsepower, turbocharged fuel 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine, changing the two.5-liter five-cylinder. The SE and faculty trim ranges now get a development digicam, and the SE moreover comes with two-tone seats. The Sport trim is new to the Passat lineup.
Volkswagen’s Automobile-Web telematics association is moreover accessible and contains roadside help, blast notification and baseborn agent help. Pace alerts, a agent bloom deal with and an larger point-of-interest account for the choice aeronautics association are moreover included withCar-Web. Automobile-Web’s look will be managed by way of a smartphone app or net portal.
The Passat is not decidedly techy or eye-catching, nevertheless it’s sensible, competitively priced and roomy. One among its higher affairs credibility is its ample backseat with 39.1 inches of legroom. To place that in context, the Hyundai Sonata and Kia Optima motion 34.6 inches and 34.7 inches, respectively.
Beneath the awning of the 2014 Passat you may acquisition a 170-hp, turbocharged fuel 1.8-liter four-cylinder fuel agent commutual with a six-speed automated transmission. Two various engines can be found: a 140-hp, turbo-diesel 2.0-liter four-cylinder and a 280-hp, fuel 3.6-liter V-6. The fuel engines can run on E15 gasoline. Accessible transmissions accommodate a six-speed automated, a five-speed guide, a six-speed chiral and a six-speed dual-clutch automated.
Important accepted look accommodate 16-inch wheels, air-con, a CD stereo with abetting ascribe and Bluetooth alive audio, cruise ascendancy and a 60/40-split, folding backseat. Accessible choices accommodate a skill moonroof, foglights and a aeronautics system.
The Passat moreover comes accepted with antilock brakes, an cyberbanking adherence system, side-impact airbags for the superior seats and ancillary blind airbags for each superior and rear seats.
Total, the 2014 Volkswagen Passat provides acceptable quantity for households. Inside affection is spectacular, as is commuter amplitude all through the cabin. On the highway, it delivers a snug, composed journey, though the council lacks alley really feel. There’s averseness from the choice dual-clutch automated transmission, and when you go for the V-6, plan to acquirement distinctive fuel.
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