2018 Volkswagen Passat vs 2017 Volkswagen Passat

As the year winds down, we finally have the last new Volkswagen vehicles of the year. Both of Volkswagen's traditional sedans have unrolled their 2018 models just in time. We welcome the American introduction to the 2018 Volkswagen Jetta and the 2018 Volkswagen Passat.

New models for our favorite vehicles come out every year. So, while it's understandable to get excited, it's also important to know about the changes these new models bring. For example, let's take the new 2018 Volkswagen Passat. How does it differ from the 2017 Volkswagen Passat? What new features does this 2018 Volkswagen sedan bring to the table?

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2018 Volkswagen Passat vs 2017 Volkswagen Passat
L Base Engine 1.8 L
174 hp 184 lb-ft Horsepower / Torque 170 hp / 184 lb-ft
25 City / 36 Highway Fuel Economy 23 City / 34 Highway
$22,995 MSRP $22,440

2018 Volkswagen Passat Orwigsburg, PA

While the 2018 Passat has more or less stayed true to the reliable and loved style of its 2017 predecessor, it's clear to see that improvements have been made. With an incredibly minimal amount more in cost over the 2017 Passat, you'll find that the new 2018 Passat has improved its performance dramatically through a more powerful engine, greater acceleration, and an upgraded fuel economy. Beyond these mechanical and technical specifications, the 2018 Volkswagen Passat also brings a host of new technology and convenience features to its model, such as:

  • Heated Front and Rear Seats
  • App-Connect
  • Blind Spot Monitoring
  • Hands-Free Easy Open Trunk
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System
  • And more!

The brand-new 2018 Volkswagen Passat is out now. Currently, the 2018 Passat and the 2018 Jetta are arriving at Volkswagen dealerships across the country over the next few weeks. Here at J. Bertolet Volkswagen, we already have both the new Passat and Jetta models in stock and available for purchase. Come visit us at our location in Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania to take a look at our wonderful inventory of incredible Volkswagen vehicles.

2018 Volkswagen Passat interior steering wheel and dashboard
2018 Volkswagen Passat exterior back shot driving on highway
2018 Volkswagen Passat exterior headlight and front wheel
2018 Volkswagen Passat interior front and back seating

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