2017 Volkswagen Passat Owners Manual – The Passat starts off with the base S, which provides 16-inch alloys, double-zone auto weather management, auto headlights, a 5-inch touchscreen with reversing camera, vacation cruise management, and the forward-collision alert system with auto braking.
At $22,440, that is a nice checklist of features. But if you want such things as the previously mentioned blind-spot monitoring or VW Mobile app Link for Apple inc CarPlay and Google Android Auto, you will have to move up to the R-Collection cut.
At $23,975 you’ll get the features mentioned above plus special 19-” alloys and “R-Line” bumpers entrance and rear, heated front seats with power for the driver, leather, a larger 6.3-inch touchscreen with HD and satellite radio and warmed part decorative mirrors. That’s a great deal of added content for a little start price, but the 19-in. wheels give me pause, as they’ll do the journey no favors.
To prevent this, you can hop approximately the SE for the next $1500, which utilizes a lot more reasonable 17-in. alloys and provides favorite features like keyless entrance and ignition with push-button begin, a sunroof, adaptive cruise, and rear airflow vents for backseat passengers.
That’s an additional huge listing of features for not a lot of extra money, though I do miss the R-Series styling right here. To flesh out the features, a Technology Package will add LEDs front and rear with fogs, adaptive luxury cruise, an auto-dimming rear-view mirror, car parking sensors front side and rear, far off begin, warmed rear seats, auto wipers, an upgraded infotainment system with 8 speakers and the navigation, hands-totally free trunk sensing unit, and 18-in. tires.
Chuck a 3.6-liter V6 into the image and you’ll acquire adaptive luxury cruise and the Park Distance Control program to discover your self just shy of 30 grand.
The SEL Top quality keeps the 1.8-liter engine but falls the adaptive vacation cruise to as an alternative add energy for the entrance traveler seat and a motorist memory space method, real leather covers, energy-collapsable wall mirrors, a Fender stereo, and a lane-leaving caution program for $30,995. If you want V6 strength together with your SEL Top quality, it’ll be an additional 3 grand.
I spent 7 days with the SE, operated by the 1.8-liter engine. Featuring its $25,495 MSRP, no choices inspected, plus an $820 location demand, its ultimate walk-out price landed at $26,315.