2018 Volkswagen Passat Engine Specs and Performance Features

By Product Expert | Posted in Volkswagen Passat on Monday, April 23rd, 2018 at 5:54 pm
Volkswagen Passat Turning Right past a lamppost

If you are looking for a stylish vehicle with a great performance, look no further than the 2018 Volkswagen Passat. The 2018 Volkswagen Passat has different engine options and performance features that can fit into any lifestyle. Couple that with great technology features and an affordable price, the 2018 Volkswagen Passat is a great sedan! Continue reading for an overview of the 2018 Volkswagen Passat engine specs and performance features!

2018 Volkswagens Passat Engine Options and Fuel Economy

Both of The 2018 Volkswagen Passat engine options deliver a spectacular performance. The standard engine in the 2018 Volkswagen Passat is a 2.0L inline four-cylinder turbocharged engine. This engine delivers a respectable 174 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque. This engine has great fuel economy. When you are driving in the city, you will get 25 miles per gallon on average, and on the highway, you will get up to 36 miles per gallon.

If you are looking for more power, the 2018 Volkswagen Passat does have an engine upgrade. The 2018 Volkswagen Passat can be outfitted with 3.6L V6 Engine. This engine will produce 280 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque to create a truly exhilarating driving experience. This engine does have a lower fuel economy, with 19 miles per gallon in the city, and 28 on the highway. To get optimal performance with this engine, you will need to fuel up with premium fuel. No matter which engine is in the 2018 Volkswagen Passat, each driving experience will be a memorable one.


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2018 Volkswagen Performance Features

Along with two strong engine options, the 2018 Volkswagen Passat has great performance features. Starting with the drive train, the Passat operates in front wheel drive. The 2018 Volkswagen Passat also has Electromechanical power steering with variable assistance and active return. The 2018 Volkswagen Passat features 6-speed automatic transmission with Tiptronic® and Sport mode. Every time you get behind the wheel of a 2018 Volkswagen Passat will be an exhilarating driving experience.

Back shot of a red 2018 Volkswagen Passat

Steering wheel and touch screen inside a 2018 Volkswagen Passat

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If you have any questions about the 2018 Volkswagen Passat, contact our sales team here at McMinnville Volkswagen, or schedule a test drive today!

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