2016 Volkswagen Passat vs 2015 Volkswagen Passat
Volkswagen listened to what its customers wanted made some simple, yet noteworthy changes to the 2016 Passat. If you'd like to be one of the first to take the 2016 Volkswagen Passat on the road, give us a call at Archer Volkswagen in Houston! In the mean time, we take a look at some of the differences between the 2016 VW Passat vs 2015 VS Passat.
If you're missing the diesel, you might want to check out the incredibly efficient EA888 1.8-liter, turbo four-cylinder. With the standard automatic transmission you'll be able to pull in 25 mpg city and 38 mpg on the highway. Those numbers are improved from the 2015 model thanks to some tweaks in the engine to make it run more efficiently.
|2016 VW Passat||vs||2015 VW Passat|
|25 City / 38 Hwy||MPG||24 City / 35 Hwy|
|EA888 1.8-liter turbo four||Engine||1.8-liter turbo four|
|S, R-Line, SE, SE w/tech, SEL, SEL Premium and V6 SEL Premium||Trim Levels||S, Wolfsburg, Limited Edition, SE, Sport and SEL Premium|
|Yes!||Integrated AppleCarPlay/Android Auto||No|
The most advanced Passat ever
Drivers looking to add some serious power can jump up to the 3.6-liter V6 engine that is capable of putting out 280 horsepower with its six-speed DSG dual clutch transmission. Though it doesn't handle fuel the way the 1.8T engine does at 20 MPG City / 28 MPG HWY, this engine makes up for it in sheer power.
The 2016 Volkswagen Passat infotainment system got a huge upgrade. The new and improved 2016 Volkswagen Passat in Houston TX features the all-new MIB II infotainment system along with VW Car-Net App-Connect. App-Connect enables drivers to integrate Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, Mirror Link technology; the future of the in-dash experience.
2016 Volkswagen Passat standard features:
- 1.8-liter turbo four
- 6-speed automatic transmission
- 16-inch alloy wheels (steel wheels are gone)
- Dual-zone climate control
- MIB II Infotainment system
- 5-inch color display
- Bluetooth connectivity
- CD Player
- Automatic headlights
- Rearview camera
- Automatic Post-Collision Braking