2017 Volkswagen Passat vs 2017 Chevy Malibu

The 2017 Volkswagen Passat remains one of the most well-liked, practical midsize sedans on the market. After a slight refresh in 2016, the Passat remains an affordable choice for folks looking for a premium-quality German sedan. The Passat excels providing great space inside the cabin, with more front and rear legroom than the competition.

If detailed specs and images aren’t enough, we’d encourage you to stop into Archer Volkswagen to sit behind the wheel of the Passat for yourself to experience the difference. The allure of the Passat doesn’t stop with interior space. Advanced technology like Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are available with access to music, maps, messaging and more! 

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2017 Passat vs 2017 Malibu
Turbo 1.8-liter four-cylinder Base Engine 1.5-liter four-cylinder
170 @ 6,200 RPM Horsepower 160 @ 5,700 RPM
184 @ 1,500 RPM Torque 184 @ 2,500 RPM
16” Silver Aluminum Wheels 16” Steel

Experience the 2017 Passat at Archer Volkswagen

With two engine choices, buyers will be able to select a more fuel-efficient 1.8-liter or a more powerful 3.5-liter V6 engine. The 2017 Passat is available in four trim level choices: S, R-Line, SE and SEL Premium. All trim levels of the Passat come with the 1.8-liter turbocharged engine, rated at 170 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque. Moving up to the 3.5-liter V6 engine, Passat makes 280 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque.

When we compare the Chevy Malibu versus the Volkswagen Passat, we find the Passat offering more standard features at lower trim levels. We’d recommend that you check out the new 2017 Passat right here at Archer Volkswagen to see why it has remained one of the best midsize sedans around!

Standard features on the 2017 Passat S:

  • Rearview camera
  • 16-inch alloy wheels
  • Climate control
  • 60/40-split folding rear seats
  • Cloth upholstery
  • Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity
  • USB port
  • And more!
2017 Passat auto-dimming mirror
2017 Passat rearview camera
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