What’s New for the 2018 Volkswagen Passat?

November 10th, 2017 by


The new 2018 Volkswagen Passat has finally arrived at the Baxter La Vista dealership. The Passat, one of Volkswagen’s most popular sedan models, has seen some exciting improvements in options and technology that we think our customers will really enjoy. Learn about what’s new for the 2018 Volkswagen Passat below.

Upgraded Base Engine
Volkswagen is known for performance and for the 2018 model year they are bringing their best to the Volkswagen Passat. The old 1.8-liter base engine is gone and in its place is a 2.0-liter four-cylinder TSI engine that offers increased horsepower and better fuel economy than ever before. Experience the power for yourself by heading to Baxter Volkswagen La Vista for a test drive.

Driver Assist Features Offered on Base Trim

Drivers looking for a base model will now have access to available safety features via a new Driver’s Assistance Package. The Driver’s Assistance Package will include active safety like forward collision warning, automatic emergency braking, and blind-spot monitoring. Other active safety features will also be available on higher trim levels.


New GT Model
One of the most exciting changes for the 2018 Passat is the addition of a new performance-focused trim level. The 2018 VW Passat GT will feature a 3.6-liter V6 engine, performance-focused features, and unique trim styling. The GT trim is not currently available. We expect it to arrive sometime in mid-2018.

Available Volkswagen People First Warranty

Also brand new for 2018 is a new warranty available on select Volkswagen vehicles including the 2018 Passat. The Volkswagen People First Warranty includes a class-leading 6-year bumper-to-bumper limited transferable warranty that covers drivers for six years or 72,000 miles (whichever comes first). That means, owners of the 2018 Passat can have more peace of mind than ever before that they have made a quality investment in their vehicle.

Stop by the Baxter Volkswagen La Vista lot today to see the new 2018 VW Passat in person. Our expert sales staff would be happy to show you the new features and answer any questions that you may have.

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