Volkswagen Passat 2017

2012-2020 Volkswagen Passat, Atlas: Recall Alert

By Patrick Masterson on July 2, 2019

Approximately 662,100 model-year 2012-20 Volkswagen Passat sedans and model-year 2018-19 Atlas SUVs are being recalled for block caps on headlights. Read More
Which 2017 Cars Have Hands-Free Liftgates?

By Rick Popely on March 2, 2018

CARS.COM — A hands-free liftgate is a useful tool for those times when you don’t have a hand to spare. Simply wave your foot below the rear bumper or, on models with a proximity key, approach... Read More
Which 2017 Cars Have Android Auto?

By Rick Popely on March 1, 2018

CARS.COM — Forget about fuel economy, acceleration times or reliability. What many new-car shoppers want to know is if they’ll be able to integrate their smartphone with a car’s multime... Read More
2017 Volkswagen Passat: Our View

By Joe Wiesenfelder on July 24, 2017

Editor’s note: This review was written in January 2016 about the 2016 Passat, but little of substance has changed for this year. To see what’s new for 2017 click here, or check out a si... Read More
Recall Alert: 2017 Volkswagen Passat

By Matt Schmitz on February 15, 2017

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 1,000 model-year 2017 Volkswagen Passat sedans The Problem: Brake fluid may leak slowly from some of the brake line connections, resulting in low brake... Read More
EPA Recalculates MPG Ratings for 2017

By Kelsey Mays on September 26, 2016

CARS.COM — Shopping for a 2017 model-year car? Beware: The EPA has changed how it calculates window-sticker gas mileage for 2017 in an effort to better reflect real-world mileage, according to the ... Read More