Volkswagen Passat 2018

2019 Volkswagen Passat, Golf Get Powertrain, Lineup Shakeup

By Jennifer Geiger on September 5, 2018

Volkswagen is streamlining its trim lineup and limiting its engine offerings on two families of cars for 2019. The Passat is losing its V-6 option, and the Golf and Golf SportWagen will now feat... Read More
8,400 Volkswagen Atlas SUVs, Passat Sedans: Recall Alert

By Patrick Masterson on August 28, 2018

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 8,400 model-year 2017-18 Volkswagen Passat sedans and model-year 2018 Atlas SUVs The Problem: The brake caliper bracket mounting bolts on these vehicles may ... Read More
2018 Denver Auto Show: 5 Things You Can't Miss

By Nick Kurczewski on April 3, 2018

CARS.COM — You don't have to be a diehard Broncos fan to appreciate all that the Mile High City has to offer -- Denver has much more to it than NFL football and a high altitude, after ... Read More
2018 Volkswagen Passat Review: Comfortable and Composed With a Hint of Flair

By Jennifer Geiger on April 2, 2018

After a redesign for 2016, the Volkswagen Passat saw minor changes for 2017, and for 2018 it gets a new base engine and a sporty Passat GT trim level.   The Passat straddles sedan classes, com... Read More
Volkswagen Atlas Gets More Personal With Smaller, Sportier Concept

By Fred Meier on March 27, 2018

Looks like: A sawed-off Atlas (in a good way) for folks who value style over seats Defining characteristics: Atlas in front, party in back, with a nicely raked roof and really short tail ... Read More
2018 Volkswagen Passat Video Review

By Jennifer Geiger on March 23, 2018

Americans like things that are big and affordable — hello, Wal-Mart. And with the 2018 Passat, Volkswagen appears to have hit on that winning formula, though you have to give up a few thin... Read More
2018 Volkswagen Passat GT Quick Spin: Big on Value, Less on Sport

By Aaron Bragman on March 23, 2018

The Volkswagen Passat is already one of our favorite mid-size sedans, winning Cars.com's last Midsize Sedan Challenge in 2016. The majority are turbocharged four-cylinder models because... Read More
2018 Atlanta Auto Show: 5 Things You Can't Miss

By Natalie Hayes on March 20, 2018

Call it "ATL" or "the A," but when in America's ninth-largest metropolitan area, those who dare to utter the word "Hotlanta" should be prepared for dirty looks ... Read More
2018 Volkswagen Passat: What Does It Cost to Fill Up?

By Patrick Masterson on March 9, 2018

CARS.COM — Following a major refresh in 2016, the current-generation Volkswagen Passat has had little added either for 2017 or 2018 (aside from the new GT trim level). Even so, this car-se... Read More
2018 Twin Cities Auto Show: 5 Things You Can't Miss

By Natalie Hayes on March 9, 2018

Ok, so the movie "Fargo" turned 22 years old this week, but, so, ya know ... despite widely held stereotypes about the state of Minnesota and its dialect made famous by the movie, you ... Read More