Volkswagen Passat

2018 Detroit Auto Show: What You Missed

By Matt Schmitz on January 16, 2018

CARS.COM — To hear the automotive journalists covering the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit talk about it amongst themselves, the Most Important Auto Show of the Year... Read More
2018 Passat GT Photo Gallery: Practical, With a Dose of Fun

By Brian Normile on January 16, 2018

CARS.COM — Volkswagen is adding a fast family hauler to its lineup with the 2018 Passat GT, first revealed at the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Related: More... Read More
VW Passat Sports Show and Go With 2018 GT

By Fred Meier on January 12, 2018

CARS.COM Competes with: Sportier models of the Ford Fusion, Honda Accord, Kia Optima, Mazda6 and Toyota Camry Looks like: A mash-up of the Passat R-Line model with hints of a Golf GTI ... Read More
2018 Detroit Auto Show: What to Expect

By Matt Schmitz on January 11, 2018

CARS.COM — Detroit's rep to some degree has not caught up with its massive comeback in recent years, so it's still common to hear unflattering references to other struggling U.S. c... Read More
VW Diesel Crisis: Timeline of Events

By Cars.com Staff on December 7, 2017

CARS.COM — Researchers first raised concerns about Volkswagen diesel emissions in mid-2014, culminating in the disclosure of alleged "defeat devices" installed in nearly 600,000 ... Read More
Volkswagen Expands 72,000-Mile Warranty to Virtually Entire 2018 Lineup

By Kelsey Mays on October 2, 2017

CARS.COM — Remember when Volkswagen announced a six-year, 72,000-mile bumper-to-bumper warranty for the new Tiguan and Atlas SUVs? Now the German automaker will expand ... Read More
2009-2016 Volkswagen CC, 2006-2010 Passat, Passat Wagon: Recall Alert

By Matt Schmitz on August 29, 2017

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 281,000 model-year 2009-16 Volkswagen CC sedans, and model-year 2006-10 Passat sedans and wagons The Problem: Interruption of electrical power t... Read More
Fix OK'd for VW's Oldest 2.0-Liter Diesels

By Fred Meier on July 27, 2017

CARS.COM — The EPA and California Air Resources Board have approved an emissions fix for Volkswagen's 325,000 Generation 1 2.0-liter diesels. Owners now will be able to keep their... 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 sid... Read More
2018 Hyundai Sonata Review: First Drive

By Fred Meier on July 17, 2017

CARS.COM — The mid-size sedan was once the bread-and-butter of U.S. car sales. That was even more the case for Hyundai with the Sonata sedan, which put the brand on the map in the U.S. ... Read More