One of the best things about 2017 Volkswagen Passat is the versatility that it holds, and this opens up the options for Volkswagen lovers to pick and choose the one that suits the best. For a matter of fact, after a thorough update, the latest version of the Volkswagen Passat trundles along one of the oldest mainstream mid-size Sedans. But in spite of being lying in the traditional segment, there are still some advantageous factors like comfort, huge trunk space and a lot of passenger rooms.
The latest version of the Passat from Volkswagen Greensboro comes in five different trims- the basic 1.8T S, the Sporty 1.8T R-Line, the mid-level 1.8T SE, the upscale 1.8T SEL Premium and V6 SEL Premium. The 1.8T S includes the dual-zone climate control, 16 inches of alloy wheels, automatic post-collision braking system, automatic headlights, a 5-inch center screen and even an auxiliary input with a USB port.
The next in line is the 1.8T R-Line that adds performance themed styling which includes the 19 inches alloy wheels, the R-Line bumpers, a rear diffuser, and a leather-wrapped steering wheel that with a shift knob and parking brake handle. This particular trim introduces heated side mirrors, a blind spot monitoring system and a power-adjustable driver’s seat with leather seating surfaces.
The 1.8T SE adds the 17 inches alloy, a power sunroof, 6.3-inch touchscreen panel, shift lever and parking brake handle. The drivers who are looking to add more equipment to the SE should consider the Technology package, but it would add just $2,500 to the price. The HomeLink garage door opener, the hand’s free trunk opener, passive entry with the push button, automatic wipers, and blind spot monitoring system with rear cross traffic alert and automatic braking.
All this ends with the V6 SEL Premium of Volkswagen Greensboro NC which brings the V6, a dual clutch automatic transmission and paddle shifters. The car has even earned the Top Safety Pick designation from the state authority apart from the headlights only which were considered to be poor. Among all, the 1.8T SE model is relatively affordable and proves to be handy enough with latest safety equipment integrated within. Enjoy the luxurious and comfortable ride on road within the affordable range.