2017 Volkswagen Passat in Spartanburg, SC
You have to kiss a lot of frogs to find your prince, but it isn’t nearly so difficult to find the right car. Once you test the 2017 Volkswagen Passat in Spartanburg, SC, you’ll know you’ve found your match. It’ll be love at first sight when you spot its modern look, which features a chiseled domed hood that sits atop a four-bar chrome grille, which is then bookended nicely with slim and sleek headlights. Chrome accents contrast against bright and neutral color options, and an R-Line trim provides extra style.
Of course, it’s the ride quality that counts, and when you start the engine you’ll know your search is over. Volkswagen fans have long admired the Volkswagen Passat for its premium feel, while the model still falls under the mass-market, economy umbrella. What this means for you is a model that has a sturdy build and a variety of modern amenities, while still slotting in at an affordable price. It stands in as a perfect example of what shoppers expect when they lay eyes on the VW logo
Gone are the days when you had to debate between power and fuel economy. The Passat is available with a 170 horsepower 1.8-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine for those who want to save at the pump, while the 280-horsepower 3.6-liter V6 provides an upgrade.
Your base trim for the Passat is the S, and it comes standard with automatic headlights, Bluetooth with audio, a rearview camera, a 5-inch touchscreen infotainment system, autonomous emergency braking, dual zone climate control and two-tone cloth seats.
One of the biggest area for praise from shoppers is the impressive interior space for the Passat. You and your family will enjoy 102 cubic feet to stretch your limbs, while still loading up a 15.9 cubic-foot trunk. Plus, 60/40-split folding seats provide extra access to the rear.
How does the 2017 VW Passat compare?
It would be naïve to think shoppers aren’t looking around at the wide variety of options when the midsize sedan segment is so competitive. What does the 2017 Volkswagen Passat have to offer that the competition fails to deliver on? The first thing you’ll find is it has a higher-quality feel. The seats are sturdy and supportive, while you’re surrounded by soft-touch materials instead of inflexible plastic pieces. Trim is well-fitted and perfectly highlights the features you’ll find within the cabin of the Passat.
The 2017 model year brings a wide variety of options to the market for the Volkswagen Passat, as there are a total of seven trims from which to choose. Standard premium features include automatic headlights, full power features, a rearview camera, autonomous emergency braking with forward collision warning, dual-zone climate control and two-tone seating surfaces. As you step up trim levels you’ll find upgrades include everything from a larger touchscreen system with App-Connect, a power-tilting sunroof, park distance control, LED lighting, an easy-open trunk, built-in navigation and much more.
Between a high-quality feel, comfortable ride-quality and a roomy interior, there is much to fall in love with when you drive the 2017 Volkswagen Passat. Come see for yourself when you stop by Vic Bailey Volkswagen of Spartanburg, SC. We’d be happy to run through your trim options with you and show you how intuitive it is to operate all the convenient features found in this model. Schedule a test drive online and we’ll be ready with the keys when you get here.