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passat

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New VW Passat features small engine, big sound (pictures)

VW reduces the size of the engine in the Passat to achieve better fuel economy, and gives the car a Fender audio system, one of the best in the segment.

22 Images By August 21, 2014

Review

2014 Volkswagen Passat SEL Premium

The 2014 Volkswagen Passat competes well in its segment for driving character and fuel economy, and checks off the right boxes for cabin tech, but falls short on driver-assistance features.

August 21, 2014

3 stars Editors' rating August 21, 2014
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2014 Volkswagen Passat SEL

The new 2014 Volkswagen Passat SEL Premium competes in the toughest category with the likes of the Honda Accord, Toyota Camry, and Nissan Altima. Brian Cooley takes it out for a drive and checks the tech.

By August 21, 2014

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How Google's robo-cars mean the end of driving as we know it

Why waste your drive time doing the actual driving, when technology can be your chauffeur? The century-old auto culture is on the verge of radical change, and you can thank Google for where it's headed.

By September 3, 2013

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Supplier Continental expects self-driving cars by 2020

The German company, already with significant experience in car-control systems, expects cars to take over driving duties partially in 2016 and all the way by 2020.

By August 23, 2013

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2012 VW Passat review: Just north of boring

CNET reviews the 2012 VW Passat, a midsize sedan that manages to be a little less boring than other cars in the segment. This new Passat reflects Volkswagen's new design language, first seen on the 2011 Jetta.

By October 6, 2011

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2012 Volkswagen Passat (photos)

Volkswagen's midsize sedan offers mostly average features, such as its 170 horsepower and mid-20s fuel economy, but its Fender audio system stands out among the segment.

19 Images By October 4, 2011

Review

2012 Volkswagen Passat SEL

The 2012 Volkswagen Passat is mostly a very average car, suitable for its segment, but offers a stand-out audio system and exterior styling that sets it apart from the competition.

October 4, 2011

3 stars Editors' rating October 4, 2011

MSRP: $28,395.00

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VW shows off new hybrid system, engine in Detroit

At the 2013 Detroit auto show, Volkswagen unveiled two cars using key components for future fuel efficiency: a Passat with a new-generation direct-injection engine, and a concept car with a new hybrid system.

By January 15, 2013

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IIHS names 13 safest cars

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety rounds up its testing of 2013 model cars, finding 13 that meet its highest criteria for safety.

By January 2, 2013