Volkswagen is showing off the 2020 Passat at the Detroit Auto Show.

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But don't expect an all-new Passat. This is more of a heavy refresh, with new styling but largely unchanged powertrain and technology.

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The most obvious change is an impressive new grille and slimmed-down LED headlights.

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17-inch wheels are standard, but you can opt for 18- or even 19-inch wheels.

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The roofline gets a steeper rake in back for 2020.

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New LED taillights are around back, along with new badging.

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The interior retains its spacious dimensions.

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Under the hood is a 2.0-liter turbocharged engine, good for 174 horsepower. 

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The good news is that a new torque converter and tuning ups the torque from 184 to 207 pound-feet of twist for 2020.

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No word on pricing, but the 2020 Volkswagen Passat will hit dealerships in the summer of 2019.

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