2012 Volkswagen Passat 4dr Sdn 2 0L Manual TDI SE Expert Review & Volkswagen… — Volkswagen 2012

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CHATTANOOGA, — The four-door Passat, mid-size family sedan, a re-do for the seventh generation on an unibody structure with of three fuel-thrifty powertrains and the shell honed to a smooth new

Passat for model-year 2012 larger in wheelbase length by 3.7 for more backseat legroom.

It a new low-price base trim packs a carload of electronic control devices for safety also stocking luxury for the top model.

All this applies to the Passat, with price pared substantially below issues.

But the 2012 Passat is not a techno-werk shipped over the German Motherland, as it was developed for the American market and comes at Volkswagen’s new USA assembly plant in Tenn.

Passat for 2012 shows body styling, revised appointments, new high-tech electronic controls aboard and quick numbers from the three powertrains.

Passat’s body by 3.4 inches in length and the width to 72.2 inches, measurements translates to more room for in the five-seat passenger compartment.

The design focuses on a curvaceous and smooth body where in the lines sweep over an roof with side dark to blend with windows and create the impression of a coupe.

Passat’s new face a three-blade grille tied to headlamp clusters to forge a horizontal unit stacked a smooth wrap of body-colored Below the fascia is a broad air with honeycomb surface and corner-illuminating foglights pinned at

Chiseled flanks show sheared fenders that the wheels.

A blunt notchback has twin-lamp taillight assemblies around corners and a body-colored punctuated by a chrome-tipped exhaust

Climb aboard the new Passat and a five-seat passenger compartment of scale fitted with materials and fancy appointments.

layout pits a pair of seats with center in front and a broad and flat with three seat Seat upholstery ranges high-quality perforated V-Tex to optional soft leather trimwork in composite material, or real wood.

Standard on the base issue of Passat an automatic dual-zone climate system and Bluetooth connectivity, controls to move the windows, locks on doors with a keyless entry device, and telescoping steering wheel, bucket seats with manual controls, a padded console with storage six-speaker audio kit with and steering wheel-mounted audio and 215/60R16 all-season rubber steel wheels.

The front suspension system of independent MacPherson struts lower control arms, springs and telescopic shock plus an anti-roll bar. In the the independent four-link system telescopic shocks and a weight-optimized bar.

Power-assisted brakes put 12.3-inch discs in front and 10.7-inch discs in back.

safety equipment includes an brake system (ABS) electronic braking assist plus VW’s electronic control (ESC) device.

The list of passive safety includes dual-stage frontal air plus side-impact air bags for seats and curtain-style air bags in the roof above front and outboard seats.

Passat’s models offer three choices, each with trim levels.

Passat S draws from a dual-cam five-cylinder plant with displacement. It produces 170 hp at 5700 rpm and of 177 lb-ft at 4250 rpm.

economy figures look with this plant: mpg City/Highway for the five-speed manual and 22/31 mpg City/Highway with a automatic.

A second variation is the TDI: Passat TDI totes a four-cylinder engine that ultra-low sulfur diesel fuel and employs a common-rail injection (CDI) fuel with electronically controlled to enhance power and torque.

It feels vigorous and acts drawing on the full force of the production of 140 hp peaking at 4000 rpm 236 lb-ft of torque spread a band from 1500 to rpm.

Shifter choices are a manual or twin-clutch and six-speed DSG Shift Gearbox) automated The federal EPA sets fuel estimates for either transmission at 31 mpg and 43 mpg Highway.

VW builds the 2012 in a luxury edition with V6 under the badge of Passat VR6.

It’s fired by an V6 which displaces 3.6 liters and dual overhead cams. The V6 with 280 hp at 6200 rpm plus a torque line peaking at 258 between 2500-5000 rpm.

MSRP figures for the 2012 drop to $19,995 for the base Passat 2.5L S with a transmission.

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