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2013 Volkswagen Passat

Fast Facts:

Choice of gas and engines

Only available in sedan body style

to achieve up to 43 mpg on the highway

Front-wheel (FWD)

15.9 cubic-foot

5-passenger seating

3-year/36,000-mile scheduled maintenance plan

Volkswagen introduced a number of models in 2012, one of which was the For 2013, this VW debuts a few minor interior changes, as redesigned cupholders, a rearview on mid- and high-grade trim and a new Passat Wolfsburg Edition.


The base 2013 Passat 2.5L S sedan a chrome grille, 16-inch wheels with hubcaps, headlights, power-adjustable turn mirrors, and a 5-cylinder gasoline These items are also on the Passat 2.5L S with package, along with San Jose alloy wheels. A new Wolfsburg Edition trim has been added to the Passat for 2013, and is visually differentiated by a set of 16-inch alloys wheels.

That theme continues the 2013 Passat 2.5L SE, rolls on 17-inch Sonoma wheels. 2.5L SE with and 2.5L SE with Sunroof and trim levels boast, as one expect, a power tilt/slide A VW Passat 2.5L SEL variant 17-inch Salamanca alloy but the 2.5L SEL Premium goes a steps further with its fog lights and heated power-adjustable signal mirrors with

Based on their gas-powered the 2013 Volkswagen Passat TDI SE and TDI SE Sunroof differ only their diesel engines. the TDI SE with Sunroof and Navigation 18-inch Bristol alloy fog lights, and extra exterior accents. From an outside the Passat TDI SEL Premium looks

Unlike the other SE variants, Passat V6 SE trim level not only 6-cylinder power, but standard 18-inch Bristol wheels, power tilt/slide and fog lights. V6 SE with Navigation and V6 SEL trim levels are also each of which matches the V6 SE’s appearance.


Inside, the base 2013 Passat 2.5L S is equipped cruise control, Bluetooth and streaming audio, auxiliary jack, cloth upholstery, and a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel integrated controls. The 2.5L S Appearance package version of the Passat adds illuminated mirrors and a rear folding while the 2.5L Wolfsburg sports leatherette upholstery, front seats with adjustments for the driver, and a touch-screen system with satellite service and iPod compatibility. On top of the Passat 2.5L SE and SE with offer upgraded audio HD Radio and an auto-dimming rearview the 2013 Passat 2.5L SE Sunroof and Navigation introduced a navigation system into the mix.

From there, the Passat 2.5 SEL a bit further upscale with its sound system, real-time and weather information, dual-zone control, rearview camera, and trim. For the 2.5L SEL Premium, loads the interior with start, remote start, front seats with adjustment and memory settings for the and leather upholstery.

TDI models are duplicates of their 2.5L The Passat V6 SE, however, features standard equipment than Passat SEs, including such as leatherette upholstery and the premium sound system. V6 SE Navigation and V6 SEL Premium Passats 5-cylinder and diesel-powered versions.


All of the 2013 Volkswagen features are included as standard on one or more of the various trim Accessories, like upgraded wheels and all-weather floor are available from local VW

Under the Hood

Volkswagen the 2013 Passat with one of engines, one of which is a 2.5-liter that produces 170 horsepower and 177 of torque, output delivered to the wheels via a 5-speed manual or a 6-speed automatic with and manual shift modes.

The is also available with a 4-cylinder diesel engine features turbocharged direct (TDI) and generates 140 horsepower as as 236 lb.-ft. of torque. Transmission include a 6-speed manual or the automatic.

A 3.6-liter V-6 rounds out the trio of engine options. recommends using premium-grade to get the full effect 280 horsepower and 258 of torque. The 6-speed automatic is standard, as are steering-wheel-mounted paddle

Fuel Economy

EPA fuel-economy for the 2013 Volkswagen Passat

Passat with 2.5-liter engine and manual transmission: mpg (city/highway/combined)

Passat with 5-cylinder engine and automatic 22/31/25 mpg

Passat TDI with transmission: 31/43/35 mpg

Passat TDI automatic transmission: 30/40/34 mpg

V-6: 20/28/23 mpg


The Volkswagen Passat’s standard features include 6 air bags, active head restraints, running lights, traction 4-wheel anti-lock disc electronic brake-force distribution, locking differential, and brake

In crash tests conducted by the Highway Traffic Safety (NHTSA), the 2013 Volkswagen received an overall rating of 5 of 5) stars. In tests conducted by the Institute for Highway Safety the 2013 Volkswagen Passat a Good rating—the Institute’s moderate overlap frontal-impact protection, but a lower Acceptable for small overlap frontal-impact protection; the Passat also a Top Safety Pick+ designation the Institute.

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