2016 Volkswagen Passat Long Island NY
Midsize but never middle of the pack. The Volkswagen Passat remains toward the front of the pack as it returns to 2016 having undergone a mid-cycle refresh. The 2016 Volkswagen Passat in Long Island, NY is refined, spacious, comfortable, safe, and packed with standard features across each one of the trim levels that it’s available in.
The trim level lineup for 2016 includes one new option that was just introduced, the R-LIne. This is the sportier version of the Passat that adds a number of styling and performance-enhancing features. In total, there are five main trim levels to select from that are as follows: S, R-Line, SE, SEL, and SEL Premium.
New this year, the Volkswagen R-Line upgrades from the standard 16-inch alloy wheels to 19-inch ones. It is designed with a leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob while showing off a variety of sporty styling tweaks. It’s also available with the Comfort package.
Front seat or back, the Volkswagen Passat creates plenty of personal space for each of its passengers. It provides more legroom than most midsize sedans are able to do and can comfortably seat adults in the backseat while providing enough cargo space in the trunk.
Never taken for granted in the Volkswagen Passat, standard safety is up to industry standards while crash-prevention systems are available as well which include: Front Assist, Blind Spot Monitor, Rear Traffic Alert, Lane Assist, Park Assist, Adaptive Cruise Control, and Park Pilot.
2016 Volkswagen Passat: Sophisticated and Safe
Year after year, the Volkswagen Passat continues to take safety seriously; in fact, it’s earned some of the best possible crash-test ratings possible. This year it once again is an IIHS Top Safety Pick+ vehicle when equipped with a few of its crash prevention safety systems found in the safety blip above.
In addition to being an exceptional safe pick, the 2016 Volkswagen Passat also is an efficient one. Powered by a 1.8L turbocharged 4-cylinder engine, it's capable of producing 170 horsepower while earning 25 city/ 38 hwy mpg.
Fluid and clear, the Volkswagen Passat effortlessly transitions throughout its gear with its 6-speed automatic transmission.
A more powerful engine also is available on the higher end of the trim spectrum. The 3.6L V6 engine is capable of producing 280 horsepower, helping it to achieve 0-60 mph in just 6.5 seconds.
Drivers looking to learn more about Volkswagen Passat technology or the slew of features included on each of the five trim levels are encouraged to get in touch with a Donaldsons VW teammember. We also welcome you to come by for a test drive the next time that you may be in the area!