When you’re heading out to find your next sedan, you may want to take a closer look at the 2018 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T S. This sedan has been steadily rising among the ranks as one of the most popular sedans in the market.
At Norm Reeves Volkswagen Superstore Irvine, we’re here to help drivers in Mission Viejo, Rancho Santa Margarita, and Newport Beach get a better sense of this sedan and what it offers. Contact us and keep reading to find out if the VW Passat 2.0T S is the right sedan for you!
2018 VW Passat 2.0T S Engine Specs & Performance
The Passat comes equipped with the 2.0-liter TSI® 4-cylinder engine that’s turbocharged and intercooled, which allows it to reach its peak output while reducing the risk of overheating.
The engine comes paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission with Tiptronic® and Sport Mode, giving the driver more control of the vehicle and a better feel of the road. In terms of its performance, the engine delivers an impressive 174 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque.
Media & Technology
Inside the cabin, the VW Passat offers an impressive assortment of features and technology. The 5-inch dashboard-mounted Composition touchscreen gives you access to your entertainment features. The vehicle includes an AM/FM radio and a CD player that’s capable of playing MP3 and WMA files.
There’s also a USB port and an auxiliary jack input for bringing along portable media players. The vehicle also includes an SD card reader, which lets you bring your entertainment library that’s stored on SD cards. The Bluetooth® system also lets you stream audio entertainment from your phone on top of allowing you to conduct hands-free phone calls.
Passat Safety Features
This sedan comes equipped with a variety of components that work with the anti-lock braking system to provide you with better control. Electronic Stability Control helps to reduce the loss of traction while traveling over slippery roads. Electronic Brake-Force Distribution provides better braking control by varying the amount of force applied to the front and rear wheels.
As for collision protection, the Passat includes front airbags, side thorax airbags, and Side Curtain Protection® head airbags for front and rear passengers. It also features the Intelligent Crash Response System, which activates immediately following a collision by unlocking all the doors, turning on the hazard lights, and cutting off the fuel flow to the engine to help you and your passengers exit the vehicle safely to wait for emergency responders.
Getting a Feel for the 2018 VW Passat
In our 2018 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T S review, we hope that you got a strong sense of what this sedan offers. You learned about its performance, features, and safety. However, to truly get a feel for this vehicle, you’ll want to take a closer look and experience it in person so you can decide if it’s the right sedan for you.
Get the necessary experience by scheduling your test drive with us at Norm Reeves Volkswagen Superstore Irvine. We’re here to help drivers like you in Mission Viejo, Rancho Santa Margarita, and Newport Beach make the right decision when choosing their next car.