With the new generation of Volkswagen Passat gearing up to hit the US market, guys at Motor Trend takes the car for a spin to see what’s what. Some people say that the Passat is not a very interesting car compared to the other offerings in this segment. But you cannot forget the fact that it’s now offered with a 2.0L TDI Clean Diesel in the US which is capable of an astonishing 43 mpg. This German sedan is priced at $19,995 for the base model and $32,950 for the fully loaded model with the big 3.6 liter engine. It is very competitive.