/Official: 2016 VW Passat Facelift

Official: 2016 VW Passat Facelift

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Volkswagen announced the launch of a new face-lifted version of the Passat sedan for the 2016 in America. New front and rear design, updated interior details, the addition of R-Line trim, and upgraded equipment are among that main highlights of the 2016 VW Passat.

Design-wise, the facelift operation on 2016 VW Passat has given it a new hood, front fenders, grille, front and rear bumpers, trunk lid and available LED headlights and taillights. It is still not what you call terribly exciting, but it doesn’t look as dead as before, either. Inside the cabin you count on seeing updated instrument panel and center stack for a more premium feel.

It is in terms of equipment where the new Passat really shines. The car comes as standard with MIB II infotainment system includes USB connectivity, and can be specified with VW Car-Net App-Connect supports smartphone integration with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and MirrorLink. It also features a full host of driving aid systems.

2016 VW Passat will also get for the first time the coveted R-Line trim level in America, including unique rocker panels, a stylized front bumper with contrasting black accents, a modified rear diffuser, and 19” anthracite Salvador aluminum-alloy wheels shod with 235/40 ZR rated tires.

The latest Passat will hit the U.S. showrooms with three powertrains, including a 1.8-liter TSI four cylinder; a 2.0-liter TDI diesel; and a 3.6-liter VR6 with 280 horsepower. Prices start from $22,440.

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