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Ich bin ein Mainstreamer Volkswagen tried building cars in the U.S. once before, and it didn't end well for the Rabbits assembled in Westmoreland, PA. "In Vietnam, 'Westmoreland' was a synonym for boundless optimisim in the face of raw facts. The same principle applies here," said my friend…

- Reviewed by Dan Roth

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2015 Volkswagen Passat - 4dr Sedan (1.8T S)
4dr Sedan (1.8T S)
MSRP:
$21,340
Engine:
1.8L I-4
MPG:
24 City / 35 HWY
2015 Volkswagen Passat - 4dr Sedan (1.8T Wolfsburg Edition)
4dr Sedan (1.8T Wolfsburg Edition)
MSRP:
$24,375
Engine:
1.8L I-4
MPG:
24 City / 36 HWY
2015 Volkswagen Passat - 4dr Sedan (1.8T SE)
4dr Sedan (1.8T SE)
MSRP:
$26,280
Engine:
1.8L I-4
MPG:
24 City / 36 HWY
2015 Volkswagen Passat - 4dr Sedan (1.8T Sport)
4dr Sedan (1.8T Sport)
MSRP:
$26,915
Engine:
1.8L I-4
MPG:
24 City / 35 HWY
2015 Volkswagen Passat - 4dr Sedan (1.8T SEL Premium)
4dr Sedan (1.8T SEL Premium)
MSRP:
$31,790
Engine:
1.8L I-4
MPG:
24 City / 36 HWY
2015 Volkswagen Passat - 4dr Sedan (2.0L TDI SE)
4dr Sedan (2.0L TDI SE)
MSRP:
$27,095
Engine:
2.0L I-4
MPG:
30 City / 44 HWY
VW recalls 420,000 vehicles for driver's airbag failure

Volkswagen is recalling 420,000 vehicles in the US from several of its model lines because the wiring for the driver's side airbag can be torn. If this happens, then the safety device wouldn't work in a crash.
Volkswagen loses thousands of vehicles in Chinese explosion

Toyota, Land Rover and Renault also affected

Volkswagen lost thousands of cars and crossovers in the explosion that rocked the Chinese city of Tianjin yesterday, including over 1,000 Touaregs.
VW promises Passat facelift among 2016 changes

Volkswagen has announced a slew of updates for 2016, including many we've already reported on, but some (like the promise of a facelifted Passat) that arrive as entirely new developments.

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Tanner Foust drifts Rockstar Passat around US Cycling TT course

The USA Cycling Time Trials take place on Saturday in Chattanooga, TN. That's also where Volkswagen has its US headquarters. So in honor of the event, VW decided to have a little fun involving Tanner Foust and a 900-horsepower Rockstar Drift car.
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VW recalls 420,000 vehicles for driver's airbag failure

Volkswagen is recalling 420,000 vehicles in the US from several of its model lines because the wiring for the driver's side airbag can be torn. If this happens, then the safety device wouldn't work in a crash.
VW recalls another 6,700 vehicles over fuel leak [UPDATE]

Following their earlier recall, Volkswagen and the NHTSA have issued a second notice for 6,679 additional Jettas, Passats, Golfs and Beetles over a potential fuel leak in the engine compartment, bringing the total number up to 44,658.
VW recalling 38k Jettas, Passats, Golfs and Beetles for fuel leak

A problem with a leaky fuel rail could cause a fire, prompting Volkswagen to issue a recall for certain late model Jettas, Passats, Golfs, GTIs, Beetles and Beetle Convertibles, totaling an estimated 37,979 units.
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