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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
Volkswagen plugs new Passat GTE into European outlets

Almost a year after its debut, the Volkswagen Passat GTE is now reaching European showrooms, broadening VW's plug-in hybrid range in sedan and wagon forms.
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.
A VW will help you keep control of your terrible children, apparently

VW is employing an interesting sales pitch for the long-distance driving range from the Passat TDI: owning one keeps your poorly behaved kids out of convenience stores.

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2014 Volkswagen Passat
$18,910 / 20,326 miles / VA
2012 Volkswagen Passat
$16,599 / 30,236 miles / VA
2013 Volkswagen Passat
$19,598 / 37,269 miles / MD
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 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.
VW announces recall of 26,000 2014 models with 1.8T engines

Volkswagen has followed up on a stop-sale order from earlier this month, announcing a voluntarily recall of 26,400 vehicles that are powered by the brand's 1.8-liter, turbocharged four-cylinder engine. The new mill replaced the despised 2.5-liter five-cylinder in the Jetta, Passat, Beetle and Beetle Convertible last year. Weirdly, though, of the 26,452 units covered in the recall, only 1,655 are customer vehicles.
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