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Tanner Foust jumps and drifts his VW race cars in 'Quantum Drift 2'

Jumping between bodies seems like an interesting way around social distancing

Report
Volkswagen hints the next-generation Passat will be electric

Will it still be called a Passat, or it will become an ID?

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VW Passat wagon flunks Sweden's 'moose test'

It's usually high-riding crossovers and SUVs that have this kind of trouble

Buying Guide
2020 VW Passat Review & Buying Guide | New skin, same bones

The styling was extensively overhauled for 2020, but the Passat's virtues and detriments remain

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Detroit
Checking in on VW comeback: 'I believe in the redemptive power of America'

Brand walks fine line between growth and winning back its base

Brand walks fine line between growth and winning back its base.

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2020 Volkswagen Passat teased ahead of Detroit debut

The 19-inch wheel package indicates we're looking at a sporty R model

The 19-inch wheel package indicates we're looking at a sporty R model.

Detroit
2020 VW Passat sneak peek | Redesigned for whoever's still buying sedans

Big midsize sedan gets a fresh look on its old platform

Big midsize sedan gets a fresh look on its old platform.

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VW drops VR6 from Passat, only two trim levels available

There will only be the Wolfsburg Edition and SE-R for 2019

There will only be a Wolfsburg Edition and a SE-R for 2019.

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2018 Volkswagen Passat GT will show off a sportier look in Detroit

GTI looks, with venerable VR6 power.

The Passat GT is aimed squarely at the U.S. of A. with about 20 updates, mostly cosmetic.

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This Volkswagen Arteon sketch previews a premium future for the brand

Will flashy looks make buyers forget about diesel-gate?

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Volkswagen recalls Passat TDI for wire sealing problem

A improperly assembled seal for a sensor can lead to fires in the 2012-2014 Passat TDI, and VW is recalling them to fix the problem.

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Autonomous VW makes 1,500-mile trek through Mexico

A team from the University of Nevada managed a record-setting 1,500-mile journey in an autonomous 2010 VW Passat wagon across Mexico.

First Drive
2016 Volkswagen Passat First Drive

It's not an enthusiast machine anymore, but there's a lot to like about the Volkswagen Passat, especially with some thoughtful updates for model year 2016.

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2016 VW Passat starts at $23,260

The 2016 VW Passat starts at $23,260 for the base S trim and includes new features like the MIB II infotainment system and safety tech. Prices can top $37,600 for the top spec with the VR6.

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VW Passat GTE plug-in hybrid starts at €44,250 in Germany

Volkswagen releases pricing for the GTE and Alltrack versions of its European-market Passat, with the hybrid sedan starting at the equivalent of $50,000.

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