2017 Volkswagen Passat Chicago Il
Relaxed and refined, the 2017 Volkswagen Passat in Chicago, IL is an interesting pick for midsize cars because it does an excellent job of remaining family-oriented but delivers the class and performance that high end luxury cars have to offer. A bit of an oxymoron, but the Volkswagen Passat remains a premium grade vehicle available at an affordable price.
The current generation that the Volkswagen Passat is in has been the best-selling one for a number of reasons; the 2017 Passat continues to deliver on space, safety, style, comfort and technology, all qualities that any driver would seek out. Front and backseat passengers, no matter the age, can ride comfortably in the Passat while an ample amount of storage space is no problem.
Light the way in style. The 2017 VW Passat casts a classy eye with its sleek LED headlights with LED Daytime Running Lights. Its expression is unmistakable but more importantly, these attractive LED lights are able to improve visibility on the road.
We mentioned above that the Passat provides comfortable passenger room and ample storage space, but let's talk facts and figures. Rated best-in-class rear legroom, the Passat doesn’t crowd those in back; the rear seat pass-through when folding the seats 60/40 makes storing items much easier, as does the hands-free easy open trunk.
Comfort that you can command. Both the front and rear seats of the Volkswagen Passat can be heated depending on the trim selected. The Climatronic dual-zone automatic climate control allows you to determine the degrees on your side, helping to keep everyone comfortable.
2017 Volkswagen Passat: Passing up the competition
To be regarded as a favorite car among families, safety must always take precedence. As an IIHS Top Safety Pick+ vehicle, at the heart of the Volkswagen Passat is a safety cage with front and rear crumple zones to absorb the impact of a crash while the rest of the body is crafted with specially alloyed high-strength steel for protection.
A rearview camera is standard across each of the 2017 Volkswagen Passat’s trim levels while the crash prevention Driver Assist systems are available. Select upper trims come equipped with the following systems: adaptive cruise control, forward collision warning with automatic emergency braking, blind-spot monitors, and parking assistant.
For 2017, the Volkswagen Passat is available in seven trim grades: S, R-Line, SE, SE with Technology, SEL Premium, V6 SE with Technology, and V6 SEL Premium. The primary engine within the Volkswagen Passat is the 1.8L Turbo which manages 170 horsepower while providing an admirable fuel economy rating of 23 city/ 34 hwy mpg. As for the V6 models, these versions of the Passat fire up an impressive 280 horsepower while still managing to earn 20 city/ 28 hwy mpg.
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