Volkswagen is a car manufacturer that has history and its own uniqueness. There are many products of Volkswagen that are being legends in the automotive world, from the VW Beetle to the VW Golf. Meanwhile, the uniqueness from this car company is characteristic of the name and its design. For several decades, the Volkswagen has become a part of the European and the North American families of automotive world.
One of the sedan families from the Volkswagen is the used Volkswagen Passat. The first generation of the used Volkswagen Passatwas launched in 1973 which designed by the Italian, Giorgetto Giurgiaro. Unlike the used Volkswagen Beetle, the used Volkswagen Passat has undergone significant changes from the first generation to the last generation that was launched in 2005 to the present.
Almost the entire body and the engine of the last generation are redesigned or face-lift and also added some technology features such as sunroof, Sirius satellite radio, six CD chargers for CD or MP3 and other standard components. The changes were probably intended to increase product sales and to attract the U.S. market.
In different counties, the Passat also called Carat, Corsar, Dasher, Magotan, Quantum and Santana. From the outside, the used Volkswagen Passat does not look like other German cars, or maybe it seems like Japan cars such as Honda Accord and Toyota Camry. However, in terms of dimension, this car could reflect the German cars.
The used Volkswagen Passat consists of two classes; large family cars and midsize sedan and also consists of two types of engines; gasoline and diesel. For the type of gasoline, this car powered by 1982 cc front engine, five and six manual transmissions plus option six DSG (Direct-shift Gearbox) automatic transmissions. Engine type: Inline 4 cylinder with maximum power 115.00 PS (85 kW or 113 HP) at 5400 Rev per min and maximum torque 172.00 Nm (17.5 kgf-m or 126.9 ft.lbs) at 3500 Rev per min.
The VW Passat is a sophisticated car with high-quality cabin and very comfortable if you sit in it and also has a spacious room. The chassis is easy to control at the high speed, and the maximum speed of this car is 200 km per hour or 124.3 miles per hour.
This vehicle is the option of the high-end vehicles for those who are worried about gas mileage, and the efficiency of fuel mixed driving is 8.4 liters per 100 km or 28.00 miles per gallon. This vehicle is suitable for everyday use and long rides because this car is quite efficient in terms of gas mileage. And also it is suitable for a family because this car has good safety features with six front airbags plus optional side airbags and this vehicle can accommodate up to five passengers including the driver.
In the used car market, the price of the used Volkswagen Passat is about $ 18,254 USD – $ 20,375 USD. For you that have limited budget, maybe you should think twice to purchase this used car Germany. But with the quality and its performance, it seems very comparable with the price that offered.
However, before you want to purchase this car, do research about the prices, if there is car price guide it would be better. The best place to buy a used Volkswagen Passat is the Volkswagen dealerships or you can buy used cars through online.