Tuesday, May 31, 2011

2012 Volkswagen Passat Starts at $20,765

The all-new 2012 Volkswagen Passat built in Chattanooga, Tennessee, has a starting MSRP of $20,765 (including $770 destination charge) for the 170 horsepower 2.5L model with manual transmission and is available in eight equipment levels. It comes standard with automatic dual-zone climate control, Bluetooth connectivity, steering wheel audio controls and Volkswagen's no-charge three-year/36,000 mile scheduled Carefree Maintenance Program. The up-level SE model starts at $24,495 and the 2.0L TDI® Clean Diesel model offers three trim levels starting at $26,765 with an expected 43 mpg highway and a range of nearly 800 miles. The 280 horsepower 3.6L VR6 is offered in three trim levels with a starting MSRP of $29,765. The all-new midsize Passat sedan is 191.7 inches long and has a 110.4 inch wheelbase.