The 2020 Volkswagen Passat is a midsize sedan that pleases customers at dealers like the Volkswagen dealership near Seaside, thanks to its spacious cabin, comfortable seating and outstanding value for the money. Updates for 2020 include a redesigned interior, revised exterior styling and an updated engine. Buyers also appreciate the Passat’s smooth ride and ample trunk space. Anyone looking for a family sedan that provides a great driving experience should place the 2020 Volkswagen Passat at the top of their shopping list.
Stop by the Riverside area Volkswagen dealerships, and you’ll find the 2020 Volkswagen Passat in four trim levels, S, SE, R-line and SEL. Powering the 2020 Passat is a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that develops 174 horsepower and 206 lb-ft, connected to a six-speed automatic transmission. EPA-estimated fuel economy for the Passat is rated at 23 mpg city/34 mpg highway.*
The automotive experts at Kelley Blue Book gave the 2020 Volkswagen Passat high marks, writing: “If
you’re looking for a roomy, midsize sedan with an upscale interior and a lot of features that come
standard, you should consider the 2020 Volkswagen Passat. Its strong suits are its combination of
sportiness and comfort, huge back seat and trunk, reasonable starting price and excellent safety
As you’d expect from a Volkswagen model, the Passat’s interior provides a high level of quality and
sophistication. There’s plenty of legroom in both the front and back to keep passengers riding in
comfort, even when going on long trips. The supportive and relaxing seats are covered in simulated
leather. There’s ample cargo space in the trunk, with 15.9 cubic feet to transport groceries, luggage,
items from the DIY store, or anything else you need to carry.
Passat owners will enjoy standard features such as an infotainment system with a 6.3-inch touchscreen,
Mirror Link, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, Bluetooth, satellite radio, HD Radio and a USB port. Safety
features that come standard include rear cross traffic alert, forward collision warning, a rearview
camera, blind spot monitoring, and pedestrian detection with automatic emergency braking. Available
features include a navigation system, a Wi-Fi hotspot, a Fender premium audio system with eight
speakers, two more USB ports and a sunroof.
Safety is an important consideration for anyone looking for a family sedan. Buyers will be glad to know
the 2020 Volkswagen Passat is very safe. The IIHS gave the Passat its highest rating of Good in all crash
tests, with a Good rating for seats, head restraints and ease of use of the LATCH system. The 2020
Volkswagen Passat hasn’t been rated by the NHTSA as of this writing. However, the agency gave the
2019 Passat its top score of five stars for overall safety.
Standard safety features include four-wheel anti-lock brakes, a full complement of airbags, stability control, traction control, electronic brake assist, daytime running lights and more.
* All vehicle mileage based on 2020 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.