DETROIT--Billing it as its New Midsize Sedan preshow, Volkswagen launched the 2012 Passat at the Detroit auto show this week. The car features similar options and design as we saw on the Jetta update last year, with a more stately appearance suitable to the segment.
Some of the design cues on the new Passat are similar to those of the Jetta, but the car has a more upright grille. From the side, it almost looks like an Audi A4. The interior shows a new plushness that should compete well in the midsize segment, and further Volkwagen's goal of gaining … Read more