Volkswagen dropped the cloth on its new midsize sedan, and although its new in body it retains the same old Passat nameplate.
The 2012 Volkswagen Passat was developed specifically for the North American market, which means it's proportions are bigger and fatter. Riding on a longer wheelbase, its overall length has grown from from 187.6 to 191.7 inches. The longer wheelbase opens up more legroom in the second row and puts the family sedan it more in line with its competitors.
Buyers will have three engines to choose from, starting with the standard 170-hp 2.5-liter five … Read more