2018 Volkswagen Passat Trim Level Options & Differences

By Product Expert | Posted in Volkswagen Passat on Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018 at 4:59 pm
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What are the differences between the 2018 Volkswagen Passat trim levels?

When purchasing a new vehicle, it’s important to find the model that best fits you and your lifestyle. For a sedan like the 2018 Volkswagen Passat, the large amount of trim levels can make this a difficult process. However, the more trim levels, the more freedom for drivers to choose the right amount of features for them. Trying to find out the differences between the 2018 Volkswagen Passat trim levels? We’ve created a comparison chart to help you out.

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2018 Volkswagen Passat Trim Level Specifications

The 2018 Volkswagen Passat is available in six trim levels: S, R-Line, SE, SE with Technology, SEL Premium and GT. The 2018 Passat has two engine options. The standard for the S, R-Line, SE, SE with Technology and SEL Premium is a four-cylinder, turbocharged 2.0-liter engine. The 2.0L offers 174 horsepower and 184 ft-lbs. of torque. The second engine option is available for the SEL Premium trim and comes standard in GT models: A 3.6-liter V6 engine, delivering 280 horsepower and 258 ft-lbs. of torque.

Trim Level Engine Cruise Control Car-Net Wheel Size
S 2.0L Turbo Basic Unavailable 16"
R-Line 2.0L Turbo Adaptive App-Connect 19"
SE 2.0L Turbo Adaptive App-Connect, Security & Service 17"
SE with Technology 2.0L Turbo Adaptive App-Connect, Security & Service 18"
SEL Premium 2.0L Turbo, Optional 3.6L V6 Adaptive App-Connect, Security & Service 18"
GT 3.6L V6 Basic App-Connect 19"

2018 Volkswagen Passat side view

Volkswagen Car-Net is a series of services available in certain Volkswagen models. For the 2018 Passat, all but the S model come with Car-Net App-Connect. This feature allows you to integrate your smartphone with your vehicle display through Android Auto and Apple CarPlay services. Security & Service provides drivers with an array of emergency and diagnostics features to keep passengers safe.

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