Volkswagen Passat Reliability

Volkswagen Passat Reliability

When behind the wheel of the Volkswagen Passat, you’ll feel confident navigating the open roads of Littleton, Parker, and Castle Rock, CO. This is thanks to the top-notch reliability this sedan has to offer.

While we think the VW Passat is an amazing vehicle, we want you to make that decision for yourself. That’s why our team at McDonald Volkswagen put together this VW Passat reliability review. When you’re finished reading, give us a call to let us know your thoughts!


Volkswagen Passat: Safety First

Volkswagen Passat SafetyVolkswagen often uses the phrase “a lot goes in before you do” when referring to safety. This statement couldn’t be more accurate thanks to the plethora of safety features that come equipped in the VW Passat. For starters, this sedan comes with a safety cage designed to distribute crash energy to the front and rear crumple zones and away from riders.

To help give you peace of mind during your travels, the VW Passat comes standard with a variety of advanced safety and driver assist features, such as:

Automatic Post-Collision Braking System—This system is designed to help slow your vehicle down in the case of a collision, which reduces the chance of additional impacts.

Intelligent Crash Response System (ICRS)—In the event of a collision in which airbags deploy, the ICRS shuts off your vehicle’s fuel pump, unlocks the doors, and turns on the hazard lights to alert emergency responders.

Rear View Camera System—Make backing up a breeze by watching for objects and other vehicles while in reverse.

VW Passat Reliability Ratings

Every year, J.D. Power gives out 100-Point Score Ratings to each vehicle. This system was designed to help drivers learn more about the model they are shopping for. The overall score of a vehicle is the result of a consumer survey that encompasses a variety of factors: quality and reliability, driving experience, resale, and dealership experience. For the 2020 model year, the VW Passat received an overall score of 81% and an 83% in the quality and reliability sector.

VW Passat Exterior Design

Volkswagen Passat ExteriorWhen you’re shopping for a reliable vehicle, another feature worth looking into is the material the vehicle is made out of. The material has an effect on a variety of factors. The Volkswagen Passat is designed with advanced materials, including high-strength hot-formed steel and aluminum.

The high-strength steel creates a tough exterior, which is ideal in the case of a collision. While a strong material, it doesn’t add much weight, which is great for efficiency purposes. On the other hand, aluminum is a great material because it has a low chance of corrosion.


Test Drive the Volkswagen Passat Today!

Now that you have an inside look at what makes the Volkswagen Passat such a reliable vehicle, it’s time to come to our showroom to check it out in person. Give our team at McDonald Volkswagen a call today to set up a test drive!

We look forward to helping drivers near Littleton, Parker, and Castle Rock, CO, get behind the wheel of this remarkable sedan.

 

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