2013 Volkswagen Passat TDI Long-Term Road Test

2013 Volkswagen Passat: Good Floor Mat Retention

November 20, 2013

2013 Volkswagen Passat

Our 2013 Volkswagen Passat utilizes two of these plastic snap-lock devices to keep its driver's side floor mat from sliding up into the pedal area. And they work brilliantly.

Josh Jacquot, Senior Editor


  • ed341 ed341 Posts:

    "See full article and comment" huh? Two (well, one and a half) sentences about something every Volkswagen has had since probably 1990 and every other car in the world has now. Why do I keep expecting to be impressed by these long term articles?

  • socal_eric socal_eric Posts:

    I can appreciate stringing together an article about the little things about a vehicle that the automaker does differently that someone doing research on a vehicle might find helpful (i.e. things you might like or dislike an not notice on a test drive), but to make a couple sentence blog/article about a feature that almost all new cars have in some form without talking about why this implementation is better or different leaves a lot to be desired.

  • Seems over-engineered to me. They went for the clean look but after taking them on and off a lot I could see the plastic wearing out.

  • lincolnman3 lincolnman3 Posts:

    Standard on all Volvos also..........

  • hybris hybris Posts:

    Anyone remember when you just took the floor mat, put it down and that was it? Now a days its hard to tell which has more tie down points the floor mat or a child's car seat.

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