Designed and engineered in Germany but made in America for Americans, the redesigned 2012 Volkswagen Passat deserves serious consideration from midsize family sedan shoppers.
- Roomy cabin
- Available fuel-efficient turbodiesel engine
- Many upscale features come standard
- High-quality cabin
- Refined ride.
- Below-average braking distances
- Lackadaisical throttle response
- Rearview camera not offered.