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2015 Volkswagen Passat

Pros

  • Above average passenger and cargo space
  • refined and quiet ride
  • fuel-efficient diesel engine
  • strong 1.8T and V6 engines
  • top safety scores.

Cons

  • Somewhat sluggish throttle response with DSG transmission
  • touchscreen electronics interface in SEL models is slow to respond
  • some of the latest safety features aren't available.

Used 2015 Volkswagen Passat for Sale

Volkswagen Passat 2015 Wolfsburg Edition PZEV 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
73,653 miles
Used 2015
Volkswagen Passat
Wolfsburg Edition PZEV
CarMax
3.1 mi away
List$12,998
Est.Loan: $243/mo
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Volkswagen Passat 2015 Sport PZEV 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl Turbo 5M)
28,416 miles
Certified Used 2015
Volkswagen Passat
Sport PZEV
List$14,807
Est.Loan: $277/mo
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$300 Below Market
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Volkswagen Passat 2015 Limited Edition PZEV 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
47,090 miles
Used 2015
Volkswagen Passat
Limited Edition PZEV
List$12,000
Est.Loan: $224/mo
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Volkswagen Passat 2015 Sport PZEV 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl Turbo 5M)
74,992 miles
Used 2015
Volkswagen Passat
Sport PZEV
List$11,444
Est.Loan: $214/mo
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Volkswagen Passat 2015 Wolfsburg Edition PZEV 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
73,834 miles
Used 2015
Volkswagen Passat
Wolfsburg Edition PZEV
List$9,533
Est.Loan: $178/mo
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Volkswagen Passat 2015 Limited Edition PZEV 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
28,215 miles
Used 2015
Volkswagen Passat
Limited Edition PZEV
List$13,403
Est.Loan: $250/mo
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Volkswagen Passat 2015 S PZEV 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
29,462 miles
Used 2015
Volkswagen Passat
S PZEV
List$13,103
Est.Loan: $245/mo
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$300 Below Market
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-UP TO 38 MPG AND PRICED BELOW NADA USED CAR VALUES! RECENTLY INSPECTED AND VOLKSWGEN CERTIFIED SOLD WITH A WARRANTY AND GREAT FINANCE TERMS CALL TODAY TO TEST DRIVE!.* BUY WITH CONFIDENCE! * 7 DAY EXCHANGE POLICY ON EVERY PURCHASE * OUR VEHICLES RECEIVE QUALITY INSPECTIONS AND ARE SERVICED TO THE HIGHEST STANDARDS. CALL ONE OF OUR SALES SPECIALISTS AT 1-877-638-7532 TO SCHEDULE YOUR PURCHASE.
Volkswagen Passat 2015 Limited Edition PZEV 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
93,604 miles
Used 2015
Volkswagen Passat
Limited Edition PZEV
List$10,713
Est.Loan: $200/mo
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$295 Below Market
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VW PASSAT LIMITED EDITION ** ONE OWNER ** BACK UP CAMERA ** SIRIUS XM RADIO ** HEATED SEATS ** LEATHERETTE SEATS ** PUSH BUTTON START ** 17 ALLOY WHEELS ** BLUETOOTH ** AUTOMATIC HEADLIGHTS ** OUR VEHICLES RECEIVE QUALITY INSPECTIONS AND ARE SERVICED TO THE HIGHEST STANDARDS..STOHLMAN HAS BEEN SERVING THE AREA FOR OVER 80 YEARS.
Volkswagen Passat 2015 Sport PZEV 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl Turbo 5M)
24,697 miles
Used 2015
Volkswagen Passat
Sport PZEV
List$15,995
Est.Loan: $291/mo
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Volkswagen Passat 2015 TDI SEL Premium 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbodiesel 6AM)
47,575 miles
Used 2015
Volkswagen Passat
TDI SEL Premium
(7)
King Volkswagen
16.8 mi away
List$16,577
Est.Loan: $302/mo
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Volkswagen Passat 2015 Limited Edition PZEV 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
31,171 miles
Used 2015
Volkswagen Passat
Limited Edition PZEV
List$11,995
Est.Loan: $224/mo
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$300 Below Market
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***ONE OWNER, LOW MILEAGE.................................2015 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT SEDAN, AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION, REAR BACK UP CAMERA, AM/FM CD PLAYER, DRIVERS POWER SEAT WITH LUMBAR SUPPORT, HEATED SEATS, KEYLESS GO, ALLOY WHEELS, ONLY 31K MILES, BALANCE OF FACTORY POWERTRAIN WARRANTY***MUST PRINT AND PRESENT INTERNET AD FOR SPECIAL INTERNET PRICING BEFORE YOUR SCHEDULED APPOINTMENT. PLEASE CALL MAXIMUM AUTO OUTLET AT 703.822.7998. GUARANTEED CREDIT APPROVALS FOR EVERYONE. FINANCE RATES AS LOW AS 2.99 APR. WE ARE LOCATED AT 8503-O EUCLID AVE, MANASSAS PARK, VA 20111. OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK.PRICE EXCLUDES TAXES, TITLE, LICENSE, $595 DEALER PROCESSING FEE, & FINANCE CHARGES. ALL VEHICLES SOLD AS-IS, SEE BUYERS GUIDE FOR WARRANTY OPTIONS.
Volkswagen Passat 2015 SE 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
38,503 miles
Used 2015
Volkswagen Passat
SE
MemberCar
18.6 mi away
List$14,221
Est.Loan: $266/mo
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Super Nice MD Inspected 2015 Volkswagen Passat 1.8T Sedan with Every Service Record Since New!!! Loaded with Heated Leather Seats, Backup Camera, Sirius XM, Alloy Wheels, Automatic Transmission, Cruise Control, Steering Wheel Controls, Power Windows and Locks, ABS Brakes, Tilt & Telescoping Steering Wheel, Power Mirrors, Upgraded Stereo System and Much Much More!! This vehicle is also still covered under the Fantastic VW Factory Warranty !!!Why pay Carmax or Franchise Dealer Pricing when you can buy directly from the distributor! Member car has a 30 year history of selling preowned vehicles to dealers wholesale, and is now selling directly to the public!Welcome to MemberCar of Rockville! We are a family owned and operated dealership catering to the DMV area and beyond for over 30 years. We offer tremendous value by pricing our vehicles below market value and offering a truly stress-free purchasing environment. We are very transparent in our purchase process, offering the easiest terms available with every vehicle in stock. Having our own extensive WholesalePurchase Division allows us to purchase mostly Local, One-Owner, Low Mileage, exceptional vehicles directly from the best sources, (Private Owners) instead of auctions. MemberCar has built our reputation upon successful, long-term relationships with our clients. During that time, we have become one of the areas preeminent providers of carefully selected, Maryland Safety Inspected, low mileage, local vehicles. We offer competitive Finance and Extended Warranty options, and we do accept all trade-ins. Our staff looks forward to the opportunity to earn your business, and we thank YOU for your time and consideration.If you just can't seem to find the time to come to us, we are also more than happy to bring a vehicle to your home or place of business!!!Don't take our word for it, check out what our customers are saying!!! http:www.cars.comdealers193733membercarreviews
Volkswagen Passat 2015 SE PZEV 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
43,870 miles
Used 2015
Volkswagen Passat
SE PZEV
Ammoury Auto
18.8 mi away
List$11,995
Est.Loan: $224/mo
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Volkswagen Passat 2015 Limited Edition PZEV 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
39,331 miles
Used 2015
Volkswagen Passat
Limited Edition PZEV
List$14,000
Est.Loan: $262/mo
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Volkswagen Passat 2015 S PZEV 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
26,634 miles
Used 2015
Volkswagen Passat
S PZEV
(6)
Rockville Audi
19.2 mi away
List$12,981
Est.Loan: $243/mo
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*2015 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT 1.8T S WITH BLUETOOTH AND REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY! *ENJOY FULLY AUTOMATIC HEADLIGHTS, SPLIT FOLDING REAR SEAT, PERIMETERAPPROACH LIGHTS, STEERING WHEEL MOUNTED AUDIO CONTROLS, POWER WINDOWS, AMFMMP3CD AUDIO SYSTEM, TURN SIGNAL INDICATOR MIRRORS, 16 WHEELS AND SO MUCH MORE!! ROCKVILLE AUDI, THE MID ATLANTIC'S NUMBER 1 CERTIFIED PRE-OWNED DEALERSHIP!! ALSO AVAILABLE ON MOST CARS UP TO 10 YEARS OLD AND LESS THAN 120K MILES ARE OPTIONAL VEHICLE SERVICE CONTRACTS WHICH CAN OFTEN BE INCLUDED DIRECTLY WITH YOUR FINANCING OR CASH PAYMENT. MARYLAND STATE INSPECTED WITH OVER 120 POINT INSPECTION PERFORMED BY A TRAINED TECHNICIAN. BUYERS SHOULD TAKE PRIDE IN KNOWING THAT MARYLAND HAS ONE OF THE MOST COMPREHENSIVE STATE INSPECTIONS IN THE COUNTRY. BUYERS COME FROM FAR AND WIDE FOR THE VALUE AVAILABLE WITH A SONIC PRE-OWNED VEHICLE. WE REGULARLY PICK-UP CLIENTS THAT USE OUR LOCAL ACCESS TO METRO AND AMTRAK, OR BY DCBALTIMORE AIRPORTS.
Volkswagen Passat 2015 Limited Edition PZEV 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
47,739 miles
Used 2015
Volkswagen Passat
Limited Edition PZEV
List$13,880
Est.Loan: $259/mo
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Volkswagen Passat 2015 Limited Edition PZEV 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
30,734 miles
Used 2015
Volkswagen Passat
Limited Edition PZEV
List$12,097
Est.Loan: $226/mo
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$300 Below Market
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CARFAX One-Owner. Clean CARFAX. Candy White 2015 Volkswagen Passat 1.8T Limited Edition FWD 6-Speed Automatic with Tiptronic 1.8L 4-Cylinder DOHC *NISSAN CERTIFIED*, *ONE OWNER CARFAX*, *NAVIGATION SYSTEM*, *BACK-UP CAMERA*, *POWER MOONROOF*, *BLUETOOTH*, *REAR PARKING AID*, *BLIND SPOT MONITOR*, *HEATED SEATS*, 4D Sedan, 1.8L 4-Cylinder DOHC, 6-Speed Automatic with Tiptronic, FWD, Titan Black wV-Tex Leatherette Seating Surfaces, 17 Sonoma Alloy Wheels, ABS brakes, Compass, Electronic Stability Control, Emergency communication system, Heated Front Comfort Seats, Heated front seats, Illuminated entry, Low tire pressure warning, Remote keyless entry, Traction control.3624 HighwayCity MPGReviews:* Above average passenger and cargo space; refined and quiet ride; fuel-efficient diesel engine; strong 1.8T and V6 engines; top safety scores. Source: Edmunds* The Volkswagen Passat has balanced proportions and an elegant, premium quality. Your eyes follow the strong character line and continue around the whole vehicle. With convenient features like automatic headlights combined with available corner-illuminating foglights. Other convenient features include optional keyless access with push button start and remote start to preheat or cool your Passat. Step inside and you will find available soft leather to soothe you, and on select models, the comfort of heated front seats. There is even an available sunroof to let the open sky in. With the available rear legroom your passengers will also enjoy the choice you've made with the Passat. You have several engine options with the Passat, including a 170-hp, a turbocharged 1.8L, a 2.0L TDI Clean Diesel, and a 280-hp V6. There is also a range of transmission possibilities, and available on select models, a 6-speed dual-clutch DSG automatic transmission with Tiptronic for imperceptibly fast gear changes and seamless acceleration. Depending on your engine and transmission combination, you can get EPA estimated gas mileage that ranges from 20-31 in the City and 28-44 on the Highway. The Passat lets you make calls hands-free, and stream music wirelessly from your compatible phone. For more technology, available on select models, get turn-by-turn directions from the navigation system, or rock out to the sound of your favorite music on the Fender Premium Audio System. In addition, you can have a backup camera on SE trims and higher. Safety features include the Intelligent Crash Response System, which in the event of an accident, automatically shuts your fuel pump off, turns your hazard lights on, and unlocks your doors. Source: The Manufacturer Summary
Volkswagen Passat 2015 TDI SE 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbodiesel 6M)
66,112 miles
Certified Used 2015
Volkswagen Passat
TDI SE
List$13,989
Est.Loan: $261/mo
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HEATED LEATHER SEATS, SERVICE RECORDS, BLUETOOTH, REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY, ONE OWNER CLEAN CARFAX, VW FACTORY CERTIFIED! 24 MONTHS/24,000 MILES OF LIMITED WARRANTY AND ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE!, ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL, 4-WHEEL DISC ABS BRAKING SYSTEM, ANTI-THEFT ALARM W/ IMMOBILIZER THEFT DETERRENT SYSTEM, AVAILABLE ONLY AT SHEEHY VOLKSWAGEN OF SPRINGFIELD. 30/44mpg Come see why we're one of the HIGHEST SELLING PRE-OWNED DEALERS in VIRGINIA! We start with a GREAT SELECTION of PREMIUM INVENTORY all listed at BELOW MARKET PRICING and continue on to provide a GREAT SERVICE EXPERIENCE throughout the buying process! All of our prices are BASED ON THE RESEARCH of competitive vehicles in our local marketplace -They are ACCURATE and IN-LINE with what you will find through your own research- This helps to avoid a lengthy back-and-forth negotiation process! WE INVITE YOU TO BUY WITH CONFIDENCE!! We sell in quantity and offer the LOWEST PRICE on the best hand picked vehicles; only a portion pass our rigorous inspection/reconditioning process! We start with a GREAT SELECTION of PREMIUM INVENTORY all listed at BELOW MARKET PRICING and continue on to provide a GREAT SERVICE EXPERIENCE throughout the buying process! All of our prices are BASED ON THE RESEARCH of competitive vehicles in our local marketplace-They are ACCURATE and IN-LINE with what you will find through your own research. This helps to avoid a lengthy back-and-forth negotiation process. Call today to EXPERIENCE THE DIFFERENCE!

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Edmunds' Expert Review

Set apart by its European-style refinement, roomy interior and fuel-efficient diesel engine option, the 2015 Volkswagen Passat is a solid choice for a family sedan.

vehicle overview

If you'd like to drive a roomy midsize sedan with European breeding and style for the price of a mainstream midsizer, you have exactly one option: the 2015 Volkswagen Passat. Fortunately, this lack of choice doesn't equate to a lack of desirability. With its neatly tailored styling, accommodating cabin, composed handling and refined ride, the Passat will very likely impress you on a test-drive. But its appeal runs deeper than that, as it is the only car in its segment available with a fuel-sipping diesel (TDI) engine. It's rated at an impressive 34 mpg combined, and yet we've seen considerably higher than that in our long-term test of a Passat TDI.

The Passat's spacious interior caters to American tastes by allowing stretch-out room for adults both front and rear, as well as generous cargo capacity within its voluminous trunk. Given that Volkswagen builds the Passat in Tennessee expressly for the American market, this made-for-the-U.S. theme should come as no surprise. Furthermore, shoppers have a variety of engines from which to choose. In addition to the thrifty diesel, the Passat can be had with a peppy yet fuel-efficient turbocharged 1.8-liter four-cylinder or, if maximum thrust is what you seek, a potent 3.6-liter V6.

Although there's much to like about the 2015 Volkswagen Passat, we can say the same about many of its rivals in this very competitive segment. The Nissan Altima and Honda Accord are a couple of staff favorites, as their base four-cylinder gasoline engines are even more fuel-efficient than the Passat's 1.8T. We also like the Mazda 6, which has the sportiest handling of the group, as well as the stylish 2015 Ford Fusion, whose eco-themed counterpart, the 2015 Fusion Hybrid, makes for a compelling alternative to a diesel Passat. With so many worthy competitors, the 2015 Volkswagen Passat falls just short of our top marks with an overall rating of "B," but still comes highly recommended.

Trim levels & features

The 2015 Volkswagen Passat sedan is offered in six main trim levels: S, Wolfsburg, Limited Edition, SE, Sport and SEL Premium. The diesel-powered TDI variant is essentially available in SE and SEL Premium trims.

The base S comes standard with 16-inch steel wheels, automatic headlights, keyless entry, full power accessories, air-conditioning, a height-adjustable driver seat (with two-way manual lumbar adjustment), a 60/40-split-folding rear seat, cloth upholstery, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, cruise control, a trip computer, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity and a six-speaker sound system with a CD player and an auxiliary audio jack.

The Wolfsburg edition adds 16-inch alloy wheels, leatherette (premium vinyl) upholstery, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob, a six-way power driver seat (with two-way power lumbar), heated front seats, satellite radio, an iPod interface and VW's Car-Net telematics system.

With the Limited Edition you get 17-inch alloy wheels, foglights, a rearview camera, keyless ignition and entry and an eight-speaker sound system with a touchscreen interface. At the SE trim level you lose the keyless ignition and entry but gain heated mirrors, rear seat air vents, a sliding front armrest, an auto-dimming rearview mirror and upgraded gauges and displays.

The Passat Sport is similar to the SE, but has 19-inch wheels, a rear spoiler, steering-wheel-mounted shift paddles (with the automatic transmission), front sport seats and faux carbon-fiber interior accents.

The top-of-the-line SEL Premium includes all of the SE features as well as 18-inch wheels, a sunroof, keyless ignition and entry, remote ignition, a six-way power passenger seat (with two-way power lumbar), driver memory functions, leather upholstery (with simulated suede seat inserts), wood grain interior trim, dual-zone automatic climate control, a navigation system, upgraded audio (with music storage and HD radio) and a separate ski pass-through for the 60/40 rear seat.

Many of the upper trims' features can be had on lower trims as options, either individually or via packages.

2015 Highlights

For 2015, the Volkswagen Passat TDI receives an updated engine that boasts 10 more horsepower and slightly better fuel efficiency than the previous one. Other changes are minor, consisting chiefly of minor equipment shuffling.

Performance & mpg

The 2015 VW Passat is front-wheel drive and comes with a choice of three distinctly different engines.

All trim levels except the TDI have a 1.8-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine rated at 170 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque. The Sport and S trims can be had with either a five-speed manual or six-speed automatic, while the Wolfsburg, SE and SEL Premium come only with the automatic. In Edmunds performance testing, the Passat 1.8T SEL went from zero to 60 mph in a quick 7.7 seconds. EPA fuel economy estimates are 28 mpg combined (24 city/36 highway) with the automatic and 28 combined (24/35) with the manual. These are respectable numbers for a four-cylinder midsize sedan, though other top rivals are typically 2-3 mpg better.

The TDI, available in SE and SEL Premium versions, comes with a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder diesel engine with 150 hp and 236 lb-ft of torque. The SE version comes with either a six-speed manual or six-speed automated manual transmission (known as DSG) while the SEL Premium is DSG only. The EPA-estimated fuel economy is an excellent 34 mpg combined (30 city/42 highway) for the automatic and 35 mpg combined (30/44) with the manual. In extensive Edmunds fuel economy testing of the previous Passat TDI, we saw that the car easily met or exceeded its EPA estimates. That's not typically the case with hybrid sedans.

The strongest engine available on the Passat is a 3.6-liter V6, which churns out 280 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque. It's optional on the SEL Premium and comes with the DSG automated manual transmission. In Edmunds testing, a Passat 3.6 accelerated from zero to 60 mph in 6.4 seconds, which is quick for this class. EPA-estimated fuel economy is 23 mpg combined (20 city/28 highway).

Safety

Standard safety features for the 2015 Volkswagen Passat include antilock disc brakes, traction and stability control, front side airbags and front and rear side curtain airbags. A rearview camera is standard on SE, Sport and SEL trims. VW's Car-Net telematics system, standard from the Wolfsburg model on up, includes automatic crash notification, roadside assistance, remote vehicle access, stolen vehicle location and geo-fencing (which allows parents to set boundaries for teenage drivers). A Car-Net smartphone app lets owners control many of these functions on the go. However, features increasingly available on family sedans, such as blind-spot monitoring, lane-departure warning and frontal collision warning aren't available.

In government crash testing, the Passat scored a perfect five stars overall, with five for frontal impact protection and five for side crash protection. Similarly, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety awarded the Passat its top score of "Good" for frontal moderate-overlap, side-impact and roof-strength tests. It received the institute's second-highest rating of "Acceptable" in the small-overlap frontal-offset crash test. The Passat's seat and head restraint design was rated "Good" for whiplash protection in rear impacts.

In Edmunds brake testing, a Passat 3.6 SEL came to a stop from 60 mph in about 130 feet, which is longer than average. However, a 1.8 SEL stopped in a class-average 123 feet, while a TDI SEL took 124 feet.

Driving

We think most buyers will be quite happy with the 1.8-liter engine. It's quick and smooth and provides good fuel economy. It's quicker than the TDI, too, but the latter boasts lively low-end power and returns truly extraordinary fuel economy and fuel range. For those who care more about high power than high fuel mileage, the 3.6-liter V6 engine delivers much more enthusiastic acceleration.

The DSG automated manual transmission that's available with the TDI engine and standard with the V6 generally feels like a regular automatic transmission and, in some cases, it's better -- it provides impressively quick downshifts in highway passing situations. One negative is the DSG's lackadaisical responsiveness. Unless it's in Sport mode, there's a slight but noticeable delay between the time you press down on the gas pedal and when the engine actually responds. Most owners get used to this quirk in time, or, if they want snappier response, select Sport mode.

On the highway, all 2015 Volkswagen Passats are impressively quiet and comfortable, snuffing out bumps large and small. Around turns, the steering is reasonably precise, although there's not much feel for the road and some drivers find it a tad heavy at low speeds. Overall, though, the Passat earns high marks for its relaxed, refined demeanor in everyday driving.

Interior

"Spaciousness" is the operative word when describing the Passat's cabin. Space up front is good. However, even with the power seats, there is no seat bottom tilt adjustment (the seat bottom just moves straight up and down) found in most competitors. In back, the Passat verges on full-size sedan dimensions, as even 6-footers will have room to stretch out their legs. The seatback cushion is fairly upright, however, which can result in taller occupants' heads grazing the roof. The ample trunk can swallow 15.9 cubic feet of cargo -- a number that bests many competitors' -- and you can haul bulkier items when the 60/40 rear seatbacks are folded down.

The quality of the VW Passat's interior materials is among the best in the class. The overall cabin design is decidedly upscale, while the layout of gauges and controls is refreshingly simple. The premium Fender audio system will please even hard-core audiophiles. Our only significant complaint involves the optional navigation systems. The SE models have a lower-cost navigation unit with a small touchscreen display. You get a usefully larger screen in the SEL, but we've found this higher-end interface is slower to process commands whether you're changing a radio station or entering a destination.


Consumer reviews

Read what other owners think about the 2015 Volkswagen Passat.

Overall Consumer Rating

Most helpful consumer reviews

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Phil Comstock,11/26/2015
This is my 3rd passat.My previous 2006,v-6 model gave its life when a deer tried to occupy the same space.It had 163K miles and was fit for 100K more.Sorry to give it up,but my luck,I was 10 miles from a vw dealership and it was the end of the month(deal time).Took a step down on options but went from 28 mpg on premium to 1.8 tsi limited on regular.I'm old,and drive pretty easy,84 freeway miles a day.I'm tickling 40mpg.The new Passat is almost paying for itself(low payments).I love this new Passat.I'ts comfortable, quick enough and very sure footed in the first Wisconsin snow. This car is a great cruiser,a little softer ride than the '06 but still sporty,I don't feel the expansion joints like in the old one.Our other car is an Acura TSL,nice,but everyone in our family prefers driving the VW's.Hope this helps. as of 12/26/17,still lovin it.No issues at 43000 mi.As of 6/26/18,54K on odometer,still happy.Brakes feel like I have a bad rotor,really?,I never use them,90% freeway.But thats my only complaint.No other issues,still love driving it,hope it lasts a long time.Oh ya,I moved up an age bracket.Acura traded for a Jeep Unlimited.
Overall Great
yobagoya,03/16/2016
Went from a 2010 Suburban to my Passat to save a little on gas. Now I spend about $50 a month rather than $130, so that is a big benefit right there. Bought mine used for under $15k certified. I am 6'5" 255" and am comfortable in the drivers seat, but would probably have a hard time in the back seat. Have taken my family of 4 on vacation in this, and my 2 boys are tall as well. Everyone was comfortable. Great gas mileage and handling. When the turbo kicks in its like hitting hyper space. Took some getting used to, but very enjoyable to drive. Currently have 28,000 miles and not any issues. As with any VW, service is key. Run synthetic oil and keep up on the service. Since service can be rather expensive, would suggest if you are mechanically inclined to do as much as possible yourself. Just had a quote for a 40k service on the wifes Jetta and was almost $500, which you can do for about $150 in parts if you do it yourself. The big hit is NSG plugs which can run $15 a piece. How can you beat German ingenuity, they got it right for us tall people. I can not fit in comparable cars comfortably like Toyotas or Hondas. [non-permissible content removed]
Passat - Lots of Room - nice accel. with good MPG
Casey Fitzpatrick,05/26/2016
Previous vehicles: 2003 Toyota Corolla, 2003 Infiniti G35 Coupe. Current vehicles: 2014 Nissan Rogue (CVT transmission). I bought this car with about 5k mi on it. The turbo is great, combined with the 1.8L to give you decent pickup and still have great gas mileage. We put our two little ones in the back seat in car seats, and you could still have the drivers seat sit comfortably without being right up on their legs. The transmission shifts out of first gear pretty quick, which is taking some getting used to for me, and shifting can be a little harsh. The DSG transmission is odd to me...will take some getting used to (or maybe its the turbo, I dont know). Love being able to downshift a few gears to instantly get the acceleration you need to pass a car and mean mug them for driving too slow. You do feel quite a lot of the road. When I looked at used passats for sale, I noticed some uneven wear of the tires, so Im hoping to rotate them more frequently to avoid this occurring in my passat. I feel like I could stand to put the bubble mirrors on the side mirrors...there feels like a blind spot at times...it could be that I am just getting used to the larger car. Overall space is fantastic. I had one instance so far when the backup camera did not turn on when I put the car in reverse. The MPG for a car this size is amazing. 32-34 mpg on average for me! UPDATE: 12/9/16 @ 17k mi. The turbo lag is tough to get used to. Sometimes the car doesn't "go" right when you want it to. Still a very smooth ride. I am going to get the oil changed and tires rotated shortly, as I have heard of feathering issues with these cars. I do wish I would have gotten the LED lights instead of standard, but I think they can be added on later. The bluetooth and backup camera are a little quirky. There have been a few times when I put the car in reverse and the backup camera doesnt engage. A backup camera is a must for a car this size. I'm headed towards my first winter with the vehicle, so I will make sure to update after I've driven in snowy conditions. VERY IMPORTANT: I got caught in a downpour while driving this car, and realized that the windshield wiper speed was slower than I was used to in other cars. I could not see; it was very dangerous, and had to pull off of the road. I HIGHLY recommend using Rain-X or similar windshield washing fluid to keep your windshield slick so that the rain wicks away.
Hot smells and check engine lights
ty,11/06/2015
hot anti freeze smells that they can’t diagnose. Check engine light shows electrical problems they can’t find and fix. Spending more and more time in shop. This time 3 days and no loaner and still not fixed.
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Features & Specs

MPG
30 city / 42 hwy
Seats 5
6-speed automated manual
Diesel
150 hp @ 3500 rpm
MPG
24 city / 36 hwy
Seats 5
6-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
170 hp @ 4800 rpm
MPG
24 city / 36 hwy
Seats 5
6-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
170 hp @ 4800 rpm
MPG
30 city / 42 hwy
Seats 5
6-speed automated manual
Diesel
150 hp @ 3500 rpm
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Safety

NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
    Overall5 / 5
    Driver5 / 5
    Passenger5 / 5
  • Side Crash Rating
    Overall5 / 5
  • Side Barrier Rating
    Overall5 / 5
    Driver5 / 5
    Passenger5 / 5
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings
    Front Seat4 / 5
    Back Seat5 / 5
  • Rollover
    Rollover4 / 5
    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of Rollover10.7%
IIHS Rating
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.
  • Side Impact Test
    Good
  • Roof Strength Test
    Good
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    Good
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Acceptable
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test
    Good

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Used 2015 Volkswagen Passat Overview

The Used 2015 Volkswagen Passat is offered in the following submodels: Passat Sedan, Passat Diesel. Available styles include TDI SEL Premium 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbodiesel 6AM), Limited Edition PZEV 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl Turbo 6A), Limited Edition 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl Turbo 6A), TDI SE 4dr Sedan w/Sunroof (2.0L 4cyl Turbodiesel 6AM), SE 4dr Sedan w/Sunroof, Navigation (1.8L 4cyl Turbo 6A), SEL Premium PZEV 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl Turbo 6A), SE PZEV 4dr Sedan w/Sunroof, Navigation (1.8L 4cyl Turbo 6A), TDI SE 4dr Sedan w/Sunroof, Navigation (2.0L 4cyl Turbodiesel 6AM), Wolfsburg Edition PZEV 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl Turbo 6A), SEL Premium 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl Turbo 6A), S 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl Turbo 6A), S PZEV 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl Turbo 6A), TDI SE 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbodiesel 6M), Sport 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl Turbo 6A), Wolfsburg Edition 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl Turbo 6A), SE PZEV 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl Turbo 6A), Sport PZEV 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl Turbo 6A), SE 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl Turbo 6A), V6 SEL Premium 4dr Sedan (3.6L 6cyl 6A), S 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl Turbo 5M), Sport 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl Turbo 5M), S PZEV 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl Turbo 5M), and Sport PZEV 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl Turbo 5M).

What's a good price on a Used 2015 Volkswagen Passat?

Save up to $695 on one of 107 Used 2015 Volkswagen Passat for sale at dealerships within 25 miles of Ashburn, VA with prices as low as $9,533 as of10/23/2018, based on data from dealers and consumer-driven dealer ratings ranging from1 to 5 out of 5 stars.

Price comparisons for Used 2015 Volkswagen Passat trim styles:

  • The Used 2015 Volkswagen Passat Limited Edition PZEV is priced between $10,713 and$16,998 with odometer readings between 9950 and93604 miles.
  • The Used 2015 Volkswagen Passat Wolfsburg Edition PZEV is priced between $9,533 and$13,800 with odometer readings between 19472 and87868 miles.
  • The Used 2015 Volkswagen Passat SEL Premium PZEV is priced between $13,500 and$18,499 with odometer readings between 14050 and36547 miles.
  • The Used 2015 Volkswagen Passat SE PZEV is priced between $11,497 and$16,988 with odometer readings between 19826 and69738 miles.
  • The Used 2015 Volkswagen Passat S PZEV is priced between $9,995 and$14,666 with odometer readings between 26498 and39571 miles.
  • The Used 2015 Volkswagen Passat TDI SE is priced between $13,900 and$17,333 with odometer readings between 0 and66112 miles.
  • The Used 2015 Volkswagen Passat TDI SEL Premium is priced between $16,577 and$21,258 with odometer readings between 10659 and47575 miles.
  • The Used 2015 Volkswagen Passat Sport PZEV is priced between $11,444 and$17,990 with odometer readings between 16149 and74992 miles.
  • The Used 2015 Volkswagen Passat Limited Edition is priced between $11,999 and$13,998 with odometer readings between 39502 and53550 miles.
  • The Used 2015 Volkswagen Passat SE is priced between $12,850 and$14,221 with odometer readings between 34591 and38503 miles.

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Should I lease or buy a 2015 Volkswagen Passat?

Is it better to lease or buy a car? Ask most people and they'll probably tell you that car buying is the way to go. And from a financial perspective, it's true, provided you're willing to make higher monthly payments, pay off the loan in full and keep the car for a few years. Leasing, on the other hand, can be a less expensive option on a month-to-month basis. It's also good if you're someone who likes to drive a new car every three years or so.

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