2010 VW Passat Owners Manual – Those who wish for a chic cabin and classy road manners to V6 drive should go for 2010 VW Passat though it is only available with turbocharged four-cylinder type. It offers fashionable interior arrangements, fine balance of handling and ride comfort, good fuel economy, brisk turbocharged engine and accessible wagon body style. Drawbacks include no V6 option, high road noise, high price tag, no common choices.
2010 VW Passat Features
This midsize sedan or wagon is available in Komfort trim only. The sedan comes standard with windshield washer heated nozzles, 17-inch alloy wheels, foglights, air-conditioning, a sunroof, a multifunction leather-wrapped steering wheel, a driver electric seat, satellite radio, vinyl leatherette upholstery, heated front seats, an eight-speaker sound system, and Bluetooth. The wagon adds chrome roof rails. Exterior appearance packages, touchscreen navigation system, 18-inch alloy wheels, an iPod adapter, a USB port, a 20GB hard drive storage, and an iPod interface is available as optional.
2010 VW Passat Performance
The 2010 VW Passat comes standard with front wheel drive and a 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbocharged engine generating 200 hp and 207 lb-ft of torque. The six-speed, DSG, automated manual dual-clutch is responsive and the only available transmission. It hits 7 second to sprint to 60 mph from zero for a Passat with the conventional automatic. Both the wagon and sedan returns very good EPA estimated fuel economy at 31 mpg highway, 22 mpg city and 25 mpg combined.
2010 VW Passat Interior
The new Passat offers comfortable and upscale interior with excellent finish and materials. The dials feel accurate and luxurious for an entry-level family luxury sedan in the class. It has also better leatherette vinyl upholstery than those in many competitors. Standard safety instruments on the 2010 VW Passat include stability control, ABS, front head anti-whiplash restraints, head full-length curtain airbags, and side front-seat airbags and optional side rear-seat airbags.