2007 Volkswagen Passat Owners Manual – Volkswagen fully redesigned the Passat sedan finally year. For 2007, a wagon form of the brand new VW Passat debuts, as really does a Wolfsburg edition associated with the 2.0T. Various other updates this year are the extension of a new transformative cruise regulation program, an auxiliary insight jack for any sound system, minor standard function adjustments additionally the dropping associated with the “Value Editon” nomenclature.
Options, Trim Levels, and Body Styles
The 2007 Volkswagen Passat is a midsize car readily available as a sedan or wagon. Currently, it’s obtainable in the appropriate trims: base, 2.0T, 2.0T Wolfsburg, 3.6L and 3.6L 4Motion. (Note: Early-build 2007 Passat wagons got somewhat different trim amount designations.) Plenty of regular features come with the base trim, such as for instance 16-inch metallic rims, a tilt-telescoping tyre, leatherette furniture, air-conditioning, a CD/MP3 player with an auxiliary insight jack, sail regulation, power microsoft windows and locking devices, keyless admission, power heated up mirrors and a-trip computer system. Rev up on the 2.0T and a power drivers seat, 16-inch metal wheels, rear-seat/trunk pass-through and chrome windows framework trim is added. The Wolfsburg edition contributes 17-inch alloys, a CD changer, satellite radio, heated front seats, an electrical sunroof and fog bulbs. The 3.6L services alloy that is unique, an in-dash CD changer, satellite radio and a sunroof. The Passat 3.6L 4Motion contributes all-wheel drive to the mix.
Base Passats have become brief in terms of solutions, but you can aquire a sunroof, leather upholstery, an enhanced Dynaudio audio system and a navigation program in the 2.0T. Other available choices (based trim) incorporate 18-inch wheels, a sport-tuned suspension, transformative bi-HID headlights, an adaptive sail controls program, automated dual-zone environment control, 12-way energy front seats, and timber or aluminum interior trim.
Special Features and Interior Design
Every VW Passat presents a comfortable and cabin that is upscale. Fit and finish is superb and there’s a feeling of accurate to any or all the controls. Beginning the car is a bit uncommon but smoother compared to the typical stick-the-key-in-and-twist power drill. One just inserts the “key” into an easily seen/accessed slot on the rush and pushes it to start out the car. Trunk capacity stands at 14.2 feet that are cubic a comparable as an Accord’s and Camry’s. The wagon has actually 35.8 cubic legs of cargo place utilizing the second-row seats up.
All Passats appear really well prepared so far as safety qualities. Antilock disc brakes, grip regulation, reliability controls, a monitor that is tire-pressure anti-whiplash front head restraints, front-seat side airbags and full-length head curtain airbags are all regular. Optional for every trims include rear-seat area airbags. In NHTSA collision studies, the 2007 Volkswagen Passat received four (away from five) stars for the security of top residents in head-on crashes. Side-impact studies resulted in five movie stars for top guests and four for the people when you look at the backside. The IIHS scores the Passat as “Good” (the rating that is best possible) within the frontal-offset and side-impact collision exams.
Performance and Powertrains
Base and 2.0T sizes incorporate a 2.0-liter inline-4 that is turbocharged for 200 horse power and 207 pound-feet of torque. Energy is sent for the forward wheels through a six-speed handbook transmission or an optional six-speed automated (standards in the Wolfsburg). All 3.6L and all-wheel drive 4Motion items include installed with a 3.6-liter V6 good for 280 hp and 265 lb-ft of torque which is also combined on the six-speed automatic. Perhaps the 2.0 turbo because of the automatic was fast: We clocked a sedan version running 0-60 mph in 7.7 moments. 3.6L cars can better that point by about one minute.
A suspension that is fully independent with an amazingly rigid build supplies sportier handling than past years with the Passat. Even though body was nevertheless updated most for comfort than assaulting apexes, system roll are keep in check additionally the steering was receptive yet light, without experiencing overboosted. Factor in the engines that are powerful the 2007 Volkswagen Passat produces just about the most entertaining trips when you look at the midsize segment. The only considerable negative we’ve found in path examinations is higher street sounds on sizes making use of the bigger tires and wheels.