Deal online through the 2012 Volkswagen Passat configurator
The configurator for the 2012 Volkswagen Passat is online. The prices are also set which commences from $19,995 and ends at $32,950. The moment you switch to the page http://configurator.vw.com/ihdcc/configurator.html#10110/10110/A323TM/2012/0/F14%20A1A1/F56%20%20%20%20%20TB, you will find it is offering varied options to configure your own Volkswagen Passat.
You can hit the button and contact a dealer or ask for a test drive. The big window available on screen helps you to choose a range of colors through which you can check out how the exterior will look after paint. Not only color, you will get model, trim, engine, wheels, interior, and other options. After configuring your car, you can calculate the total amount through the Summary option. Based on your selections, final price will be displayed on screen along with destination charge.
The 2012 Volkswagen Passat is available in three trim levels – S, SE and SEL. All the entry-level models boast a 2.5 liter five-cylinder engine which produces 170 hp and 177 lb-ft of torque. Standard transmission option will comprise of a five-speed manual. An optional six-speed automatic is also available.
Buyers can also go for a 2.0 liter TDI Clean Diesel four-cylinder unit that makes 140 hp and 236 lb-ft of torque. The 2012 Passat TDI connected to a six-speed DSG transmission makes 43 mpg on highway and an assortment of about 800 miles. Besides, the range topping Passat has received a 3.6 liter VR6 unit that delivers 280 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque. It is fitted to a six-speed DSG and will make 28 mpg on the highway.
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By Sunita Mandal