Archive for the ‘VW Passat’ Category

What kind of technology is inside the VW Passat?

Monday, January 8th, 2018
2018 Volkswagen Passat in blue

2018 Volkswagen Passat in blue

2018 Volkswagen Passat Convenience and Safety Features 

The classic Volkswagen Passat is sharply designed inside and out. Not only does it make drivers feel confident behind the wheel, it also makes them feel safe and comfortable. We will be going over the 2018 Volkswagen Passat convenience and safety features to show you this. Let’s get started.  (more…)

Introducing the VW Passat

Monday, December 11th, 2017
2018 Volkswagen Passat in blue

2018 Volkswagen Passat in blue

2018 Volkswagen Passat Engine Specs and Features 

As 2017 comes to a close, we at Speedcraft Volkswagen are preparing for the new year. That is why we want to talk to you about the new Volkswagen Passat. This sedan is popular among drivers and we want shoppers to be informed about this vehicle. Let’s take a look at the 2018 Volkswagen Passat engine specs and features to give you a better idea of what this vehicle can do.  (more…)

VW Names and Their Meanings

Thursday, November 30th, 2017

VW-Names-LineupVolkswagen is German for “the people’s car” and it is just one of many unusual VW names associated with the entire lineup. All names fit each vehicle. Read on to find out about Volkswagen model names and their meanings, questions we’re often asked at Speedcraft VW in Wakefield.

VW Beetle

Originally named “The Volkswagen Type 1,” the Beetle eventually adopted its current name based on its classic design. Käfer is the German word for Beetle. In production since the 1930s, it was once the best-selling vehicle of all time. The Beetle also has some other nicknames in different languages: “Blaben” or Bubble in Danish and “Coccinelle” for Ladybug in French.

Volkswagen Golf

The VW Golf is one of the most popular families of hatchbacks and wagons in the industry, but the story behind its name is odd. It would be logical to assume the name comes from the German word for the Gulf Stream ocean current. However, it appears that the name was taken from a VW executive’s horse. (more…)

What are the differences between the Jetta and the Passat?

Tuesday, November 21st, 2017
2018 Volkswagen Jetta vs 2018 Volkswagen Passat

2018 Volkswagen Jetta vs 2018 Volkswagen Passat

2018 Volkswagen Jetta vs 2018 Volkswagen Passat 

Two of the most popular Volkswagen vehicles are the Jetta and the Passat. We will be diving in to what makes these vehicles tick and differences they have. Let’s take a look and compare the 2018 Volkswagen Jetta vs the 2018 Volkswagen Passat.  (more…)

Save money on gas with a new Volkswagen vehicle

Monday, February 13th, 2017
Which 2017 Volkswagen models offer the best fuel economy ratings?

Which 2017 Volkswagen models offer the best fuel economy ratings?

Which 2017 Volkswagen models offer the best fuel economy ratings?

Fuel economy ratings are the most important for many shoppers considering a new car. Volkswagen is offering a lineup of vehicles that includes several models that offer impressive fuel economy ratings. By pairing many of their vehicles with turbocharged engines, Volkswagen is able to provide an impressive combination of fuel economy and performance. So which 2017 Volkswagen models offer the best fuel economy ratings? (more…)

Which is right for you: The Passat or the Honda Accord?

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016
2017 VW Passat vs 2017 Honda Accord

2017 VW Passat vs 2017 Honda Accord

2017 Volkswagen Passat vs 2017 Honda Accord

Looking to get behind the wheel of a versatile, efficient sedan? To say that there are plenty of options out there would be a huge understatement. But if you’re looking for the model that offers the best specs and features, at an affordable value, we think you’ll find that the 2017 Volkswagen Passat stands out from its competitors like the 2017 Honda Accord. (more…)

Drivers can drive with confidence in the 2017 Passat

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016
2017 volkswagen passat exterior

2017 volkswagen passat exterior

2017 Volkswagen Passat safety features

When it comes to mid-size sedans, models like the 2017 Volkswagen Passat have always been popular among families. Not only do they offer the interior space and comfort all five passengers are looking for, but it also achieves affordable fuel economy for families on a budget. However, one specific area in which the Passat shines is its extensive safety features that work to keep passengers safe on the road. (more…)

Cars.com names the 2016 Passat “Best Midsize Sedan”

Monday, August 15th, 2016
2016 Volkswagen Passat Cars.com Best Midsize Sedan

2016 Volkswagen Passat Cars.com Best Midsize Sedan

2016 Volkswagen Passat Cars.com Best Midsize Sedan

When it comes to the midsize sedan segment, to say there are a lot of options to choose from would be a huge understatement. And to test drive all of them would be a huge inconvenience on the everyday driver. That’s why the automotive website Cars.com has taken it upon themselves to test out the nine best-selling models, and they’ve come to the conclusion that the winner of the Best Midsize Sedan category is none other than our very own 2016 Volkswagen Passat. (more…)

Drivers get more than ever from the new 2017 Passat!

Sunday, July 24th, 2016
2017 volkswagen passat exterior front

2017 volkswagen passat exterior front

2017 Volkswagen Passat standard features

The Volkswagen Passat has always been a great choice for drivers looking to get incredible value from their purchase. Now, with the 2017 Volkswagen Passat, drivers are able to get more bang for their buck, as the model will be featuring additional standard features. Here’s what we know so far about the new 2017 Volkswagen Passat standard features. (more…)

2016 Volkswagen Passat vs 2016 Toyota Camry

Monday, February 15th, 2016
2016 Volkswagen Passat vs 2016 Toyota Camry

2016 Volkswagen Passat vs 2016 Toyota Camry

On the market for a new vehicle? No doubt you understand the appeal of the mid-size sedan; with its comfortable interior, affordable fuel economy and easy performance, it’s no wonder that it’s one of the top-selling segments in the industry. If you’re weighing your options, we recommend taking a look at the Volkswagen Passat. To give you an idea of what a great deal you’re getting here, we’ve compared the 2016 Volkswagen Passat vs 2016 Toyota Camry. Take a look below who comes out on top between these top competitors. (more…)