The 2017 Volkswagen Passat combines a number of elements to continually be among the strongest entries into the midsize sedan class of the automotive industry. Competitors continually try to combine German engineering with the space and features found with the 2017 Passat. More often than not, those models fall short. Above all, the new 2017 VW Passat is built to serve its owners with loads of convenience. A large trunk, roomy backseat and one of the quietest passenger cabins on the market.
Such is the quality of the 2017 Volkswagen Passat that the automaker has made very few changes for the model year. Among the most noteworthy changes to this year’s Passat include a fairly intensive reshuffling of features. Volkswagen has eliminated the SEL trim grade for the 2017 Passat which has redistributed its equipment to more of the remaining models. Government crash testing scores for the 2017 Passat are as high as can be found in the class. The NHTSA gave the midsize sedan five stars.