2012 Volkswagen Passat that sold in North America is very different from the Passat in Europe, although they have the same name. Each of the both car has different external panel which taken from the design of the seventh generation Passat It makes 2012 Volkswagen Passa showing subtle changes in the line of windows, rear lights, trunk lid bumper. On the exterior, there are redesign at the door and front wing.
2012 Volkswagen Passat in North America has wheelbase which 91 mm longer than 2012 Volkswagen Passat in europe, which means the length of wheelbase become 2803 mm. Meanwhile. the width becomes wider 1833 mm or 13 mm from the European version. Thus, 2012 Volkswagen Passat in North America become the largest Passat car ever had.
Be happy if you live in North American, because 2012 Volkswagen Passat in North America will be served by a diesel engine and two petrol engines. 2,000 cc engine, equipped with TDI Clean Diesel oxidation catalytic converter, particulate filter and SCR catalytic converter in order to comply with the emissions regulations in all 50 states in the United States. The acceleration of car will be will equipped with 6-speed manual gearbox or DSG. With 6-speed manual transmission can accelerate from 0-100 km he / h in 8.2 seconds. These variants can also be paired with 6-speed automatic transmission.
Passat claimed has diesel engine that become one of the most efficient and clean engines car in the world. In fact, it is very competitive when compared to the Toyota Camry Hybrid, Ford Fusion hybrid and the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid. In order to reduce wind and road noise, 2012 Volkswagen Passat in north america will adopt certain material on the windshield. Other interesting accesories are ESP, ABS brakes and BA, tire pressure monitoring system, and Bluetooth.