2020 Volkswagen Passat vs 2012-2019: Differences compared side by side

2020 Volkswagen Passat vs 2012-2019: Differences compared side by side

Posted: Jan 22, 2019

For North America, the Volkswagen Passat has been redesigned for the 2020 model year, but on the old PQ46/NMS platform. See how much/little it has changed.

2020 Volkswagen Passat: US model is just a reskin, misses out on MQB

2020 Volkswagen Passat: US model is just a reskin, misses out on MQB

Posted: Jan 17, 2019

The 2020 Volkswagen Passat in the US model is just a reskin of the old (NMS) model, and has the old PQ46 platform not MQB used in every other VW.

Volkswagen Passat (2020 reskin, NMS second generation, USA) photos

Volkswagen Passat (2020 reskin, NMS second generation, USA) photos

Posted: Jan 16, 2019

The 2020 Volkswagen Passat is not an all new model, but a reskin with the old NMS/PQ46 platform, and a 2L turbo I4 with 174hp (130kW) and 207 lb-ft (280Nm).

2020 Volkswagen Passat: Reskinned NMS model for US, V6 dumped

2020 Volkswagen Passat: Reskinned NMS model for US, V6 dumped

Posted: Dec 23, 2018

The 2020 Volkswagen Passat for the US won’t be the all new model shown in China and based on the MQB architecture, but a reskin of today’s NMS car.

Volkswagen Passat (2020 reskin, NMS, USA, sketch) photos

Volkswagen Passat (2020 reskin, NMS, USA, sketch) photos

Posted: Dec 21, 2018

The 2020 Volkswagen Passat for the USA will not be the all new 2019 model sold in China, but a reskin based on the NMS platform.

Volkswagen Passat GT Concept (2016, B7 NMS, USA) photos

Volkswagen Passat GT Concept (2016, B7 NMS, USA) photos

Posted: Nov 15, 2016

The 2016 Volkswagen Passat GT Concept is based on the North American Passat. It has Golf GTI inspired styling, and a 3.6-liter VR6 with 209kW (280hp).

B7 NMS Volkswagen Passat facelift starts at $22k

B7 NMS Volkswagen Passat facelift starts at $22k

Posted: Oct 20, 2015

Pricing for the facelifted North American Volkswagen Passat has been held steady, but value has improved thanks to added equipment.

NMS Volkswagen Passat facelift debuts in Dieselgate storm

NMS Volkswagen Passat facelift debuts in Dieselgate storm

Posted: Sep 22, 2015

The timing couldn’t have been worse, but the facelifted North American Volkswagen Passat was unveiled yesterday in NYC, but the diesel may not go on sale.

B7 NMS Volkswagen Passat facelift photo gallery

B7 NMS Volkswagen Passat facelift photo gallery

Posted: Sep 22, 2015

The larger North American and Chinese NMS Volkswagen Passat has been given a facelift with a new hood, grille, headlights, taillights and trunk.

Volkswagen USA builds 500,000th NMS Passat

Volkswagen USA builds 500,000th NMS Passat

Posted: Jul 23, 2015

Volkswagen USA has built its 500,000th NMS Passat at its Chattanooga plant in Tennessee, a white Limited Edition 1.8-liter turbo sedan.