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.

2020 Volkswagen Passat for USA previewed by new LWB sedan in China

2020 Volkswagen Passat for USA previewed by new LWB sedan in China

Posted: Nov 3, 2018

The 2020 Volkswagen Passat for North America has probably been previewed by the new model that’s debuted in China, and is a big step up from today’s car.

Volkswagen Passat 380 TSI (2019, NMS2, sixth generation, China) photos

Volkswagen Passat 380 TSI (2019, NMS2, sixth generation, China) photos

Posted: Oct 26, 2018

The 2019 Volkswagen Passat for China is larger than the model sold in Europe, and more luxurious than the NMS (New Midsize Sedan) model it replaces.

Volkswagen Passat GTE sedan & wagon (2014, B8, EU) photos

Volkswagen Passat GTE sedan & wagon (2014, B8, EU) photos

Posted: Jul 5, 2018

The 2014 Volkswagen Passat GTE is available as both a sedan and wagon, an 85kW (114hp) electric motor, 1.4L I4 engine, and 50km (31mi) electric range.

Volkswagen Passat wagon (2014, B8, sixth generation, EU) photos

Volkswagen Passat wagon (2014, B8, sixth generation, EU) photos

Posted: Jul 4, 2018

The 2014 Volkswagen Passat Variant, like the sedan, moved to the MQB platform, gained an all new body, and a 4-cylinder only gas and diesel engine lineup.

Volkswagen Passat sedan (2014, B8, sixth generation, EU) photos

Volkswagen Passat sedan (2014, B8, sixth generation, EU) photos

Posted: Jul 3, 2018

The 2014 Volkswagen Passat sedan switched the new MQB platform, has an all new body, the latest safety technology, and only I4 gas and diesel engines.

2017 Volkswagen Arteon fastback to replace (Passat) CC

2017 Volkswagen Arteon fastback to replace (Passat) CC

Posted: Dec 1, 2016

The new Volkswagen Arteon will will replace the CC in its lineup, with the new fastback between the Passat and the Phideon in size.