2019 VW Passat Review

2019 VW Passat near Dallas TX
The 2019 Volkswagen Passat is finally here and packing some incredible features and capabilities. The VW Passat packs efficiency, a spacious interior, and a wide variety of technology features into a stylish midsize sedan body.

Thanks to this incredible combination of features, this model can handle all kinds of adventures. Its superb efficiency makes it great for commuting to work as well as long weekend adventures while its many advanced features create a positive and comfortable atmosphere no matter where you’re heading.

In this 2019 Volkswagen Passat review, we at Principle Volkswagen will give you a detailed overview of what this model has to offer and how it can fit into your lifestyle in Irving, Grand Prairie, Grapevine, or Dallas. Let’s get started by taking a peek under the front hood to see what makes this model move!

Performance Specifications

2019 2019 Volkswagen Performance SpecificationsLeading the way in the 2019 Volkswagen Passat is a 2.0L turbocharged TSI® engine that offers power and efficiency. This engine, which pairs with a 6-speed automatic transmission with Tiptronic® and Sport mode, makes an impressive 174 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque while still achieving an efficient EPA-estimated 25 city / 36 highway MPG.1

Get an even more hands-on driving experience with the Volkswagen Passat model’s available track-inspired paddle shifters. Use these paddle shifters to instantaneously shift gears with the effortless flick of one finger.

Interior Comfort & Convenience

Inside the 2019 Volkswagen Passat, you’ll have five spacious seats for you and your passengers to spread out and get comfortable in. No matter which seat you decide to sit in, you’ll have plenty of wiggle room with the following passenger area dimensions:

First Row of Seats

Second Row of Seats


38.3 inches

37.8 inches


42.4 inches

39.1 inches

Shoulder Room

56.9 inches

57.0 inches

On top of the whopping 102 cubic feet of passenger space you’ll get inside the cabin, you’ll also have more than enough room in the trunk for your belongings. This model offers nearly 16 cubic feet of cargo space that can fit all kinds of sports equipment, groceries, suitcases, and even some boxes.

2019 Volkswagen Passat Interior Comfort Enhance the comfort in the Volkswagen Passat even more with available upgrades like V-Tex leatherette seating surfaces, heated front seats, and a Climatronic® dual-zone automatic climate control system.

In addition to all the space and comfort you’ll get inside the cabin, you’ll also get plenty of space for your cargo in the trunk. The VW Passat offers nearly 16 cubic feet of cargo space in the trunk. Easily pack and unpack all your things using the hands-free Easy Open trunk, which opens with just the swipe of your foot under the rear bumper.

Top-Notch Technology Features

On top of all the space and comfort features you’ll have in the 2019 Volkswagen Passat, you’ll also have your pick of a wide variety of advanced technology features. In the Volkswagen Passat, you’ll be able to enjoy an intuitive and comprehensive VW Car-Net® Guide & Inform infotainment system that:

  • Sports smartphone integration via Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™
  • Provides turn-by-turn navigation to all your destinations
  • 2019 VW Passat Top-Notch Technology FeaturesKeeps you up-to-date on weather and traffic conditions on your route
  • Keeps you in the loop with the scores of your favorite sports teams

The VW Car-Net® system also include a Security & Service app that lives on your smartphone. From the palm of your hand, you’ll be able to lock and unlock the doors, find available parking near your destination, and even get rain notifications, so you can get your sunroof closed in time.

The Volkswagen Passat doesn’t stop there, though. This model also offers SiriusXM® All Access, which provides you with hundreds of satellite radio stations offering all kinds of music, coverage of major sporting events, news updates, comedy, and much more.

Play all these things through the available Fender® Premium Audio System that the VW Passat has to offer. This system offers 400 watts of power that envelops you in whatever you decide to listen to.

Advanced State-of-the-Art Safety

The 2019 Volkswagen Passat doesn’t just excel when it comes to entertainment and convenience technology. This model is also proficient when it comes advanced active safety with a wide variety of features to choose from including:

  • Adaptive Cruise Control, which monitors the speed of the vehicle in front of you and automatically adjusts your preset speed to stay a safe distance away
  • 2019 Volkswagen Passat  Advanced State-of-the-Art SafetyBlind Spot Monitor, which keeps tabs on the blind spots around your vehicle and alerts you when there’s a vehicle in one of them, so you can avoid it as it comes alongside you
  • Front Assist, which utilizes Forward Collision Warning and Autonomous Emergency Braking to help you avoid collisions by alerting you of other vehicles and even applying the brakes for you to help prevent a collision
  • Lane Assist, which uses a Lane Keeping System to watch your lane lines, warn you if you begin to drift into another lane, and uses automatic steering to help you stay in your lane
  • Rear Traffic Alert, which monitors what’s behind your vehicle while you’re in reverse and will warn you of oncoming vehicles, so you can prevent a collision

These features act like a second set of eyes on the road at all times to help you prevent collisions from all sides and get where you need to go with confidence.2

Test Drive the 2019 VW Passat!

We at Principle Volkswagen are thrilled that you stopped by today to learn more about the 2019 Volkswagen Passat. As you can see, the Volkswagen Passat is the perfect fit for all kinds of drivers in the areas of Irving, Grand Prairie, Grapevine, and Dallas.

Set out on a cross-country road trip with the Passat, or get around town in style. Whether you’re running errands, heading to the office, or setting out on an epic adventure, you can count on the 2019 Volkswagen Passat to help get you there safely and in style.

Now that you’ve had a taste of what the VW Passat has to offer, we hope you’re ready to get behind the wheel for a test drive. Give us a call at Principle Volkswagen today to set up a time to come in and experience the 2019 Volkswagen Passat!


1 25 city/36 highway mpg (2019 Passat 2.0L, 6-speed automatic transmission). EPA estimates. Your mileage will vary and depends on several factors, including your driving habits and vehicle condition.

2 Driver Assistance features are not substitutes for attentive driving. See Owner’s Manual for further details and important limitations.

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