The new 2014 Volkswagen Passat available in Tacoma offers several modifications for the new model year, including a new Wolfsburg trim level and new standard luxury and safety features. This family-oriented sedan offers both interior versatility and a stylish presence on the road. The 2014 Volkswagen Passat is offered in several different trim levels, such as: S, SE, SEL, and the new Wolfsburg.

2014 Volkswagen Passat Available in Tacoma

Each model trim of the 2014 Volkswagen Passat available in Tacoma offers their own selection of features and upgrades. The base Passat S model comes equipped with keyless entry, air conditioning, a tilt/telescope steering wheel, cruise control, cloth upholstery, automatic headlights, a trip computer, and even a 6-way manual driver’s seat. With optional packages, drivers can add 16-inch alloy wheels and a six-speed automatic transmission. And the new Wolfsburg trim adds premium vinyl upholstery, heated front seats, satellite radio, and a USB audio interface to the base model of the Passat.


The Volkswagen Passat SE model trim adds other features to the standards of the base Passat S, such as: 17-inch allow wheels, leather-wrapped steering wheel, a sliding front armrest, and upgraded performance gauges. Additional options for the Passat SE include a GPS navigation system and a sunroof. Other features include: leather upholstery, dual-zone automatic climate control, remote ignition, and a rearview camera.


In terms of performance, the 2014 Volkswagen Passat available in Tacoma offers a selection of powertrains, dependent upon selected model trim. Standard with the Passat is a 2.5-liter engine with a production of 170-horsepower and 177 pound-feet of torque, paired with a standard six-speed manual transmission (or a previously mentioned upgrade to a six-speed automatic). Additionally available is a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder turbodiesel engine generating 140-horsepower and 236 pound-feet of torque. And finally, the last available powertrain is a 3.6-liter V6 engine with an output of 280-horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. Basic estimated fuel economy is 22 mpg city and 32 highway, but mileage may vary depending on engine and driving conditions.

For additional information on the 2014 Volkswagen Passat, please contact Larson Volkswagen.

28 Aug 2013

The 2014 Volkswagen Jetta available in Tacoma is now being offered at your local Volkswagen dealership. This is a compact 4-door sedan that shares many features with the Volkswagen Golf.  The current generation has a hard plastic interior in order to save on costs. A new model was added in the 2013 and this was the Jetta Hybrid. The engine is now a 1.4L, 4 cylinder one with 4 speed automatic transmission.

 2014 Volkswagen Jetta Available in Tacoma


There are many trim levels of the 2014 Volkswagen Jetta and these include S, SE, SEL plus specialty trims such as TDI Diesel, GLI Turbo and Hybrid. There is also a Sport Wagon available. The hybrid sedan gives a very good fuel economy of 45 mpg. The GLI model is equipped with a 2.0L, 4 cylinder engine that produces 200 hp. The current generation Jetta has a longer wheelbase and better legroom in the rear seat.


VW Jetta now gives tough competition to other similar sized sedans. The rear seat vents and the front arm rest have been done away with. The base S model is a stripped down one with 15 inch steel wheels, tilt and telescopic steering wheel, cloth upholstery, power locks, power heated mirrors, keyless entry and 4 speaker audio system with CD player. The SE version has 16 inch steel wheels and it adds more features such as premium vinyl upholstery, arm rest in all seats and cruise control. The SE optional Convenience Package adds heated front seats, heated windshield, Bluetooth, leather strapped steering wheel and 6 speaker audio system.


SEL trim level of the 2014 Volkswagen Jetta has 17 inch alloy wheels, chrome exterior trim, trip computer, navigation system and keyless entry. The TDI trim features a turbo diesel engine and Convenience and Sunroof Packages. The base model has a 2.0L, 4 cylinder engine that produces 125 lb-ft of torque and 115 hp. This is combined with 5 speed manual transmission but you can also opt for 6 speed automatic transmission.


If you are living in Tacoma and you would like to see the features of 2014 Volkswagen Jetta, then you can visit the Larson Volkswagen showroom. The experienced sales staff here will take care of all your requirements and also take you for a test drive if you are living in nearby areas such as University Palace, Federal Way, Parkland and Lakewood.

22 Aug 2013