2012 Volkswagen passat Specifications

New Base MSRP
$23,975.00 - $31,475.00
Used Average PriceN/A

Trim

Trendline
Trendline +
Comfortline
Highline
New Base MSRP
$23,975.00
Fuel Consumption
9.6Aut. City
6.7Aut. Hwy
10.1Man. City
6.5Man. Hwy

Suspension and Steering

Tires
215/60R16
Front Suspension
independent
Rear Suspension
independent
Front Anti-Roll Bar
yes
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
yes
Power Steering
yes
Tire Pressure Monitoring System
yes
Wheel Type
steel wheels

Mechanical

Engine
2.5L L5 DOHC 20-valve
Transmission
5 speed manual
Transmission (Optional)
6 speed automatic
Traction Control
yes
Stability Control
yes
Drivetrain
front-wheel drive
Number of Speeds (Optional)
6-speed
Transmission Operation (Optional)
automatic with manual mode
Overdrive (Optional)
True
Computer Controlled (Optional)
True
Number of Speeds
5-speed
Transmission Operation
manual
Overdrive
True
Computer Controlled
True

Comfort and Convenience

Multifunction Steering Wheel
on steering wheel
Dual-Zone Auto Climate Control
dual-zone auto climate control
Voice Activation
yes
Bluetooth Mobile Phone Connectivity
yes
Windows Mounted Diversity Antenna
glass-imprinted antenna
Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Cruise Control
yes
Power Windows
yes
Front Reading Lights
front
Tilt And Telescopic Steering Wheel
manual tilt / telescopic
Power Door Locks
yes
Cd/Mp3 Player
yes
Am/Fm Stereo Radio With Auxiliary Audio Jack
yes
6 Speakers
6

Exterior Details

Heated Exterior Mirrors
yes
Power Exterior Mirrors
yes
Headlight Type
halogen
Headlight Auto-On
yes
Grille
body-color

Interior Details

Exterior Colours

Night Blue Metallic,
Tungsten Silver Metallic
Platinum Grey Metallic,
Black,
Candy White,
Opera Red Metallic
Reflex Silver Metallic,

Interior Colours

Titan Black,

Safety

Anti-Lock Brakes
yes
Brake Assist
yes
Driver Airbag
yes
Passenger Airbag
yes
Ignition Disable
yes
Roof Side Curtain
yes
Side Airbag
yes
Cargo Capacity (L)
430
Height (mm)
1487
Length (mm)
4867
Width (mm)
1835
Wheelbase (mm)
2803
Front Headroom (mm)
972
Rear Headroom (mm)
960
Front Legroom (mm)
1080
Rear Legroom (mm)
992
Curb Weight (kg)
1486
Brake Type
4-wheel disc
Fuel Tank Capacity (L)
70

Warranties

Anti Corrosion (in 1,000km)
Unlimited
Anti Corrosion (Months)
144
Bumper To Bumper (in 1,000km)
80
Bumper To Bumper (Months)
48
Powertrain (in 1,000km)
100
Roadside Assistance (in 1,000km)
Unlimited
Roadside Assistance (Months)
48
Powertrain (Months)
60
New Base MSRP
$24,875.00
Fuel Consumption
9.6Aut. City
6.7Aut. Hwy
10.1Man. City
6.5Man. Hwy

Suspension and Steering

Tire Pressure Monitoring System
yes
Power Steering
yes
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
yes
Front Anti-Roll Bar
yes
Rear Suspension
independent
Front Suspension
independent
Tires
215/60R16
Wheel Type
alloy wheels
Wheel Locks
yes

Mechanical

Drivetrain
front-wheel drive
Stability Control
yes
Traction Control
yes
Transmission (Optional)
6 speed automatic
Transmission
5 speed manual
Engine
2.5L L5 DOHC 20-valve
Number of Speeds (Optional)
6-speed
Transmission Operation (Optional)
automatic with manual mode
Overdrive (Optional)
yes
Computer Controlled (Optional)
yes
Number of Speeds
5-speed
Transmission Operation
manual
Overdrive
True
Computer Controlled
True

Comfort and Convenience

6 Speakers
6
Am/Fm Stereo Radio With Auxiliary Audio Jack
yes
Cd/Mp3 Player
yes
Power Door Locks
yes
Tilt And Telescopic Steering Wheel
manual tilt / telescopic
Front Reading Lights
front
Power Windows
yes
Cruise Control
yes
Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Windows Mounted Diversity Antenna
glass-imprinted antenna
Bluetooth Mobile Phone Connectivity
yes
Voice Activation
yes
Dual-Zone Auto Climate Control
dual-zone auto climate control
Multifunction Steering Wheel
on steering wheel
Heatable Washer Nozzles
yes
Driver-Side Illuminated Vanity Mirror
illuminated
Illuminated Front Passenger-Side Vanity Mirror
illuminated

Exterior Details

Grille
body-color
Headlight Auto-On
yes
Headlight Type
halogen
Power Exterior Mirrors
yes
Heated Exterior Mirrors
yes

Interior Details

Exterior Colours

Opera Red Metallic
Tungsten Silver Metallic
Reflex Silver Metallic,
Night Blue Metallic,
Candy White,
Black,
Platinum Grey Metallic,

Interior Colours

Titan Black,

Safety

Brake Type
4-wheel disc
Curb Weight (kg)
1486
Rear Legroom (mm)
992
Front Legroom (mm)
1080
Rear Headroom (mm)
960
Front Headroom (mm)
972
Wheelbase (mm)
2803
Width (mm)
1835
Length (mm)
4867
Height (mm)
1487
Cargo Capacity (L)
430
Side Airbag
yes
Roof Side Curtain
yes
Ignition Disable
yes
Passenger Airbag
yes
Driver Airbag
yes
Brake Assist
yes
Anti-Lock Brakes
yes
Fuel Tank Capacity (L)
70

Warranties

Roadside Assistance (Months)
48
Roadside Assistance (in 1,000km)
Unlimited
Powertrain (in 1,000km)
100
Bumper To Bumper (Months)
48
Bumper To Bumper (in 1,000km)
80
Anti Corrosion (Months)
144
Anti Corrosion (in 1,000km)
Unlimited
Powertrain (Months)
60
New Base MSRP
$27,975.00
Fuel Consumption
9.6Aut. City
6.7Aut. Hwy
10.1Man. City
6.5Man. Hwy

Suspension and Steering

Wheel Locks
yes
Wheel Type
alloy wheels
Tires
215/55R17
Front Suspension
independent
Rear Suspension
independent
Front Anti-Roll Bar
yes
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
yes
Power Steering
yes
Tire Pressure Monitoring System
yes
Wheel Type (Optional)
alloy wheels

Mechanical

Engine
2.5L L5 DOHC 20-valve
Transmission
5 speed manual
Transmission (Optional)
6 speed automatic
Traction Control
yes
Stability Control
yes
Drivetrain
front-wheel drive
Transmission Paddle Shift (Optional)
yes
Number of Speeds (Optional)
6-speed
Transmission Operation (Optional)
automatic with manual mode
Overdrive (Optional)
yes
Computer Controlled (Optional)
yes
Number of Speeds
5-speed
Transmission Operation
manual
Overdrive
True
Computer Controlled
True

Comfort and Convenience

Illuminated Front Passenger-Side Vanity Mirror
illuminated
Driver-Side Illuminated Vanity Mirror
illuminated
Heatable Washer Nozzles
yes
Multifunction Steering Wheel
on steering wheel
Dual-Zone Auto Climate Control
dual-zone auto climate control
Voice Activation
yes
Bluetooth Mobile Phone Connectivity
yes
Windows Mounted Diversity Antenna
glass-imprinted antenna
Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Cruise Control
yes
Power Windows
yes
Front And Rear Reading Lights
front and rear
Tilt And Telescopic Steering Wheel
manual tilt / telescopic
Power Door Locks
yes
Cd/Mp3 Player
yes
Am/Fm Stereo Radio With Auxiliary Audio Jack
yes
6 Speakers
6
Media Device Interface With Ipod Connectivity
Media Device Interface with iPod connectivity
Satellite Radio Integrated
Satellite radio integrated
Navigation System (Optional)
Navigation system
Fender 400-Watt Sound System (Optional)
Fender 400-watt sound system
8 Speakers With Subwoofer (Optional)
8
Cargo Area Light
yes

Exterior Details

Heated Exterior Mirrors
yes
Power Exterior Mirrors
yes
Headlight Type
halogen
Headlight Auto-On
yes
Grille
body-color
Sunroof
power
Exterior Decoration
Chrome exterior window trim
Rear Spoiler (Optional)
yes

Interior Details

Exterior Colours

Tungsten Silver Metallic
Opera Red Metallic
Platinum Grey Metallic,
Night Blue Metallic,
Candy White,
Black,
Reflex Silver Metallic,

Interior Colours

Cornsilk Beige,
Titan Black,
Moonrock Grey

Safety

Anti-Lock Brakes
yes
Brake Assist
yes
Driver Airbag
yes
Passenger Airbag
yes
Ignition Disable
yes
Roof Side Curtain
yes
Side Airbag
yes
Cargo Capacity (L)
430
Height (mm)
1487
Length (mm)
4867
Width (mm)
1835
Wheelbase (mm)
2803
Front Headroom (mm)
972
Rear Headroom (mm)
960
Front Legroom (mm)
1080
Rear Legroom (mm)
992
Curb Weight (kg)
1486
Brake Type
4-wheel disc
Anti-Theft Alarm
yes
Fuel Tank Capacity (L)
70

Warranties

Anti Corrosion (in 1,000km)
Unlimited
Anti Corrosion (Months)
144
Bumper To Bumper (in 1,000km)
80
Bumper To Bumper (Months)
48
Powertrain (in 1,000km)
100
Roadside Assistance (in 1,000km)
Unlimited
Roadside Assistance (Months)
48
Powertrain (Months)
60
New Base MSRP
$31,475.00
Fuel Consumption
9.6Aut. City
6.7Aut. Hwy
10.1Man. City
6.5Man. Hwy

Suspension and Steering

Wheel Type (Optional)
alloy wheels
Tire Pressure Monitoring System
yes
Power Steering
yes
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
yes
Front Anti-Roll Bar
yes
Rear Suspension
independent
Front Suspension
independent
Tires
215/55R17
Wheel Type
alloy wheels
Wheel Locks
yes

Mechanical

Drivetrain
front-wheel drive
Stability Control
yes
Traction Control
yes
Transmission (Optional)
6 speed automatic
Transmission
5 speed manual
Engine
2.5L L5 DOHC 20-valve
Bouton de démarrage
yes
Transmission Paddle Shift (Optional)
yes
Number of Speeds (Optional)
6-speed
Transmission Operation (Optional)
automatic with manual mode
Overdrive (Optional)
yes
Computer Controlled (Optional)
yes
Number of Speeds
5-speed
Transmission Operation
manual
Overdrive
True
Computer Controlled
True

Comfort and Convenience

Cargo Area Light
yes
Navigation System (Optional)
Navigation system
Satellite Radio Integrated
Satellite radio integrated
Media Device Interface With Ipod Connectivity
Media Device Interface with iPod connectivity
Am/Fm Stereo Radio With Auxiliary Audio Jack
yes
Power Door Locks
yes
Tilt And Telescopic Steering Wheel
manual tilt / telescopic
Front And Rear Reading Lights
front and rear
Power Windows
yes
Cruise Control
yes
Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Windows Mounted Diversity Antenna
glass-imprinted antenna
Bluetooth Mobile Phone Connectivity
yes
Voice Activation
yes
Dual-Zone Auto Climate Control
dual-zone auto climate control
Multifunction Steering Wheel
on steering wheel
Heatable Washer Nozzles
yes
Driver-Side Illuminated Vanity Mirror
illuminated
Illuminated Front Passenger-Side Vanity Mirror
illuminated
Fender 400-Watt Sound System With Touch Screen
Fender 400-watt sound system
8 Speakers With Subwoofer
8
Auto Dimming Rear View Mirror
auto day/night sensor
Homelink Universal Garage Door Opener
yes
In-Dash 6-Cd/Mp3 Changer
in-dash 6-CD

Exterior Details

Rear Spoiler (Optional)
yes
Exterior Decoration
Chrome exterior window trim
Sunroof
power
Grille
body-color
Headlight Auto-On
yes
Headlight Type
halogen
Power Exterior Mirrors
yes
Heated Exterior Mirrors
yes
Chrome Side And Rear Fender Applications
Chrome side and rear fender applications
Front Fog Lights
yes

Interior Details

Exterior Colours

Platinum Grey Metallic,
Candy White,
Tungsten Silver Metallic
Reflex Silver Metallic,
Opera Red Metallic
Night Blue Metallic,
Black,

Interior Colours

Titan Black,
Moonrock Grey
Cornsilk Beige,

Safety

Anti-Theft Alarm
yes
Brake Type
4-wheel disc
Curb Weight (kg)
1486
Rear Legroom (mm)
992
Front Legroom (mm)
1080
Rear Headroom (mm)
960
Front Headroom (mm)
972
Wheelbase (mm)
2803
Width (mm)
1835
Length (mm)
4867
Height (mm)
1487
Cargo Capacity (L)
430
Side Airbag
yes
Roof Side Curtain
yes
Ignition Disable
yes
Passenger Airbag
yes
Driver Airbag
yes
Brake Assist
yes
Anti-Lock Brakes
yes
Fuel Tank Capacity (L)
70

Warranties

Roadside Assistance (Months)
48
Roadside Assistance (in 1,000km)
Unlimited
Powertrain (in 1,000km)
100
Bumper To Bumper (Months)
48
Bumper To Bumper (in 1,000km)
80
Anti Corrosion (Months)
144
Anti Corrosion (in 1,000km)
Unlimited
Powertrain (Months)
60

Road Tests and Reviews

Experts

  • Rob Rothwell
    2012 Volkswagen Passat 2.5L Comfortline Review