The Passat has four doors and was built to compete with cars like those. The 2014 Volkswagen Passat was designed to be the most American-feeling automobile that Volkswagen has ever produced. It was developed specifically for American consumers, debuted as a model in 2012, and is being assembled at a state-of-the-art facility located in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Performance and Fuel Economy

Volkswagen has switched out the 2.5L five-cylinder engine in Passats with the SEL trim level higher with a turbocharged 1.8L 4-cylinder. Volkswagen has said that it plans to phase down production of the 2.5-liter engine over the next several years. There is no change to the 3.6-liter V-6 and 2.0-liter diesel engines, the five-speed manual gearbox, six-speed manual transmission, six-speed automatic transmission, and six-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission for the 2014 models.

It is possible to get 170 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque with the new engine when adjusted appropriately. There are no significant differences in horsepower or torque between the 1.8L and 2.5L engines. Volkswagen hasn’t released specific fuel economy figures. Still, the company did say in a statement that the “new engine is predicted to deliver notable highway fuel efficiency gains over the 2.5-liter unit.”

Design, Comfort, and Quality

When it comes to characterizing the inside of the 2014 Passat, the term “spaciousness” comes to mind first. Although there is sufficient room up front, the driver’s seat can only be adjusted in six different ways (lumbar support is absent), and it does not recline downward like the seats in most of the vehicle’s rivals. Even people of considerable size will be able to sit comfortably in the rear of the Passat with plenty of space to stretch out their legs.

These proportions are close to those of a full-size sedan. However, the seatback cushion is overly upright, which might cause those who are very tall to brush their heads against the ceiling. The huge trunk has a capacity of 15.9 cubic feet, which is more than that of many of its rivals. Additionally, when the seats are folded down in the 60/40 configuration, the large pass-through provides enough space for transporting more cumbersome objects.

It doesn’t matter what you call it—conservative, sad, or enduring—the 2014 VW Passat defies the tendency in family sedans to compete for people’s attention. It is the complete antithesis of designs produced by Kia, Hyundai, Ford, and even Nissan, and it is much more in lockstep with the conventional concepts expressed on the Accord and the Camry. Volkswagen states that one of their design goals for the Passat was to give it a more relaxed appearance. Its designers are aware of the trend toward “over-styling,” and they have avoided it by giving the Passat smooth surfaces, using a limited amount of features, and drawing spare lines

Safety Features

Passat occupants will be protected in the event of a collision thanks to the Intelligent Crash Response System and the vehicle’s six airbags.


  • Height: 58.5 in
  • Length: 191.6 in
  • Width: 72.2 in
  • Curb weight: 3230 lbs

Engine type: Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4, 1.8 L

Fuel tank: 18.5 g

2014 Volkswagen Passat

2014 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT Factory Service Manual

The service manuals go through every aspect of how the car operates. The vehicle’s purchase price does not include the service manual for your 2014 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT manuals.

  • Safety Restraints
  • Instrumentation
  • Before Driving
  • Starting and Operating
  • Vehicle Maintenance
  • Specifications
  • Capacities
  • Servicing
  • Customer Assistance

The service manuals for the 2014 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT are vast and cover every aspect of the vehicle’s service and repair.

Owner’s Manual

When consumers purchased a new car, there was a 2014 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT owner’s manual containing all the required information for future maintenance, vehicle operation, and features

  • Important Safety Instructions
  • Introduction
  • Overview
  • Operation
  • Maintenance
  • Troubleshooting
  • Maintenance Record

The owner’s manual for the 2014 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT owner manual set provides more operational suggestions to enhance the user experience.


Below mentioned is a cost list of the trim levels for the 2014 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT:

  • 2.5L S: $20,845 or €19395
  • 1.8T Manual S: $20,995 or €19534
  • 1.8T S: $22,095 or €20558
  • 2.5L Wolfsburg Edition: $23,495 or €21860
  • 2.5L SE: $23,945 or €22279
  • 1.8T Wolfsburg Edition: $23,995 or €22326
  • 1.8T SE: $24,775 or €23051
  • 1.8T Sport: $26,475 or €24633
  • 2.0L TDI SE: $26,675 or €24819
  • 1.8T Auto Sport: $27,675 or €25750
  • 1.8T Auto SE w/Sunroof & Nav: $27,895 or €25954
  • 2.0L TDI DSG SE w/Sunroof: $28,675 or €26680
  • 3.6L V6 SE w/Sunroof: $29,665 or €27601
  • 2.0L DSG TDI SE w/Sunroof & Nav: $30,375 or €28262
  • 1.8T SEL Premium: $31,295 or €29118
  • 2.0L TDI SEL Premium: $33,395 or €31072
  • 3.6L V6 SEL Premium: $34,265 or €31881

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the life expectancy of the Passat?


What years Passat should I avoid?

2002 and 2003, based on customer complaints

What does Passat mean?

Trade wind