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The VR6 passes far more confidently than the TDI on two-lane roads, though there’s enough squat upon acceleration to lighten the front wheels in the pass.
Otherwise, road manners may be best in class, and while the handling benefits from minimal understeer and minimal to moderate body roll, it’s that smoothness that dominates.
With crisp, clean sound biased toward the front of the interior to best replicate a live concert, this hi-fi is the best you’ll find in a non-luxury car, and one of the best overall.
Once upon a time, foreign midsize cars — compacts by modern standards — came with four-cylinder engines only.
As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, "Certification." Volkswagen has notified owners and has replaced the vehicles, free of charge. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. The affected vehicles have incorrect information on the tire information label, possibly causing the operator to overload the vehicle.
As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 110, "Tire Selection and Rims." Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers install a corrected tire information label, free of charge. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298.
These estimates typically fall short of ours, in which we fill the fuel tanks, but the Passat VR6 comes in at 3,446 pounds, just 49 pounds heavier than a similarly equipped TDI model and 225 heavier than a five-cylinder model with automatic transmission.
The VR6 comes in three trim levels: SE, SE with navigation, and SEL with everything.