Volkswagen Passat NMS

The Volkswagen Passat (NMS ) is a located somewhere in the middle class car model for North America and China, which is cheaper than the European Passat. The term " NMS " stands for New Midsize Sedan, and serves only to distinguish the European model, but is not an official part of the name.

It is being constructed by both the U.S. Volkswagen Group of America Chattanooga Operations, as well as by the Chinese carmaker Shanghai Volkswagen. The European Passat B7 model is available parallel to the NMS Passat and the Passat VW Magotan XinLingYu than in China.

VW Passat ( U.S. version )

The Passat is offered in the U.S. since 2011. The starting price of the model produced in Chattanooga, Tennessee was in 2012 when 20,845 U.S. dollars (about 16,300 euros net) well below the price of the European model, which is (net 20,819 EUR ) to buy only from 24,775 euros.

The engine range includes a 2.5 - liter gasoline engine with five cylinders and 125 kW ( 170 hp ), a 2.0-liter TDI with 103 kW ( 140 hp ) and a VR6 with 206 kW (280 hp).

VW Passat (China Version)

The Passat is built in China since 2012 at its plant in Nanjing for the Chinese and South Korean market. As engines are 1,4 -, 1,8 - and 2,0 - TSI petrol and a 3.6-liter V6 used.