2018 Volkswagen Passat GT in Amherst, OH


Midsize sedans like the Volkswagen Passat still hold a special place in the automotive industry, despite the in-brand challenges coming from crossover SUV models. A Spitzer Volkswagen customer looking for the practicality that made the segment famous, but with the additional performance output found on sportier options. The 2018 Volkswagen Passat GT in Amherst, OH is going to be limited in its production numbers, but still remains a viable option for buyers looking to stand out from the pack. While the 2018 Passat GT is a standalone trim grade, it does borrow from a few different areas of the automaker’s equipment lineup. Because the 2018 VW Passat GT is going to be a bit of a rarity, anyone that would like to have one in their driveway will need to speak with a Spitzer Volkswagen product expert right away. An appointment can be scheduled today by calling, 877-305-7947.

The 2018 VW Passat GT uses the model’s R-Line® trim as a jumping-off point. However, the manufacturer has borrowed from a few other high-performance models and will be available in four exclusive colors: Pure White, Reflex Silver, Platinum Grey and Deep Black. Additionally, the exterior of the 2018 Passat GT uses modern LED technology for its headlights and daytime running lights. It also features one of the automaker’s most powerful engines and rides on a sport-tuned that will not only be more dynamic for drivers but will also add to the sedan’s more athletic stance on the road. CarGurus, a popular online portal for objective vehicle reviews have a lot of positive things to say about the 2018 VW Passat GT. In fact, they have named the current Passat GT model to their list of “Top Cars for your Commute.” They praised the sedan’s performance without sacrificing fuel economy.


Performance specs

Volkswagen has chosen to outfit the 2018 VW Passat GT with a single powertrain. Under the hood of the high-performance is a naturally aspirated 3.6-liter, V-6 engine that is attached to a six-speed automatic transmission. It will produce 280 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque.

Fuel Economy

With nearly 300 horsepower to work with, the 2018 Volkswagen Passat GT still retains the model’s impressive fuel economy scores. The Environmental Protection Agency will record up to 19 miles per gallon in the city and 28 miles per gallon on the highway.


The 2018 Passat GT comes with a 6.3-inch capacity touchscreen display that is compatible with Bluetooth®-enabled devices as well as Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™. Users will also have access to natural voice commands and the automaker’s Car-Net® App-Connect technology.

A close up photo of the exclusive wheel design of the 2018 VW Passat GT.
A left profile photo of the 2018 VW Passat GT driving through a factory.
A photo of the dashboard in the 2018 VW Passat GT.