Volkswagen is killing the US-market Passat in 2023, report says – CNET

2020 Volkswagen Passat

Bye Felicia.

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The current-generation Volkswagen Passat is a weird, orphaned model that’s not offered anywhere else in the world. It looks and feels old inside, and frankly, it’s not a great car unless you are somehow still trying to make money as a ride-hailing driver in a pandemic. It’s also not long for this world.

Volkswagen confirmed to Wards Auto on Thursday that the current US Passat, built at the brand’s Chattanooga, Tennessee factory, would be the last. This gives the model an expiration date of 2023, after which Volkswagen will likely replace its production bandwidth with