2021 Volkswagen Passat: S vs SE vs R-Line | Milwaukee

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When it comes to sedans, few brands do it as well as Volkswagen. Whether you’re looking for a smaller, fuel-efficient model like the Jetta, a track-ready performance car like the Jetta GLI, or a roomy, jack-of-all-trades vehicle like the Passat, Volkswagen has you covered. Today, we’ll be looking at the 2021 Passat specifically. Is it the sedan that you’ve been looking for?

Below, we’ll examine the three 2021 Volkswagen Passat trim levels: S, SE, and R-Line. In particular, we’ll see what differentiates the trims by looking at which features they come with. Keep reading to see which 2021 Passat trim is the right one for you.




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S Features

The 2021 Passat has plenty of features to keep you engaged. It comes with Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, Bluetooth, SiriusXM satellite radio, HD Radio, a USB port, and a 6.3-inch touchscreen. Safety-wise, it has forward collision warning, automatic emergency braking, pedestrian detection, blind spot monitoring, rear cross traffic alert, adaptive cruise control, and a rearview camera. You can also expect LED headlights, heated side mirrors, and a leather-wrapped steering wheel.

SE Features

The SE trim improves upon the S with a few key features. It gets synthetic leather upholstery, remote start, a sunroof, dual-zone automatic climate control, and heated front seats. Push-button start, a power-adjustable driver’s seat, two extra USB ports, lane keep assist, and rain-sensing windshield wipers are also added at this trim.

R-Line Features

The R-Line trim is the icing on top. From the onset, you’ll notice the R-Line styling elements, both inside and outside. Feature-wise, it gets GPS-linked navigation, ambient interior lighting, a premium Fender stereo system, and high beam assist.

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