Volkswagen has released new details about the 2016 Passat facelift for North America.

Volkswagen has released new details about the 2016 Passat facelift for North America.

Set to go on sale this fall, the updated model will feature new sheetmetal, restyled wheels and modified head- and taillights.

Volkswagen also confirmed there will be a "more premium interior with an enhanced instrument panel."  We can also expect a "full suite of infotainment and driver assistance features."  That company declined to elaborate but we can likely expect Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility.

Engine options remain unconfirmed but the current model can be equipped with three different engines including a 3.6-liter V6 that develops 280 bhp.

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2016 Volkswagen Passat facelift coming this fall