2018 Volkswagen Passat SE vs SE w/Technology

Split screen images of the 2018 Volkswagen Passat SE and 2018 Volkswagen Passat SE w/Technology

For the 2018 model year, the Volkswagen Passat is largely staying the same, which is great news for car shoppers who appreciate the model's classic design, refined style, and generous interiors. Six well-equipped trim levels and a handful of optional add-on packages make it easy for sedan shoppers to find a 2018 Passat model that fits into their wish list and budget whether they are looking to forego amenities in favor of a smaller price or want a commuter with all of the bells and whistles.

For this comparison, we are focusing on two of the sedan's mid-level trims; the Passat SE and Passat SE w/Technology. Find out more about what each trim has to offer below.

2018 VW Passat SE


2018 VW Passat w/Technology

$26,295 Starting MSRP $29,595
25/36 Fuel Economy 25/36
Yes  Sunroof Yes 
No ParkPilot Yes 

SE w/ Technology Upgrades

The performance specs and interior space on the 2018 Volkswagen Passat SE and 2018 Volkswagen Passat SE w/Technology are going to be the same. What separates these trim levels is the standard and available feature packages. Car shoppers interested in the 2018 Passat will need to decide if the price increase on the SE w/Technology trim is worth the additional upgrades. To help in the decision-making process, we have listed the standard feature upgrades on the SE w/Technology trim below.

  • Hands-Free Trunk
  • ParkPilot
  • Rain-Sensing Windshield Wipers
  • LED Lighting
  • 18-Inch Alloy Wheels
  • Premium Multi-Function Display
  • Ambient Lighting
  • Heated Front and Rear Seats

For a more in-depth comparison of each of the 2018 Volkswagen Passat trim levels, visit the Volkswagen of South Mississippi dealership in D'iberville where you can see a variety of 2018 Passat trims in person. Our sales staff would be happy to point out additional strengths for each trim and answer any questions you may have.

Volkswagen of South Mississippi is located at 11689 Bobby Eleuterius Boulevard in D'iberville, MS. Stop by the dealership or give us a call at 855-630-7323 today.