On January 10, Volkswagen is going to unveil their new midsize sedan which will be replacing the existing Passat. VW has yet to reveal the name of this new sedan, but we do known that it will be manufactured in Tennessee – of all places. Yes, it used to be easy to “buy American.” All you had to do was buy a Ford, Chevy, or Dodge product. But automakers seem to be moving increasingly “onshore.” How about the all-new 2011 Kia Sorento, which is selling like hotcakes? It’s manufactured in an enormous plant in West Point, Georgia, of all places.
In any case, the Passat was a much-beloved sedan which offered style, luxury, performance, and safety in an affordable package. With its new mystery replacement set to hit the market this month, look for more Passats to begin showing up on buy here pay here car lots in your area.