Photo of the Passat Limited Edition courtesy of VW.

Photo of the Passat Limited Edition courtesy of VW.

Volkswagen's Passat mid-sized sedan gets new value-oriented trim level for 2015 with the Limited Edition model to replace the Wolfsburg and SE models, the automaker announced.

The Passat Limited Edition starts at $23,995, and slots in as the trim level just above the S base model. It's powered by a 1.8-liter EA888 TSI direct-injected engine paired with a six-speed automatic transmission.

The Limted Edition offers $2,755 of additional equipment above the S model with a cost that's about $1,555 higher.

The Limited Edition model introduces standard equipment above the S that includes 17-inch aluminum-alloy wheels; KESSY keyless access with push-button start; a rear-view camera; V-tex leatherette seating surfaces; heatable front seats; a power eight-way driver’s seat with power lumbar; a touchscreen radio with SiriusXM Satellite Radio capability; eight-speaker sound system; a leather-wrapped steering wheel, parking brake, and shifter; chrome window surrounds; and front foglights.

Originally posted on Automotive Fleet