2018 Volkswagen Passat SE vs SE w/Technology

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

Choosing the 2018 Volkswagen Passat is easy. Its classic exterior design and high-quality interiors with plenty of elbow room make it an enjoyable small family hauler or commuter vehicle. What might be a little more difficult is choosing between the six available trim levels. Each offers a long list of standard and available amenities and choosing the right one for you and your family can sometimes feel intimidating. We try and take some of the pressure off with comparisons like this one of the 2018 Volkswagen Passat SE and SE w/Technology. Find specs and key features listed below.

2018 VW Passat SE


2018 VW Passat SE w/Tech

$26,295 Starting MSRP $29,595
2.0-Liter Turbo Base Engine 2.0-Liter Turbo
Yes Apple CarPlay Yes
25/36 Fuel Economy 25/36

What are the differences between the SE and SE w/Technology?

The 2018 Volkswagen Passat SE and SE w/Technology trims are similar in design and performance. Where they differ is in the amenities. Check out the key features offered in the SE and SE w/Technology trims below to see which one offers your best fit.

SE Key Features

  • Power Sunroof
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Keyless Entry and Push Button Start
  • Volkswagen Front Assist
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Rear Cross-Traffic Alert 

SE w/Technology Key Features

  • Hands-Free Power Liftgate
  • Volkswagen Park Pilot 
  • LED Headlights, Running Lights, and Taillights
  • Remote Start
  • Heated Front and Rear Seats 
  • Ambient Lighting

Find the 2018 Volkswagen Passat at the Schworer Volkswagen dealership in Lincoln, NE. Stop by the dealership during normal business hours or view the online inventory page to see which 2018 VW Passat trims we currently have in stock. For an even more comprehensive comparison, schedule test drives with the SE and SE w/Technology models to see what they offer in person.