New Volkswagen Passat Quotes

Performance

A choice of three petrol engines, all turbocharged greet the prospective Passat buyer: The lively 120bhp 1.4-litre TSI, strong 158bhp 1.8-litre TSI and an even punchier 207bhp 2.0-litre TSI. For diesel fans there is the 1.6-litre TDI providing 104bhp, a muscular 2.0-litre TDI with either 138bhp or 168bhp. Once you’ve made this choice there is option of either six-speed manual, six-speed automatic or seven-speed DSG automatic gearbox on some of the powerful versions. All diesel models come with BlueMotion technology as does the 1.4-litre petrol. The Passats body control and accurate steering provide a capable drive while the 4MOTION provides thrills.

Running Costs

Considering the size of the Passat saloon, its running costs are impressively low. The claimed 68.8mpg for the 1.6-litre TDI BlueMotion is a great return leading the Passats charge as the most economical car in its class. CO2 emissions are also low on this car, at 114g/km, while only at 119g/km for the 2.0-litre TDI. There is also great fuel efficiency with the top spec Passats, the powerful 2.0-litre TSI petrol returns 40mpg. VW also offer great service packages keep monthly costs low.

Equipment

With even the S model Passat benefitting from generous kit-outs you can rest assured which ever trim you opts for you will have the ultimate in safety, comfort and entertainment technology. The entry-level S models come with air-con, alloy wheels, Bluetooth, USB port and four electric windows. Upgrade to the Highline trim and get additional sat-nav, automatic headlights and wipers, climate and cruise control plus front and rear parking sensors and chrome trim. Extras on Sport trim include sports front seats and lowered suspension.