Volkswagen, Europe’s leading car manufacturer, has launched its much awaited luxury sedan, the Passat in India. The company claims that the new Volkswagen Passat will undoubtedly be a trendsetter amongst car enthusiast in India, redefining luxury and safety. It is launched at a starting introductory price of INR 29.99 Lakh.
The All-New VW Passat is based on the new MQB platform and is available in Comfortline and Highline variants. Powering the new Volkswagen Passat is the 2.0 L TDI diesel engine which produces a power of 177 PS and a torque of 350 Nm. It is mated to a 6 speed automatic-DSG gearbox. The luxury sedan delivers a fuel efficiency of 17.42 kmpl (as per ARAI) and has a fuel tank that can hold 66 litres.
“We are extremely pleased to launch the technologically advanced New Passat in India offering our customers a carline that is equipped with superior safety features and driving dynamics that the brand Volkswagen is known to offer across the industry. The Passat is renowned world over for its sheer performance, iconic style & rich heritage. With the launch of the Passat we will now have a portfolio with remarkable carlines across leading vehicle segments in the country,” said Mr. Steffen Knapp, Director, Volkswagen Passenger Cars, Volkswagen Group Sales India Pvt. Ltd.
The new Volkswagen Passat comes with NAPPA’ leather seats, Dynamic chassis control, 3-zone Automatic AC, Electric adjustable front seat, App connect, Full LED Headlamps with DRLs, LED tail lamps and easy open boot among others premium features.
The new VW Passat is also comes equipped with Park Assist for hands-free parking, Hill Start Assist, Auto Hold, Park assist and Reverse camera with 360-degree area view. It also gets 9 airbags, ESP, ABS, ASR and Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS).
2017 Volkswagen Passat Colours:
The new VW Passat is available in 6 colours – Oryx White Pearleffect, Atlantic Blue Metallic, Black Oak Brown Mettalic, Pyrit Silver Metallic, Deep Black Pearleffect and Mangan Grey Metallic.
2017 Volkswagen Passat Price (Ex-Showroom):
2.0L TDI AT Comfortline: 29,99,000/-
2.0L TDI AT Highline: 32,99,000/-