Volkswagen has unveiled the all-new Passat for India. And like BS Motoring had revealed earlier this year, it is the Passat BlueMotion that has made its way to the country. The new Passat will be available in the diesel variant in both manual and automatic options.
The new Passat comes powered by a 2.0-litre TDi engine, which makes 167.6 bhp and puts out 35.6 kgm at 1750-2500 rpm. This is mated to a DSG Dual Clutch Gearbox.
The car also comes with a host of BlueMotion technologies such as the Auto Start-Stop System which automatically switches off the engine when in traffic and starts again automatically when the driver presses the accelerator. The car also features Brake Energy Recuperation - which recovers and recycles energy lost during braking, thus saving fuel and cutting emissions. A gear shift indicator that tells you when to shift gears also features on the manual.
Additional technology features that make their way onto the Passat are - Park Assist, Attention Assist, Acoustic Sound Lamination of both front and rear wind screens and Climate Seats.
Prices (ex-showroom Delhi)
Trendline Rs 20.80 lakh
Comfortline Rs 23.80 lakh
Highline Rs 25.65 lakh
Read our review of the Volkswagen Passat here: