Volkswagen Passat PriceRs. 22,00,000 to Rs. 27,26,352 Rs. volkswagen Sedan
Volkswagen Passat Review
Volkswagen Passat Petrol launching in India
03 February, 2012 : Volkswagen Passat was primarily created for the executive class sophistication. It is a luxury car much anticipated for the edge off comfort and royalty that it carries with itself. Earlier featuring only diesel versions namely Volkswagen Passat Diesel Comfortline and Diesel Highline will now be available with petrol version soon. With this petrol engine installed, it is sure to grab huge public attention. Volkswagen Passat price is expected to be much higher than the diesel one for the time being.
Volkswagen Passat Review by Expert
Volkswagen Passat is one of the popular full – size luxury sedans in the Indian market which was initially introduced in the country in year 2007 as the first portfolio model of Volkswagen in India. In past five years, the Passat sedan has been through a series of upgrades in India, and the latest one was in March 2011, when company has had launched a new generation version of the car in the Indian market. Carrying a fascinatingly sleek road presence outside, the Passat sedan is loaded with a range of new age premium features inside. The car is currently fighting for space with the likes Honda Accord, Nissan Teana and Toyota Camry in India, accounting for a significant chunk of the sales of premium starting range luxury sedans segment.
Powered by a 1968CC 4 Cylinder Common Rail Diesel Engine, the new Volkswagen Passat is capable of delivering a peak power of 170 PS@ 4200 rpm along with a peak torque of 350 Nm @ 1750-2500. The car is available in both automatic and manual transmission options, incorporated with a six speed manual and six speed manual transmissions, respectively. In order to give the buyers a variety of options to choose from the company has offered the Passat model in three trims including base variant Trendline, middle variant Comfortline and top end variant Highline. Trendline variant was discontinued.
Talking about the exterior, the Volkswagen Passat sedan is one of the most stylish and feature rich car in its segment in the Indian market. The major attractions at the exterior include Electric slide/tilt sunroof, Bi-Xenon headlamps with cornering lights, LED daytime running lights, Headlamp washer system, Front fog lamps with static cornering light, LED tail lamps, "BlueMotion Technology" nameplate on tailgate, Rear defogger, 16-inch "Perugia" alloy wheels (set of 4), Full-size steel spare wheel, 16-inch "Barcelona" alloy wheels (set of 5) etc.
On the other hand, the Interior of the Camry is blessed with a perfect combination of high level of comfort, convenience and style. The car is blessed with a number advanced styling and comfort features and various storage spaces including Front centre armrest with storage box, AC vents for rear passengers, Acoustic laminated front windshield glass, 60:40 split folding rear seat, interior mirror features with Auto-dimming, "Vienna" / "Napa" leather upholstery, Color multi-function display, Ambience light package, "Iridium printed" and wood "burr walnut" decorative inserts for dashboard and doors, Rough road package, etc.
The Passat sedan is blessed with Volkswagen’s new generation technological intelligence which gives it an upper hand over all of its rivals. There is a basket full of features that make this car technologically superior including Light and sight package with rain sensor, "Climatronic" air conditioner with 2-zone temperature control, RCD 310 music system with Aux-in and 8 speakers, "Press and Drive" system, Exterior mirrors (electric adjustable, foldable, heated and with auto-dimming on driver's side), Bluetooth telephone preparation Park distance control at both front and rear with acoustic warning and the display on central infotainment system, 6 /12-way electrically adjustable front seat with 3-position memory, etc.
The Volkswagen cars have always been appreciated for their full proof safety and security, and same is the case with Volkswagen Passat which come equipped with a range of new age active and passive safety features that is comprises of Front and rear disc brakes Electronic Stability Programme (ESP), ASR, TCS, EDL, multiple airbags, Attention Assist, ISOFIX points, Electronic vehicle immobilization device, Wheel locks with extended anti-theft protection and Engine and transmission guard.
Volkswagen Passat Mileage and Fuel Efficiency
The all new Volkswagen Passat is blessed with advanced BlueMotion Technology that reduces the fuel consumption of the car considerably. The features like Auto start-stop, A gear shift indicator (that recommends the optimum time when gear should be shifted) make the Passat a highly fuel efficient car. In the Manual transmission version, the car comes equipped with two overdrive ratios on the 5th and the 6th gears that further contribute in optimizing the mileage of the car. The fuel economy of the Passat stays at 8.5 Km per liter (in cities) and 12.5 Km per liter (on highways).
|Engine||Mileage (City)||Mileage (Highway)|
|1.8L, CRDi Engine||8.5 Kmpl||12.5 Kmpl|
Volkswagen Passat Models and Features
As mentioned above, the Passat model is currently available in three trims in the Indian market comprises of Comfortline and top end variant Highline. Below we are enlisting the features and details of the car.
|Volkswagen Passat Comfortline||This is the middle range trim of Passat model that carry a number of additional features all and over Trendline variant including Electric slide/tilt sunroof, Bi-Xenon headlamps with cornering lights, LED daytime running lights, Headlamp washer system, Front fog lamps with static cornering light, Chrome surroundings for front fog lamps, LED tail lamps, Ambience light package, Decorative inserts in ornamental wood "burr walnut" for dashboard and doors, "Climatronic" air conditioner with 2-zone temperature control, RCD 510 touch screen music system with MP3 player including 6 CD changer, SD card reader, Aux-in and 8 speakers, Exterior mirrors, electric adjustable, foldable, heated and with auto-dimming on driver's side, Mobile Device Interface MEDIA-IN with USB adapter cable in glove compartment, Bluetooth telephone preparation with access to phonebook,3-spoke leather wrapped multi-function steering wheel with control for gear shift, MFD, radio and telephone, Park distance control (front and rear) with acoustic warning and the display on central infotainment system.|
|Volkswagen Passat Highline||The top end model of the car is blessed with more additional premium luxury features that comprise of 16-inch "Barcelona" alloy wheels (set of 5), "Napa" leather upholstery, Color multi-function display, Stainless steel scuff plates on front and rear door steps with "Passat" nameplate, 12-way electrically adjustable front seat, Driver seat with 3-position memory, Front climate seats - active air-conditioned front seats, Exterior mirrors, electrically adjustable, foldable, heated and with auto-dimming on driver's side with memory, "Keyless Access" system including start/stop button, Rearview camera concealed in Volkswagen logo, Tyre pressure monitoring system and Park Assist - self-parking system.|
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Safety and features in Volkswagen Passat
The Volkswagen Passat is currently one of the safest entry level premium sedans in the Indian auto market, with fully assured safety and security at both active and passive fronts. The long list of advanced safety features of Passat include Front and rear disc brakes, ASR, ABS, EDL and TCS with Electronic Stability Programme (ESP), multiple airbags (driver, front passenger with deactivation, Curtain airbag system for front and rear passenger and front passenger Side airbags), Wheel locks with extended anti-theft protection Attention Assist, ISOFIX points, Engine and transmission guard and Electronic vehicle immobilization device.
Moreover, the additional convenience come safety features of the Passat model include Park distance control at front and rear with display on central infotainment system and acoustic warning, Tyre pressure monitoring system, Park Assist - self-parking system, etc.
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Volkswagen Passat Diesel Models
|Price (Ex-Showroom)||Engine Details||Average||Special Features|
|Volkswagen Passat Diesel Trendline||22,00,000* Get On Road Price Price in New Delhi||1968 cc, Diesel||
8.5 Kmpl (City)
12.5 Kmpl (Highway)
|*Halogen Headlamps *Multifunction display plus *Manual Transmission *8 Speakers|
|Volkswagen Passat Diesel Comfortline||25,28,205* Get On Road Price Price in New Delhi||1968 cc, Diesel||
8.5 Kmpl (City)
12.5 Kmpl (Highway)
|*Vienna Leather Upholstery *BlueMotion Technology *ABS+ESP+ASR+EDL+TCS *6 Airbags (Front-Side-Curtain) *6 CD changer|
|Volkswagen Passat Diesel Highline||27,26,352* Get On Road Price Price in New Delhi||1968 cc, Diesel||
8.5 Kmpl (City)
12.5 Kmpl (Highway)
|*Napa Leather Upholstery *Electric Sun Roof *Rear View Camera *Self Parking System|
Volkswagen Passat in News
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Volkswagen Passat User Reviews
Refreshing face of modern technology
Thursday, November 10, 2011 2:49 PM
I am driving Volkswagen’s Passat for over a year now and am much satisfied with the overall performance of the vehicle. Looks are good but simple and are not in accordance with the other cars of the same....
A stylish elegant looking classy vehicle
Tuesday, October 18, 2011 2:23 PM
I am driving Passat for over a year now and before that I had Skoda Laura which is also an amazing vehicle but the European engineering over passed Skoda and I exchanged it with Passat. Talking about Passat,....
Volkswagen Passat, the German prestige
Wednesday, September 28, 2011 2:05 PM
Hello , I became the proud owner of Volkswagen Passat Comfortline two years ago. Still the charm and driving of my Passat seems to be same like the new one. From inside, my Passat has got well mated premium leather....
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