The 2.5-litre engine provides 228.63lb-ft of torque from 1,500-3,200rpm, with 150bhp at 4,000rpm. The saloon travels from 0-62mph in 9.4secs and the estate in 9.6secs. Combined fuel consumption figures are 41.5mpg and 40.4mpg respectively. The vehicles emit 184g/km of CO2 as a manual saloon, the saloon Tiptronic 211g/km, while the estate manual emits 189g/km and the estate Tiptronic 219g/km.
High-powered diesel Passat goes on sale
07/09/1999 in NEWS