Volkswagen has introduced new Executive and Executive Style trim levels in its Passat range, replacing the Highline, Sport, and R-Line variants.
The Executive sits above the entry level S and BlueMotion models in the Passat range, and comes with a comprehensive standard specification.
New 17-inch alloy wheels (a full-size alloy spare is also included) are complemented by exterior chrome trim, along with matt black roof rails on the Estate.
The S’s standard DAB radio, USB, iPhone and Bluetooth connectivity are added to with Volkswagen’s RNS 315 touchscreen satellite navigation system. The leather-trimmed multifunction wheel and gear lever are joined by leather upholstery, including heated front seats, and electric adjustment for the driver’s seat.
Climate control,automatic lights and wipers and an auto-dimming interior rear-view mirror are all fitted, along with cruise control, and front and rear parking sensors.
In total, the Passat Executive comes with over £1,700-worth of equipment versus the Highline model that it replaces. On the road prices start from £20,235.
The Executive Style features 15 mm lower sports suspension, 18-inch alloy wheels, bi-xenon headlights, front fog lights, and tinted rear glass together worth more than £2,000 for £995 more than the Executive.