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New VW Passat: prices, specifications and CO2 emissions

8 VW Passat facelift

Volkswagen is now accepting orders for new Passat, which will be available before the end of the year. 

It’s a facelift of the existing car, with a focus on new technology and the re-introduction of a plug-in hybrid engine.

Prices start at £27,630, although the full range is not yet available.

Saloon and estate bodystyles are offered with a range of petrol and diesel engines.

The entry-level 1.6-litre TDI develops 120PS and has CO2 emissions of 109g/km. From August, VW will also offer a heavily revised 150PS TDI unit, which features cylinder deactivation. It is expected to be the key fleet model.

Other powertrains include 190PS and 240PS diesel and a 190PS petrol.

The plug-in hybrid, with a 35-mile electric range, will be available towards the end of the year. 

A new “semi-autonomous” driver assistance technology is offered, called Travel Assist. It combines adaptive cruise control, lane keep assist, blind spot monitor and traffic sign recognition to provide a higher level of assistance than is available in the current model.

Another new feature in the Passat is Emergency Steering Assist, which increases safety when performing evasive manoeuvres by means of braking interventions.

The LED Matrix lights that made their debut on the new Touareg will also be available.

While the Passat retains similar styling to the existing version, the most noticeable change inside is the fitment of an all-new infotainment system.

Volkswagen calls it MIB3 and it promised greater interaction with smartphones and a permanent online connection.

The new system provides online music streaming, live traffic updates and a voice control system.

It is closely integrated with the new Digital Cockpit. The digital instruments have been enhanced with improved graphics and greater customisation.

VW Passat prices, fuel economy and CO2 emissions

Saloon:

Model

Engine/gearbox

MPG – WLTP min, max

CO2 g/km

Price (RRP OTR)

SE

1.6 TDI 120 PS 7-spd DSG

47.1 - 49.6

109

£27,630

SEL

2.0 TSI 190 PS 7-spd DSG

36.2 - 37.2

143

£30,270

SEL

1.6 TDI 120 PS 7-spd DSG

47.1 - 49.6

109

£29,430

SEL

2.0 TDI 190 PS 7-spd DSG

47.9 - 49.6

117

£32,270

R-Line

2.0 TSI 190 PS 7-spd DSG

35.8 - 36.7

143

£33,070

R-Line

2.0 TDI 190 PS 7-spd DSG

47.9 - 48.7

117

£35,070

R-Line

2.0 TDI 190 PS 7-spd DSG 4MOTION

44.1 - 45.6

129

£37,350

R-Line

2.0 TDI 240 PS 7-spd DSG 4MOTION

37.7 - 38.2

151

£40,770

 

Estate:

Model

Engine/gearbox

MPG – WLTP min, max

CO2 g/km

Price (RRP OTR)

SE

1.6 TDI 120 PS 7-spd DSG

45.6 - 47.1

116

£29,485

SEL

2.0 TSI 190 PS 7-spd DSG

34.9 - 35.8

146

£32,085

SEL

1.6 TDI 120 PS 7-spd DSG

45.6 - 46.3

116

£31,285

SEL

2.0 TDI 190 PS 7-spd DSG

46.3 - 47.9

120

£34,085

R-Line

2.0 TSI 190 PS 7-spd DSG

34.9 - 35.8

146

£34,885

R-Line

2.0 TDI 190 PS 7-spd DSG

45.6 - 47.1

120

£36,885

R-Line

2.0 TDI 190 PS 7-spd DSG 4MOTION

42.2 - 44.1

132

£39,485

R-Line

2.0 TDI 240 PS  7-spd DSG 4MOTION

36.2 - 37.2

156

£42,585

R-Line Edition

2.0 TSI 272 PS  7-spd DSG 4MOTION

32.8 - 33.2

163

£43,350

 

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