Volkswagen India has launched the all-new Passat saloon at an introductory price of Rs. 29.99 Lakhs (Ex. Showroom, India) in the country. Volkswagen Passat will be available in two trims: Comfortline and Highline. The company has commenced the bookings for the saloon at all the dealerships. It was earlier introduced in India in the year 2007 but was discontinued a few years later. The all-new Volkswagen Passat would lock horns with the likes of Honda Accord, Toyota Camry and Skoda Superb in the Indian market.
Launching the New Passat, Mr. Steffen Knapp, Director, Volkswagen Passenger Cars, Volkswagen Group Sales India Pvt. Ltd. said, “We are extremely pleased to launch the technologically advanced New Passat in India offering our customers a carline that is equipped with superior safety features and driving dynamics that the brand Volkswagen is known to offer across the industry. The Passat is renowned world over for its sheer performance, iconic style & rich heritage. With the launch of the Passat we will now have a portfolio with remarkable carlines across leading vehicle segments in the country.” Being the first sedan to be based on the MQB platform in India, the Passat is nearly 70kgs lighter as compared to its predecessor. It is available in six vibrant colors: Oryx White Pearleffect, Deep Black Pearleffect, Black Oak Brown Mettalic, Pyrit Silver Metallic, Atlantic Blue Metallic and Mangan Grey Metallic.
As for the features, the sedan gets ‘NAPPA’ leather seats, Dynamic chassis control, 3 zone Auto AC, Electric adjustable front seat, Full LED Headlamps with DRLs and LED tail-lamps and easy open boot among others. Speaking of safety features, the all-new Volkswagen Passat comes loaded with 9 Airbags, ESP, ABS, ASR, Hill Start Assist, Auto hold, Reverse camera with 360⁰ area view, Park assist and tire pressure monitoring system as standard equipment. Mechanically, the Passat is powered by a 2.0L 4-cylinder TDI diesel engine which delivers top power of 174bhp. It is mated to a 6 speed automatic DSG transmission, while it returns an ARAI certified mileage of 17.42kmpl. On the occasion of Volkswagen 10th Anniversary celebration, pre-book offers on Passat include a (2+2) warranty & 4 years Road Side Assistance. Below is the variant-wise price (Ex. Showroom, India) of all-new Volkswagen Passat:
Volkswagen Passat 2.0L TDI AT Comfortline: 29.99 Lakhs
Volkswagen Passat 2.0L TDI AT Highline: 32.99 Lakhs
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