2017 Volkswagen Passat launched
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Editor Garipoint
Volkswagen Passat Launched At Rs 29.99 Lakh(ex-showroom, all India)

Volkswagen has finally launched the all-new Passat in India at Rs 29.99 lakh (ex-showroom, all India).

It is accessible in two variants - Comfortline and Highline - and is powered only by the 2.0-litre TDI diesel engine. Volkswagen is offering special financing options through Volkswagen Financial Services with a beginning EMI of Rs 29,990 every month. For the bookings made in 2017, it accompanies 2+2 guarantee and 4 years of roadside assistance as complementary.

The 2017 Volkswagen Passat follows the company's new design mantra of being understated with a hint of excitement. The Passat is substantially sleeker and rakish than the car it replaces. It is 13mm lower and 12mm more extensive than before likewise exaggerates that long and low look.

The new 2017 Passat is powered by a 2.0-litre, four-cylinder, turbo-diesel engine that is tuned to deliver 177hp and 350Nm of torque. The engine is mated to a six-speed dual-clutch automatic that sends power to the rear wheels.

In terms of equipment, the luxury sedan accompanies a panoramic sunroof, hands-free parking and parking assist with a rear camera, 9 airbags, ESC, ABS, hill-start assist, three-zone automatic AC, electrically adjustable front seat, LED Headlamps with DRLs, LED tail-lamps and 17-inch alloys. The Passat is accessible in six shading alternatives - Oryx White Pearl impact, Deep Black Pearl effect, Deep Black Pearl effect, Black Oak Brown Metallic, Pyrit Silver Metallic, Atlantic Blue Metallic and Mangan Grey Metallic.

From outside, you get the typical VW sedan grille flanked by wraparound headlamps. Along the edge, there's this unmistakable character waistline, which culminates at its split-wrap-around LED tail lamps.

From inside, it gets the Audi-esque dashboard which gives a feeling that the AC vents are associated with each other. There's an 8-inch touchscreen on offer, which underpins both Apple CarPlay and Google Android Auto.

The 2017 Volkswagen Passat will compete the likes of the Skoda Superb, Toyota Camry and the Honda Accord.