VW Passat Launched in India at INR 29.99 lakhs

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The German car maker has launched the VW Passat in India at a starting price of INR 29.99 lakhs (ex-showroom). The Passat nameplate makes a comeback to the Indian market after an absence of almost four years.

VW Passat left front three quarters
The eighth generation VW Passat enters the Indian market at a starting price of INR 29.99 lakhs (ex-showroom).

VW Passat Price in India

Variant Price in India (ex-showroom)
VW Passat Comfortline INR 29,99,000
VW Passat Highline INR 32,99,000

VW is offering the Passat in two trims with prices starting INR 29.99 lakhs (ex-showroom). The fully loaded Highline trim is priced at INR 32.99 lakhs (ex-showroom). The prices are introductory.

VW Passat Specifications

Engine 2.0 L TDI Diesel
Transmission 6-speed DSG Automatic
Power 177 PS @ 3,600-4,000 rpm
Torque 350 Nm @ 1,500-3,500 rpm
Mileage 17.42 km/l
Length x Width x Height 4,767 x 1,832 x 1,456 mm
Wheelbase 2,786 mm
Tyre Size 215/60 R17 Alloy Wheels (Highline)
Boot Space 586 L
Fuel Tank 66 L

 The sole engine option on offer is a 2.0 L TDI diesel producing 177 PS @ 3,600-4,000 rpm and Nm @ 1,500-3,500 rpm. This engine is mated to a 6-speed DSG.

The VW Passat is based on the company's MQB platform. It's the same one that underpins the VW Tiguan, Skoda Kodiaq, Skoda Superb and other products from the Volkswagen group.

VW Passat left right three quarters
There are two variants on offer - Comfortline and Highline.

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VW Passat Features

As is expected of a car costing upwards of 30 lakhs, the VW Passat comes loaded with features. Some noteworthy kit on offer includes -

  • Dynamic chassis control
  • Park assist
  • Reverse camera with 360 degree area view
  • 9 airbags
  • App connect
  • ‘NAPPA’ leather seats
  • 3 zone Auto AC
  • Electric adjustable front seat
  • Full LED Headlamps with DRLs
  • LED tail lamps
  • Easy open boot

The Volkswagen Passat will rival sister concern Skoda's Superb and the Japanese duo of Toyota Camry and Honda Accord.

This is the second new product launch for Volkswagen India in 2017. Earlier in May, the company launched the VW Tiguan.

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