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Volkswagen Passat

Safe and smooth, the Volkswagen Passat Sedan is a top drive.

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An unmistakably special design gives the all new Volkswagen Passat Sedan a sensational new body. Made with distinction, all the vibes around a Volkswagen Passat Sedan are good. It’s big, roomy and very comfortable.

Under the Passat Sedan’s skin is plenty of up-to-the-minute technology in the form of dual-zone climate control, heated seats, an optical parking system, cruise control, accident avoidance systems, traction control and the excellent DSG transmissions. These are the sorts of things that give the new Volkswagen Passat Sedan that prestigious appeal.

Of course, the Highline models mean the best in luxury, however there are still a number of options to make your Passat Sedan your unique machine. You could add Nappa leather seats and the premium high output audio system. Perhaps the Bluetooth communications might be the way ahead for you.

Definitely, the Volkswagen Passat is a great drive and the powerful engines give plenty of driving appeal.

Roomy and sophisticated, comfortable and powerful – I could wax a lyrical to describe the superb design that the all new Volkswagen Passat Sedan offers you. The new exterior lines appear slightly more boxy in their shape – mainly because of the nice high waistline and the larger, more upright headlight design. Notable space is available inside the Passat Sedan’s cabin. Excellent head and shoulder room inside the Volkswagen Passat’s interior complement the spacious boot. These two features make the car an excellent family tourer.

In Australia, the Volkswagen Passat is offered as a 4-door sedan or a 5-door wagon, and its sleek smooth lines make it a vehicle that will turn heads wherever you care to drive. The latest Volkswagen Passat incorporates Germany’s engineering prowess that bristles from every nook and cranny.

Three engines are available. A 1.8-litre TSI petrol engine is a turbocharged unit that puts out a lusty 118kW between 4500 and 6200 rpm. Get the engine up past 4500 rpm and the Volkswagen Passat can really move. Leisurely touring can is relaxed, particularly as low down power is superb. A maximum of 250 Nm of torque is at the ready between 1500 and 4500 rpm. You’re linked to a seven-speed DSG transmission which provides smooth acceleration at all times. On the road, the Volkswagen Passat Sedan 1.8 TSI holds its own well and has the right level of comfort and sportiness to satisfy most drivers. Having the active safety systems: ESP, ASR, ABS, Brake Assist, EDL, EBD mean that the Passat works with the road to provide the highest levels of grip and control.

Using the latest in common rail diesel technology, the Volkswagen Passat 2.0-litre TDI is exceptionally powerful and efficient. Volkswagen have equipped the 2.0 TDI Sedan with Start/Stop technology, thus maximising the vehicles fuel economy at all times in the city and through the country. You’ll find the 125 kW is plenty punchy, while the maximum torque of 350 Nm between 1750 and 2500 rpm is superb. You can load up the kids and the luggage, and head out to your holiday home at the beach. The 2.0 TDI can manage loads with all this accessible pulling power. Diesel torque and a six-speed DSG gearbox make for smooth touring. Again, active safety features include ESP, ASR, ABS, Brake Assist, EDL and EBD. A combined fuel economy figure of just 5.7 litres/100 km is a gentle sipping that makes sure that the fill-ups at the bowsers are few and far between. Its performance is impressive.

This brings us to the sportiest performer in the Volkswagen Passat Sedan line-up. The mighty, smooth power delivery comes from a 220 kW 3.6-litre V6. With FSI direct injection technology, the punch is telling when you fully unleash the engine’s potential. Volkswagen have tuned the engine to provide a maximum torque of 350 Nm between 2400 and 5300 rpm. A six-speed DSG gearbox and a 4MOTION all-wheel-drive system delivers premium levels of grip for the four-door sedan. Equipped with ESP, ASR, ABS, Brake Assist, EDL and EBD, you can really push the limits if you want to. This is an AWD model that really kicks butt! The 0-100 km/h time of around 5.5 seconds testifies to the engines huge performance potential.

Endowed with European handling, the fluent Volkswagen Passat Sedan is balanced and grippy. The owner of a Passat will enjoy the satisfaction that comes from owning a true driver’s car that is ready to perform reliably and effortlessly.

Inside, there is room for five occupants to sit in supportive and luxurious comfort because the cabin offers very good leg and head room. Occupants are guaranteed maximum comfort with the dual air-conditioned climate control system that keeps both the front and rear occupants happy and comes with an air filter. The heated front seats boast either a six or eight-way adjustable power memory, and there are adjustable headrests in the front and rear seats. An optional sunroof, a refrigerated glove box, ample dash storage, and an awesome AM/FM audio system with either an in-dash mounted six-disc CD changer or a glove box mounted six-CD changer are all part of this very complete package. Depending on the audio system, you can get Sirius or XM satellite radio with eight speakers and an amplifier. The classy Passat Sedan also comes standard with cruise control, powered door locks, powered windows, electric mirrors, a Homelink wireless control system, extra power outlets, a telescoping and tilting steering column, and 60/40 split rear seats.

Volkswagen Passat safety includes Anti-lock brakes, daytime running lights, front driver and passenger airbags that have side and overhead airbags, and the rear passengers are kept safe with side airbags too. There is a security system with a panic alarm and an ignition disabler.

The Volkswagen Passat Sedan is one very striking, and distinctive, vehicle to look at. Each model is comfortable and very satisfying to own and drive. The V6 engines are rapid and lush, but all Passats are dynamic, hugely refined and roomy. Take a look for yourself and you won’t be disappointed.

The current model series includes the:

  • Passat 118TSI Sedan
  • Passat 125TDI Highline Sedan
  • Passat V6FSI Highline Sedan

For anymore information on the Volkswagen Passat Sedan, or for that matter any other new car, contact one of our friendly consultants on 1300 303 181. If you’d like some fleet discount pricing (yes even for private buyers!), we can submit vehicle quote requests out to our national network of Volkswagen dealers and come back with pricing within 24 hours. Private Fleet – car buying made easy!

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