This is what the new Passat costs
In 50 years, Volkswagen sold as many as 34 million copies of the Passat. Although the Passat segment is declining somewhat in numbers, Volkswagen still sees bread in a completely new generation. The brand kicks off with the eTSI mild-hybrid models. The new Passat 1.5 eTSI can be ordered from 48,990 euros, while the Passat 1.5 eHybrid (Business) can be ordered from March from 49,990 euros.
Volkswagen delivers the Passat in four trims, with room for further personalization using the option list. The base model features alloy wheels, a multimedia system with 32.8 cm touch display, automatic air conditioning (2 zones), smartphone integration and a rearview camera. The Business trim goes a step further in terms of looks, luxury and comfort with 17-inch alloy wheels, ArtVelours upholstery, ergoActive comfort seats with massage function, Park Assist, navigation system Discover Media, phone preparation Plus including wireless charging and a chrome roof rail, among others.
The Passat Elegance Business has all the nice touches of the Business trim plus specific 17-inch alloy wheels, IQ. Light LED Matrix, Keyless Access, heated ergoActive Sport-Comfort seats and Easy Open, the power tailgate with sensor-controlled opening function. The absolute top model is the Passat R-Line Business. That complements the equipment of the Elegance Business with the sporty looks of R-Line, 18-inch alloy wheels and heated Top-Sport ergoActive seats. Dynamic Chassis Control Pro is standard on the Passat R-Line Business eHybrid.
The new Passat uses the MQB Evo platform, which enables electrification. For example, the Passat with 1.5 eTSI engine (110 kW/150 hp) features 48V mild-hybrid technology. Also to follow in 2024 is eHybrid powertrain with plug-in hybrid technology, with 150 kW/204 hp or 200 kW/272 hp as desired. The purely electric range of these eHybrid models is about 100 kilometers. Every Passat comes standard with a DSG automatic transmission.