Volkswagen is highly regarded by auto enthusiast all over the world for bringing the top of the line technologies to ensure that all the models give an amazing performance on the road. Additionally, the quality of materials and the number of features in Volkswagen models are a tad higher if you compare it with any of its competitors. The Volkswagen Passat falls in the mid-range category and it brings with it a superior riding experience that few of its competitors can match.
Volkswagen Passat is an elegantly designed sedan that can easily seat five people. While this car does not exclude any revolutionary design flair, but it still holds on its own in a crowd of other mid-range sedans. The front profile of this car has a single panel that encompasses the headlights and the engine grill while the bumper is curved inward to give it a sportier look. The same design pattern is followed in the rear bumper as well. Furthermore, to improve its looks even further, it comes with a full LED headlight cluster integrated with DRLs. Other attractive design features that will capture your eyes are the alloy wheels, a dynamic looking rear profile, and a smooth roofline.
The passenger cabin of this car is tastefully designed with high-end materials including leather seat covers, expensive hard plastics, and chrome. The seats of this car are so well built that even if you take a long ride in this car, you will not feel any problems as each rider gets adequate legroom and headroom. The dashboard is well designed and comes with a big infotainment screen right at the centre. The instrument cluster looks beautiful and the driver can easily look at all the dials and reach at all the knobs without making any effort. This car comes with an automatic climate control and a powerful audio system that can entertain the riders to through scintillating music on a long ride.
Volkswagen is offering this car with a 2.0 L diesel engine attached to a six-speed transmission box. This powerful motor can generate a maximum power of 180 PS, resulting in a high torque of 350 Nm. When you drive this car, you will find that the sweet spot for running the engine is between 1500 RPM to 5400. One thing that you may find irritating in this car is the harsh noise of the engine that sometimes seeps through in the passenger cabin, especially at highly revs. Other than this, driving this car is a pleasure.
Volkswagen Passat is a mid-level sedan that features a wide range of comfort and safety elements. Although this car falls in the mid-price segment, some of the safety features included in this car can be found in some of the best cars that are available in the market. If you want to buy this car than it is available at a price range of Rs. 29.99 lakh (approximate) to Rs. 32.99 lakhs (approximate). It's competitors in the market? They are Audi A3, Mercedes-Benz CLA class, and Jaguar XE.