The Volkswagen Passat is a large family car manufactured and marketed by Volkswagen since 1973, and now in its eighth generation. It is positioned between the Volkswagen Golf (Jetta) and the Volkswagen Arteon in the current Volkswagen line-up and has been marketed variously as the Dasher, Santana, Quantum, Magotan, Corsar and Carat. The eighth generation model of the Passat was introduced in November 2014 in Continental Europe. Following other Volkswagen Group passenger vehicles such as the Volkswagen Golf Mk7, it is based on a stretched variant of the MQB platform, a modular automobile construction platform designed for transverse, front-engined cars.

Diesel: 2.0L TDI, Turbocharged, Common rail direct injection, 4 cylinders, 4 valves per cylinder, 1968 cc, 177 PS power, 350 Nm torque, 6-speed DSG Automatic transmission, 17 kmpl average, 66 litre fuel tank, 1550 kg kerb weight, 240 kmph top speed

2 Variants: Comfortline, Highline

5 Colors: White, Silver, Black, Brown, Blue

Price range: Rs. 30.02 lakh to Rs. 33.02 lakh (Ex-showroom, New Delhi)

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