The German carmaker company is going to launch Passat brand in Indian market. The company may launch Passat GTE till the end of this year or in auto expo 2018 schedule to be held in February 2018. The car is already on sale in many countries. Initially the car will be launched in India with diesel powertain engine and after sometime the petrol engine will join. Let’s check Volkswagen Passat Price in India, launch date, specs, design, mileage, images etc.
Volkswagen Passat GTE Design, Features, Specs, Price in India
In India the Passat GTE will launch to compete with Honda Accord and Toyota Camry. In this league, it will be the only car that has a diesel engine. So the car is expected to attract more customers in India.
2017 Volkswagen Passat GTE Exterior
The new Passat looks different from its previous generation cars as it comes equipped with four bar grille, LED headlamps, fog lights, LED taillights and prominent hood. The new generation car receives new front and rear bumpers. The front bumper of this vehicle comes with C shaped LED lights.
Volkswagen Passat 2017 Interior
From inside, the Volkswagen Passat GTE features a head up display and a 12.3 inch digital instrument cluster. It also features a leather wrapped steering wheel, restyled gear knob, infotainment system and blue ambient lighting. The company also increased luggage area this time. Now the total boot space of Volkswagen Passat GTE is about 586 litres. If we talk about safety features then let us tell you that the sedan offers 9 airbags, ABS with EBD, brake assist, lane departure, rear view camera and lane departure warning.
Volkswagen Passat GTE Specifications
|Engine||2.0-litre TDI diesel|
|Transmission||6-speed dual-clutch automatic|
As we have mentioned above that the Volkswagen Passat GTE will be launched with a 2.0 litre oil burner motor firstly. The engine will capable of generating 187bhp of maximum power with 400Nm of peak torque. The engine will be transmitted to front wheels of car via 6 speed DSG automatic gearbox.
On the other hand, the vehicle will be powered by a 1.8 litre petrol engine too which will be capable of producing 180bhp of power with 320Nm of torque. The engine will receive 6 speed manual and 7 speed DSG automatic unit. The GTE model of Passat will come with a petrol electric hybrid system comprises of tuned 1.4L, 4 cylinder TFSI petrol and electric motor packed with 9.9kwh ion battery. The battery will be charged fully in just 4 to 5 hours and in 15 mins via plug. The petrol engine generates 164bhp of power.
On full battery and 50 litre fuel tank, the Passat can run upto 1000 killometers. If we talk about accelelaration then this car can accelerate 100kmph from zero in 8 seconds. The E mode is available near to gear lever and enables driver manually switch between petrol or electric power.
Volkswagen Passat Price in India
The new Volkswagen 2017 Passat will be assembled in India which helps the makers to reduce the price. The company has already stated that the car will be launched with several high tech and safety features. The new Volkswagen Passat Price in India will fall in between 25 to 30 lakh rupees.
Volkswagen Passat Launch Date in India
The Volkswagen Passat launch date has not been announced yet but we are expecting that the car will launch during festive season in India. Here we will update the launch date of Passat as company announces. So stay connected.