2011 VW Passat Details


The wait is over for the new generation of the VW Passat, as it goes on the stage at the Paris Motor Show before it hits the showroom floor everywhere starting from 2011.

As you would expect form a new Volkswagen, the car features a wide range of upgrades in design, interior and also under the bonnet. Moreover, the 2011 Passat also comes with new toys you usually don’t see in a car of this segment.

Measuring 4,769 mm in length (Estate 4,771 mm) the new Passat is marginally longer than the car it replaces (+4 mm) and at 1,820 mm wide and 1,474 mm tall (Estate 1,519 mm) it retains the same proportions.

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You can have the new model with 1.4-litre TSI engine developing 122 PS, a 1.8-litre TSI unit with 160 PS, a 2.0-litre TSI 210 PS engine and a range-topping 3.6-litre V6 producing 300 PS, if you are into petrol engines.

But if you are more of a diesel guy, then you opt for 1.6-litre TDI unit producing 105 PS, 2.0-litre TDI engine available in two power outputs – 140 PS and 170 PS.

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Some of the other new and innovative features of the 2011 Passat include City emergency braking function, a part of the Automatic Distance Control (ADC) system, automatic fatigue detection system, Electronic Stabilisation Programme (ESP) incorporating Trailer Stabilisation, XDS electronic transverse differential and…

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