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02/06/19
Wolfsburg (D)
Models

Premiere at Geneva Motor Show: the new Passat will be the first Volkswagen to offer partially automated driving at cruising speed

The new Passat GTE – the plug-in hybrid model in the product line
  • Pre-sales from May: in-depth technical update of the bestseller opens a window into the future of the product line
  • Debut in the Passat: new “Travel Assist” function permits partially automated driving from 0 to 210 km/h
  • Always on: new Infotainment system generation with permanently integrated SIM card brings new online features on board
  • Zero emissions in the city: the electric range of the Passat GTE) has been increased to around 55 km) in the WLTP (around 70 km) in NEDC)

Production record for the debut of the new Passat: the bestseller will pass the 30 million mark this spring. This makes it the most successful mid-size model worldwide. One thing is certain: the 30 millionth Passat will come from the progressively enhanced 8th generation. A major technical update – a Passat that incorporates the latest brand innovations. The new Passat will make its trade fair debut at the Geneva Motor Show. Pre-sales will start in the first countries in May. The market launch will take place in September (Germany).

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