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09/28/14
Wolfsburg / Paris
Models

The World Premiere of the Passat GTE

Ten important facts about the world premiere of the Passat GTE:

1. The Passat GTE is the first plug-in hybrid by Volkswagen offered both in saloon and estate versions.
2. The new Passat GTE is front wheel-driven and develops a maximum system output of 160 kW / 218 PS.
3. With a sufficient battery charge and up to a defined minimum outside temperature, the Passat GTE always starts in the all-electric "E-Mode".
4. The Passat GTE can cover a distance of up to 50 kilometres in the electric "E-Mode" and thus with zero emissions.
5. The driving range with a full tank and fully charged battery is over 1,000 km. Paris-London-Paris without refuelling.
6. The standard fuel consumption in accordance with NEDC fuel consumption* is under 2.0 l/100 km (analogous to less than 45 g/km CO2).
7. The Passat GTE has a top speed in Hybrid mode of over 220 km/h; driven in all-electric "E-Mode", 130 km/h.
8. Standard: LED headlights, "Composition Media" infotainment system, Front Assist and City Emergency Braking.
9. The Passat GTE will be available with the optional digital and interactive Active Info Display.
10. The design of the Passat GTE was customised. One of its identifying features is the C-shaped LED daytime running light.

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