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As advanced as you are – The all-new Passat
officially launches in Malaysia
KUALA LUMPUR, 16 November 2016 – Volkswagen Passenger
Cars Malaysia (VPCM) is pleased to announce the launch of its
flagship model, the all-new Passat.
Available in three variants, the all-new Passat is priced at RM
159,990 for the Trendline, RM 179,990 for the Comfortline; and
RM198, 990 for the Highline.
The eighth generation of the world-wide best-seller features
superior design, economical engines and state-of- the-art
“The all-new Passat is the perfect embodiment of style and
performance. Its design combines exclusivity with exceptional
dynamics, whilst its performance comes with the perfect balance of
power and practicality. Thanks to advanced engineering methods,
the all-new Passat has truly redefined its segment,” said Mr.
Florian Steiner, Managing Director of Volkswagen Passenger Cars
The Passat was first introduced in Malaysia in 2006. In 2011, the
seventh-generation Passat was the first Volkswagen vehicle to be
assembled locally at DRB-Hicom’s Pekan plant.
The all-new Passat Highline
Engine and Performance
A truly powerful car, the Passat combines a 2.0L turbocharged TSI
engine with a 6-speed direct shift gearbox (DSG) to give an
impressive output of 220PS and a torque of 350Nm between 1,500
It boasts an impressive acceleration of 6.7 seconds from 0 to
100kph, with a fuel consumption reading of approximately 6.2l/100
Enhanced entertainment features
The Passat’s infotainment system gives drivers diverse
connectivity options and easier navigation. The cutting-edge Active
Info Display system, a high resolution, completely digital instrument
cluster in place of the traditional instrumentation that is interactive
and fully customisable.
There is a preset of five different themes and different modes
tailored to the driver’s personal needs – Classic, Eco Mode, Driving
Assistance Mode, Fuel Consumption Mode and Navigation Mode.
Other features include a wide range of connectivity options through
a touchscreen display, while the head unit also supports the
rearview camera interface and complete car menu and
infotainment system. A MirrorLink system simplifies smartphone
operations for added driving convenience.
The Passat is now more efficient with start/stop function,
regenerative braking and aerodynamic design for superior fuel
Start/Stop deactivates your engine when the car is at a standstill
and reactivates when you move while regenerative braking
recycles the lost energy by storing it and using it for acceleration.
Low rolling resistance tires are fitted to give the Passat overall
energy and fuel efficiency.
Safety is at the core of all Volkswagen vehicles. The Passat is
equipped with key safety features such as Lane Assist, Dynamic
Chassis Control (DCC), Automatic Post-Collision Braking System,
Electronic Differential Lock (XDS). Other features include six
airbags, Electronic Stability Control (ESC), Anti-lock Braking
System (ABS) and Brake Assist (BA), Intelligent Crash Response
System (ICRS) as well as hill-hold control.
Recognizing the need for child safety, the Passat comes with anti-
pinch power windows and ISOFIX anchorage point for child seats.
For the first time in a Volkswagen vehicle in Malaysia, the Passat
comes with Easy Open – a keyless sensor controlled trunk that
opens automatically by detecting the driver’s foot. The height of the
trunk opening can also be adjusted as desired.
Inside the cabin of the Passat is an assortment of aesthetic and
functional features such as a KESSY keyless entry and push start,
leather multi-function steering wheel with paddle shifters for easy
maneuvering. Other features include auto-dimming rear view
mirror, cruise control, auto power windows, 3-zone temperature
control and Park Assist. It is finished with “Brilliant Pine” wood
The Passat is furnished with ‘Vienna’ partial leather seat
upholstery, height adjustable armrest with rear aircond vents, 12-
way driver electric seat and “Climatronic” air conditioning system
with 3 zone temperature control for the comfort of all passengers.
The Passat comes fitted with 18-inch “Dartford” alloy wheels, and
adaptive LED headlights. This feature enhances the drivers’
visibility in all-weather conditions. An addition to this system is the
headlamp washer system for convenience and improved visibility.
Peace of mind
As of 1 st September 2016, all Volkswagen cars now comes with 5
years manufacturer’s warranty and 5 years roadside assistance.
The all-new Passat is available in seven colours - Pure White,
Deep Black, Reflex Silver, Indium Grey, Crimson Red, Black Oak
Brown and Harvard Blue
Bookings and test drive arrangements can be made at all
authorized Volkswagen dealerships nationwide. For more
information, please visit www.volkswagen.com.my