The Passat Estate GTE has been awarded "Best Electric Car 2016" at the annual What Car? Awards.
The What Car? judges said: "It has space, a beautifully finished cabin, and succeeds in integrating its technology so well that you needn’t even be aware that it’s there.”
The Passat Estate has premium interior but also has the space for the whole family. This versatile car has style, elegance and comfort.
Combined Radio Media System with 8" colour touch screen, DAB digital radio receiver, Glovebox-mounted single CD player, MDI (multi-device interface, SD card reader, Music playback from MP3 WMA and AAC files, Title and cover art display, 8 speakers, 4 x 20 watt output and Eco HMI comes as standard throughout the range. Optional extras on certain models include Car-Net App-Connect which Combines the functionality of Apple 'CarPlay', Google 'Android Auto' and 'MirrorLink' TM allowing mirroring of a smartphone display on the infotainment touch-screen via USB connection and Discover Navigation System (DNS) a 8" colour touch-screen control system for navigation, CD and radio functions.
Performance and Safety
The Passat Estate with the highest performance is the GT 2.0 BITDI SCR 4MOTION 240PS 7 speed DSG boasting 0–62mph in 6.3 seconds and has 7 models with 13 different engines.
The Passat Saloon range is available with rain sensors, parking sensors front and rear, rear view camera, driver alert systems, Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) and Cruise control including speed limiter as optional extras on certain models.
Better informed for a better journey
Car-net refers to everything related to in-car internet activity. Depending on the type of Volkswagen you are driving, Car-net provides in-car information services, battery management for electric cars and also the ability to connect seamlessly to your smartphone, so you are always in touch and on top of things. Find out more