If the sedans already had demand problems in recent months, now we must add the crisis of the chips that are relegating these vehicles to the last places due to importance for the brands. Proof of this is the significant reduction in the Volkswagen Passat range.
Although the German firm maintains the entry versions “without denomination” and Business in the catalog, the truth is that for now only orders for the finishes are accepted Executive, R-Line and GTE. This temporary solution causes a significant rise in prices, starting now at € 38,280 without including discounts (already including the new registration tax that will be in force from January).
Those interested in the Volkswagen Passat can choose the engines 1.5 TSI ACT 150 CV with manual gearbox or DSG, the 2.0 TSI 190 hp with DSG gearbox, and the hybrid PHEV with 218 hp power. In diesel, the 2.0 TDI of 122, 150 and 200 CV, all of them with DSG change except the 150 that can be accompanied by the manual box.
The standard equipment on the Executive level already counts with LED headlights, lane alert, fatigue and pedestrian detector, pre-collision warning, rain sensor, automatic headlights, three-zone automatic climate control, front / rear parking sensors, and electric handbrake.
Also standard are the Discover Media navigation with 8-inch touchscreen, tinted windows, Wireless Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, predictive cruise control, induction mobile charger, 17-inch alloy wheels, etc.
The recommended prices are as follows:
|1.5 TSI 150 CV 6MT||38,280||40,280||–|
|1.5 TSI 150 CV DSG||39,740||41,520||–|
|2.0 TSI 190 CV DSG||–||42,100||–|
|1.4 PHEV 218 CV DSG||–||–||52,000|
|2.0 TDI 122 CV DSG||42,050||–||–|
|2.0 TDI 150 CV 6MT||42,120||44,000||–|
|2.0 TDI 150 CV DSG||44,440||46,240||–|
|2.0 TDI 200 CV DSG||–||48,130||–|
The Volkswagen passat variant It has a variable additional cost between € 1,500 and € 3,000 depending on the engine. The Passat Alltrack is available with blocks 2.0 TSI 280 CV DSG 4Motion for € 52,000, Y 2.0 TDI 200 CV DSG 4Motion for € 52,560.