Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) has launched the new Passat 2.0TSI Elegance in Malaysia, four months after its German market launch in September.
A refreshed front and rear profile distinguish the new Passat from its
previous iteration, while other distinctions include the “Passat” lettering
stretched across its rear and bold 18-inch “Liverpool” alloy wheels.
Adding to its character is a redesigned lighting signature – an all-LED headlight system, front and rear sequential turn signals and a three-wing tail light design – completing the overall look of this global bestseller.
Inside, the new Passat comes with an assortment of new materials and decorative design elements that provide the cabin with a luxurious and stylish ambience.
Updates include newly-designed door trims, 30-colour ambient lighting, and a new leather multi-function steering wheel with new ergonomic multifunction button for convenience and connectivity at the touch of a button.
Comfort is a priority, and the new Passat is decked in supple leather seats
and 12-way driver electric seat with 3-zone Climatronic air-conditioning
system for all passengers. New to the list is a power-operated roll up rear
Under the hood, the new Passat is powered by a new 2.0TSI turbocharged
engine paired with a new and improved 7-speed wet clutch direct shift
gearbox (DSG) that produces an impressive output of 190PS and a torque
New safety features include Side Assist with Rear Cross Traffic Alert, complete with 180- degree detection range of up to 50 metres. While on the road, the new Passat’s Blind Spot Monitoring System keeps the car secure in its lane with a detection range of up to 70 metres.
An added convenience is the new Tyre Pressure Monitoring System, with integrated sensors on all four tyres to monitor individual pressure readings based on user preference.
Other safety features include Electronic Stability Control (ESC), Anti-lock
Braking System (ABS) and Brake Assist (BA), Intelligent Crash Response System (ICRS) as well as Hill-hold Control, Automatic Post-Collision
Braking System and Proactive Passenger Protection System.
The new Passat Elegance is available in six colours and two finishes.
Metallic colours are Aquamarine Blue, Manganese Grey, Reflex Silver and
Tamarind Brown, while pearl-effect colours are Deep Black and a new Oryx
White. Pearl-effect colours are available without any additional surcharge to the overall price of the new Passat.
The new Passat Elegance is priced at RM187,990, and for a limited time
only is offered with free 1-year insurance. The first 50 owners of the new
Passat Elegance will also receive a complimentary pair of TVR (Total
Vintage Revival) sunglasses worth RM1,890.