What makes Volkswagen Passat perfect family car

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What makes Volkswagen Passat perfect family car

26 Jan 2018
Volkswagen Passat

Volkswagen Passat, one of the best cars ever

Even though Volkswagen Passat is one of the best cars along with spacious cabin and luxury interior with latest updated gadgets, safety features and classy design but many other family cars also admired and appreciated either than it all over the world.

Simple design makes its repute as an outdated and old fashioned coupe which is not all true. With all good qualities and charming price of VW Passat make it more demanded and desirable car.

If you go for competitors of VW Passat like Ford Mondeo and Vauxhall Insignia, you will pay more for them. This thing makes Passat much brighter among all of its well famed opponents.

Introduction of VW Passat

VW Passat Mk6 was introduced in 2005 but its great resemblance seen also in Mk7 which was launched in October 2010. At the time of launching Volkswagen Passat was available in S, SE and Sports models.

Engines for VW Passat

VW Passat provides various types in its engines with both diesel, petrol and manual, automatic gearboxes. In petrol engines you can choose your required engine from 122PS 1.4TSI and 160PS 1.8TSI engines while in diesel you may have 105PS 1.6 TDI and 140PS-170PS 2.0TDI diesel engines.

In May 2013 1.4 TSI engines were replaced by 1.8 TSI and R-Line option also launched meanwhile. Executive style specifications were introduces in January 2014 but all these latest and updated models reached the UK in October 2014.

Volkswagen also offerspetrol electric hybrid engines which serve its passengers with 154bhp 1.4 litre TSI and 114bhp electric motor. This car can travel just on its battery power up to 31 miles. This output is really impressive without fuel usage. In 7.4 seconds this hybrid engine is capable to run the car from 0 to 62 miles per hour.

Best Features and Infotainment system of Volkswagen Passat

Volkswagen Passat undoubtedly loaded with all latest gadgets and equipment’s for whom you are dreaming and desired to have in your car.

Not only in infotainment side but VW Passatalso in good with its safety gadgets. Every engine comes with strong alloy rims, ESP, air bags, electric control windows, powerful 8 speaker stereo system, USB port, climate control system, Bluetooth, automatic vipers, electrically adjustable driver seat.

Whereas VW Passat is launched with privacy glass, sports seats, best suspension plus pressure in tire monitoring system. More over all models of VW Passat are available in both manual and automatic gearbox. Volkswagen provides six speed manual and seven speed automatic gearboxes. To compare prices on different types of VW Passat engines, Engine Trust is your number one engine price comparison website.

Flaws in VW Passat

It is good to be honest with everyone, undoubtedly VW Passat is one of the best family cars but it also has few flaws in it. Following are few of them

Parking Sensor

It is so much hard to tackle VW Passat without parking sensors. It may cause some serious disaster while parking.

Electrical issue

Flow of battery current may down instantly because of radio usage

Brake system

All Passat comes in market with electronic brakes but these electronic brakes does not release always like they should work.

Safety and Security system

Passat is a safe car, you will be glad to know that Passat gets five start rating by NCAP Euro safety department. If you fall asleep while driving, its emergency assistance stops your car instantly.

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