The Volkswagen Passat is a 5 seater, full-sized family car that has been in production for eight generations starting from 1973 till present. It’s offered in both Saloon and Station Wagon body types with a range of petrol and diesel engines in the lineup. It’s related to the VW CC which is a coupe variant and the Passat Alltrack which is an off-road variant similar to the Subaru Outback.
VW Passat Engine and Transmission Options
The VW Passat Sixth Generation comes with the following engines;
1. The 1.4 Litre 122 PS TSI Petrol Engine
2. The 1.8 Litre 160 PS TSI Petrol Engine
3. The 2.0 Litre 210 PS TSI Petrol Engine
1. The 1.6 Litre 105 PS TDI Diesel Engine
2. The 2.0 Litre 140 PS TDI Diesel Engine
3. The 2.0 Litre 170 PS TDI Diesel Engine
6-speed automatic transmission, 7-speed automatic transmission and a 6-speed manual transmission
VW Passat Interior
The VW Passat is a spacious and comfortable car. At the first row, there’s is sufficient legroom for both driver and passenger with enough space to recline as desired. At the second row, the legroom is similarly impressive and the seats are elevated and well padded.
VW Passat Exterior
The VW Passat is a well designed car that appeals both to masculine and feminine buyers. The headlights are sharp and modern with daylight running lights on the higher grades. All grades come with alloy rims ranging from 15-Inch to 17-Inch.
VW Passat Maintenance Costs in Kenya
Service parts for the VW Passat are fairly priced and shared with other VWs such as the Golf and the Touran. Body parts on the other hand are expensive and mostly available in Nairobi.. Find here VW Passat Spare Part dealers in Kenya
VW Passat Reliability
The VW Passat is not as forgiving on poor maintenance as some of its Japanese rivals. The DSG gearbox has elaborate maintenance procedures and it should only be serviced by a qualified technician. It also requires a very specific transmission fluid with dedicated additives. Anything short of proper maintenance is catastrophic.
VW Passat Price in Kenya: https://cars.topcar.co.ke/vehicles/volkswagen/passat
Import the VW Passat in Kenya: https://topcar.co.ke/import-your-car/
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