SCOOP: 2017 VW Passat 2.0 TDI Spotted in India for the first time

While everyone is busy telling you top 5 cars to look for or even 10 things you don’t want to miss in automotive world, we are here with some real good spice and we are always good at it. It’s our scoopmeister again!. The buoy is ace enough to capture all VW cars mainly as he has special love for the brand.

2017 VW Passat in India

2017 VW Passat in India

This is first siting of 2017 VW Passat in India and the car is completely in flesh without any camo on it. The car was doing high speed test rounds on Mumbai-Pune Expressway. The vehicle was first shown at 2016 Auto Expo and received a lot of attention. The car is slated to launch for next year second quarter in India. Some of its pros includes top safety ratings, fuel sipping and powerful engines, smooth and comfortable ride with a well-appointed cabin.

2017 VW Passat also is included with many interior refreshments, which include a full premium high-quality leather upholstery together with metallic accents. The increase in dimension ends in even more spacious interiors.

2017 VW Passat in India

2017 VW Passat in India

Front brake assist, Blind spot monitor, Rear traffic alert, Lane assist, Park assist, Adaptive Cruise control and park pilot are few technologies to name from the host of active safety features in 2017 VW Passat.

However, all engine types offered with 2017 VW Passat are four cylinder units. The output generated by diesel and petrol variant differs from the others. The petrol engine is going to be able to generate a production of approximately 148 HP and 217 HP. On the other hand, output for diesel engine approximately 148 HP, 187 HP and 237 HP.

New VW Passat India

New VW Passat India

The test car was spotted with 2.0 TDI badge, this means the company is retaining the current 2 liter engine with same tune. Well, we are not sure about this. Engines will be mated to a new and compact dual-clutch transmission, channelling power to the front wheels.

The new 2017 VW Passat will be pitched against Skoda Superb and Audi A3 in terms of pricing. This is the car for those who dont want to flaunt the brand but also want same comfort and feel for the luxury.

Stay tuned for more details about this 2017 VW Passat.

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  1. Ritesh Agarwal October 22, 2016 Reply

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