Volkswagen Passat 1.5 TSI EVO SEL 4dr Review

Category: Executive car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
manual
Doors:
4 doors
Available colours:
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RRP £27,715What Car? Target Price£21,838
Review

Comfortable and pretty refined: the Passat is very recommendable if you're looking for a classy executive car with more interior space than the BMW 3 Series, Audi A4 or Mercedes C-Class.

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SEL is worth considering because it adds privacy glass, heated front seats, leather seats and power-folding door mirrors to the SE Nav's spec list.

With 148bhp, this 1.5-litre petrol engine is the one we'd go for to get a mix of potent performance, low company car tax (after the plug-in hybrid GTE), refinement and decent fuel economy – up to an official combined 47.1mpg


Key information

Doors4
Seats5
0-62 MPH8.7 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxMANUAL
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

47.1

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

586

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

135

g/km

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