Classy, comfortable and refined, the Passat is a genuine rival to the established executive carsread the full model review
This just brings sportier styling inside and out, along with better LED headlights over GT trim. The most powerful petrol and diesel versions also get adjustable dampers.
Engine:2.0 BiTDI SCR
Opting for this range-topping engine is an expensive choice, not least because it comes with four-wheel drive and a seven-speed automatic gearbox. It makes the Passat genuinely fast and, although it’s a bit gruff when accelerating, it’s refined enough the rest of the time.