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Volkswagen Passat 1.6 TDI 120 (2017)

by Adrian

Volkswagen Passat (B8) shown here is the 8th generation of the midsize german saloon. This generation of Passat was named Car Of The Year (COTY) in 2015. The car featured here is an Advance variant (trim level derived from Trendline) that comes standard with entry level turbo diesel engine (1.6 TDI 88 kW/120 hp). This generation 0f Volkswagen Passat was launched with petrol, diesel, and hybrid powertrains. The car started its commercial career in late 2014 with engines from 88 kW/120 hp up to 206 kW/280 hp. Volkswagen Passat was initially launched in 1973.


Make: Volkswagen

Model: Volkswagen Passat / Volkswagen Passat Advance / Volkswagen Passat Trendline / Volkswagen Passat 1.6 TDI 120

Production: 2014-

Body type: 4-door sedan/saloon, 5 seats


Price without VAT: 19,909 Euros

Engine: 1.6-litre (1,598 cc) in-line four-cylinder turbo diesel engine, transverse mounted. The power unit features intercooler and direct diesel common-rail injection. The maximum output is 88 kW / 120 PS/hp at 3,600-4,000 rpm and peak torque is 250 Nm (approx. 184 ft-lbs) available between 1,750-3,500 rpm.

Transmission: 6-speed manual gearbox and Front Wheel Drive (FWD)

Tyres: Michelin Energy Saver Continental 215/60 R16

Acceleration 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph): 10.8 seconds

Top speed: 206 km/h

Declared average fuel consumption: 4.0 liters of diesel per 100 km

Emissions: EU6, 105 g CO2/km

Fuel tank (l): 66

Dimensions (mm): L 4,767 / w 1,832 / h 1,456

Luggage compartment capacity (l): 586-1,152

Wheelbase (mm): 2,786 (0fficial figures) and 2,791 (other sources)

Weight (DIN/EU): 1,369 kg/1,444 kg

Cd: –

Front suspension: Independent McPherson struts, coil springs, sway bar.

Rear suspension: Independent multi-link struts, coil springs, sway bar.

Main standard equipment

Frontal airbags for driver and front passenger; side airbags for driver and front passenger; curtain airbags for front and rear seats; ABS; ESC/ESP; TPMS (tyre pressure monitoring system); Multi Collision Brake; XDS electronic differential; LED rear lights; LED license plate lights; Hill Holder; Auto Hold Function; Windshield Washer Level Warning; Plus Board Computer; SD card reader; analog clock; front and rear electrically operated windows; leather steering wheel and gear shifter; electrically adjustable side mirrors with heating; Electric Tailgate Opening; Keyless engine start; Brushed Aluminium decors; front central armrest with adjustable length and height; 60/40 rear seats.

Main optional equipment (price in Euros, without VAT)

Harvard Blue Metallic (447); App-Connect (154); Advance Pack (1,820) consisting Climatronic 3-zone air conditioning, winter pack, fog lights, radio CD MP3 Composition Media with 8 speakers, 16-inch alloy wheels type “Aragon”.


+ very good engine performance
+ good transmission
+ good soundproofing
+ high quality look and feel
+ very good multimedia system
+ fully adjustable front central armrest (up-down; front-back)
+ roomy

– no parking sensors
– no cruise control
– no central armrest for rear passengers

Driven by Adrian M. for 646 km, 5.9 l/100 km average fuel consumption, 658 km total mileage of the car.

Filmed at Veranda Mall

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