Gasoline PHEV, the 1.4TSI engine offers 156hp and 115hp from the electric motor for a combined output of 218hp and torque of 400nm!
The electric range only is 50km thanks to a 9.9kWh battery placed under the rear seats, with a combined consumption of less than 2 l per 100km and 45 g per km CO2 emissions according to the NEDC cycle but 1000km in real conditions from a 50liters tank.
Four driving modes "E-mode" "hybrid" "battery charge" or GTE which delivers all the torque available.
The charging time is announced at 4hours on 240Volts and 2h30 with the optional WALLBOX (360V)
Note that this plug-in hybrid powertrain of the Passat will also be offered in the Passat SW, the estate version.
Prius Plug-in and Prius+ Plug-in
In non plug-in: Toyota Auris and its Sports Tourer variant, the Kia Optima and finally the Peugeot 508 and 508RXH in diesel.
The arrival of the new Passat in showroom is scheduled for the second quarter of 2015.