Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) today introduced two new additions to the Passat family, the Trendline Plus and Comfortline Plus.
The Passat Plus received upgrades in appearance and interior offerings, adding a sportier touch to the popular D-segment sedan, which VPCM said further emphasises its commitment in providing added value to customers.
The Trendline Plus is fitted with luxurious leather seats, 17” Istanbul alloy wheels, and window tint worth RM8,000, while the stylish upgrades for the Comfortline are upsized 18” Monterey alloy wheels and window tint, valued at RM12,000.
For a limited time until September 30, the new variants can be purchased with a special interest rate from as low as 0.88% on hire purchase loans with durations of five to nine years, and the entire Passat range, including the Plus variants, also comes with five-year free maintenance, or 75,000km, whichever comes first, with registrations by September 30.
The Passat Plus variants are each powered by a 1.8L turbocharged TSI engine which generates 178hp and a torque of 250Nm between 1,250rpm and 5,000rpm, paired with a seven-speed direct shift gearbox (DSG) and has a fuel consumption of about 5.7L/100km.
Key features include start/stop function, regenerative braking, electric parking brake with auto hold function and three-zone climatronic air conditioning for comfort, while safety features include six airbags, driver alert system and front fog lights with cornering light functions.
The Passat Trendline Plus retails at RM144,990, while the Passat Comfortline Plus is RM169,980.