The all-new facelifted Passat has been unveiled! The 2019 Passat has been announced to open for order on Tuesday 9th July. The Passat 2019 will be the very first Volkswagen to offer ‘Travel Assist’– semi-automated driving at cruising speed. This new feature works in conjunction with smart adaptive cruise control, will analyse and respond to speed limits, corners and junctions and operates at speeds of up to 130mph.
The new Passat will also be the first brand model worldwide with a capacitive steering wheel. This detects touch by the driver, providing an interactive interface to systems. The car also includes Emergency Steering Assist, increasing safety with the capability of performing evasive manoeuvres through braking. These changes will be combined with the addition of IQ.LIGHT – LED matrix headlights, which have only featured on Touareg so far.
The ‘always on’ infotainment system has an integrated SIM-card and will allow customers to connect their iPhones wirelessly to Apple CarPlay for the first time. Other features include the integration of music streaming services, internet radio, voice control and the use of smartphones to unlock and start your car.
The range of the Passat has also been enhanced, with large improvements coming to the GTE hybrid line, now capable of around 34 miles on pure electric. That’s around 12 miles more than the current GTE. The Passat’s petrol line will range from 148PS up to 268PS, with diesel options producing between 118PS and 237PS. Efficiency has also been improved with the introduction of exhaust-particulate filters, allowing the car to produce approximately 10g/km less C02 emissions than before.
The 2019 Volkswagen Passat is set to open for order on the 9th July. For more information on the Passat range contact your local dealership.
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The Vindis Group is delighted to launch its new online buying platform; providing you with an exciting and innovative digital experience and giving you genuine real-time buy-it-now ability across all new and used vehicles; with all our stock vehicles (and factory orders) available to buy online and from the comfort of your own home.
Our vehicle search function now provides the facility to search across all brands simultaneously, or to refine your search based on make, model, overall cash price or monthly payment. And once you’ve found your perfect vehicle, you can enquire on it, reserve it or even go through our brand new online purchase process - covering everything from part-exchange valuation to finance quotation - allowing you the full freedom and transparency of buying from the comfort of your own home.
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With major new leaps in technology can always come some challenges, and as this is a very new platform (for both Vindis and the industry) we would really appreciate your feedback (and occasionally patience) whilst we go though a short-term process of ironing out any issues with this BETA version.
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