The four-wheel drive Volkswagen Passat Alltrack is now available to order from your local Volkswagen Dealer. The first cars will be arriving in the showrooms on the 28th May 2012.
Based on the current Passat estate the Alltrack has four-wheel drive (4MOTION) and a raised ride height to allow off-road use. The body work had been given some protection, although do not expect to venture too far off-road.
There is just on trim on offer in the UK with a choice of two drive-trains: a 2.0-litre TDI 140 PS with six-speed manual gearbox, priced at £28,475 and a 2.0-litre TDI 170 PS with six-speed DSG transmission, priced at £31,025.
Standard equipment includes Alcantara upholstery, 2Zone electronic climate control, RNS 315 navigation system, DAB radio, MDI iPod connectivity, Bluetooth telephone preparation, cruise control, front and rear parking sensors, tyre pressure monitoring system and 18-inch Canyon alloy wheels. A Driver Alert System that monitors the driver’s responses to raise awareness of fatigue is also standard, as is ESP (Electronic Stabilisation Programme).
Options include climate seats with massage function; High Beam Assist, which automatically controls dipping of the headlights; Side Scan Lane Change Assist, which monitors the vehicle’s blind spot; Lane Assist; ACC Adaptive Chassis Control; Automatic Distance Control with City Emergency Braking function; Park Assist (second generation); an interior ambient lighting pack; a rear-view camera; and an electrically deployed towbar.
The Volkswagen Passat Alltrack has a towing limit of 2,000 kg which is 200 kg more than an equivalent VW Passat EstatePublished 17 March 2012