Volkswagen Passat R-line (2013)

Volkswagen Passat R-line Saloon (2013)

Volkswagen Passat R-line Saloon (2013)

standard bi-xenon headlights with LED daytime running lights and LED taillights

Volkswagen has introduced the R-line to the Passat line-up with prices starting at £22,470 for the 1.4-litre TSI 160 PS BMT 6spd manual saloon rising to £26,385 for the 2.0-litre TDI 140 PS BMT 6spd DSG estate. You can place your order now with an expected delivery date in June 2013.

The exterior features a bespoke bodykit with a front bumper which includes fog lights with cornering function whilst at the rear a bootlid spoiler (tailgate spoiler on the Estate). There are standard bi-xenon headlights with LED daytime running lights and LED taillights.

There is  lowered sports suspension (by 15 mm) and rides on 18-inch ‘Kansas' alloy wheels shod with low-profile 235/40 tyres. 

On the inside the Volkswagen Passat R-line is based on the ‘S’ version’s trim and includes Bluetooth, USB and iPod connectivity, DAB digital radio and a leather-trimmed multifunction steering wheel (with gearshift paddles on DSG models).

There is the choice of two diesel units, a 1.6-litre 105 PS TDI diesel engine with six-speed manual gearbox, or a 2.0-litre 140 PS TDI diesel engine with six-speed manual or DSG gearbox. There is a petrol turbocharged and supercharged 1.4-litre 160 PS TSI engine with either six-speed manual or seven-speed DSG gearboxes.  All Passat R-Line models feature BlueMotion Technology modifications with Stop/Start and battery regeneration systems.

Volkswagen Passat R-Line Prices and Line-Up (2013)
Model CO2,
g/km
Urban
mpg
Extra-urban
mpg
Combined
mpg
Price, £
RRP OTR
Saloon          
1.4-litre TSI 160 PS BMT 6spd manual 144 34.4 56.5 45.6 22,470
1.4-litre TSI 160 PS BMT 7spd DSG 142 36.7 54.3 46.3 23,970
1.6-litre TDI 105 PS BMT 6spd manual 114 54.3 74.3 65.7 22,115
2.0-litre TDI 140 PS BMT 6spd manual 119 50.4 70.6 61.4 23,230
2.0-litre TDI 140 PS BMT 6spd DSG 135 44.8 62.8 54.3 24,970
Estate          
1.4-litre TSI 160 PS BMT 6spd manual 144 34.4 56.5 45.6 23,880
1.4-litre TSI 160 PS BMT 7spd DSG 144 36.2 53.3 45.6 25,385
1.6-litre TDI 105 PS BMT 6spd manual 116 53.3 70.6 64.2 23,490
2.0-litre TDI 140 PS BMT 6spd manual 120 50.4 70.6 61.4 24,620
2.0-litre TDI 140 PS BMT 6spd DSG 135 44.8 62.8 54.3 26,385
Published 13 May 2013 Staff

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