The Volkswagen Passat CC With Seven Speed DSG Gearbox Option

Volkswagen Passat CC
Volkswagen Passat CC

Volkswagen's four-door, four-seat coupe, the Passat CC, is now available to order with a seven-speed DSG gearbox which enhances performance and economy.

The compact and lightweight seven-speed DSG transmission, fitted with a pair of dry clutches, offers a number of benefits over a conventional automatic gearbox. A lower first gear ratio improves acceleration from a standstill to 62 mph to 8.5 seconds (8.6 manual) while the seventh gear has been raised to act as an overdrive function. This, in turn, gives an improved fuel consumption figure on the combined cycle of 38.7 mpg (37.2 manual) and CO2 emissions are reduced to 172 g/km (178 manual).

Available only in standard CC trim, and with the 1.8-litre TSI 160 PS engine, the Volkswagen Passat CC with seven-speed DSG gearbox features an extensive list of standard equipment including 17-inch 'Phoenix' alloy wheels, 2Zone Climatronic air conditioning, touchscreen stereo system with six-disc CD autochanger, driver's six-way electrically adjustable seat, multi-function leather steering wheel, six airbags and Electronic Stabilisation Programme (ESP).

Further innovative systems available as an option on the Volkswagen Passat CC include Adaptive Chassis Control (ACC) which allows the driver to select from comfort, sport and normal modes to define the desired suspension and steering settings for any particular journey, and Park Assist which makes light work of parallel parking manoeuvres.

Prices for the Volkswagen Passat CC start at £20,622 (RRP on the road) for the 1.8-litre TSI 160 PS, while the new DSG gearbox commands a £1,243 premium. Prices for the range rise to 330,492 for the GT 3.6-litre V6 which produces 300 PS.

Passat CC model line-up and pricing Price, -
CO2 emissions, g/km
CC 1.8-litre TSI 160 PS 6 spd manual 20,622 178
CC 1.8-litre TSI 160 PS 7 spd DSG 21,865 172
CC 2.0-litre TDI 140 PS 6 spd manual 21,408 146
CC 2.0-litre TDI 140 PS 6 spd DSG 22,676 158
CC GT 2.0-litre TSI 200 PS 6 spd manual 22,717 186
CC GT 2.0-litre TSI 200 PS 6 spd auto tiptronic 23,960 199
CC GT 2.0-litre TDI 140 PS 6 spd manual 22,289 146
CC GT 2.0-litre TDI 140 PS 6 spd DSG 23,557 158
CC GT 2.0-litre TDI 170 PS 6 spd manual 23,170 146
CC GT 2.0-litre TDI 170 170 PS 6 spd DSG 24,438 159
CC GT 3.6-litre V6 4MOTION 300 PS 6 spd DSG 30,492 242

Published : 30/01/09 Author : Staff

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