Volkswagen Passat CC updates, a passenger, four-door with a silhouette similar to that of a coupe. This model has slight changes to the exterior, interior and equipment. Available in early 2013, it is an update of the model that came to market in 2008. There will be two diesel versions, with 140 and 170 hp, and three petrol, 160, 210 and 300 hp. Targeted at low consumption, all have a Diesel of stop-start engine and a generator that works primarily during deceleration to avoid watering down the engine under acceleration. This latter device is also available in petrol variants.
The lower power version of the diesel engine is the 140 hp manual gearbox with six speeds delivering 4.7 l/100 km. Consumption is low given the weight and size of the Passat CC. This is equal to the version 2.0 TDI DPF 140 hp “BlueMotion Technology” model 2008.
The main difference between Passat CC 2008 is that of 2012 may have more equipment. Standard elements such as xenon dual headlights with LEDs, adjustable front headrests longitudinal and a system that detects driver fatigue and alerts you to take a break.
You can opt for support systems such as driving traffic signal recognition , an assistant for lane departure , detection of objects in the blind spot or a lighting system that automatically changes the scope of the light beam. Also available are seats with heating, ventilation and massage function.
Volkswagen has sold more than 270,000 units of the Passat CC in the world since 2008. The 2012 model will be available in Europe, USA, Russia and China, among other markets. For China there will be a specific version from 2013.
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