Volkswagen Passat R-Line enhanced from RM211,900

By CARSIFU | 13 January 2022

KUALA LUMPUR: Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia has launched the enhanced Passat R- Line that offers higher performance with more premium features befitting its status as the world’s best-selling mid-sized sedan.

Priced from RM211,916 with the current sales tax exemption, the Passat R-Line comes with three years free maintenance, five years unlimited mileage warranty, and five years roadside assistance.

Its 2.0TSI turbocharged engine now produces 220PS and 350Nm of torque and is coupled to a six-speed wet clutch DSG to delivers a dynamic driving experience that can be personalised even further with Dynamic Chassis Control (DCC).

Harman Kardon 700-watt audio system

Fuel efficiency is rated at approximately 6.9l/100km.

Finer details have been added to the interior to make it more luxurious, with the key highlight being a
premium Harman Kardon audio system featuring 12 high-performance speakers, including a subwoofer, and 700-watt amplifier for an immersive audio experience for every drive.

The sound system can also deliver rich and vibrant acoustics in four modes of Pure, Chill Out, Live and Energy.

Haptic-touch air con control

Meanwhile, the air conditioner gets a haptic-touch control that is simple and intuitive to use.

Locally assembled in Pekan, the new Passat R-Line is the second model in Malaysia to received the new Volkswagen logo and the vehicle is available in five colours including the new Scale Silver.

Aside from Scale Silver, other metallic colours are Aquamarine Blue and Manganese Grey; whereas Deep Black and Oryx White are the two pearl-effect colours that are available at no additional cost.

VPCM managing director Erik Winter said the company was pleased to kick-start 2022 with the launch of the upgraded Passat R-Line.

“The Passat is built on a successful combination of class and performance, which makes it the sedan of choice for the sophisticated both globally and locally. We have retained the unique features of the Passat R-Line but fine-tuned its performance, so that it becomes an ideal partner for the discerning driver,” he said.