The significantly updated 2020 Volkswagen Passat was introduced in May 2019. The newcomer went into the mass production in August, but has already got many likes, the latest one – from German Auto Bild.
One of Europe’s leading automotive magazines calls a restyled Passat “the best car for company 2019”, based on readers’ surveys.
Numerous comparative tests and market researches also show the 2020 Volkswagen Passat is one of the best midsize business class models.
Editors explain that the Passat for commercial purpose mainly covers middle and long distances along national highways. Extensive comfort and driver assistance systems make these long trips more enjoyable and safe.
For example, the 2020 Passat has LED head and tail lights as standard. In addition, there is a monitoring system for pedestrians and lanes, an adaptive cruise control. However, the model attracts companies not only by this.
The Passat’s engines are efficient, stable and diverse: gasoline, diesel, hybrid. In comparative testing of popular car magazines, it again and again has taken the first place.
For example, in Auto Zeitung’s tests, the Passat Estate with a 2.0 190-hp TDI engine outperformed its main rivals thanks to taken measures for maintenance.
Auto Bild itself, when evaluating the same version, emphasizes a roomy interior, well-balanced driving features, “fantastic multimedia and safety”. Well, the Germans consider the VW Passat to be an ideal car for business use.
The Passat is the second after the Golf in terms of sales among Volkswagen models. Sales of the Golf account 35 million, of the Passat – 30 million recently reached.