Volkswagen Passat Bluemotion on sale in UK

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The 76.3mpg Volkswagen Passat Bluemotion is actually officially on sale within the UK, with prices starting at £23,0

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The completely new Volkswagen Passat Bluemotion saloon as well as estate have both gone on sale within the UK, with pricing starting at £23,0.

Both versions boast an official fuel economy of 76.3mpg in official testing while emitting 95g/km of CO2. Both are powered by a modified type of the 118bhp 1.6-litre diesel engine coming from the Passat range, which is actually connected to a six-speed manual gearbox.

The modifications to the engine have resulted in a boost to the Passat’s performance, with the top speed marginally quicker than the standard type at 130mph for the saloon. The 0-62mph times remain the same, though at 10.8sec as well as 11.0sec for the saloon as well as estate respectively.

Bluemotion designs are based on the entry-level S specification as well as get 17in alloy wheels, a radiator grille designed to improve the cars’ aerodynamics as well as a radiator shutter, all of which boost fuel efficiency.

They also come with VW’s 6.5in infotainment system, Bluemotion specific front as well as rear bumpers, chrome grille details, as well as Bluemotion badging.

Cars are available to order right now, with first deliveries set to take place coming from August.

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