Used Volkswagen Passat Alltrack 2.0 Tdi Bluemotion Tech 4Motion 5Dr Diesel Estate for Sale | Newcastle Infiniti

Volkswagen Passat Alltrack 2.0 Tdi Bluemotion Tech 4Motion 5Dr Diesel Estate

Overview:

Mileage: 28,987
Trans: Manual
Body: Estate
Year: 14/14
Colour: Silver
Fuel Type: Diesel

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Specification

Specification
Body Glass
Electric front windows
Electric rear windows
Rain sensor
Rear wiper
Heated rear window
Green tinted heat insulating glass
Windscreen wipers/ intermittent wipe + 4 position delay
Heat insulated tinted glass from B pillar back
Low washer fluid warning light
Brakes
ABS, brake assist and EBD
ESP with EDL + ASR
Electronic parking brake with auto hold
Hill hold function
Chassis/Suspension
Raised suspension
Communication
Bluetooth hands free telephone connection
Driver Aids
Speed sensitive power steering
Driver Convenience
Remote fuel flap and bootlid/tailgate release
Press and drive key
Driver Information
Analogue clock
Service interval indicator
Door/boot open warning light
Exterior temperature gauge with frost alarm
Warning buzzer and light for front seatbelts unfastened
Multifunction computer - Highline
Driving Mirrors
Auto dimming rear view mirror
Electrically adjustable and heated door mirrors
Matt chrome door mirrors
Auto dimming driver's door mirror
Embellishment Trims
White instrument dials
Chrome plated instrument surrounds
Brushed stainless steel trim on centre console
Entertainment
MDI with USB/iPod connection cables
Exterior Body Features
Body colour door handles
Body colour bumpers
Chrome side window surrounds
Matt chrome front and rear under ride guard
Chrome louvres in grille
Chrome double exhaust
Chrome fog light surround
Exterior Lights
Automatic headlights
Headlight range control
Automatic coming/leaving home lighting function
Front fog lights with static cornering function
Heating/Cooling/Ventilation
2Zone electronic climate control with automatic air recirculation
Interior Features
Height/reach adjust steering wheel
Storage pockets in backrests of front seats
Front centre armrest with storage compartment
Front cupholders x 2
12V socket in rear of vehicle
4 boot load lashing points
Stainless Steel Scuff Plates
Stainless steel pedals
Centre console storage tray
Rear centre armrest with 2 cupholders + storage
Bag hook in luggage compartment
12V socket in luggage compartment
Load through provision
2 storage compartments in luggage area
Storage compartment in driver's door
Storage compartment in passenger's door
Storage compartment in roof console
3 spoke multi-function leather steering wheel and gearknob
Lockable, illuminated, cooled glovebox
Interior Lights
Reading lights
Front and rear interior lighting with delay and dimming function
Packs
Convenience pack - Passat
Safety
First aid kit
Warning triangle
Front side airbags
Passenger airbag deactivation system
Curtain airbags
Tyre pressure monitoring system
Driver/Front Passenger airbags
3 rear 3 point seatbelts
Height adjustable front 3 point seatbelts + pretensioners
Driver/Front passenger WOKS head restraints
Seats
Isofix system on outer rear seats
60/40 split folding rear seat
4 way adjustable front head restraints
3 rear head restraints
Security
Electronic engine immobiliser
Alarm with interior protection
Remote central locking with 2 remote folding keys
Vanity Mirrors
Sunvisors with illuminated vanity mirrors
Wheels - Spare
Steel space saver spare wheel

The specification listed for this vehicle was standard when purchased new. The actual specification may vary, for confirmation, please contact our sales department.

Features

Ten Second Review

The Volkswagen Passat Alltrack offers a rugged-ised version of the Passat estate, replete with 4MOTION all-wheel drive, a raised ride height and a clever off-road mode. With a choice of two versions of a 2.0-litre diesel engine, it's a slickly packaged vehicle that can't fail to win lots of friends.

Background

There's something wholly depressing about realising that marketers have your number. We like to think of ourselves as free spirits, people who are unlikely to be easily pigeonholed when it comes to products but sometimes a car comes along where you realise that the designers were explicitly targeting people like you. They know where you shop. They understand how you like to spend your spare time. They'll have a pretty good fix on what you do for a living and what other brands you'll be attracted to. Don't try to fight it. These people are cleverer than us. This lifestyle profiling results in cars like the Volkswagen Passat Alltrack. If I wanted to know what an Alltrack owner looked like, I only need to look in a mirror. Mountain bike, skis and scuba gear that need carting about, mid-forties, has a decent job, maybe fights a little shy of the bling-ier brands. Of course, other manufacturers have had a go at this market before. Rugged estates like the Subaru Forester, the Volvo XC70 and, of course, the Audi allroad all offer broadly the same recipe as the Passat Alltrack, but never underestimate the subtlety of the brand message.

Driving Experience

With its raised ride height and 4MOTION four-wheel drive system, the Passat Alltrack is designed to find grip where none seems to exist. Of course, even the best four-wheel drive vehicles stand or fall on the grip of their tyres, but the Passat gives its rubber every chance. While it doesn't have the ride height for really serious off-road excursions, for those looking for a car that they can bump up an unmade track to a remote beach or not feel vertigo when ascending the hairpins to a snowy ski resort, the Alltrack looks ideal. The Passat Alltrack features an off-road mode, activated by a dashboard-mounted button. In this setting, hill descent assist is engaged which automatically brakes the vehicle when the descent angle is greater than 10 degrees. The anti lock brake threshold is also altered, with faster-reacting electronic differential locks to prevent wheelspin. Choose the DSG dual-clutch transmission and the shift pattern is altered when off-road mode is engaged, with higher shift points to give more power, a flatter and easier-to-manage accelerator pedal movement and no automatic up-shifting in manual mode. There are two engines on offer at present. The first is a 2.0-litre TDI 140 PS mated to a six-speed manual gearbox. Should pressing a clutch pedal fail to appeal, try the slightly pokier 170 PS version of this engine. This is fitted with the six-speed DSG transmission. Whichever model you choose, you'll be get a decent towing capability of 2,000 kg (braked, 12 per cent incline), which is 200 kg more than an equivalent Passat Estate. Impressive.

Design and Build

The Passat Alltrack is based on the familiar Passat Estate but includes a number of modifications, not least of which is that 4MOTION four-wheel drive system. The raised ride height lifts ground clearance from 135 to 165mm, which offers better clearance off road. The body enhancements also provide a modicum of protection from scrapes when covering rough terrain. These include stainless steel-look front and rear underbody protection panels and flared side sills. Other features include matt chrome roof rails, window surrounds, plus a smarter grille and exterior mirror casings. At 4,771mm, the Passat Alltrack is exactly the same length as the Passat Estate, and despite flared wheel arch protection, the vehicle's width also remains the same at 1,820mm. The raised ride height also improves the car's breakover angle - the acuteness of a hill crest it can negotiate without grounding out - from 9.5 to 12.8 degrees. Ruggedly styled front and rear bumpers increase the approach angle from 13.5 to 16 degrees and the departure angle from 11.9 to 13.6 degrees, giving a welcome measure of ability to the marketing spin.

Market and Model

Prices have been kept sensible, as is the Passat way. Expect to pay around ?£28,500 for the manual 140 PS model and about ?£2,500 more for the more powerful 170 PS car with the DSG transmission. While this is not an inconsiderable sum, it's thrown into stark relief by the fact that a decently specified Astra or Civic can run to ?£25,000 and an unspectacular 3 Series can easily knock on the door of ?£30,000. With a great diesel engine and clever all-wheel drive underpinnings, the Passat Alltrack seems to offer a lot of car for your money. It's well equipped too, the single trim level including Alcantara upholstery, 2Zone electronic climate control, a touchscreen satellite navigation system, DAB radio, MDI iPod connectivity, Bluetooth telephone preparation, cruise control, front and rear parking sensors, a tyre pressure monitoring system and 18-inch Canyon alloy wheels. It doesn't stop there. A Driver Alert System that monitors the driver's responses to raise awareness of fatigue is also standard, as is ESP (Electronic Stabilisation Programme). Of course, there will be few cars that exit showrooms without a few options boxes ticked and there are a number of tempting extras. Who wouldn't want to treat themselves to climate seats with massage function? There's also High Beam Assist, which automatically controls dipping of the headlights and Side Scan Lane Change Assist, which monitors the vehicle's blind spot. Lane Assist is there to stop dozy drivers from veering out of their lanes on the highway. ACC Adaptive Chassis Control, meanwhile, will help more enthusiastic ones adjust the ride to the road they're on and the mood they're in. Automatic Distance Control with City Emergency Braking function will keep you a safe distance from the car in front at cruising speeds and reduce the chance of urban low speed knocks. Then there's Park Assist, an interior ambient lighting pack, a rear-view camera and an electrically deployed tow bar. That little lot could tot up quite nicely, so choose wisely.

Cost of Ownership

Clearly the depreciation figure will hinge on how well you can resist buying options that won't pay for themselves back come resale time, but if the Passat Estate is anything to go by, the Alltrack should be a fairly safe place for your money. Volkswagen claims a combined fuel economy figure of 49.6mpg for the 140PS car and emissions of just 150g/km, which is going to endear it to many buyers. The 170PS engine isn't too far behind, registering 155g/km of carbon dioxide and managing a decent 47.9mpg.

Front + rear carpet mats, Electric front windows, ABS, brake assist and EBD, Raised suspension, Bluetooth hands free telephone connection, Speed sensitive power steering, Remote fuel flap and bootlid/tailgate release...

Performance

Performance
Performance
0 to 60 mph (secs)
0 to 62 mph (secs)10.3
Engine Power - BHP140
Engine Power - KW103
Engine Power - PS
Engine Power - RPM4200
Engine Torque - LBS.FT236
Engine Torque - MKG32.6
Engine Torque - NM320
Engine Torque - RPM1750
Top Speed123

Go Green

Green Stats
Emissions - ICE
CO2 (g/km)149 (g/km)
HCN
HC+NOx0.145
Noise Level dB(A)70
NOx0.109
Particles0
Standard Euro EmissionsEURO 5
Fuel Consumption - ICE
EC Combined (mpg)49.6
EC Directive 1999/100/EC Applies
EC Extra Urban (mpg)56.5
EC Urban (mpg)40.4
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Car Finance

Cash Price

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PCP

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You choose the car, the deposit, how long you want the contract to run for and the mileage you intend to do. You will then receive a quote for fixed cost motoring for the length of the contract. At the end of the contract you have a choice to either buy the car outright for an agreed lump sum (the GFV or final balloon payment), or hand the vehicle back to the lender.

HP

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This is one of the most popular methods to buy a new vehicle. You pay an initial deposit, then pay off the balance in monthly payments over an agreed period of time, when the payments are complete the car is yours.

One of the main benefits with Hire Purchase is the ability to buy a high value vehicle on monthly payments.
Hire Purchase allows you to tailor your finance package as deposit, length of time and monthly payments are all flexible.

Lease

Personal contract hire is very similar to normal contract hire, but is exclusively for private individuals. This is one of the most common form of leasing.
With a personal contract hire agreement you take control of a car for a contractual period – usually referred to as the ‘lease period’. You will make fixed monthly payments for the duration of the contract – when the contract expires you will simply return the car and take out a new personal contract hire lease. PCH means you never have to worry about resale values of your car.

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