Hot Car Deal – Save £5,607 on VW Passat AlltrackBig savings on four-wheel-drive Volkswagen Estate

04 March 2014

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If you’re looking for a raised driving position and a little off-road ability – without brash SUV styling – look no further than the four-wheel-drive Volkswagen Passat Alltrack.

Large off-roaders are popular thanks to their bold styling and commanding driving positions – plus, of course, the ability to head off-road should the mood take you. However, if you want a raised ride height and extra grip on slippery surfaces without the boxy styling of many 4x4s, the Volkswagen Passat Alltrack could be for you.

With four-wheel drive and 45mm of added ground clearance over the standard Passat Estate, the Alltrack should cope well with the worst of winter weather. Running costs will be less than some similarly sized off-roaders too, giving you the best of both worlds. Plus you benefit from the standard Passat Estate’s huge boot, comfortable seats and high quality interior.

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Save £5,607 on top-spec automatic Volkswagen Passat Alltrack

With its raised ride height, punchy engine and slick automatic gearbox, the Passat Alltrack 2.0 TDI 177 DSG should be equally happy in the countryside as in town. Thanks to a £5,600 discount, you can pick up this model for £26,168. It accelerates to 62mph in just 8.7 seconds and has a claimed fuel economy figure of 47.9mpg.

The list of standard equipment is long, with powerful xenon headlights, sat nav, leather upholstery and heated front seats all included. And if you don’t need four-wheel drive, you can save around £3,000 by going for a standard Passat Estate with the same engine and automatic gearbox.

£5,187 discount on four-wheel-drive Volkswagen Passat Alltrack

If you have a little less to spend, the Alltrack 2.0 TDI 4Motion could be yours for £23,848 – a saving of £5,187. This manual model has a slightly less powerful engine than the car above, but can still accelerate to 62mph in 10.3 seconds and return 49.6mpg (claimed). Despite the lower price, you still have all the same equipment as the model above, too.

Save 22% on economical Volkswagen Passat Estate 1.6 diesel

If you’re happy to sacrifice four-wheel drive and the raised ride height of the Alltrack, the Passat Estate 1.6 TDI R Line is available online for just £18,295 – a discount of £5,140. Thanks to an impressive claimed fuel economy figure of 64.2mpg. this model should be cheap to fuel, although it does take a lengthy 12.5 seconds to accelerate to 62mph.

You shouldn’t feel short changed when it comes to standard equipment, however, as you get air conditioning, Bluetooth, a digital radio, and a trip computer as standard. The R Line also boasts striking 18-inch alloy wheels, lowered suspension, xenon headlights and a body kit for extra visual punch.

Hot Car Deals:

  • Volkswagen Passat Alltrack 2.0 TDI 177 Bluemotion Tech 4MOTION DSG - £26,168
  • Volkswagen Passat Alltrack 2.0 TDI Bluemotion Tech 4MOTION - £23,848
  • Volkswagen Passat Estate 1.6 TDI 105 Bluemotion R-Line - £18,295

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  • Not all brokers deal in UK sourced vehicles, and this may have an impact on standard equipment and warranty levels.
  • The term ‘pre-reg’ or ‘pre-registered’ refers to vehicles that are brand new but already registered with the DVLA. This means that you will appear as the second owner on the V5 registration document. 
  • Beware of unscrupulous brokers who tell you they will have to retain the V5 registration document for a period of time after your purchase of the car. Vehicles sold this way may be cheap, but there are legal implications, including the risk that you the buyer could be committing a criminal offence when you drive the car, so they should be avoided.