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Volkswagen Passat named the region’s ‘Best Mid-Size Sedan’
November 27, 2016, 12:10 pm

The dynamic 2016 Volkswagen Passat was named the region’s ‘Best Mid-Size Sedan’ at the second annual ArabWheels Awards.

Commenting on the award, Andrew Savvas, Director Volkswagen Middle East said: “The Passat has established itself as the preferred sedan by our customers across the Middle East, who choose the Passat for its design, technology and state-of-the-art safety features, that are second-to none in its class. Taking home the award for “Best Mid-Size Sedan” by one of the region’s leading automotive magazines is a resounding endorsement of the class-leading features of the new, best-selling Passat.”

A stand-out competitor for jurors and the public alike, the affordably innovative model, which arrived in Kuwait in February 2016, is available with six-airbags as standard, easy-open trunk and is packed with safety features including automatic post collision braking, park distance control for the front and rear, and LED headlights with daytime running lights.  

Furthermore, the new Passat features a more dynamic style than its predecessor. The 2016 sedan showcases an extensively upgraded interior, for a more sophisticated look and feel, including a new steering wheel and two-tone décor panels, with refined chrome and piano black trim.

Starting from KD 7,333, the Passat is available in four configurations – S, SE, SEL and Sport. The model is available at Volkswagen, Behbehani Motors Company, in Kuwait. For more information, visit Volkswagen Al Rai showroom or visit

Facts overview:

·         Engine: 2.5 litre MPI five-cylinder engine

·         Power: 170hp

·         Gearboxes: six-speed automatic tiptronic gearbox

·         Acceleration 0-100km/h: 9 seconds

·         Fuel consumption combined: 7.4 litres

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