The Passat GTE

From £34,930*

*including Plug-in car grant

Supremely innovative

The Passat GTE. The Plug-in Hybrid from Volkswagen.

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What Car? Award

Best hybrid car £25,000-£50,000

The Passat GTE Advance has been awarded "Best hybrid car £25,000-£50,000" at the annual What Car? Awards. The What Car? judges said: "The GTE takes everything that we like about the Passat – its space, equipment and reasonable price – and adds in exceptionally low running costs and an electric driving range of 28 miles."
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A new kind of performance

The Passat GTE combines the efficiency of an electric engine with the power of a combustion drive. A Plug-in Hybrid powered by an electric motor and a TSI engine, allowing you to enjoy all of the benefits of e-Mobility but without compromising in any way.
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A clear line in style

The Passat GTE can be identified by the characteristic blue decorative strip which runs through the chrome-plated radiator grille all the way up to the headlights. It tells Volkswagen aficionados straight away that this Passat belongs to the electric and Plug-in Hybrid family. 

Design & Comfort

Every Volkswagen is characterised by high-quality equipment and clear design vocabulary. Numerous individualisation options also allow you to create your very own personal Passat GTE. You will be amazed how much choice you have.
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LED Headlights

The new LED headlights are available in two versions. The energy efficient LED headlights with daytime running lights and the brand new reflector technology guarantee high durability and a day-like light colour.
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From confidently modest to the dynamically expressive: the wide range of Volkswagen alloy rims let you decide the best look for your Passat GTE.
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Active Info Display

The multi-functional instrument with various information profiles. Enjoy the comfort of a high-res colour display with all the information you need.
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ergoComfort Seat

You can now take advantage of spinal-optimal sitting postures during your trips. Adjust the seat between the 14 available configurations for a healthy ride which has been awarded by official spinal health associations.


Whether you need to make a call while driving, require current traffic information, want to reach your destination using the navigation system or simply want to listen to your own music – your Passat GTE offers various possibilities for using modern technology easily and in an uncomplicated way.
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Car-Net Guide & Inform

With Car-Net Guide & Inform, find exciting destinations near you, or look for nearby parking spaces or the closest filling station. Receive current traffic information with optional recommendations to help you circumvent traffic jams, or news from the internet.
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App-Connect enables you to use and display selected apps within the touch screen of your radio and navigation system. Allowing you to use these apps safely while driving.

Driver Assistance

The intelligent driver assistance systems in your Passat GTE ensures more driving comfort and can help you deal with critical situations very well or even avoid them. Even if you only notice this technology on rare occasions, it feels good to know that it is there.
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Emergency Assist

If you do not control the Passat anymore (e.g. without steering, accelerating, braking) the system alerts you and other traffic participants inside its limitations and continues to keep the car in the lane whilst braking to a complete stop.
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Area View

With Area View, maneuvering in difficult driving situations is now much easier. Cameras in the front, back and sides give you a complete all-round view of the area around your Passat, shown on the display of your radio or radio navigation system.
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Traffic Jam Assist

The “Traffic Jam Assist” analyses traffic in front of the car and reacts accordingly. It brakes, accelerates and steers nearly automatically, providing you with even more comfort during stop-and-go traffic.
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Pedestrian Monitoring

The system can help to prevent, or reduce the severity of collisions with pedestrians inside its limitations. It scans the area in front of the car and recognises people crossing the street. It alerts you and brakes automatically if you do not react.
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Scrappage Upgrade Scheme

Save up to £8,500* off the Passat GTE. Now that really is economical driving.

*£6,000 Volkswagen Scrappage Upgrade Scheme, £2,500 for Plug-in vehicle grant.
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