The 2024 Passat is accessible with a minimum of seven distinct powertrain choices, together with each hybrid and plug-in hybrid variants. The latter pairs a 1.5-liter gasoline engine with a 19.7-kWh battery and electrical motor. This mix can journey 62 miles in all-electric mode earlier than the gasoline engine kicks in and like different PHEVs, can presumably be totally charged in a single day from a typical family electrical receptacle. A self-charging 48-volt gentle hybrid help setup can be accessible — a primary for the Passat — which Volkswagen calls eTSI.
Within the fossil gasoline division, a pair of standard gasoline engines is accessible, the selection of which is decided by whether or not the client opts for VW’s full-time all-wheel drive, known as 4Motion. Each displacing 2.0 liters, the horsepower rankings for these engines are 201 for the front-wheel drive and 261 for the 4Motion variant.
Patrons looking for a diesel engine are additionally spoiled for alternative, with three completely different variations of the two.0-liter TDI on supply. Out there outputs are 121 horsepower or 148 horsepower for front-wheel drive fashions and 190 horsepower unique to the all-wheel drive. All inside combustion engines are routed via a seven-speed computerized transmission with twin clutches.