Maximum score in ADAC EcoTest for Bestsellers
The Passat Estate TSI EcoFuel has been awarded the maximum score of five stars in the ADAC EcoTest. The ADAC EcoTest is considered one of the toughest emission and fuel consumption testing for automobiles.
The Passat is very family friendly and also in demand fleet vehicle not only provides great comfort and value, but in the version with TSI EcoFuel, particularly environmentally friendly. The erdgasangetriebene Passat impressed with its low CO2 – emissions of 121 g / km (Passat Estate with 7-speed DSG) and simultaneously with low fuel consumption. Thus, the practical content to the Twincharger EcoTest of ADAC with only 4.85 kilograms of natural gas per 100 kilometers. In realistic driving cycles were in the ADAC Technical Center also pollutants like carbon monoxide, CO (), hydrocarbons (HC), nitrogen oxides (NOX) and particulate matter (PM) independently inspected by the vehicle. In the category of limited pollutants, the Passat Estate TSI EcoFuel achieved the maximum score of 50 points. Depending on the vehicle class, the ADAC testers also rated the carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) and certifies to the Passat Estate TSI EcoFuel an excellent emissions performance.
Introduced in the beginning of the year Passat Estate TSI EcoFuel is not only economically and efficiently, but also very dynamic. This is due to be multi-fuel 1.4-liter TSI engine with 110 kW / 150 hp, which runs on either natural gas and gasoline. The twin charger achieved in both configurations, excellent ranges in excess of 900 kilometers. With the increasing number of CNG vehicles has been developed in parallel also the network of petrol stations on – in Germany alone there are now some 850 stations.
Already in April, the Passat TSI EcoFuel was honored as a sedan to date the first vehicle in the six years of ADAC EcoTest with five stars.