Volkswagen will no longer produce Passat sedans, as from this year the model will only be offered as a station wagon in Europe. This was said by the company’s president, Thomas Schaefer, transmits Automotive News Europe.
Volkswagen plans to start the first deliveries of the new generation Passat cars in September this year, and to introduce the compatible Skoda Superb to the market at the end of the year. Both models will be produced at the Volkswagen Group’s factory in Bratislava. At the same time, the Superb will be offered both in the form of a station wagon and a hatchback body.
It is noted that Passat was the best-selling car in its class (66.6 thousand units) in Europe last year, but the sales of the model decreased by 20 percent compared to 2021.
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