2 March 2015

Passat wins European Car of the Year 2015 title

The Volkswagen Passat has been awarded the European Car of the Year 2015 on the eve of the 2015 Geneva Motor Show, writes Trish Whelan.

The Passat won with 340 points, followed by rivals Citroen's C4 Cactus with 248 points and the Mercedes-Benz C-Class on 221 points.

"We are delighted to see the Passat claim what is the most prestigious international title in the motoring calendar," said Paul Burke, Operations Director of Volkswagen Ireland. "We have seen huge demand for the car since it launched in January and this award gives further credibility to those who have made the considered choice to drive Passat."

The New Passat is available in Ireland from €27,295 or from €329 per month on PCP.