When It comes to classic Sedan cars, Volkswagen provides numerous models. Volkswagen
Passat B5 is the fifth generation of Passat launched in 1996. It was launched as per
geographical regions as it was launched in 1998 in Australia and for North America in
Volkswagen Passat B5: Fifth Generation
The Passat B5 has introduced a brand new design language which is equipped with heavily
raked windscreens, smooth underpinnings, and soft lines. Apart from this, it was the best in
the class sedan at that time. The fifth-generation was introduced with some of the best
technical features such as four-link front suspension with four motions for wheel drive
models. The four-wheel-drive was launched in 1997 which has different options of engines
such as 1.8, 2.8V6, 1.9TDI, and 2.5V6 TDI engines. This car comes with three transmission
options: a 5-speed manual transmission, 5-speed automatic transmission with Tiptronic, a
6-speed manual transmission.
Apart from these technical features, Passat B5 has also experienced a par
grade of interior trim with the availability of all the luxury options. Other than that the
accessories provided by the company at that time make it quite advanced.
There Are some of the standard features in different trim levels, such as cruise control, air
conditioning, and a CD player. Other trim levels experience alloy wheels, upgraded audio,
power sunroof, heated front seats. When it comes to safety features, this model is equipped
with a security system, electronic stability control with brake assist, traction control, six
airbags, four-wheel-disc brakes with ABS. These safety features are the most common and
preferable for any safety-oriented car. This car provides it with all, and for this, it has
gained several awards and accolades.
At the time of launch, this was the preferable family car that has maximum space and all the
practical features of an excellent family sedan.