Video: 2012 Volkswagen Passat TDI commercial shows you can learn a whole language before refueling
Volkswagen commercials have always known to be pretty witty. That’s definitely the case in the new commercial for the 2012 Volkswagen Passat TDI called – ‘Vamonos.’
The commercial shows two friends taking a road-trip and instead of listening to music – the driver pops in a ‘Teach Yourself Spanish’ CD. The two end up driving for 13 hours without refueling… and without music.
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Refresher: The 2012 Volkswagen Passat is offered in three trim levels, S SE and SEL. Entry-level 2012 Passat models are powered by a 2.5L 5-cylinder engine making 170-hp and 177 lb-ft of torque. Standard transmission choice include a 5-speed manual while an optional 6-speed automatic is available. Moving up, buyers can pick a 2.0 TDI Clean Diesel 4-cylinder unit making 140-hp and 236 lb-ft of torque. Mated to a 6-speed DSG transmission, the 2012 Passat TDI gets 43 mpg on the highway and a range of approximately 800 miles. The range-topping 2012 Volkswagen Passat is powered by a 3.6L VR6 units producing 280-hp and 258 lb-ft of torque. Mated to a 6-speed DSG, the 2012 Passat VR6 will get 28 mpg on the highway. Prices will start around $19,995.
– By: Omar Rana