After a 2017 which confirmed for the sixth consecutive year the best-selling foreign brand in Italy, Volkswagen begins the 2018 with the update of its range . Which is enriched with content on the subject of sportivity design technology and security . In addition, Volkswagen's offer widens with the introduction of the 1.6 TDI 95 HP DSG for the New Polo and the debut of the sports version 200 HP GTI .
Two unpublished productions for the Nuova Tiguan and the arrival of the 2.0 BiTDI from 240 C V at the top of the Allspace offer complete the overview of the novelties. At the heart of the commercial strategy of Volkswagen there is always the Project Value Volkswagen . Jna formula that, in addition to including the Extra Time warranty extension, offers guaranteed future value, the option of different mileage limits and the ability to choose the amount of the advance up to even zero. Now about one in three customers (but the numbers are constantly growing) choose Project Value Volkswagen, demonstrating to appreciate the flexibility and the true and transparent installments.
For 2018 , the promotions that last year contributed to the sales success of the Nuova up! are confirmed; therefore, the Wolfsburg city car range is still offered starting from 9,000 euros, with an advance payment of 0 and a 0% rate (APR 2.65%). Alternatively, customers can take advantage of the innovative Volkswagen Value Project formula, which allows you to have the New up! with installments starting at 99 Euro / month (TAN 3.99%, TAEG 6.62%).
A few months after its debut on the Italian market the New Polo offer widens further with the possibility of combining the DSG 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission to the 95-hp 1.6 TDI equipped with SCR catalytic converter. This engine, which is also suitable for novice drivers, is available with the Comfortline or Highline set-ups
Thanks to the Volkswagen Value Project formula it takes 129 Euro / month to get 1.0 MPI 65 Trendline CV with Tech Pack (TAN 3.99%; APR 5.90%); with 20 Euro / month more you get the TGI 90 hp methane, with an additional 20 Euro / month plus the TDI 80 hp with SCR. Another novelty is the arrival of the most dynamic and iconic version of the Polo range.
With 200 bhp of power, a standard 6-speed DSG transmission, a top speed of 237 km / h and acceleration from 0 to 100 km / h in 6.7 seconds, the New Polo GTI represents another milestone in the long history of sports Volkswagen compact. The New Polo GTI 2.0 TSI 200 HP DSG has a list price of 25.650 euros.
Updated in style and technology the last year, in 2018 the New Golf is still enriched with important contents thanks to two new features: the Tech & Sound Pack that becomes standard on the Trendline set up and the new Tech Pack for the Sport version, available at 900 Euro with an advantage for the Customer 40%. The Tech & Sound Pack adds to the standard equipment of the Golf range entrance set up with an 8 “Composition Media radio, cruise control, leather-covered multifunction steering wheel, App-Connect and front center armrest. The new Tech Pack, instead, completes the equipment of the New Golf Sport with fundamental devices offered at a highly competitive price. This package consists of App-Connect, Mirror Pack, Park Pilot parking sensors and the dual-zone Climatronic automatic climate control system.
In 2017, the New Tiguan was the best-selling car in the D segment in Italy (UNRAE data), thanks in particular to the availability of the 1.6 TDI engine, chosen by as many as 35% of customers. This year the range is further expanded with two new versions designed to strengthen the success of the Volkswagen SUV. These are the new Tiguan Urban and Tiguan Sport, which are added to the already existing Style, Business and Advanced versions. The Urban represents the new entry to the Tiguan world and offers a complete endowment at a very competitive price. Its standard contents include advanced technologies such as the Front Assist perimeter control system, active assistance for Lane Assist lane maintenance and the 8 “Composition Media radio with App-Connect.
The New Tiguan Sport, instead, is designed for customers who love sportsmanship and design: the already complete equipment of the Style, this version adds R-Line exterior, 19 “alloy wheels, Full LED front headlights , handrails and chrome grille strips, progressive steering and Driving Profile Selection. The New Tiguan 1.4 TSI Urban 125 HP is offered at 23,500 euros, while with Progetto Valore Volkswagen it takes 249 euros / month to get the 1.6 TDI Sport 115 hp (TAN 3.99%, TAEG 4.96%).
The offer of the New Tiguan Allspace is enhanced by the 2.0 240-liter BiTDI, associated with the 4MOTION all-wheel drive and the 7-speed DSG dual-clutch transmission. The most powerful engine in the range is combined with the R-Line top variant and has a list price of 51,150 euros.
Passat more “agile”
Finally, the offer of the Passat simplifies and focuses on the automatic dual-clutch transmission DSG, which adds a considerable enrichment of the equipment for the entire range. In 2018, the Trendline and Highline versions leave the list, while the manual transmission remains available only for the business set-up. The Executive version is now offered at the price of the previous Highline but with a lot more content, including the Discover Pro 8 “Navigator, App-Connect, Active Info Display and Full LED headlights. Moreover, for the Passat Alltrack there are two important innovations: Executive Pack and DSG double clutch gearbox both offered as standard and without surcharge, for a total customer benefit of about 4,000 euros.