The Volkswagen Passat has been given a minor update in Malaysia – the D-segment sedan now has Bluetooth, audio streaming, 12-way electrically-adjustable front seats with driver memory, electric folding wing mirrors and an anti-theft alarm with electronic immobiliser.

Other than those additional features, the rest of the car has similar specs. Same 160 PS/250 Nm 1.8 TSI, same seven-speed DSG. Candy White, Light Brown, Reflex Silver, Deep Black, Black Oak Brown and Icelandic Grey body colours are available.

The updated Passat is open for booking at RM170,817, OTR without insurance – about RM20k less than the CBU Passat Sport.