Volkswagen took the Passat Variant into production in 1980. The Volkswagen Passat Variant is available with these engine configurations: The more entry-level Passat Variant, the 1.6 TDI 105 bhp BlueM. T. Highline, is available with a 1.6 105 bhp engine. The top-model, the 3.6 V6 Highline, has a 4-cylinder 3.6 powertrain delivering 300 bhp. It is being sold as a 5-door either a Hatchback or Estate. On this page you can have a look at all 10 models of the Volkswagen Passat Variant.