It takes a careful inspection to spot the visual changes to the new Passat, but there are more driver assistance systems than before, along with uprated infotainment, and wireless Apple Carplay connectivity.

The Alltrack is a pricier choice than the conventional diesel Passat. The 4Motion 4×4 system is clearly a benefit while towing, and the raised ride height could come in handy if pulling a van over bumpy ground. But, for most caravanners, most of the time, is a regular Passat just as good?