The company 2018-2019 Volkswagen is in the active phase of preparation for the premiere of her new car. This time we are talking about the 2018-2019 Volkswagen Passat Alltrack year, place the official presentation of which will be international motor show in Geneva, which will begin in March this year.
New – with this versatile crossover capabilities, which is based on the already well-known to many wagon 2018-2019 Volkswagen Passat B8 Variant, which was officially presented in the autumn of .
The car is a serious concern. Yet we should not forget, we have a new generation of 2018-2019 Volkswagen Passat, which now also has hints of crossover. And this applies not only to the exterior. The manufacturer did not blindly throw plastic kit, thus demonstrating that it is supposedly a crossover. Not at all. The changes affected the exterior, the interior space, performance, and many other aspects that we just today and get acquainted closer.
Despite the planned official show in Geneva, now we have enough information to provide you with a full review.
Exterior 2018-2019 Volkswagen Passat Alltrack
In general, denied to the Passat – is not new, in contrast to the same Golf or Polo. We have before us the second generation of the popular fairly versatile crossover that will replace its predecessor on the market, built on the platform of the Passat B7. The first Passat Alltrack with the name appeared in 2011, and therefore now is the time for generational change.
Appearance of a novelty – it is one of its main advantages. The machine looks solid and stylish, very modern. The most important thing – to be the owner of the wagon so many want. Apparently, in many ways because of that 2018-2019 Volkswagen did not delay the release of its creation, and will soon begin selling.
The main changes that allow the car to proudly wear the prefix Alltrack, is:
- increased compared to the standard ride height by 27.5 millimeters;
- system installed as standard 4Motion all-wheel drive;
- Powerful bumper;
- plastic skirts;
- Protective plates and so on.
As a result, the car was to look very cool.
The front part has maintained a stylish wide trim grille, gaze head optics. At the same time he added a massive front bumper with air intakes, the original trapezoidal fog lamps, plastic protection around the perimeter of the body, as well as enhanced underbody protection plate.
Sideways immediately noticeable significantly increased ground clearance, special door sill guards, black plastic body kit, including the closing edge and imposing wheel arches. It should be noted on the original rails virtually flat roof, stylish vyshtampovki door, sports building exterior mirrors and rims are very interesting.
Behind the car looks stunning due to the original optics, massive bumpers, stylish pad on the exhaust system, and a certain similarity of the spoiler on the luggage compartment cover glass, more like a visor. Anyway, the car looks on either side of one hundred percent. Designers have tried to achieve excellent results, and they succeeded.
Due to the increased ground clearance, as well as plastic protection that is not afraid of scratches and minor damages, the car can be easily operated in conditions of light off-road, on snow-covered roads, soggy areas after rain. Of course, on the track and among the city streets the car feels great, like a regular sedan or station wagon Passat last generation.
As for dimensions, the car numbers is as follows:
- length – 4767 mm;
- width – 1832 mm;
- height – 1477 mm;
- wheelbase – 2791 mm;
- ground clearance – 172 mm.
Customer will also be available to choose from a variety of stylish alloy wheels, the smallest of which have a radius of 17 inches. Of course, made of light alloy wheels. For a fee, a list of the original disks 18 and 19 inches.
Interior 2018-2019 Volkswagen Passat Altrek
In principle, the global differences from the usual interior Passat wagon B8 you will not find here. All the main differences lie in the details. And then they are more than enough.
All the small touches designed to focus attention on the fact that you are in the cabin version is Alltrack. Especially for this purpose there are provided the original insert on the front panel, pedals, made of aluminum, which can help to relax the left leg, the combination seat trim fabric and Alcantara. Do not forget about the numerous inscriptions Alltrack, which you will find on the new carpets, thresholds, made of stainless steel, and so on.
Optionally, 2018-2019 Volkswagen offers to rent a car with a full leather interior, in addition to which you will receive a massage, heating and ventilation, plus the drive to adjust the position.
If we talk about the luggage compartment, while when placing the driver and four passengers in the cabin, behind the back of the second row lies 650 liters of luggage space available. If the lower back, will almost perfectly flat surface for loading 1780 liters of luggage.
Options 2018-2019 Volkswagen Passat Altrek
On what will be the 2018-2019 Volkswagen Passat Alltrack new generation of equipment can talk endlessly. The car is offered in a very rich equipment, which includes all possible and impossible option.
We will try to provide a list of equipment that the buyer can get as standard and as an option for a fee:
- Three versions of the advanced entertainment system with a choice of support for Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and MirrorLink;
- three variants of color touch screen on the 5, 6.5 and 8 inches;
- Trailer Assist system for towing up to 2200 kg;
- when maneuvering in reverse aid system (showing the optimal trajectory of movement on the screen);
- automatic parking system without the driver;
- full power accessories;
- leather upholstery;
- Combined trim;
- front seats with electric heating, massage and ventilation;
- help system during the descent and ascent of the mountain;
- aid system at the start of the hill;
- tracking system for road markings and traffic signs;
- Automatic Speed Limiter system;
- system of tracking the physical fatigue of the driver;
- tracking system for objects in the blind spot;
- warning system unauthorized crossing of road markings and much more.
Price 2018-2019 Volkswagen Passat Alltrack
Perhaps, prices remain an issue that will worry the public during the official premiere of new items in the framework of the Geneva Motor Show. All the other major manufacturer has revealed the details, because there remains one important secret – the cost.
One way or another, but the company has until the autumn. This autumn will start selling crossover wagon in Europe. As for Russia, then there is no accurate data. At best, the second generation 2018-2019 Volkswagen Passat Alltrack will have at the end of this year. But, most likely, the novelty is already waiting in .
Specifications Passat Alltrack
Since the car is based on the platform wagon Passat B8, then immediately activated modular “trolley” MQB. And this is a huge plus for the car. Also get a crossover wagon in the standard equipment all-wheel drive system.
Transmissions will be only two – six-speed mechanics and dedicated six robot DSG.
But the choice of powertrains more solid, and includes two petrol engines and three diesel.
- Younger gasoline engine will make the 1.4-liter TSI representative family with 150 horse power forces.
- His older and more powerful brother in the family has already TSI 2.0 liter, from which is extracted by turbo 220 horsepower.
- Even the base diesel engine inspires. With the volume of 2.0 liters it produces 150 horsepower.
- Average motor has the same volume, but its power increased to 190 horsepower.
- The top-end diesel has become the same two-liter TDI, which is squeezed out as much as 240 horsepower. The true power.
It should be noted that the tandem with a six-speed manual transmission is provided only for the weakest motors, namely for the 150-strong petrol and diesel engine. All other power units will be completed only dedicated six robot with two clutches.
Agree that the specifications look impressive. Unfortunately, the representatives of 2018-2019 Volkswagen are not informed about what will be the dynamic performance of their engines at 2018-2019 Volkswagen Passat Alltrack, as well as what will be the fuel consumption.
While many of you are already familiar with the TSI and TDI engines by 2018-2019 Volkswagen engineers. They are very economical, meet all the strict requirements and standards Evro6 and demonstrate a very, very solid performance for acceleration and top speed. Especially there is no doubt the possibilities of a 220-horsepower gasoline engine and 240-horsepower diesel engine.
Video test drive 2018-2019 Volkswagen Passat Alltrack
Entering 2018-2019 Volkswagen Passat Alltrack market – a long-awaited event, which is left to suffer relatively little. The car is genuine interest not only among experts, but, most importantly, potential buyers.
The car is good in all things, judging by first impressions, which, it seems, are unlikely to be deceptive. In crossover wagon gorgeous appearance, excellent in build quality, ergonomics and internal space of the salon. Add to that a rich complete set and impressive technical parameters, and get one of the best cars in the world. Maybe too soon to call it the best in its class, but against the background of the Subaru Outback, Skoda Octavia Scout A7, Citroen C5 KrossTurer, Peugeot 508 RHX 2018-2019 Volkswagen looks better. The only worthy competitor looks at the moment brand new Audi A6 Olroud.