2017 VW Passat usa, tdi
The 2017 VW Passat is expected to be presented with new equipment at Geneva. It is also possible that the eighth generation of this vehicle will be available within few months from now. Currently, this vehicle is still undergoing development. It has been speculated that this upcoming car will look much better than the present model. There will also be a wagon version with a mid-size sedan in market. Along with an improved design, this new 2017 VW Passat will also have better capability of performing well off-road.
2017 VW Passat: Redesign Exterior and Interior
There will be several tweaks that will be brought to this eight generation of the car. Alltrack version stands out with its unique styling and design. There are strong anticipations that this car will have a higher dimension. It will be 1.1 inch higher than previous models. Reinforcement will also be done to chassis of 2017 VW Passat and it will have towing capabilities of above 4850 pounds.
2017 VW Passat is also coming with a stripped grille, which completes the sharp headlamps. Also, as a standard option, roof rails will be added to its exterior. It will have 17 inches wheel. Other than that, 18 inches and 19 inches wheels will also be optionally offered. Tailgate is also large, which increases cargo capacity. Design of layout is very modern allover.
2017 VW Passat also comes with many interior refreshments, which includes full premium high-quality leather upholstery along with metallic accents. Increase in dimensions results in an even more spacious interiors. Also, there are other options available for covering needs of customers. Cabin features an angular dashboard with air vents. There lies a touch screen display at center of the instrument panel. Base model has 5 inches wide array and optional unit has both 8 inches and 6.5 inches. Safety and entertainment features will also be offered.
2017 VW Passat: Engine and Fuel Economy
When it comes to engine, buyers are provided with an option of choosing according to their requirements. There would be less than 5 types of engine offered to customers. However, all engine types offered with 2017 VW Passat are four cylinder units. Output generated by diesel and petrol variant is different. Petrol engine will be able to generate an output of approximately 148 HP and 217 HP. On the other hand, output for diesel engine is around 148 HP, 187 HP and 237 HP.
Old six-speed transmission unit will be provided with base version and other variants will have an advanced dual-clutch automatic gearbox with six-speed units. Exact fuel economy is not known for now but diesel engine is expected to offer better mileage. This car features an all-wheel drive system that provides a great driving performance.
2017 VW Passat: Release Date and Price
Even though details regarding exact release date and price of 2017 VW Passat is not available as of now, it is expected to offer a competitive pricing with $ 22 000 being its starting price. It is expected to be released in fourth quarter of 2016.