2018 VW Passat Redesign
The other mid-size car is 2018 VW Passat. Besides that, the car is categorized as a large family car. Volkswagen plans to release this car in the next year 2016 with the better redesign. This car will have several touches in the powertrain and design style. The automaker offers powerful engine, so the latest VW Passat is capable to deliver better performance. Meanwhile, the new redesign of exterior and interior will be different from the previous model. Officially, the automaker has no confirmed about the 2018 VW Passat. There is speculation that the base price will go around 35.000 dollars.
2018 VW Passat Exterior and Interior
The design concept of the latest VW Passat will be enhanced, The automaker will give aggressive look for the front area. Therefore, the 2018 VW Passat will be supported with new grille and headlights. Meanwhile, the headlights will be completed with the LED technology and enriched with daytime running lights. This vehicle will come out with four seats in 21 inches. The new design is not only available better materials, but also high quality of technology system. At the centre console, we will see a 10.1 inches touch screen display. Meanwhile, among the rear seats, we will find extra 12.3 inch touch screen. In addition, the manufacturer also adds the other modern features for the display such as navigation, infotainment system and climate control settings. Compared with the previous model, the latest VW Passat will come out with better dimension size such as 116.9 inch in long wheelbase and 17 cubic feet of cargo capacity.
2018 VW Passat Engine and Performance
The report said that newest VW Passat would have better power from the better engine system. The car will use a 3.0 liter V6 direct injection engine. Ten, it will be combined with 6-speed DSG transmission and two electric motors. As the result, the engine is capable to generate outputs of 295 horsepower and 369 lb-ft of torque. For the first electric motor is cpable to produce 54 horsepower and will be sent to the front wheels. Then, second electric motor will have 114 horsepower and then will be transmitted to the rear axle. If it combined, the 2018 VW Passat will have outputs of 374 horsepower and the maximum speed of 155 mph. Then, the acceleration from 0 to 60 mph in just 5 seconds. The engine will also offer better fuel consumption of electric motor around 32 miles and the combined is 118 mpg. Therefore, we can set the maximum range around 745 miles. By front electric motor powering the rear motor, the latest VW Passat will be available for the all wheel drive. However, there is issue that the electric mode uses 114 horsepower that can hybrid model, battery charge mode, and GTE mode.