German automaker 2018-2019 Volkswagen has declassified the eighth generation of the sedan and station wagon Passat family.
The technology, which has become more compact and lighter than its predecessor, has received a large list of equipment and power line of nine gasoline and diesel turbo units.
Moreover, for the first time to model hybrid propulsion system will be offered.
At the heart of the new generation 2018-2019 Volkswagen Passat is a modular platform MQB, which also built the latest Golf.
Thanks to a new chassis the car’s weight down to 85 kilograms (up to 1312-year-kg in the version with 1.4-liter unit).
The length of the vehicle reaches 476.7 centimeters, a width of 183.2 cm, the height is limited to a mark of 145.6 centimeters.
This shorter, wider and lower than its predecessor to 0.2 cm, 1.2 cm and 1.4 cm, respectively.
The length of the wheelbase grew to 279.1 centimeters (add 8 cm), because of which the front and rear overhangs decreased respectively by 1.3 and 6.7 centimeters.
Despite the fact that the model compared with its predecessor lost in size, in the cabin increased 3.3 centimeters of space.
In addition, increased capacity, and 2018-2019 Volkswagen Passat luggage compartment – up to 586 in a sedan-five gallons (21 liters was added), and the versatile 650-year-liters (47 liters) in normal state until the 1780 five liters with rear seats folded .
As mentioned above, in the power range of new items will include nine units.
The petrol range of the German automaker has included a 1.4-liter engine with two power options – 125 and 150 horsepower.
This is followed by a 1.8-liter 180-hp engine and a 2.0-liter engine with an impact of 220 and 280 horsepower.
The range of diesel engines will include a 1.6-liter 120-horsepower engine and three 2.0-liter engines with different power – up to 150, 190 and 240 horsepower.
All units have received Start-Stop function and regenerative braking system and will be paired with either a mechanical 6-band transmission, or a 7-step “robot” with double clutch.
The Germans claim that these motors have become more environmentally friendly and more economical by about 20 percent.
Note also that the family 2018-2019 Volkswagen Passat for the first time will receive a hybrid modification, where the battery can be recharged from an ordinary power.
The hybrid plant, which will include an internal combustion engine capacity of 1.4 liter, 80-kilowatt electric motor and power lithium-ion battery capacity of 9.9 kW / h, will be able to develop a total capacity of about 211-year-horsepower.
On electricity alone, the hybrid version will be able to travel up to 50 kilometers.
The new generation 2018-2019 Volkswagen Passat replaced xenon front optics to LED and to equip the machine appeared system circular view, as well as automatic parking attendant, which is able to park the car in parallel or perpendicular to the curb.
In addition, as an option for the model will be available to a number of additional systems – namely, the braking before the pedestrians, the degree of driver fatigue monitoring, control tiering movement, recognition of road signs, and active cruise control.
In addition, instead of the analog dials for a fee, you can install a fully digital instrument panel, which is a TFT-screen with a diagonal of 12.3 inches.
On it will display a variety of information – from readings tachometer and speedometer to the navigation system maps.
And yet, 2018-2019 Volkswagen Passat 2015 model year will receive a new multimedia complex Discover Pro with a 10-gigabyte hard drive, Bluetooth and USB port.
Presumably in the next year the family 2018-2019 Volkswagen Passat replenish version prefixed with CC and off-road modification Alltrack.
In Germany, orders for the new product will take on July 10th of this year.
The cost of a sedan starts at the level of 25 875 euros, and for the wagon will have to pay at least 25,950 euros.