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2018-2019 Volkswagen Passat Alltrack – almost crossover

For the first time on a broad review of the model 2018-2019 Volkswagen Passat Alltrack was exhibited in the winter of , at the Tokyo Motor Show in Russia Yaponii.V 2018-2019 Volkswagen Passat Alltrack motorists became available in the summer of to as low as 1.529 million rubles. Our review will try to find out how customers addressed to model and why do we need a station wagon.

This car was the product of deliberate marketing move experts of one of the leaders of the world automotive industry – 2018-2019 Volkswagen company, which like all the competitors in the automobile business succumbed to modern fashion trends for crossovers, and because their companies and so the line is not enough. Note that the 2018-2019 Volkswagen Passat Oltrek – in fact not a crossover, and the usual wagon, but with increased ground clearance and all-wheel drive transmission.

Let’s start with the appearance of the universal car, Alltrack able to move on to the manufacturer, for quite impassable sections of the road, inaccessible to the ordinary the 2018-2019 Volkswagen the Passat , and a position in this enormous trunk.

The platform for universal Passat Alltrack borrowed from the Passat B7 Variant, but both models have a lot of differences from each other. First of all, attention is drawn to the protection of unpainted plastic bodywork around the perimeter of the crossover, affecting thresholds, bumpers and wheel arches, big wheels with tires 225/50 R17 installed standard or 225/45 R 18 are available as an option. Car wheels offered exclusively aluminum – Valley 7Jx17 and Canyon 8Jx18.

Front model has a very aggressive look, all due to the fact that it received a slightly modified lower air intake and protective stainless steel skid.

Side Passat Alltrack and donor virtually indistinguishable. But the off-road version of the feed wagon, thanks to the powerful protection of the lower part of the bumper of stainless steel and diluted to the sides of the fairing rear pipes of the exhaust system, demonstrates the solidity and indicates the presence of a powerful engine under the hood.
A few design touches – and Alltrack has a pleasant, original and noticeably refreshed appearance. The external dimensions of the body of the versatile off-road version by installing the original shock absorbers, coil springs and stabilizer struts are slightly different from the size of the donor, but only in height.

  • Body dimensions 2018-2019 Volkswagen Passat Alltrack -: 4771 mm long, 1820 mm wide, 1550 mm high, 2710 mm wheelbase, 165 mm ground clearance (clearance), front track – 1549 mm, rear track – 1531 mm. Machine weight in running order 1707 kg, load capacity – 638 mm Fuel tank capacity – 68 liters.
  • Alluding to the off-road performance 2018-2019 Volkswagen representatives emphasize the parameters geometric cross body Alltrack: approach angle – 16 degrees, departure angle – 13.6 degrees, the angle of the ramp surmounted – 12.8 degrees.
  • The choice of colors for the body consists of ten variants: Candy (white) and Urano (gray), Metallic – Black Oak (brown), Iron (Gray), Light Brown (dark brown), Night Blue (blue), The Reflex and Tungsten ( silver), as well as Iceland and pearl gray Deep (black pearl).

The interior of the off-road wagon-crossover Passat Olltrek exactly the sample – year repeats the usual versatile interior B7. Determine that you are in the off-road version of the Passat saloon help Alltrack inscription at the base of the center console and cover, stainless steel sill of the front and rear doors with the same eloquent inscription.

Decorated interior Olltreka, as befits a car from Wolfsburg, at a high level. Quality ergonomics, incredible comfort seats allowing rustic feel to the driver and passengers even after the forced march of several hundred kilometers (whether in the first or second row located the man, it will be really comfortable, convenient and comfortable). A large number of nice features that allow car owners to fully enjoy the driving: dual-zone climate control, mutifunktsionalnoe steering wheel with telescopic adjustment and finish the rim wheel, electric adjustment of driver’s seat, heated front seats, heated and power mirrors with auto-folding function, parking brake on the electronic control, underride system, ESP, ABS, ASR, EDS, XDS (electronic differential lock), audio system RCD 310 (radio CD MP3 c AUX-IN and 8 Mew speakers), heated windshield, stylish instrument panel with multi-function screen Plus on-board computer, central locking with proprietary signaling (interior control, protection and towing autonomous siren) tracking system for signs of driver fatigue, rain and tire pressure sensors. This is the only rich equipment Comfortline equipment for the new 2018-2019 Volkswagen Passat Alltrack – the Year of Russian buyers.

Motorists, for which this set of equipment may seem insufficient, offers an extensive list of options: a steering wheel with gearshift paddles for changing gear, trim leather Napa or Vienna is, the front comfort seats with electric settings (ventilation and massage) or sports seats with an even more pronounced profile and lateral support (electric in 12 directions, driver memory settings, positions and massage), assistant parallel and perpendicular parking park Assist with ParkPilot system, keyless entry and engine start button.

The tailgate, panoramic sunroof and retractable tow hitch fitted with electric drive, the Multimedia package with a 6.5-inch touch screen to control the radio navigation system RNS 510 (multimedia, navigation, rear-view camera), a choice of decoration options (wood, aluminum, stainless steel) .

Quite a large luggage compartment 2018-2019 Volkswagen Passat Alltrack accommodate from 588 liters with its passengers in the second row, and if you fold the rear seats, it is possible to have 1716 liters of cargo volume. Trunk length up to the backs of the second row of seats – 1133 mm, to backs of seats of the first row – 1941 mm, width of the luggage compartment between the wheel arches – 1003 mm, trunk height to the level of the glass – 480 mm, loading height from the road surface to the level of the floor of the luggage compartment – 831 mm.

Specifications: off-road version of the station wagon had branded all-wheel drive 4Motion system with Haldex clutch. This system has proved to be excellent when working on other models of the company, in particular, on the 2018-2019 Volkswagen the Tiguan . Provided Release Alltrack and front-wheel drive, but exclusively for the European market.
Powertrains for the Passat Alltrack with all-wheel drive, there are two: on petrol – a 2.0-liter TSI with 210 hp, and diesel TDI of 2.0 liters, which develops 170 hp. Transmission – 6-speed DSG with a pair of clutch plates.
A car with front-wheel drive get petrol TSI 1,8 (160 hp) and diesel TDI 2,0 to 140 hp, plus a 6-speed box-mechanics. The car with the engine in the SL 140 can be optional all-wheel drive is offered.

For Russia, will be available only VW Passat Alltrack with the gasoline 2.0-liter Quartet 2,0 TSI (210 hp 280 Nm) with 4Motion CAT-6 DSG, the remaining motors will delight customers in Europe only.
Availability under the hood of 210 German horses, robotised gearbox and 4Motion transmission enable wagon curb weight of more than 1.7 tones accelerate to 100 mph in 7.8 seconds and 212 mph to gain maximum speed. Passport fuel consumption data indicate gasoline consumption by 6.8 liters to 11.5, with an average figure of 8.5 liters. Real average fuel consumption, according to the testimony of the onboard computer is 10 liters with a quiet measured driving up to 13-14 liters with the active driving with dynamic acceleration and speed at 180 mph.

As regards the conduct Passat Alltrack on the road, it is worth noting the high suspension density (who does not like poor quality of road surface, and the pits of medium and large size according to the deaf, but distinct strikes). Because growing up clearance test-drive Passat Oltreka demonstrates noticeable body roll of the car in high-speed cornering, when compared with the B7-rounder, but they are not critical. The machine is very responsive steering, the available smart dampers able to vary the degree of rigidity, thanks to this set of predictable behavior in all of its drive modes. Engine with strong potential and sensitive DSG gearbox allows carefree feel on any road and in all driving conditions on the roads paved. In general, the difference in the behavior on the road and when driving through the city between ordinary 2018-2019 Volkswagen Passat station wagon, and off-road version Alltrack reveal very difficult, especially because in standard mode is transmitted to the rear wheels only 10% of torque.
We are interested in the behavior of the 2018-2019 Volkswagen Passat Alltrack is asphalt pavement. Suspension with modest moves free even with a slight change of the relief post wheel area. The car with diagonal hanging wheels copes easily, continuing to move forward with confidence, – good electronics is able to transfer to the rear wheels up to 100% torque. In practice, even if the activation mode Offroad (one click change the engine tuning, gearbox and all-wheel drive off-road) wagon with increased ground clearance is able to cope only with light off-road. Storm frank dirt, virgin snow or sandy beach is recommended not to try, otherwise the vehicle release from captivity of natural will not work without help.
So, as we said above, 2018-2019 Volkswagen Passat Alltrack fact – just another product marketinovy ​​German manufacturer. The stylish and manly appearance, quality and richly equipped inside, but totally helpless outside of paved roads.

Should I buy a 2018-2019 Volkswagen Passat Alltrack 2.0 TSI DSG 4Motion Comfortline equipment in for the price of 1,529,000 rubles, if for the same price you can buy an ordinary station wagon 2018-2019 Volkswagen Passat Variant 2.0 TSI DSG 4Motion, but in a richer version Highline? Yes, crossover body kit will not, but ground clearance of 165 mm in stock.

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