The Volkswagen was always known for making vehicles which are loaded with performance and modern features both in exterior and interior. The 2017 VW Passat version was launched which is basically an upgraded and wagon version of basic Passat. The Alltrack version is one of those models that are designed for the family purpose having all qualities of mid-size sedan. It is more than a genuine wagon as it exhibits above average off-road capability and has more than few tricks its sleeve.
2017 VW Passat – Exterior and Interior
The 2017 VW Passat version is basically a wagon lineup of this popular mid-sized sedan. The Alltrack version rides 1.1 inches higher than the normal model which will help it in off road condition. The chassis are much stronger than its previous models and can tow up to 4900 pounds. The front portion of the car comes with an identical stripy grille with chrome linings, razor sharp LED headlight with high projection lower LED strip, rectangular fog lamp, weather sensing technology in intermittent wiper with variable speed and body colored bumper.
The side part of the car includes chrome roof rails, body colored door handle, two-tone side mirror with integrated side indicator, heated side mirror, lower black panel, black wheel arch, tinted side glasses and the panoramic sunroof. The whole mid section is inspired from Volkswagen Passat Wagon lineup. It will have the standard 17-inch alloy wheels but 18 and 19 inches will also be available. The rear part of the car doesn’t differ much from the original wagon but it is tweaked with a lot of minor modification.
The whole back end part gives out an authentic wagon portrayal. It has a body colored rear bumper, black lower panel with chrome finish skid plates, cargo tie down, rear defogger, rear wiper, automatic foldable antenna, rear privacy glass and large LED taillight.
The 2017 VW Passat Alltrack version would come up with a long upgraded cabin so that it can make a new definition of wagon. The seats will have high quality leather-based upholstery with metallic highlights, power adjustable front row and second row, power lumbar support for both driver and passenger and reclining facility. The two angular dash panels enhance the cabin design and it has air vents which in turn stretch out all through whole panel. The other amenities includes 8 inch LED touch screen panel, ambient lighting, trip computer and many other advanced features.
2017 VW Passat – Engine Specs
The 2017 VW Passat would be presented with the option of five different engines. These engines are 1.8 liter, 2 liter, V-6 engine that are capable of producing 170 hp, 150 hp and 280 hp. There will be two TDI power units which will also produce good performance. The base level trims would get six-speed manual while the top-tier trims will get six-speed automatic dual clutch gearbox.
There EPA rating hasn’t been released but it is estimated that it would be around 30 mpg in city and 41 mpg on the highway.
2017 VW Passat – Release Date and Price
The price will range from $ 22,000 to $ 36,000. This model will appear at authorized dealers in early 2017.