Every still remembers about the emissions scandal Volkswagen was involved. However, they were only the manufacturer that were most targeted. Others had the same problem. So, even though they made this mistake, it’s time to also remember that they have always provided us with good vehicles. Although the Passat isn’t the best choice for everyone, the truth is that it still is a great car.
The VW Passat hasn’t always been the fist choice for many people. However, throughout the years, VW has been adding little changes and tweaks and the new 2018 Volkswagen Passat is better than ever.
Although the Passat has never been the favorite model in their segment, the truth is that VW has always provided us with quality cars. So, what does the 2018 Volkswagen Passat comes with? What are the main changes?
2018 Volkswagen Passat Release Date
According to most rumors, The 2018 Volkswagen Passat will be released during the fourth quarter of 2017. If this model was one of the most famous ones, we should expect the release date to be sooner. However, since we’re talking about the 2018 Volkswagen Passat, the release date should only be in November or even December.
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2018 Volkswagen Passat Price
We believe that the new 2018 Volkswagen Passat will, in fact, decrease their prices a bit. we are expecting to see the base price of the standard model as low as $24,000. This should be VW’s attempt to brush off their past.
2018 Volkswagen Passat Redesign and Changes
In what concerns to the exterior look of the new 2018 Volkswagen Passat, you should expect to see a fresh, clean, and modern look. You should be able to see some changes on the front with a slightly redesigned grille and some newer headlamps. The bumpers should also be restyled.
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2018 Volkswagen Passat Specs
Again, there are no confirmations whatsoever to what you will see under the hood. However, and according to most rumors, you should be able to get only gas models since the manufacturer already stated that they won’t push their “clean diesel” technology to the US.
We believe that the 2018 Volkswagen Passat will come with a 1.8-litter 4-cylinder turbo that is able to produce 170 of horsepower and 184 of torque, and a 1.8-liter 4-cylinder turbo engine that is capable of producing 280 of horsepower and 258 of torque.
We don’t expect any radical change in the engines. However, Volkswagen can decide to tweak these engines a bit to make sure they are more fuel efficient.
2018 Volkswagen Passat Interior
In what concerns with the interior of the 2018 Volkswagen Passat, you should definitely expect to see a lot of equipment and the latest technology available. As always, this should depend on the trim level that you choose. Some of the options of the new 2018 Volkswagen Passat should include auto LED headlights, automatic wipers, keyless entry and start, rear view camera, anti-collision with auto emergency braking, lane keeping assist, adaptive cruise control, USB connectivity, Bluetooth, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, among others.