Passat can be easily recognized by the chrome grille.In China presented the new generation Volkswagen Passat, but it is not the Passat as we know, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to Аvtodream.
The European version differs from the one sold in America and China.
The main difference between “Chinese” was it’s length, and it continues to grow, which is very important for the local market. Thus, the model has grown from 4 872 mm to 4 mm. 933 Moreover, the European version with a length of 4 mm. 767 in Addition became longer and the wheelbase increased from 2 803 to 2 mm 871 mm.
Chinese Passat can be easily recognized by the chrome grille, as well as additional Windows in the rear rack, which is not “European”.
However, the engine lineup remained unchanged, and is still represented two-liter TSI engines develop capacity to 186 and 220 horsepower. A couple of them will operate the seven-speed robotized transmission. Later the dealers will have a version with a 1.4-liter turbo engine at 150 horsepower, and later will be a plug-in hybrid.
In the list of standard and optional equipment, Chinese “Passat” include the availability of full-led optics (in regular equipment), the matrix of adaptive optics (optional), multimedia information system with display of 9.2 inch, fully-digital instrument panel, a system of circular video review, seats with massage and ventilation, the projection on the windshield, a panoramic roof and electric tailgate drive.
The American version will be submitted soon, and may get a few differences from its counterpart from China. At least there can be a new motor line, and also changes the configuration and a list of options.
In China from January to August of 2018 Volkswagen Passat has sold 122 039 of vehicles, which is 15.7% higher compared with the first eight months of last year.