has been submitted in the United States facelift Volkswagen Passat . This presentation does not come at the best moment later discovered that the German automaker had falsified their approval of diesel engines in this country. Apart from this, the renewal of the sedan brings slight alterations aesthetic level and a new interior with more technology.
Outside is more striking thanks to front and rear bumper redesigned. The headlights are slimmer and has a four-bar grille. The rear stands out for having a more European style and includes LED lights. For the first time R-Line kit with bumpers and skirts well sportier rear diffuser with black accents is offered. It also includes alloy wheels 19 inches .
Turning to the interior, has been improved and provides a more sophisticated image with higher quality materials. The instrument panel and steering wheel are new and offer system infotainment MIB II Auto compatible with Android, Apple and MirrorLink carplay. Optional equipment such as heated rear seats and keyless entry, open the trunk to move your foot is provided below.
The Volkswagen Passat 2016 features a number of driving aids and security systems. Among others are the post-collision system automatic braking, adaptive cruise control, Forward Collision Warning with autonomous emergency braking, blind spot monitor, warning of involuntary change lanes, Park Assist and peripheral vision cameras .
This model will be offered in the United States with three engines. It will be the turbocharged gasoline 1.8 TSI four-cylinder with 170 horsepower. Also the four-cylinder diesel 2.0 TDI offers 150 hp, but has temporarily stopped selling these engines due to the scandal with the EPA. Finally, as the range-topping petrol offers 3.6 liter VR6 with 280 horses .
The 2016 Volkswagen Passat will go on sale in the US later this year . The base price is the same as in the previous model, with the 1.8 TSI engine variant with automatic transmission and six-speed from $ 22,440 (about 20,100 euros).
Source – Volkswagen
From 26,630 euro
Now since 24,550 euro
Article 2016 Volkswagen Passat, facelift for the saloon in America has originally been published in Current Motor.