The Volkswagen Passat is a mid-sized sedan that brings out the highlights of what German automobile engineering should be, and over the years we’ve seen it improving with each new model. The Passat has become a staple for high quality, performance, and luxury all in one concept which has been appealing to both international and US consumers alike. We’re getting plenty coming in on the upcoming 2018 Volkswagen Passat, and based on our own expectations consumers will surely take notice.
The new 2018 Passat is already getting plenty of attention, and rightfully so when looking at both consumer and analyst expectations. The refined quality and high attention to detail are what Volkswagen has become known for, and what we’re expecting to see in the 2018 models. Refinements such as style, handling, and performance to the new mid-sized sedan will surely make it one of the top-selling cars on the international market.
In this preview on the new 2018 Volkswagen Passat specs, features, price, and release date for the R-Line, S, and SEL models is the most comprehensive look you’ll find anywhere.
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2018 Volkswagen Passat Specs and Features – R-Line, S, and SEL Model
The new lineup of specs and features on the 2018 Passat will continue on the current trend of offering consumers a high-quality family mid-sized sedan with luxury, performance, and comfort in mind. The new Passat will offer a wide array of standard and optional features that bring out the best in quality for safety, performance, styling, and much more.
We’re hearing a slight enhancement to the visual aspects of the 2018 Passat exterior is on the way including a slightly wider front-end making it sleeker, LED accent lighting throughout, superior craftsmanship, and much more. There will be a turbocharged and V6 engine option along with along with a higher end 2018 Volkswagen Passat Limited Edition model.
On the inside we’re likely to see a rearview camera, heated and ventilated front seats, alloy wheels, push to start, keyless entry, leatherette seats, and a touchscreen display. Safety will once again be a focus which may include lane change assist, crash avoidance front and side impact sensors, rearview camera, automatic braking, rain sensing wipers, and much more.
The 2018 VW Passat engine specs are believed to include a 4-cylinder 2.0 litre V6 175-hp and a 280-hp 3.6 litre V6 along with a 6-speed automatic transmission. The fuel economy will be comparable with other mid-sized sedans meaning 21-26MPG/city and 29-40MPG/highway should be seen.
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2018 Volkswagen Passat Price and Release Date – R-Line, S, and SEL Model
The new 2018 Passat will be competitively priced for a German import but will be priced slightly more than other imports. Below, we have all the details on the expected launch price for all 2018 models.
|2018 Volkswagen Passat R-Line Price||Starting at $24,500|
|2018 Volkswagen Passat S Price||Starting at $22,800|
|2018 Volkswagen Passat SEL Price||Starting at $30,900|
With expectations, the 2018 Volkswagen Passat release date here in the US will during the early 4th quarter of 2017 it comes as no surprise. All 2017 VW cars and SUV’s are expected to arrive during the fall or winter with consumer availability in other markets including Germany and Europe earlier than the US launch. With an official unveiling of the 2018 VW Passat likely to come during the spring or summer, the official announcement is likely to follow.
We’ll continue to bring in the latest rumours and confirmations on the 2018 Volkswagen Passat specs, features, price, and release date as soon as it comes in.
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