The 2012 Volkswagen Passat Alltrack, which can be ordered in some European countries, comes in front-wheel drive versions and four-wheel drive. Both drive versions, which is designed for higher towing capacity and for handling offroad situations. That’s why Volkswagen is exclusively using the strong pair-turbo engines-two petrol (TSI) and two diesel (TDI) engines.
2012 Volkswagen Passat Alltrack Fuel Consumption
The 2012 Volkswagen Passat Alltrack petrol engine producing 118 kW/160 PS and 155 kW/210 PS and two turbodiesel 103 kW/140 PS and 125 kW/170 PS. Both TDIs always come in versions BlueMotion Technology (BMT)-ie, the Stop/Start system and a way of recovering energy from braking. The most powerful Alltrack versions, the 170 PS TDI and the 210 PS TSI, have standard permanent four-wheel drive (4MOTION), an electronic transverse differential lock (XDS) and dual clutch transmission (DSG). For the 2012 Volkswagen Passat Alltrack with a 140 hp TDI, Volkswagen offers AWD as an option. How efficient engines Passat Alltrack work together with the intelligently controlled 4MOTION all-wheel drive is illustrated by the two TDI: the combined fuel consumption of the 140 PS version is 5.7 l/100 km low (equivalent to 150 g/km CO2), while the 170 hp version reaches a value of 5.9 l/100 km (155 g/km of CO2). When driven by unpredictable terrain, the engine is protected by a solid engine skid (TWU) sheet steel. The TWU protects the engine, gearbox, oil pan, exhaust system (front) and various hoses from damage.
The program offroad driving standard underlines the fact that the 2012 Volkswagen Passat Alltrack cross between tourism and SUV worlds. In essence, dynamic and care for offroad driving the vehicle with the push of a button key systems is tuned. These systems include ABS (with threshold control range is increased so that a piece of stone or gravel accumulates in front of the tire to improve braking), Hill Descent Assist, reducing differential locks (EDS), the accelerator pedal characteristic and DSG (with elevated points of change and no automatic upshift in manual mode). So far, Volkswagen has offered only programs off-road driving in the SUV as the Tiguan and Touareg. Now, the system is making its debut for the first time in a classic passenger car-in the 2012 Volkswagen Passat Alltrack.
2012 Volkswagen Passat Alltrack Capacity
The 2012 Volkswagen Passat Alltrackis exactly the same length as the Passat Estate at 4,771 mm, and 1,820 mm width is identical despite the flares and wheel. Offroad vehicle key parameters are interesting: compared to the Passat Estate, its ground clearance has been increased from 135-165 mm. Frontage angle increased from 13.5 to 16 degrees, and in the rear, the output angle was increased from 11.9 to 13.6 degrees. Another parameter that is no less important in situations off-road ramp angle is crossing a hill, this value was improved from 9.5 to 12.8 degrees.
The 2012 Volkswagen Passat Alltrack has a maximum load capacity of 656 kg (Alltrack with 103 kW/140 PS). Other key parameters Alltrack cargo space of 0.72 m height and 0.83 m step inside height, 1.0 m in width between the wheel arches. 1.3 m:’s largest cargo area width. When the rear seat is folded down, the length of the loading area Passat Alltrack load increases to an impressive 1.94 m. The load capacity when loaded to the lower edge of the windows is 603 liters. When all the space behind the backs of the front seats is filled to the ceiling inside the Passat Alltrack, including 90 liters spare wheel recess, spacious vehicle can handle 1731 liters of cargo. A network partition can be mounted behind the first or second row of seats.
2012 Volkswagen Passat Alltrack Additional Features
The 2012 Volkswagen Passat Alltrack has a number of features in addition to its program of off-road driving, Hill Climb Assist and Hill Descent Assist, chassis designed specifically for offroad Alltrack and the appearance of your body. Include the new’Valley’type alloy wheels 17-inch monitor tire pressure. Designed in “Matt Chrome” in the Passat Alltrack are the window surrounds, mirror housings and door trim strips of the radiator grille. Standard roof rails are anodized silver. Standard exterior features include guards below front and rear body in stainless steel look and front fog lights. chrome exhaust pipes are visible on the outside (twin tailpipes on the left for vehicles with up to 160 hp, an exhaust pipe to left and one to the right from 170 PS).
2012 Volkswagen Passat Alltrack Interior
The 2012 Volkswagen Passat Alltrack interior design is characterized by features such as sill plates in stainless steel with the signature of “ALLTRACK’, comfort seats with side support panels in Alcantara interior, interior trim’Titan’silver, aluminum-look pedals and automatic climate control. Moreover, the Passat Alltrack offers a set of uncompromising safety features, including the new fatigue detection system.