2019 Subaru Forester vs 2019 Volkswagen Passat Alltrack

2019 Subaru Forester or 2019 Volkswagen Passat Alltrack? Which vehicle is better and which one deserves your trust? We’ll try to learn it today by comparing these vehicles in terms of style, comfort, and productivity.

Exterior differences

Subaru carmaker has already revealed that their new 2019 Subaru Forester will borrow a lot from the well-known Subaru Viziv Concept. It goes to the exterior styling and the shape of headlights mainly. Subaru chooses the policy of being modern and its body will look as stylish as ever. Its overall shape is focused on sleekness. Another good thing to expect this time is flared fenders with the smooth looking grille. In addition, there’re reasons to hope for a larger size of the body.

As for Passat, it is going to take a solid and attractive shape. The vehicle will be more aggressive than Forester. You can find it means with black plastic covers around wheel arches. The bumper is more brutal now. Its mirrors are covered with chrome. You can also opt for LED lighting technologies. The protective parts of the body have been improved to make this vehicle safer.

Interior questions

2019 Subaru Forester stays practical, comfortable and convenient inside. Its seats have been reshaped so as to follow the contours of your back and make you ride less tiring. The whole cabin is significantly wider now providing enough space for legs and head as well as cargo. In addition, you can rely on top-class materials and finishes. It is promised that the vehicle will be equipped with a touchscreen which has virtual controls only.

2019 Passat Alltrack also takes care of ergonomics but it looks stricter inside. It uses finishes of high quality too. The instrument panel looks stylish and attractive. The steering wheel offers a lot of functions at hand. There separate vents for those who seat on the second row. There’s a plenty of space inside as well.

Engine choosing approach

The upcoming Subaru Forester is based on a new platform. As a result, it can use such powertrains as petrol, hybrid, plug-in hybrid and an electric one. This is why many sources say that it will be hybrid or plug-in hybrid production. Some of them say that this car will come with a turbocharged unit which outputs more than the current generation does (which is 250 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque today). It is also said that you can expect the model with CVT and AWD technologies.

When buying all new VW Passat you should rely on two TSI engines of petrol kind. They both are of direct-fuel injection kind and are equipped with Start/Stop system. In addition, we expect to see three TDIs of the turbocharged type providing 2.0 liters of displacement. The most basic engine is said to produce 150 horsepower. The most powerful unit will output around 250 horsepower. It is going to be AWD production.

2017-02-28 by Luke Widmeyer