Volkswagen recently announced the release of 2017 VW Crossblue, which will first be made available in U.S followed by other countries in the future. This much anticipated mid-sized crossover SUV will retail at $32,000.
2017 VW Crossblue Exterior and interior design
It will feature a coupe like slanting roof, and is also expected to be sold in a unique cross coupe GTE. One spokesperson from the company said that this new edition 2017 VW Crossblue will similar concepts as that which was launched at the last Detroit auto show. Nevertheless, the basic concept & design of VW would not change that much. In order to fully accommodate this SUV car, the firm has embarked on expanding its unit capacity at the Chattanooga processing plant from 150,000 to 250,000 units. This car will be sold in 6-drive models that have been selected through the competitive drive mode selector knob process.
The 2017 VW Crossblue is a hybrid vehicle which will run on front wheel drive. There are two options to choose from which include Eco and Sport submodes, as for the dimensions it would measure 196.3 inches in length, 79.3 in width and 68.2 in height. The roof has slightly been raised compared to other preceding models, thus giving passengers more headroom and space for a comfortable ride.
As for the interiors, seats have been made from high-quality leather material which also covers parts of the cabin which otherwise consists of fine wood grain. Other advanced features that can be seen include a 10.2’’ touch-screen VDT, digital driver specific information and HVAC controls displayed on the TFT screen. These gadgets offer both infotainment and entertainment to passengers on the go.
There are cameras fitted all around the car and this gives the driver a better view when reversing or pulling through narrow parking spaces. Likewise, the car has a motion detector which can alert you of objects along the way to avoid unnecessary accidents. The feature is particularly important for learners who are still practicing their driving skills. This 2017 VW Crossblue can seat 5 people though backseats can also be folded to provide more space for storing various items, you’ll never run out of space for storing your shopping goods when riding the 2017 VW Crossblue. Moreover, its extra-large tires provide enough grip to handle even the most extreme terrains.
2017 VW Crossblue Engine
When it comes engine powertrain of the 2017 VW Crossblue, it’s going to be a blend of both diesel and hybrid designs. Nevertheless, as standard the car shall come with an EA288 2 lit turbo diesel with four cylinder transmission. It will also have dual electric motors as well 6 speed DSG dual clutch auto diffusions. The car’s diesel engine can produce 190 hp and a maximum torque of 280 pounds per feet. Furthermore, the electric motor which will be mounted at the front is capable of producing an extra 54 hp and 133 pound feet torque. Preliminary tests show that this SUV will be able hit 0 to 60 mph in only 7 seconds, which is faster than other crossover SUVs found in the market.
2017 VW Crossblue Release date and Price
Though the official release date has not yet been given, it’s believed to be somewhere within the first quarter of 2017 . This much anticipated mid-sized crossover SUV will retail at $32,000.