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1998 Volkswagen Passat specs & colors

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1998 Volkswagen Passat

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EPA Classification Sub-Compact
Rear Wheel Size 16 x 6.5 in
Front Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Size 16 x 6.5 in
Front Wheel Size 16 x 6.5 in
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) N/A
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 122 @ 2600
Displacement 2.0L/121
Engine Type Gas I4
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 115 @ 5200
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy 29 MPG
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined N/A
Estimated Battery Range N/A mi
Cruising Range - Hwy 420.50 mi
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City 23 MPG
EPA MPG Equivalent - City N/A
Fuel Economy Est-Combined N/A MPG
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy N/A
Cruising Range - City 333.50 mi
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.06
Trans Description Cont. Again Not Available
Trans Type 5
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.24
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.94
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.30
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Torsion-Beam
Suspension Type - Rear Independent
Suspension Type - Front Independent
Brake ABS System Not Available
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Not Available
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line) N/A
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness Not Available in
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 10.1 x 0.79 in
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx 14.5 gal
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx N/A gal
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb 35.4 ft
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall N/A ft
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) N/A
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Front Tire Size P205/55HR16
Rear Tire Size P205/55HR16
Spare Tire Size P205/55HR16
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. Not Available lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. Not Available lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. Not Available lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. Not Available lbs
Base Curb Weight 2712 lbs
Track Width, Front 59.6 in
Front Leg Room 39.4 in
Track Width, Rear 58.7 in
Second Shoulder Room 49.4 in
Front Hip Room N/A in
Liftover Height N/A in
Min Ground Clearance 4.4 in
Front Head Room 41.3 in
Front Shoulder Room 52.8 in
Wheelbase 98.9 in
Passenger Capacity 4
Width, Max w/o mirrors 67.9 in
Second Hip Room N/A in
Trunk Volume 12.0 ft³
Length, Overall 161.1 in
Passenger Volume 84.3 ft³
Height, Overall 59.5 in
Second Leg Room 33.0 in
Second Head Room 36.7 in
Fully lined carpeted luggage compartment w/molded trunk lid trim Standard
16" x 6.5" black steel wheels w/full wheel covers Standard
Daytime running lights Standard
Full folding rear seat w/"ring style" outboard headrests Standard
Headlamps-on warning tone Standard
Independent track correcting torsion-beam axle rear suspension Standard
Front wheel drive Standard
Remote fuel filler release Standard
Air conditioning w/pollen/odor filter Standard
Independent front Macpherson strut suspension Standard
Remote pwr hatch release Standard
Luggage compartment light Standard
P205/55HR16 all-season SBR tires Standard
1 front/2 rear passenger assist handles Standard
Color-keyed carpeted floor mats Standard
Clutch/starter interlock Standard
Roof mounted amplified antenna Standard
Radio frequency remote locking system-inc: lock, unlock, trunk release, panic buttons on transmitter Standard
AM/FM cassette stereo sound system-inc: 6-speakers, CD changer control, theft deterrent warning light Standard
Front door storage nets Standard
Dual pwr heated body-color mirrors Standard
Digital clock Standard
Front passenger seatback magazine/storage pockets Standard
2.0L SOHC SMPI I4 engine Standard
Variable intermittent windshield wipers Standard
Interior/reading lamp w/time delay Standard
Front/rear coil springs/stabilizer bars Standard
Body-color bumpers Standard
5-speed manual transmission w/OD Standard
3-spoke padded steering wheel Standard
Tinted glass Standard
City 23/hwy 29 (2.0L engine/5-speed manual trans) *Estimated* Standard
Anti-intrusion side-impact door beams Standard
Rear seat heat/air cond ducts Standard
Driver & front passenger airbag supplemental restraint system Standard
Pwr-assisted front vented disc/rear solid disc brakes Standard
Anti-theft vehicle alarm system for doors/hood/trunk/radio/starter interrupt Standard
Front/rear integrated armrests in door/side panels Standard
Pwr-assisted rack & pinion steering Standard
Daytime running lamps Standard
Digital electronic ignition w/knock sensor Standard
Halogen projector beam headlamps w/clear polycarbonate lenses Standard
Body-color door handles Standard
90 amp alternator Standard
Driver & front passenger side impact airbags Standard
3-point front/rear seat belts w/emergency locking retractors Standard
Illuminated locking glove box w/interior shelf Standard
Instrumentation-inc: speedometer, tachometer, odometer, trip odometer, fuel gauge, warning lights Standard
Dual illuminated covered visor vanity mirrors Standard
Front telescopic/rear gas telescopic shock absorbers Standard
Open door warning reflectors Standard
Central pwr locking system-inc: selective door unlocking Standard
Body-color rocker panel moldings Standard
CD changer prep Standard
Front seat belt emergency tensioning retractors/height adjusters Standard
60 amp/hr battery Standard
Elect rear window defroster Standard
Full-size spare tire Standard
Fully reclining "Primus" velour front seats-inc: height adjustment, "ring style" headrests, "easy entry" system Standard
Center console-inc: 3-front/1-rear beverage holders, 2 aux pwr outlets Standard
Hydraulically-actuated clutch Standard
Collapsible steering column w/impact deformable steering wheel Standard
Leatherette molded door trim w/body color upper sill molding Standard
Dual note horn Standard

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