2003 Volkswagen Passat GL specs & colors

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2003 Volkswagen Passat GL

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Color options


Slate Blue


Crystal Blue

Cypress / Dark Cypress



EPA Classification Mid-Size
Spare Wheel Size 15 x 6 in
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Size 15 x 6 in
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Size 15 x 6 in
Front Wheel Material Steel
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) N/A
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 170 @ 5900
Displacement 1.8L/109
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 166 @ 1950
Engine Type Gas I4
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined N/A
Cruising Range - City 360.80 mi
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy 31 MPG
Fuel Economy Est-Combined N/A MPG
Estimated Battery Range N/A mi
Cruising Range - Hwy 508.40 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - City N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy N/A
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City 22 MPG
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.70
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.44
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again Not Available
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.78
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.43
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03
Trans Type 5
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.18
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Not Available
Suspension Type - Rear Independent
Suspension Type - Front Four-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Torsion Beam
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 9.6 x 0.39 in
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Not Available
Brake Type Pwr
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line) N/A
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 11.3 x 0.98 in
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx 16.4 gal
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx N/A gal
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb 37.4 ft
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.3
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall N/A ft
Rear Tire Size P195/65HR15
Spare Tire Size P195/65HR15
Front Tire Size P195/65HR15
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. N/A lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. N/A lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. N/A lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. N/A lbs
Base Curb Weight 3212 lbs
Passenger Volume 95 ft³
Min Ground Clearance 5.8 in
Front Leg Room 41.5 in
Trunk Volume 15 ft³
Length, Overall 185.2 in
Track Width, Front 59.6 in
Wheelbase 106.4 in
Second Hip Room 56.7 in
Front Head Room 39.7 in
Second Head Room 37.8 in
Front Hip Room 57.7 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors 68.7 in
Liftover Height N/A in
Track Width, Rear 59.6 in
Second Shoulder Room 54.6 in
Second Leg Room 35.3 in
Front Shoulder Room 55.8 in
Passenger Capacity 5
Height, Overall 57.6 in
Traction control-inc: Anti-slip regulation (ASR) Standard
Anti-intrusion side door beams Standard
Independent torsion beam axle rear suspension Standard
90-amp alternator Standard
Driver/front passenger airbag supplemental restraint system Standard
Front seatback storage pockets Standard
Dual illuminated visor vanity mirrors w/covers Standard
Daytime running lights Standard
Dual-note horn Standard
Instrumentation-inc: speedometer, odometer, trip odometer, tachometer, fuel/ temp gauges, warning lights, digital clock, brake wear indicator Standard
Multi-function trip computer-inc: trip time/length, average speed/fuel consumption, outside temp Standard
Cruise control Standard
Digital electronic ignition w/dual knock sensors Standard
Full-size spare tire Standard
Child safety locks on rear doors Standard
Fully reclining velour front bucket seats w/adjustable headrests, lumbar support Standard
Traction control-inc: Anti-slip regulation (ASR) Standard
Pwr 4-wheel disc brakes w/vented front Standard
Front/rear telescopic gas shock absorbers Standard
Body-color pwr heated side mirrors Standard
4-spoke padded tilt steering wheel w/height-adjustable telescopic steering column Standard
Front/rear seat belt emergency tensioning retractors Standard
Pwr windows-inc: driver-side 1-touch up/down feature, pinch protection Standard
4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) Standard
ULEV Certified (1.8L engine/5-speed manual trans) Standard
Body-color body-side moldings Standard
(2) front/(2) rear reading lights Standard
Electronic Differential Lock (EDL) Standard
P195/65HR15 all-season SBR tires Standard
Headlights-on warning tone Standard
Tinted green glass Standard
Side Curtain Protection Standard
60/40 split folding rear seat-inc: adjustable headrests, center armrest Standard
15" x 6.0" steel wheels w/full wheel covers Standard
1.8L DOHC SMPI 20-valve I4 turbocharged engine Standard
Black grille w/center logo Standard
Body-color bumpers w/black lower section Standard
Front door storage pockets w/rubber liners Standard
Front/rear carpeted floor mats Standard
Fully carpet-lined luggage compartment w/light Standard
Rear seat interlock Standard
Premium AM/FM stereo w/cassette/CD player-inc: (8) speakers, CD changer control Standard
Theft-deterrent steering column Standard
Internal emergency release trunk handle w/location reflector Standard
Pwr rack & pinion steering Standard
16.4 gallon fuel tank Standard
Daytime running lights Standard
Body-color door handles Standard
12-volt pwr outlet in trunk Standard
Front/rear coil springs/stabilizer bars Standard
Rear heating/air conditioning ducts Standard
Molded door trim w/velour inserts Standard
Remote keyless entry Standard
Gray-tinted upper windshield stripe Standard
5-speed manual transmission w/OD Standard
Audible/visible anti-theft vehicle alarm system for doors/hood/trunk/radio/ starter Standard
Full-size steel spare wheel Standard
City 22/hwy 31 (1.8L engine/5-speed manual trans) Standard
Driver/front passenger side-impact airbags Standard
Clutch/starter interlock Standard
Collapsible steering column Standard
Pwr remote trunk/fuel door releases Standard
Air conditioning w/dust/pollen filters Standard
Slidable folding front center armrest w/storage compartment Standard
Front/rear passenger assist handles Standard
CD changer preparation-inc: wiring harness, mounting shelf in trunk Standard
Front color-keyed 3-point height-adjustable seat belts Standard
Front wheel drive Standard
Integrated armrests in door panels Standard
Center console-inc: front/rear ash trays, (2) cup holders Standard
Child seat lower attachment points & top tether, rear outboard seating positions (LatCH) Standard
Front center dome light w/time delay Standard
Central pwr locking system-inc: automatic door locks, key-operated window open/close, selective unlocking at driver door Standard
2-speed windshield wipers w/variable intermittent wipe feature Standard
80 amp/hr battery Standard
Rear color-keyed outboard 3-point seat belts Standard
Immobilizer theft-deterrent system Standard
4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) Standard
Front four-link suspension Standard
Illuminated lockable glove box Standard
(4) trunk tie-down hooks Standard
Rear window defroster Standard

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