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2003 Volkswagen Passat GLS specs & colors

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2003 Volkswagen Passat GLS

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Slate Blue


Crystal Blue

Cypress / Dark Cypress



EPA Classification Mid-Size
Front Wheel Size 15 x 7 in
Rear Wheel Size 15 x 7 in
Spare Wheel Size 15 x 7 in
Front Wheel Material Alloy
Rear Wheel Material Alloy
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) N/A
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90
Engine Type Gas I4
Displacement 1.8L/109
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 170 @ 5900
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 166 @ 1950
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy 31 MPG
Cruising Range - City 360.80 mi
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City 22 MPG
Fuel Economy Est-Combined N/A MPG
Cruising Range - Hwy 508.40 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - City N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined N/A
Estimated Battery Range N/A mi
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Trans Type 5
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
Trans Description Cont. Again Not Available
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.78
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.18
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.43
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.44
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.70
Suspension Type - Front Four-link
Suspension Type - Rear Independent
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Not Available
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Torsion Beam
Brake Type Pwr
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Brake ABS System (Second Line) N/A
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 11.3 x 0.98 in
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 9.6 x 0.39 in
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Not Available
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx 16.4 gal
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx N/A gal
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.3
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb 37.4 ft
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall N/A ft
Front Tire Size P195/65HR15
Rear Tire Size P195/65HR15
Spare Tire Size P195/65HR15
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. N/A lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. N/A lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. N/A lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. N/A lbs
Base Curb Weight 3240 lbs
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Volume 92 ft³
Front Head Room 37.8 in
Front Leg Room 41.5 in
Front Shoulder Room 55.8 in
Front Hip Room 57.7 in
Second Head Room 37.3 in
Second Leg Room 35.3 in
Second Shoulder Room 54.6 in
Second Hip Room 56.7 in
Wheelbase 106.4 in
Length, Overall 185.2 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors 68.7 in
Height, Overall 57.6 in
Track Width, Front 59.6 in
Track Width, Rear 59.6 in
Min Ground Clearance 5.8 in
Liftover Height N/A in
Trunk Volume 15 ft³
2-speed windshield wipers w/variable intermittent wipe feature Standard
4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) Standard
Daytime running lights Standard
Immobilizer theft-deterrent system Standard
Air conditioning w/dust/pollen filters Standard
Collapsible steering column Standard
Central pwr locking system-inc: automatic door locks, key-operated window open/close, selective unlocking at driver door Standard
Cruise control Standard
Front/rear seat belt emergency tensioning retractors Standard
Rear heating/air conditioning ducts Standard
Side Curtain Protection Standard
Premium AM/FM stereo w/cassette/CD player-inc: (8) speakers, CD changer control Standard
Front four-link suspension Standard
Center console-inc: front/rear ash trays, (2) cup holders Standard
Tinted green glass Standard
Front/rear passenger assist handles Standard
Pwr rack & pinion steering Standard
80 amp/hr battery Standard
Gray-tinted upper windshield stripe Standard
12-volt pwr outlet in trunk Standard
Clutch/starter interlock Standard
Child safety locks on rear doors Standard
Audible/visible anti-theft vehicle alarm system for doors/hood/trunk/radio/ starter Standard
Slidable folding front center armrest w/storage compartment Standard
Front door storage pockets w/rubber liners Standard
Pwr tilt/slide sunroof-inc: tinted glass, sunshade, pinch protection, driver door pwr convenient closing Optional
Multi-function trip computer-inc: trip time/length, average speed/fuel consumption, outside temp Standard
Theft-deterrent steering column Standard
Fully carpet-lined luggage compartment w/light Standard
15" x 7.0" alloy wheels w/anti-theft wheel locks Optional
Traction control-inc: Anti-slip regulation (ASR) Standard
Driver/front passenger side-impact airbags Standard
Integrated armrests in door panels Standard
Front/rear coil springs/stabilizer bars Standard
4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) Standard
Pwr remote trunk/fuel door releases Standard
Black grille w/center logo Standard
Driver/front passenger airbag supplemental restraint system Standard
Dual illuminated visor vanity mirrors w/covers Standard
Front/rear carpeted floor mats Standard
Traction control-inc: Anti-slip regulation (ASR) Standard
Rear color-keyed outboard 3-point seat belts Standard
Front color-keyed 3-point height-adjustable seat belts Standard
(2) front/(2) rear reading lights Standard
Rear seat interlock Standard
Dual-note horn Standard
City 22/hwy 31 (1.8L engine/5-speed manual trans) Standard
Front center dome light w/time delay Standard
5-speed manual transmission w/OD Standard
Digital electronic ignition w/dual knock sensors Standard
Front/rear telescopic gas shock absorbers Standard
Illuminated lockable glove box Standard
Body-color pwr heated side mirrors Standard
Pwr windows-inc: driver-side 1-touch up/down feature, pinch protection Standard
Independent torsion beam axle rear suspension Standard
Daytime running lights Standard
ULEV Certified (1.8L engine/5-speed manual trans) Standard
Pwr 4-wheel disc brakes w/vented front Standard
Headlights-on warning tone Standard
Instrumentation-inc: speedometer, odometer, trip odometer, tachometer, fuel/ temp gauges, warning lights, digital clock, brake wear indicator Standard
Full-size spare tire Standard
Child seat lower attachment points & top tether, rear outboard seating positions (LatCH) Standard
Front seatback storage pockets Standard
Bumper-integrated front fog lamps Optional
60/40 split folding rear seat-inc: adjustable headrests, center armrest Standard
Internal emergency release trunk handle w/location reflector Standard
Full-size steel spare wheel Standard
P195/65HR15 all-season SBR tires Standard
4-spoke padded tilt steering wheel w/height-adjustable telescopic steering column Standard
Body-color door handles Standard
Remote keyless entry Standard
Anti-intrusion side door beams Standard
Front wheel drive Standard
Fully reclining velour front bucket seats w/adjustable headrests, lumbar support Standard
Body-color bumpers w/black lower section Standard
Rear window defroster Standard
(4) trunk tie-down hooks Standard
16.4 gallon fuel tank Standard
Body-color body-side moldings Standard
1.8L DOHC SMPI 20-valve I4 turbocharged engine Standard
Molded door trim w/velour inserts Standard
90-amp alternator Standard
CD changer preparation-inc: wiring harness, mounting shelf in trunk Standard
Electronic Differential Lock (EDL) Standard

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