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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
Rear Wheel Size 15 x 7 in
Spare Wheel Size 15 x 7 in
Rear Wheel Material Alloy
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Size 15 x 7 in
Front Wheel Material Alloy
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) N/A
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90
Engine Type Gas I4
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 170 @ 5900
Displacement 1.8L/109
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 166 @ 1950
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined N/A
Cruising Range - Hwy 492.00 mi
Estimated Battery Range N/A mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - City N/A
Cruising Range - City 344.40 mi
Fuel Economy Est-Combined N/A MPG
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City 21 MPG
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy N/A
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy 30 MPG
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.74
Trans Type 5
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.73
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.10
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again w/Tiptronic
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.67
Suspension Type - Front Four-link
Suspension Type - Rear Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Not Available
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 11.3 x 0.98 in
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Brake ABS System (Second Line) N/A
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Brake Type Pwr
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
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall N/A ft
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb 37.4 ft
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.3
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8
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
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. N/A lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. N/A lbs
Base Curb Weight 3350 lbs
Front Head Room 37.8 in
Front Leg Room 41.5 in
Trunk Volume 15 ft³
Liftover Height N/A in
Track Width, Front 59.6 in
Wheelbase 106.4 in
Track Width, Rear 59.6 in
Min Ground Clearance 5.8 in
Length, Overall 185.2 in
Second Hip Room 56.7 in
Passenger Volume 92 ft³
Front Shoulder Room 55.8 in
Front Hip Room 57.7 in
Passenger Capacity 5
Width, Max w/o mirrors 68.7 in
Second Leg Room 35.3 in
Height, Overall 57.6 in
Second Head Room 37.3 in
Second Shoulder Room 54.6 in
Anti-intrusion side door beams Standard
Digital electronic ignition w/dual knock sensors Standard
Front door storage pockets w/rubber liners Standard
Traction control-inc: Anti-slip regulation (ASR) Standard
(4) trunk tie-down hooks Standard
4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) Standard
1.8L DOHC SMPI 20-valve I4 turbocharged engine Standard
5-speed automatic transmission w/Tiptronic & OD Optional
Rear heating/air conditioning ducts Standard
Front center dome light w/time delay Standard
Rear color-keyed outboard 3-point seat belts Standard
Air conditioning w/dust/pollen filters Standard
Daytime running lights Standard
Front color-keyed 3-point height-adjustable seat belts Standard
Black grille w/center logo Standard
Front/rear passenger assist handles Standard
Full-size spare tire Standard
Pwr tilt/slide sunroof-inc: tinted glass, sunshade, pinch protection, driver door pwr convenient closing Optional
Driver/front passenger side-impact airbags Standard
Body-color pwr heated side mirrors Standard
Front seatback storage pockets Standard
Bumper-integrated front fog lamps Optional
Multi-function trip computer-inc: trip time/length, average speed/fuel consumption, outside temp Standard
Collapsible steering column Standard
Central pwr locking system-inc: automatic door locks, key-operated window open/close, selective unlocking at driver door Standard
City 21/hwy 30 (1.8L engine/5-speed auto trans) Standard
Body-color door handles Standard
Daytime running lights Standard
4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) Standard
Pwr remote trunk/fuel door releases Standard
Child seat lower attachment points & top tether, rear outboard seating positions (LatCH) Standard
Internal emergency release trunk handle w/location reflector Standard
Pwr windows-inc: driver-side 1-touch up/down feature, pinch protection Standard
Illuminated lockable glove box Standard
Front/rear seat belt emergency tensioning retractors Standard
Remote keyless entry Standard
Molded door trim w/velour inserts Standard
ULEV certified (1.8L engine/5-speed auto trans) Standard
Body-color body-side moldings Standard
Pwr rack & pinion steering Standard
Independent torsion beam axle rear suspension Standard
Front/rear coil springs/stabilizer bars Standard
15" x 7.0" alloy wheels w/anti-theft wheel locks Optional
Driver/front passenger airbag supplemental restraint system Standard
Immobilizer theft-deterrent system Standard
2-speed windshield wipers w/variable intermittent wipe feature Standard
Full-size steel spare wheel Standard
Tinted green glass Standard
Rear window defroster Standard
Fully carpet-lined luggage compartment w/light Standard
Integrated armrests in door panels Standard
90-amp alternator Standard
Front wheel drive Standard
Traction control-inc: Anti-slip regulation (ASR) Standard
60/40 split folding rear seat-inc: adjustable headrests, center armrest Standard
Gray-tinted upper windshield stripe Standard
4-spoke padded tilt steering wheel w/height-adjustable telescopic steering column Standard
Side Curtain Protection Standard
Body-color bumpers w/black lower section Standard
(2) front/(2) rear reading lights Standard
Front/rear carpeted floor mats Standard
Audible/visible anti-theft vehicle alarm system for doors/hood/trunk/radio/ starter Standard
Electronic Differential Lock (EDL) Standard
Dual illuminated visor vanity mirrors w/covers Standard
Center console-inc: front/rear ash trays, (2) cup holders Standard
Instrumentation-inc: speedometer, odometer, trip odometer, tachometer, fuel/ temp gauges, warning lights, digital clock, brake wear indicator Standard
Front/rear telescopic gas shock absorbers Standard
Theft-deterrent steering column Standard
Cruise control Standard
80 amp/hr battery Standard
Pwr 4-wheel disc brakes w/vented front Standard
Front four-link suspension Standard
Child safety locks on rear doors Standard
Dual-note horn Standard
Fully reclining velour front bucket seats w/adjustable headrests, lumbar support Standard
P195/65HR15 all-season SBR tires Standard
Premium AM/FM stereo w/cassette/CD player-inc: (8) speakers, CD changer control Standard
Rear seat interlock Standard
16.4 gallon fuel tank Standard
Slidable folding front center armrest w/storage compartment Standard
CD changer preparation-inc: wiring harness, mounting shelf in trunk Standard
12-volt pwr outlet in trunk Standard
Headlights-on warning tone Standard

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