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2003 Volkswagen Passat GLX specs & colors

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2003 Volkswagen Passat GLX

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Slate Blue


Crystal Blue

Cypress / Dark Cypress



EPA Classification Mid-Size
Rear Wheel Material Alloy
Front Wheel Material Alloy
Rear Wheel Size 16 x 7 in
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Size 16 x 7 in
Spare Wheel Size 16 x 7 in
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) N/A
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 190 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas V6
Displacement 2.8L/169
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 206 @ 3200
EPA MPG Equivalent - City N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy N/A
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy 27 MPG
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City 19 MPG
Cruising Range - City 311.60 mi
Cruising Range - Hwy 442.80 mi
Fuel Economy Est-Combined N/A MPG
Estimated Battery Range N/A mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined N/A
Trans Description Cont. Again w/Tiptronic
Trans Type 5
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.66
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.10
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.09
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.74
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.99
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Not Available
Suspension Type - Front Four-link
Suspension Type - Rear Independent
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Brake Type Pwr
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 11.3 x 0.98 in
Brake ABS System (Second Line) N/A
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 9.6 x 0.39 in
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Not Available
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx 16.4 gal
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx N/A gal
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall N/A ft
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.3
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb 37.4 ft
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8
Rear Tire Size P205/55HR16
Front Tire Size P205/55HR16
Spare Tire Size P205/55HR16
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. N/A lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. N/A lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. N/A lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. N/A lbs
Base Curb Weight 3536 lbs
Second Shoulder Room 54.6 in
Passenger Volume 92 ft³
Track Width, Front 59.6 in
Front Leg Room 41.5 in
Second Head Room 37.3 in
Track Width, Rear 59.6 in
Passenger Capacity 5
Width, Max w/o mirrors 68.7 in
Min Ground Clearance 5.8 in
Front Shoulder Room 55.8 in
Front Hip Room 57.7 in
Length, Overall 185.2 in
Height, Overall 57.6 in
Second Leg Room 35.3 in
Trunk Volume 15 ft³
Front Head Room 37.8 in
Wheelbase 106.4 in
Liftover Height N/A in
Second Hip Room 56.7 in
Front/rear seat belt emergency tensioning retractors Standard
Audible/visible anti-theft vehicle alarm system for doors/hood/trunk/radio/ starter Standard
2.8L DOHC SMPI 30-valve V6 engine Optional
Rain sensing/speed-sensitive 2-speed windshield wipers w/variable intermittent wipe feature Optional
(4) trunk tie-down hooks Standard
Full-size spare tire Standard
Driver/front passenger side-impact airbags Standard
Driver/front passenger airbag supplemental restraint system Standard
City 19/hwy 27 (2.8L engine/5-speed auto trans) Standard
Front/rear passenger assist handles Standard
Theft-deterrent steering column Standard
Pwr 4-wheel disc brakes w/vented front Standard
Front/rear coil springs/stabilizer bars Standard
Anti-intrusion side door beams Standard
Body-color body-side moldings Standard
Homelink Optional
Body-color door handles Standard
Front color-keyed 3-point height-adjustable seat belts Standard
Traction control-inc: Anti-slip regulation (ASR) Standard
Immobilizer theft-deterrent system Standard
16" x 7.0" alloy wheels w/anti-theft wheel locks Optional
Pwr windows-inc: driver-side 1-touch up/down feature, pinch protection Standard
Traction control-inc: Anti-slip regulation (ASR) Standard
4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) Standard
Front wheel drive Standard
Interior ambient lights Optional
12-volt pwr outlet in trunk Standard
Remote folding keys w/programmable seat & mirror settings Optional
Molded door trim w/leatherette inserts Optional
Electronic climate control air conditioning w/pollen/dust filters Optional
Front four-link suspension Standard
P205/55HR16 all-season SBR tires Optional
Integrated armrests in door panels Standard
Independent torsion beam axle rear suspension Standard
Sun visor extention Optional
Internal emergency release trunk handle w/location reflector Standard
(2) front/(2) rear reading lights Standard
Body-color bumpers w/black lower section Standard
CD changer preparation-inc: wiring harness, mounting shelf in trunk Standard
60/40 split folding rear seat-inc: adjustable headrests, center armrest Standard
Child safety locks on rear doors Standard
Genuine wood interior trim Optional
Front center dome light w/time delay Standard
Daytime running lights Standard
Black grille w/center logo Standard
Center console-inc: front/rear ash trays, (2) cup holders Standard
Leather hand brake grip Optional
Collapsible steering column Standard
Daytime running lights Standard
Monsoon sound system Optional
Multi-function trip computer-inc: trip time/length, average speed/fuel consumption, outside temp Standard
LEV certified (2.8L engine/5-speed auto trans) Standard
Fully carpet-lined luggage compartment w/light Standard
16.4 gallon fuel tank Standard
Leather-wrapped 4-spoke tilt padded steering wheel w/height-adjustable/ telescopic steering column, cruise/audio controls Optional
Digital electronic ignition w/dual knock sensors Standard
Electronic Differential Lock (EDL) Standard
4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) 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
Body-color pwr folding heated side mirrors w/auto tilt-down Optional
Cruise control Standard
Pwr tilt/slide sunroof-inc: tinted glass, sunshade, pinch protection, driver door pwr convenient closing Optional
Rear color-keyed outboard 3-point seat belts Standard
Tinted green glass Standard
Front door storage pockets w/rubber liners Standard
82 amp/hr battery Optional
Gray-tinted upper windshield stripe Standard
Full-size steel spare wheel Standard
5-speed automatic transmission w/Tiptronic & OD Optional
Self-dimming rearview mirror w/switch Optional
Illuminated lockable glove box Standard
Front/rear carpeted floor mats Standard
Central pwr locking system-inc: automatic door locks, key-operated window open/close, selective unlocking at driver door Standard
Heated front windshield washer nozzles Optional
Bumper-integrated front fog lamps Optional
Dual-note horn Standard
Pwr remote trunk/fuel door releases Standard
Headlights-on warning tone Standard
Pwr rack & pinion steering Standard
Wood shift knob Optional
Child seat lower attachment points & top tether, rear outboard seating positions (LatCH) Standard
Dual illuminated visor vanity mirrors w/covers Standard
Rear heating/air conditioning ducts Standard
Premium AM/FM stereo w/cassette/CD player-inc: (8) speakers, CD changer control Standard
Manual rear sunshade Optional
90-amp alternator Standard
Side Curtain Protection Standard
Rear seat interlock Standard
Fully reclining 8-way pwr leather heated front bucket seats w/driver-side 3-position memory, adjustable headrests, lumbar support Optional
Rear window defroster Standard
Front seatback storage pockets Standard
Slidable folding front center armrest w/storage compartment Standard

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