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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
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Size 16 x 7 in
Rear Wheel Size 16 x 7 in
Front Wheel Material Alloy
Rear Wheel Material Alloy
Front 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
Displacement 2.8L/169
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 206 @ 3200
Engine Type Gas V6
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined N/A
Estimated Battery Range N/A mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - City N/A
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy 26 MPG
Cruising Range - Hwy 426.40 mi
Fuel Economy Est-Combined N/A MPG
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City 19 MPG
Cruising Range - City 311.60 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy N/A
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.10
Trans Type 5
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.00
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.74
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.67
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.73
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again w/Tiptronic
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Suspension Type - Front Four-link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Not Available
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear Independent
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 9.6 x 0.39 in
Brake ABS System (Second Line) N/A
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Not Available
Brake Type Pwr
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 11.3 x 0.98 in
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx 16.4 gal
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx N/A gal
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb 37.4 ft
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.3
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall N/A ft
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Rear Tire Size P205/55HR16
Spare Tire Size P205/55HR16
Front Tire Size P205/55HR16
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. N/A lbs
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
Base Curb Weight 3721 lbs
Passenger Capacity 5
Min Ground Clearance 5.8 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors 68.7 in
Trunk Volume 10 ft³
Second Shoulder Room 54.6 in
Track Width, Rear 59.6 in
Track Width, Front 59.6 in
Height, Overall 57.6 in
Front Leg Room 41.5 in
Front Hip Room 57.7 in
Liftover Height N/A in
Wheelbase 106.4 in
Passenger Volume 92 ft³
Front Head Room 37.8 in
Second Head Room 37.3 in
Second Hip Room 56.7 in
Front Shoulder Room 55.8 in
Length, Overall 185.2 in
Second Leg Room 35.3 in
Rear color-keyed outboard 3-point seat belts Standard
Collapsible steering column Standard
Child safety locks on rear doors Standard
Driver/front passenger side-impact airbags Standard
Headlights-on warning tone Standard
CD changer preparation-inc: wiring harness, mounting shelf in trunk Standard
Rear window defroster Standard
Internal emergency release trunk handle w/location reflector Standard
Front seatback storage pockets Standard
Pwr rack & pinion steering Standard
Interior ambient lights Optional
Daytime running lights Standard
Pwr windows-inc: driver-side 1-touch up/down feature, pinch protection Standard
Anti-intrusion side door beams Standard
Front door storage pockets w/rubber liners Standard
5-speed automatic transmission w/4MOTION, Tiptronic & OD Optional
Center console-inc: front/rear ash trays, (2) cup holders Standard
Leather hand brake grip Optional
Body-color body-side moldings Standard
Audible/visible anti-theft vehicle alarm system for doors/hood/trunk/radio/ starter Standard
Illuminated lockable glove box Standard
Rain sensing/speed-sensitive 2-speed windshield wipers w/variable intermittent wipe feature Optional
Front/rear carpeted floor mats Standard
Pwr tilt/slide sunroof-inc: tinted glass, sunshade, pinch protection, driver door pwr convenient closing Optional
All wheel drive Optional
Remote folding keys w/programmable seat & mirror settings Optional
4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) Standard
Rear heating/air conditioning ducts Standard
Front four-link suspension Standard
Multi-function trip computer-inc: trip time/length, average speed/fuel consumption, outside temp Standard
Theft-deterrent steering column Standard
Immobilizer theft-deterrent system Standard
Molded door trim w/leatherette inserts Optional
Rear seat interlock Standard
Cruise control Standard
Heated front windshield washer nozzles Optional
Dual-note horn Standard
Leather-wrapped 4-spoke tilt padded steering wheel w/height-adjustable/ telescopic steering column, cruise/audio controls Optional
Self-dimming rearview mirror w/switch Optional
Body-color pwr folding heated side mirrors w/auto tilt-down Optional
Central pwr locking system-inc: automatic door locks, key-operated window open/close, selective unlocking at driver door Standard
Full-size steel spare wheel Standard
4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) Standard
Body-color bumpers w/black lower section Standard
Rear bench seat-inc: adjustable headrests, folding armrest w/load-through Optional
Dual illuminated visor vanity mirrors w/covers Standard
16.4 gallon fuel tank Standard
Pwr 4-wheel disc brakes w/vented front Standard
16" x 7.0" alloy wheels w/anti-theft wheel locks Optional
Genuine wood interior trim Optional
Gray-tinted upper windshield stripe Standard
Premium AM/FM stereo w/cassette/CD player-inc: (8) speakers, CD changer control Standard
Manual rear sunshade Optional
12-volt pwr outlet in trunk Standard
Slidable folding front center armrest w/storage compartment Standard
Black grille w/center logo Standard
Fully carpet-lined luggage compartment w/light Standard
Monsoon sound system Optional
Front center dome light w/time delay Standard
Digital electronic ignition w/dual knock sensors Standard
Instrumentation-inc: speedometer, odometer, trip odometer, tachometer, fuel/ temp gauges, warning lights, digital clock, brake wear indicator Standard
(2) front/(2) rear reading lights Standard
City 19/hwy 26 (2.8L engine/5-speed auto trans) Standard
Front/rear coil springs/stabilizer bars Standard
Wood shift knob Optional
Pwr remote trunk/fuel door releases Standard
P205/55HR16 all-season SBR tires Optional
Tinted green glass Standard
Daytime running lights Standard
Full-size spare tire Standard
Electronic Differential Lock (EDL) Standard
Driver/front passenger airbag supplemental restraint system Standard
Independent double wishbone rear suspension Optional
Child seat lower attachment points & top tether, rear outboard seating positions (LatCH) Standard
Homelink Optional
Fully reclining 8-way pwr leather heated front bucket seats w/driver-side 3-position memory, adjustable headrests, lumbar support Optional
Front/rear telescopic gas shock absorbers Standard
Integrated armrests in door panels Standard
(4) trunk tie-down hooks Standard
Side Curtain Protection Standard
Body-color door handles Standard
Bumper-integrated front fog lamps Optional
Front/rear seat belt emergency tensioning retractors Standard
Front/rear passenger assist handles Standard
90-amp alternator Standard
Sun visor extention Optional
Electronic climate control air conditioning w/pollen/dust filters Optional
2.8L DOHC SMPI 30-valve V6 engine Optional
LEV certified (2.8L engine/5-speed auto trans) Standard
82 amp/hr battery Optional
Front color-keyed 3-point height-adjustable seat belts Standard

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