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
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Size 15 x 6 in
Front Wheel Size 15 x 6 in
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Size 15 x 6 in
Front Wheel Material Steel
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) N/A
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90
Engine Type Gas I4
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 166 @ 1950
Displacement 1.8L/109
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 170 @ 5900
Fuel Economy Est-Combined N/A MPG
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy 31 MPG
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy N/A
Cruising Range - City 360.80 mi
Cruising Range - Hwy 508.40 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined N/A
Estimated Battery Range N/A mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - City N/A
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City 22 MPG
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.18
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.70
Trans Type 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.44
Trans Description Cont. Again Not Available
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.78
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.43
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Not Available
Suspension Type - Rear Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front Four-link
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 9.6 x 0.39 in
Brake Type Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Not Available
Brake ABS System (Second Line) N/A
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 11.3 x 0.98 in
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
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Front Tire Size P195/65HR15
Rear Tire Size P195/65HR15
Spare Tire Size P195/65HR15
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. N/A lbs
Base Curb Weight 3307 lbs
Second Leg Room 35.3 in
Second Hip Room 56.7 in
Rear Door Opening Width N/A in
Passenger Volume 98 ft³
Front Leg Room 41.5 in
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline N/A in
Width, Max w/o mirrors 68.7 in
Track Width, Front 59.6 in
Rear Door Opening Height N/A in
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 Not Available ft³
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 N/A in
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings N/A in
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 N/A in
Front Hip Room 57.7 in
Length, Overall 184.3 in
Track Width, Rear 59.6 in
Passenger Capacity 5
Front Shoulder Room 55.8 in
Min Ground Clearance 5.8 in
Height, Overall 59.0 in
Second Shoulder Room 54.6 in
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 56.5 ft³
Wheelbase 106.4 in
Liftover Height N/A in
Trunk Volume N/A ft³
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 N/A in
Cargo Box (Area) Height N/A in
Front Head Room 39.7 in
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 39.0 ft³
Second Head Room 39.7 in
Air conditioning w/dust/pollen filters Standard
Rear seat interlock Standard
(2) front/(2) rear reading lights Standard
Gray-tinted upper windshield stripe Standard
P195/65HR15 all-season SBR tires Standard
Body-color door handles Standard
Electronic Differential Lock (EDL) Standard
4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) Standard
Central pwr locking system-inc: automatic door locks, key-operated window open/close, selective unlocking at driver door Standard
90-amp alternator Standard
Front color-keyed 3-point height-adjustable seat belts Standard
Molded door trim w/velour inserts Standard
Premium AM/FM stereo w/cassette/CD player-inc: (8) speakers, CD changer control Standard
Remote keyless entry Standard
Daytime running lights Standard
Multi-function trip computer-inc: trip time/length, average speed/fuel consumption, outside temp Standard
Driver/front passenger side-impact airbags Standard
Full-size spare tire Standard
4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) Standard
Roof rails Standard
Illuminated lockable glove box Standard
Daytime running lights Standard
Rear heating/air conditioning ducts Standard
Slidable folding front center armrest w/storage compartment Standard
Rear window defroster Standard
Black grille w/center logo Standard
Independent torsion beam axle rear suspension Standard
(4) trunk tie-down hooks Standard
Audible/visible anti-theft vehicle alarm system for doors/hood/trunk/radio/ starter Standard
CD changer preparation-inc: wiring harness, mounting shelf in trunk Standard
Front wheel drive Standard
Front/rear passenger assist handles Standard
Dual-note horn Standard
Body-color body-side moldings Standard
1.8L DOHC SMPI 20-valve I4 turbocharged engine Standard
Front door storage pockets w/rubber liners Standard
Traction control-inc: Anti-slip regulation (ASR) Standard
Rear intermittent wiper/washer Standard
Dual illuminated visor vanity mirrors w/covers Standard
Traction control-inc: Anti-slip regulation (ASR) Standard
Body-color pwr heated side mirrors Standard
Driver/front passenger airbag supplemental restraint system Standard
Front four-link suspension Standard
Digital electronic ignition w/dual knock sensors Standard
Clutch/starter interlock Standard
Tinted green glass Standard
Body-color bumpers w/black lower section Standard
Full-size steel spare wheel Standard
Front/rear telescopic gas shock absorbers Standard
Pwr rack & pinion steering Standard
80 amp/hr battery Standard
Front center dome light w/time delay Standard
Center console-inc: front/rear ash trays, (2) cup holders, (2) pwr outlets Standard
Rear color-keyed outboard 3-point seat belts Standard
Theft-deterrent steering column Standard
Instrumentation-inc: speedometer, odometer, trip odometer, tachometer, fuel/ temp gauges, warning lights, digital clock, brake wear indicator Standard
City 22/hwy 31 (1.8L engine/5-speed manual trans) Standard
Fully carpet-lined luggage compartment w/light Standard
2-speed windshield wipers w/variable intermittent wipe feature Standard
Child seat lower attachment points & top tether, rear outboard seating positions (LatCH) Standard
Fully reclining velour front bucket seats w/adjustable headrests, lumbar support Standard
Integrated armrests in door panels Standard
Collapsible steering column Standard
15" x 6.0" steel wheels w/full wheel covers Standard
Front/rear coil springs/stabilizer bars Standard
ULEV Certified (1.8L engine/5-speed manual trans) Standard
Front/rear seat belt emergency tensioning retractors Standard
Pwr windows-inc: driver-side 1-touch up/down feature, pinch protection Standard
Pwr 4-wheel disc brakes w/vented front Standard
Child safety locks on rear doors Standard
4-spoke padded tilt steering wheel w/height-adjustable telescopic steering column Standard
Headlights-on warning tone Standard
Side Curtain Protection Standard
Sliding luggage compartment cover Standard
Cruise control Standard
5-speed manual transmission w/OD Standard
60/40 split folding rear seat-inc: adjustable headrests, center armrest Standard
Pwr remote trunk/fuel door releases Standard
Anti-intrusion side door beams Standard
Front seatback storage pockets Standard
Immobilizer theft-deterrent system Standard
Front/rear carpeted floor mats Standard
16.4 gallon fuel tank Standard

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