2003 Volkswagen Passat GL specs & colors

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2003 Volkswagen Passat GL

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Key specs

Color options


Slate Blue


Crystal Blue

Cypress / Dark Cypress



EPA Classification Mid-Size
Front Wheel Size 15 x 6 in
Rear Wheel Size 15 x 6 in
Spare Wheel Size 15 x 6 in
Front Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Steel
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 MPG Equivalent - City N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined N/A
Estimated Battery Range N/A mi
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy 30 MPG
Cruising Range - City 344.40 mi
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City 21 MPG
Fuel Economy Est-Combined N/A MPG
Cruising Range - Hwy 492.00 mi
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Trans Type 5
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD
Trans Description Cont. Again w/Tiptronic
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.67
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.00
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.74
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.10
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.73
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 3424 lbs
Front Head Room 39.7 in
Front Leg Room 41.5 in
Front Shoulder Room 55.8 in
Front Hip Room 57.7 in
Second Head Room 39.7 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 184.3 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors 68.7 in
Height, Overall 59.0 in
Track Width, Front 59.6 in
Track Width, Rear 59.6 in
Min Ground Clearance 5.8 in
Rear Door Opening Height N/A in
Rear Door Opening Width N/A in
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 N/A in
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 N/A in
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 N/A in
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline N/A in
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings N/A in
Cargo Box (Area) Height N/A in
Liftover Height N/A in
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 56.5 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 39.0 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 Not Available ft³
Trunk Volume N/A ft³
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Volume 98 ft³
60/40 split folding rear seat-inc: adjustable headrests, center armrest Standard
Driver/front passenger airbag supplemental restraint system Standard
ULEV certified (1.8L engine/5-speed auto trans) Standard
4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) Standard
Sliding luggage compartment cover Standard
Front/rear passenger assist handles Standard
Pwr windows-inc: driver-side 1-touch up/down feature, pinch protection Standard
Daytime running lights Standard
Molded door trim w/velour inserts Standard
Roof rails Standard
1.8L DOHC SMPI 20-valve I4 turbocharged engine Standard
Dual-note horn Standard
4-spoke padded tilt steering wheel w/height-adjustable telescopic steering column Standard
Integrated armrests in door panels Standard
Rear heating/air conditioning ducts Standard
Rear seat interlock Standard
Anti-intrusion side door beams Standard
(2) front/(2) rear reading lights Standard
Fully reclining velour front bucket seats w/adjustable headrests, lumbar support Standard
Pwr 4-wheel disc brakes w/vented front Standard
(4) trunk tie-down hooks Standard
Front door storage pockets w/rubber liners Standard
Theft-deterrent steering column Standard
5-speed automatic transmission w/Tiptronic & OD Optional
Body-color pwr heated side mirrors Standard
Rear color-keyed outboard 3-point seat belts Standard
CD changer preparation-inc: wiring harness, mounting shelf in trunk Standard
Side Curtain Protection Standard
Driver/front passenger side-impact airbags Standard
Fully carpet-lined luggage compartment w/light Standard
Daytime running lights Standard
Front wheel drive Standard
Gray-tinted upper windshield stripe Standard
Remote keyless entry Standard
Center console-inc: front/rear ash trays, (2) cup holders, (2) pwr outlets Standard
80 amp/hr battery Standard
P195/65HR15 all-season SBR tires Standard
Front four-link suspension Standard
Slidable folding front center armrest w/storage compartment Standard
Pwr remote trunk/fuel door releases Standard
16.4 gallon fuel tank Standard
Instrumentation-inc: speedometer, odometer, trip odometer, tachometer, fuel/ temp gauges, warning lights, digital clock, brake wear indicator Standard
15" x 6.0" steel wheels w/full wheel covers Standard
Pwr rack & pinion steering Standard
Traction control-inc: Anti-slip regulation (ASR) Standard
Body-color bumpers w/black lower section Standard
City 21/hwy 30 (1.8L engine/5-speed auto trans) Standard
Illuminated lockable glove box Standard
Full-size steel spare wheel Standard
90-amp alternator Standard
Cruise control Standard
Dual illuminated visor vanity mirrors w/covers Standard
2-speed windshield wipers w/variable intermittent wipe feature Standard
Rear intermittent wiper/washer Standard
Headlights-on warning tone Standard
Front/rear telescopic gas shock absorbers Standard
Rear window defroster Standard
Collapsible steering column Standard
Front center dome light w/time delay Standard
4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) Standard
Front seatback storage pockets Standard
Central pwr locking system-inc: automatic door locks, key-operated window open/close, selective unlocking at driver door Standard
Multi-function trip computer-inc: trip time/length, average speed/fuel consumption, outside temp Standard
Immobilizer theft-deterrent system Standard
Independent torsion beam axle rear suspension Standard
Electronic Differential Lock (EDL) Standard
Premium AM/FM stereo w/cassette/CD player-inc: (8) speakers, CD changer control Standard
Front color-keyed 3-point height-adjustable seat belts Standard
Body-color body-side moldings Standard
Front/rear seat belt emergency tensioning retractors Standard
Audible/visible anti-theft vehicle alarm system for doors/hood/trunk/radio/ starter Standard
Body-color door handles Standard
Child safety locks on rear doors Standard
Air conditioning w/dust/pollen filters Standard
Front/rear coil springs/stabilizer bars Standard
Front/rear carpeted floor mats Standard
Black grille w/center logo Standard
Traction control-inc: Anti-slip regulation (ASR) Standard
Digital electronic ignition w/dual knock sensors Standard
Full-size spare tire Standard
Child seat lower attachment points & top tether, rear outboard seating positions (LatCH) Standard
Tinted green glass Standard

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