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2003 Volkswagen Passat GLS specs & colors

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2003 Volkswagen Passat GLS

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Color options


Slate Blue


Crystal Blue

Cypress / Dark Cypress



EPA Classification Mid-Size
Front Wheel Material Alloy
Spare Wheel Size 15 x 7 in
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Alloy
Front Wheel Size 15 x 7 in
Rear Wheel Size 15 x 7 in
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) N/A
Engine Type Gas I4
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 166 @ 1950
Displacement 1.8L/109
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 170 @ 5900
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined N/A
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy 31 MPG
Fuel Economy Est-Combined N/A MPG
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy N/A
Cruising Range - City 360.80 mi
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City 22 MPG
Estimated Battery Range N/A mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - City N/A
Cruising Range - Hwy 508.40 mi
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.43
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.18
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.78
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.70
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03
Trans Type 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.44
Trans Description Cont. Again Not Available
Suspension Type - Front Four-link
Suspension Type - Rear Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Not Available
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Not Available
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 9.6 x 0.39 in
Brake Type Pwr
Brake ABS System (Second Line) N/A
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 11.3 x 0.98 in
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx N/A gal
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx 16.4 gal
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall N/A ft
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb 37.4 ft
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.3
Spare Tire Size P195/65HR15
Front Tire Size P195/65HR15
Rear Tire Size P195/65HR15
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. N/A lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. N/A lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. N/A lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. N/A lbs
Base Curb Weight 3338 lbs
Length, Overall 184.3 in
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 N/A in
Track Width, Rear 59.6 in
Front Shoulder Room 55.8 in
Rear Door Opening Height N/A in
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 N/A in
Min Ground Clearance 5.8 in
Passenger Capacity 5
Liftover Height N/A in
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 56.5 ft³
Second Hip Room 56.7 in
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings N/A in
Second Shoulder Room 54.6 in
Cargo Box (Area) Height N/A in
Rear Door Opening Width N/A in
Trunk Volume N/A ft³
Front Head Room 37.8 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors 68.7 in
Track Width, Front 59.6 in
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 39.0 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 Not Available ft³
Second Head Room 37.9 in
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline N/A in
Front Leg Room 41.5 in
Second Leg Room 35.3 in
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 N/A in
Passenger Volume 93 ft³
Wheelbase 106.4 in
Height, Overall 59.0 in
Front Hip Room 57.7 in
4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) Standard
(2) front/(2) rear reading lights Standard
Pwr 4-wheel disc brakes w/vented front Standard
Full-size spare tire Standard
Slidable folding front center armrest w/storage compartment Standard
ULEV Certified (1.8L engine/5-speed manual trans) Standard
Front/rear carpeted floor mats Standard
Fully reclining velour front bucket seats w/adjustable headrests, lumbar support Standard
Front/rear passenger assist handles Standard
Body-color body-side moldings Standard
Pwr rack & pinion steering Standard
Front center dome light w/time delay Standard
1.8L DOHC SMPI 20-valve I4 turbocharged engine Standard
Front four-link suspension Standard
Side Curtain Protection Standard
Front/rear coil springs/stabilizer bars Standard
Black grille w/center logo Standard
Audible/visible anti-theft vehicle alarm system for doors/hood/trunk/radio/ starter Standard
Body-color pwr heated side mirrors Standard
Premium AM/FM stereo w/cassette/CD player-inc: (8) speakers, CD changer control Standard
Sliding luggage compartment cover Standard
Cruise control Standard
60/40 split folding rear seat-inc: adjustable headrests, center armrest Standard
16.4 gallon fuel tank Standard
90-amp alternator Standard
Dual illuminated visor vanity mirrors w/covers Standard
Bumper-integrated front fog lamps Optional
Body-color door handles Standard
City 22/hwy 31 (1.8L engine/5-speed manual trans) Standard
(4) trunk tie-down hooks Standard
Fully carpet-lined luggage compartment w/light Standard
Rear heating/air conditioning ducts Standard
5-speed manual transmission w/OD Standard
Child safety locks on rear doors Standard
Headlights-on warning tone Standard
Roof rails Standard
Independent torsion beam axle rear suspension Standard
Front color-keyed 3-point height-adjustable seat belts Standard
Immobilizer theft-deterrent system Standard
Daytime running lights Standard
Gray-tinted upper windshield stripe Standard
Theft-deterrent steering column Standard
CD changer preparation-inc: wiring harness, mounting shelf in trunk Standard
Front/rear seat belt emergency tensioning retractors Standard
Digital electronic ignition w/dual knock sensors Standard
Dual-note horn Standard
Collapsible steering column Standard
Front wheel drive Standard
Traction control-inc: Anti-slip regulation (ASR) Standard
Rear intermittent wiper/washer Standard
Front seatback storage pockets Standard
Full-size steel spare wheel Standard
Pwr tilt/slide sunroof-inc: tinted glass, sunshade, pinch protection, driver door pwr convenient closing Optional
Front door storage pockets w/rubber liners Standard
Driver/front passenger airbag supplemental restraint system Standard
Child seat lower attachment points & top tether, rear outboard seating positions (LatCH) Standard
Multi-function trip computer-inc: trip time/length, average speed/fuel consumption, outside temp Standard
Driver/front passenger side-impact airbags Standard
Rear seat interlock Standard
Traction control-inc: Anti-slip regulation (ASR) Standard
2-speed windshield wipers w/variable intermittent wipe feature Standard
80 amp/hr battery Standard
Tinted green glass Standard
Rear color-keyed outboard 3-point seat belts Standard
Air conditioning w/dust/pollen filters Standard
4-spoke padded tilt steering wheel w/height-adjustable telescopic steering column Standard
Clutch/starter interlock Standard
Electronic Differential Lock (EDL) Standard
4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) Standard
Pwr windows-inc: driver-side 1-touch up/down feature, pinch protection Standard
Illuminated lockable glove box Standard
Daytime running lights Standard
Front/rear telescopic gas shock absorbers Standard
Instrumentation-inc: speedometer, odometer, trip odometer, tachometer, fuel/ temp gauges, warning lights, digital clock, brake wear indicator Standard
15" x 7.0" alloy wheels w/anti-theft wheel locks Optional
P195/65HR15 all-season SBR tires Standard
Center console-inc: front/rear ash trays, (2) cup holders, (2) pwr outlets Standard
Rear window defroster Standard
Central pwr locking system-inc: automatic door locks, key-operated window open/close, selective unlocking at driver door Standard
Anti-intrusion side door beams Standard
Pwr remote trunk/fuel door releases Standard
Integrated armrests in door panels Standard
Body-color bumpers w/black lower section Standard
Molded door trim w/velour inserts Standard
Remote keyless entry Standard

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