2003 Volkswagen Passat GLX specs & colors

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2003 Volkswagen Passat GLX

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Color options


Slate Blue


Crystal Blue

Cypress / Dark Cypress



EPA Classification Mid-Size
Front Wheel Material Alloy
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Alloy
Front Wheel Size 16 x 7 in
Spare Wheel Size 16 x 7 in
Rear Wheel Size 16 x 7 in
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) N/A
Engine Type Gas V6
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 206 @ 3200
Displacement 2.8L/169
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 190 @ 6000
Estimated Battery Range N/A mi
Fuel Economy Est-Combined N/A MPG
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City 20 MPG
EPA MPG Equivalent - City N/A
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy 28 MPG
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy N/A
Cruising Range - City 328.00 mi
Cruising Range - Hwy 459.20 mi
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.44
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.79
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again Not Available
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.94
Trans Type 5
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.70
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.94
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.50
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.30
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Not Available
Suspension Type - Front Four-link
Suspension Type - Rear Independent
Brake ABS System (Second Line) N/A
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 11.3 x 0.98 in
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Not Available
Brake Type Pwr
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 9.6 x 0.39 in
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx N/A gal
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx 16.4 gal
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb 37.4 ft
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall N/A ft
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.3
Spare Tire Size P205/55HR16
Rear Tire Size P205/55HR16
Front Tire Size P205/55HR16
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. N/A lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. N/A lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. N/A lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. N/A lbs
Base Curb Weight 3499 lbs
Rear Door Opening Width N/A in
Front Head Room 37.8 in
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline N/A in
Liftover Height N/A in
Trunk Volume N/A ft³
Height, Overall 59.0 in
Passenger Capacity 5
Width, Max w/o mirrors 68.7 in
Track Width, Front 59.6 in
Front Shoulder Room 55.8 in
Wheelbase 106.4 in
Second Leg Room 35.3 in
Front Leg Room 41.5 in
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 N/A in
Second Shoulder Room 54.6 in
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 56.5 ft³
Front Hip Room 57.7 in
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 39.0 ft³
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings N/A in
Length, Overall 184.3 in
Cargo Box (Area) Height N/A in
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 N/A in
Track Width, Rear 59.6 in
Rear Door Opening Height N/A in
Second Head Room 37.9 in
Second Hip Room 56.7 in
Passenger Volume 93 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 Not Available ft³
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 N/A in
Min Ground Clearance 5.8 in
Wood shift knob Optional
Genuine wood interior trim Optional
P205/55HR16 all-season SBR tires Optional
Rear window defroster Standard
Rear color-keyed outboard 3-point seat belts Standard
LEV certified (2.8L engine/5-speed manual trans) Standard
(4) trunk tie-down hooks Standard
Pwr rack & pinion steering Standard
Cruise control Standard
Audible/visible anti-theft vehicle alarm system for doors/hood/trunk/radio/ starter Standard
Clutch/starter interlock Standard
Child seat lower attachment points & top tether, rear outboard seating positions (LatCH) Standard
Heated front windshield washer nozzles Optional
Front wheel drive Standard
Anti-intrusion side door beams Standard
Driver/front passenger airbag supplemental restraint system Standard
Traction control-inc: Anti-slip regulation (ASR) Standard
Self-dimming rearview mirror w/switch Optional
Gray-tinted upper windshield stripe Standard
60/40 split folding rear seat-inc: adjustable headrests, center armrest Standard
Dual illuminated visor vanity mirrors w/covers Standard
Illuminated lockable glove box Standard
5-speed manual transmission w/OD Standard
Premium AM/FM stereo w/cassette/CD player-inc: (8) speakers, CD changer control Standard
Rear heating/air conditioning ducts Standard
Electronic climate control air conditioning w/pollen/dust filters Optional
Leather hand brake grip Optional
Remote folding keys w/programmable seat & mirror settings Optional
90-amp alternator Standard
Rear intermittent wiper/washer Standard
Sliding luggage compartment cover Standard
Daytime running lights Standard
Sun visor extention Optional
Full-size steel spare wheel Standard
Front/rear coil springs/stabilizer bars Standard
Molded door trim w/leatherette inserts Optional
Pwr remote trunk/fuel door releases Standard
Daytime running lights Standard
Front seatback storage pockets Standard
Instrumentation-inc: speedometer, odometer, trip odometer, tachometer, fuel/ temp gauges, warning lights, digital clock, brake wear indicator Standard
Theft-deterrent steering column Standard
82 amp/hr battery Optional
Roof rails Standard
Child safety locks on rear doors Standard
Front color-keyed 3-point height-adjustable seat belts Standard
4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) Standard
City 20/hwy 28 (2.8L engine/5-speed manual trans) Standard
Full-size spare tire Standard
Rain sensing/speed-sensitive 2-speed windshield wipers w/variable intermittent wipe feature Optional
Leather-wrapped 4-spoke tilt padded steering wheel w/height-adjustable/ telescopic steering column, cruise/audio controls Optional
Front/rear carpeted floor mats Standard
Driver/front passenger side-impact airbags Standard
Pwr tilt/slide sunroof-inc: tinted glass, sunshade, pinch protection, driver door pwr convenient closing Optional
16.4 gallon fuel tank Standard
Bumper-integrated front fog lamps Optional
Central pwr locking system-inc: automatic door locks, key-operated window open/close, selective unlocking at driver door Standard
16" x 7.0" alloy wheels w/anti-theft wheel locks Optional
Front four-link suspension Standard
Tinted green glass Standard
Dual-note horn Standard
Immobilizer theft-deterrent system Standard
Rear seat interlock Standard
Front/rear telescopic gas shock absorbers Standard
Center console-inc: front/rear ash trays, (2) cup holders, (2) pwr outlets Standard
Front/rear seat belt emergency tensioning retractors Standard
Headlights-on warning tone Standard
Pwr 4-wheel disc brakes w/vented front Standard
Body-color bumpers w/black lower section Standard
Homelink Optional
Collapsible steering column Standard
Electronic Differential Lock (EDL) Standard
Independent torsion beam axle rear suspension Standard
Traction control-inc: Anti-slip regulation (ASR) Standard
Slidable folding front center armrest w/storage compartment Standard
CD changer preparation-inc: wiring harness, mounting shelf in trunk Standard
Multi-function trip computer-inc: trip time/length, average speed/fuel consumption, outside temp Standard
4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) Standard
Monsoon sound system Optional
Pwr windows-inc: driver-side 1-touch up/down feature, pinch protection Standard
Fully reclining 8-way pwr leather heated front bucket seats w/driver-side 3-position memory, adjustable headrests, lumbar support Optional
Integrated armrests in door panels Standard
Body-color body-side moldings Standard
Fully carpet-lined luggage compartment w/light Standard
Black grille w/center logo Standard
Interior ambient lights Optional
2.8L DOHC SMPI 30-valve V6 engine Optional
Front door storage pockets w/rubber liners Standard
Digital electronic ignition w/dual knock sensors Standard
Side Curtain Protection Standard
Body-color pwr folding heated side mirrors w/auto tilt-down Optional
Body-color door handles Standard
Front center dome light w/time delay Standard
(2) front/(2) rear reading lights Standard
Front/rear passenger assist handles Standard

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