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2003 Volkswagen Passat W8 specs & colors

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2003 Volkswagen Passat W8

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Color options


Slate Blue

Crystal Blue

Cypress / Dark Cypress



EPA Classification Mid-Size
Rear Wheel Material Alloy
Front Wheel Size 17 x 7.5 in
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Size 17 x 7.5 in
Spare Wheel Size N/A in
Front Wheel Material Alloy
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) N/A
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120
Displacement 4.0L/244
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 273 @ 2750
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 270 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas W8
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined N/A
Cruising Range - City 358.70 mi
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy 24 MPG
Cruising Range - Hwy 506.40 mi
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City 17 MPG
Fuel Economy Est-Combined N/A MPG
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy N/A
Estimated Battery Range N/A mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - City N/A
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.46
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.81
Trans Description Cont. Again Not Available
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.68
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.23
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.50
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.89
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.11
Trans Type 6
Suspension Type - Front Four-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear Independent
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Not Available
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 12.6 x 1.18 in
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 13.1 x 1.26 in
Brake ABS System (Second Line) N/A
Brake Type Pwr
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Not Available
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx 21.1 gal
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx N/A gal
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.5
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall N/A ft
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb 37.7 ft
Front Tire Size P225/45HR17
Rear Tire Size P225/45HR17
Spare Tire Size T125/70R18
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. N/A lbs
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
Base Curb Weight 3847 lbs
Height, Overall 57.5 in
Track Width, Front 59.5 in
Front Head Room 37.8 in
Length, Overall 185.2 in
Wheelbase 106.4 in
Front Hip Room 57.7 in
Front Shoulder Room 55.8 in
Passenger Capacity 5
Width, Max w/o mirrors 68.7 in
Second Hip Room 56.7 in
Track Width, Rear 59.4 in
Trunk Volume 10 ft³
Liftover Height N/A in
Passenger Volume 92 ft³
Min Ground Clearance 5.8 in
Front Leg Room 41.5 in
Second Leg Room 35.3 in
Second Head Room 37.3 in
Second Shoulder Room 54.6 in
Pwr windows-inc: driver-side 1-touch up/down feature, pinch protection Standard
Illuminated lockable glove box Standard
Self-dimming rearview mirror w/switch Optional
Slidable folding front center armrest w/storage compartment Standard
P225/45HR17 all-season SBR tires Optional
Cruise control Standard
Driver/front passenger side-impact airbags Standard
City 17/hwy 24 (4.0L engine/6-speed manual trans) *Estimated* Standard
Front/rear telescopic gas shock absorbers Standard
17" x 7.5" alloy wheels w/anti-theft wheel locks Optional
Pwr rack & pinion steering Standard
Body-color bumpers w/black lower section Standard
Leather hand brake grip Optional
All wheel drive Optional
Headlights-on warning tone Standard
Premium AM/FM stereo w/cassette/CD player-inc: (8) speakers, CD changer control Standard
Electronic climate control air conditioning w/pollen/dust filters Optional
Black grille w/center logo Standard
Tinted green glass Standard
Rear seat interlock Standard
Front door storage pockets w/rubber liners Standard
Body-color door handles Standard
Dual illuminated visor vanity mirrors w/covers Standard
Traction control-inc: Electronic Stabilization Program (ESP) Optional
Front/rear seat belt emergency tensioning retractors Standard
Daytime running lights Standard
Child safety locks on rear doors Standard
Immobilizer theft-deterrent system Standard
Fully carpet-lined luggage compartment w/light Standard
(4) trunk tie-down hooks Standard
Front seatback storage pockets Standard
Body-color pwr folding heated side mirrors w/auto tilt-down Optional
Anti-intrusion side door beams Standard
Front color-keyed 3-point height-adjustable seat belts Standard
Fully reclining 8-way pwr leather heated front bucket seats w/driver-side 3-position memory, adjustable headrests, lumbar support Optional
Independent double wishbone rear suspension Optional
Bumper-integrated front fog lamps Optional
Rear bench seat-inc: adjustable headrests, folding armrest w/load-through Optional
Pwr 4-wheel vented disc brakes Optional
Theft-deterrent steering column Standard
Wood shift knob Optional
12-volt pwr outlet in trunk Standard
Molded door trim w/leatherette inserts Optional
Front four-link suspension Standard
6-speed manual transmission w/4MOTION & OD Optional
Rear color-keyed outboard 3-point seat belts Standard
Collapsible steering column Standard
Rear heating/air conditioning ducts Standard
4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) Standard
80 amp/hr battery Standard
Audible/visible anti-theft vehicle alarm system for doors/hood/trunk/radio/ starter Standard
Manual rear sunshade Optional
Traction control-inc: Electronic Stabilization Program (ESP), brake assist Optional
Homelink Optional
Monsoon sound system Optional
Dual-note horn Standard
Integrated armrests in door panels Standard
Central pwr locking system-inc: automatic door locks, key-operated window open/close, selective unlocking at driver door Standard
(4) chrome tipped exhaust pipes Optional
Side Curtain Protection Standard
Front/rear passenger assist handles Standard
Genuine wood interior trim Optional
Pwr remote trunk/fuel door releases Standard
4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) Standard
CD changer preparation-inc: wiring harness, mounting shelf in trunk Standard
Sun visor extention Optional
Center console-inc: front/rear ash trays, (2) cup holders Standard
Multi-function trip computer-inc: trip time/length, average speed/fuel consumption, outside temp Standard
Sport suspension Optional
Remote folding keys w/programmable seat & mirror settings Optional
Daytime running lights Standard
Instrumentation-inc: speedometer, odometer, trip odometer, tachometer, fuel/ temp gauges, warning lights, digital clock, brake wear indicator Standard
Rain sensing/speed-sensitive 2-speed windshield wipers w/variable intermittent wipe feature Optional
(2) front/(2) rear reading lights Standard
120-amp alternator Optional
Integrated diversity antenna Optional
4.0L DOHC SMPI 32-valve W8 engine Optional
Radio frequency & CD track display Optional
T125/70R18 compact spare tire Optional
Gray-tinted upper windshield stripe Standard
Rear window defroster Standard
High intensity gas-discharge headlamps w/washer system Optional
Front/rear carpeted floor mats Standard
21.1 gallon fuel tank Optional
Child seat lower attachment points & top tether, rear outboard seating positions (LatCH) Standard
LEV certified (4.0L engine/6-speed manual trans) Standard
Front/rear coil springs/stabilizer bars Standard
Front center dome light w/time delay Standard
Body-color body-side moldings Standard
Internal emergency release trunk handle w/location reflector Standard
Pwr tilt/slide sunroof-inc: tinted glass, sunshade, pinch protection, driver door pwr convenient closing, illuminated dial Optional
Interior ambient lights Optional
Heated front windshield washer nozzles Optional
Driver/front passenger airbag supplemental restraint system Standard
Leather-wrapped 4-spoke tilt padded steering wheel w/height-adjustable/ telescopic steering column, cruise/audio controls Optional
Coil ignition system w/(4) knock sensors Optional

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