2004 Volkswagen Passat GL specs & colors

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2004 Volkswagen Passat GL

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Color options


Slate Blue


Medium Prarie Tan

Medium Mocha


Crystal Blue


Cypress / Dark Cypress

Royal Blue





EPA Classification Mid-Size
Front Wheel Size 15 x 6 in
Front Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Material N/A
Spare Wheel Size 15 x 6 in
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Size 15 x 6 in
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) N/A
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 170 @ 5900
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 166 @ 1950-5000
Displacement 1.8L/109
Engine Type Gas I4
Estimated Battery Range N/A mi
Cruising Range - City 360.80 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy N/A
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy 31 MPG
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - City N/A
Cruising Range - Hwy 508.40 mi
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City 22 MPG
Fuel Economy Est-Combined N/A MPG
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.70
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.18
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.43
Trans Type 5
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.44
Trans Description Cont. Again Not Available
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.78
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Not Available
Suspension Type - Rear Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front Four-link
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 11.3 x 0.98 in
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (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
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx N/A gal
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx 16.4 gal
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb 37.4 ft
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall N/A ft
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.3
Front Tire Size P195/65HR15
Spare Tire Size P195/65HR15
Rear Tire Size P195/65HR15
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. N/A lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. N/A lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. N/A lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. N/A lbs
Base Curb Weight 3212 lbs
Front Leg Room 41.5 in
Passenger Capacity 5
Length, Overall 185.2 in
Wheelbase 106.4 in
Second Hip Room N/A in
Front Shoulder Room 55.8 in
Second Head Room 37.8 in
Front Hip Room N/A in
Second Shoulder Room 54.6 in
Front Head Room 39.7 in
Track Width, Rear 59.6 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors 68.7 in
Min Ground Clearance 5.8 in
Liftover Height N/A in
Trunk Volume 15 ft³
Height, Overall 57.6 in
Passenger Volume 95 ft³
Second Leg Room 35.3 in
Track Width, Front 59.6 in
Body-color body-side moldings Standard
(4) trunk tie-down hooks Standard
Front seatback storage pockets Standard
Valet key Standard
80 amp/hr battery Standard
Front/rear floor mats Standard
Body-color pwr heated side mirrors w/integrated turn signals Standard
Internal emergency release trunk handle w/location reflector Standard
Anti-Slip Regulation (ASR) Standard
Rear window defroster Standard
Front wheel drive Standard
Rear seat interlock Standard
Daytime running lights Standard
90-amp alternator Standard
4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) Standard
Seat belt reminder & fuel cap seal warning Standard
Full-size spare tire Standard
Instrumentation-inc: speedometer, odometer, trip odometer, tachometer, fuel/ temp gauges, gear indicator, warning lights, digital clock Standard
(2) front/(2) rear reading lights Standard
Pwr windows-inc: driver-side 1-touch up/down & lockout features, pinch protection Standard
Anti-Slip Regulation (ASR) Standard
Premium V AM/FM stereo w/cassette/CD player-inc: (8) speakers Standard
Front 3-point height-adjustable seat belts w/pretensioners Standard
Remote keyless entry w/trunk release & panic button Standard
Front/rear gas shock absorbers Standard
Front door storage pockets w/rubber liners Standard
1.8L DOHC SMPI 20-valve I4 turbocharged engine Standard
Front center dome light w/time delay Standard
16.4 gallon fuel tank Standard
Immobilizer III theft-deterrent system Standard
Rear outboard 3-point seat belts w/outboard pretensioners Standard
Pwr 4-wheel disc brakes w/vented front Standard
(3) pwr outlets-inc: (1) in front center console, (1) in rear center console, (1) in cargo area Standard
Daytime running lights Standard
Steel exhaust pipes Standard
Mirror control pad w/joystick control Standard
Front/rear seat belt emergency tensioning retractors Standard
Body-color door handles Standard
Dual illuminated visor vanity mirrors w/covers Standard
Rear heating/air conditioning ducts Standard
Pwr remote trunk/fuel door releases located on drivers door Standard
Illuminated lockable glove box w/adjustable cooling feature Standard
Chrome loading edge protection Standard
Front/rear passenger assist handles Standard
Molded door trim w/velour inserts Standard
Front/rear side curtain protection Standard
Pwr rack & pinion steering Standard
Fully reclining velour front bucket seats w/adjustable headrests, lumbar support Standard
Center console-inc: (2) cup holders Standard
Child seat lower attachment points & top tether, rear outboard seating positions (LATCH) Standard
60/40 split folding rear seat-inc: adjustable headrests, fold-flat feature, folding center armrest w/storage compartment, cup holders Standard
Fully carpet-lined luggage compartment w/light Standard
4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) Standard
Cruise control Standard
Integrated armrests in door panels Standard
Slidable folding front center armrest w/storage compartment Standard
Headlights-on warning tone Standard
Audible/visible anti-theft vehicle alarm system-inc: doors, hood, trunk, radio, starter 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
Gray-tinted upper windshield stripe Standard
Black grille w/center logo Standard
Body-color bumpers w/black lower section Standard
P195/65HR15 all-season tires Standard
Tinted green glass Standard
Air conditioning w/dust/pollen filters Standard
Independent torsion beam axle rear suspension Standard
4-spoke padded tilt steering wheel w/height-adjustable telescopic steering column Standard
Front four-link suspension Standard
City 22/hwy 31 (1.8L engine/5-speed manual trans) Standard
5-speed manual transmission w/OD Standard
Full-size spare wheel Standard
Child safety locks on rear doors Standard
2-speed aero windshield wipers w/4-speed adjustable intermittent wipe feature Standard
Front/rear coil springs/stabilizer bars Standard
Electronic Differential Lock (EDL) Standard
Driver/front passenger side-impact airbags Standard
6-disc CD changer preparation-inc: wiring harness, mounting shelf in trunk Standard
Driver/front passenger airbag supplemental restraint system Standard
15" x 6" steel wheels w/full wheel covers Standard
Dual-note horn Standard
Collapsible steering column Standard

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