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Volkswagen Passat 2018 3.6L V6 GT Specs, Trims & Colors

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Showing the 2018 Volkswagen Passat 3.6L V6 GT 4dr Sedan
$17,931-$24,519 Current Listing Price
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Seats 5
Door Count 4
Engine 280-hp, 3.6-liter V-6 (premium)
Transmission 6-speed auto-shift manual w/OD and auto-manual
Torque 258 lbs.-ft. @ 2,500 rpm
Drivetrain FWD
Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs.
Payload Capacity 1,052 lbs.
Combined MPG 29
Warranty Bumper-to-Bumper, 72 mo/72,000 mi


Exterior (7)
Deep Black Pearl Metallic
Fortana Red Metallic
Platinum Gray Metallic
Pure White
Reflex Silver Metallic
Tourmaline Blue Metallic
Interior (5)
Cornsilk Beige
Golden Oak & Black
Moonrock Gray
Titan Black
Titan Black/Moonrock Gray


Remote activated perimeter/approach lights S
Manual adjustable front head restraints S
Dual front impact airbags S
Remote keyless entry S
Side-impact bars S
Seat-mounted driver and passenger side-impact airbags S
Electronic stability S
Adjustable front head restraints S
Forward collision Front Assist w/Autonomous Emergency Braking
Compact spare tire S
Height adjustable front seatbelts S
Four-wheel ABS brakes S
Occupant sensing airbags S
Traction control S
Front ventilated disc brakes S
Tailgate/rear door lock S
Driver and passenger front-impact airbags S
4 ABS channels S
Tailgate/rear door lock included with power door locks S
First aid kit O
Power door locks S
Locking fuel flap included with power door locks S
Daytime running lights S
Spare tire mounted inside under cargo S
Curtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbag S
Total # of airbags 6
Rear child safety locks S
4 wheel disc brakes S
Panic alarm S
Brake assist S
Front passenger airbag occupancy sensor S
ABS and driveline traction control S
3 rear head restraints S
Perimeter/approach lights S
Front seatbelt pre-tensioners S
Security system O
3 point rear center seatbelt S
Four-wheel disc brakes S
Immobilizer S
Curtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbags S
Dual front side impact airbags S
Engine 280-hp, 3.6-liter V-6 (premium)
Transmission 6-speed auto-shift manual w/OD and auto-manual
Engine liters 3.6
Variable valve control S
Engine orientation transverse
Gasoline direct injection S
Ignition type spark
Horsepower 280-hp @ 6,200 rpm
Recommended fuel premium unleaded
Engine oil cooler S
Fuel tank capacity 18.5 gal.
Torque 258 lbs.-ft. @ 2,500 rpm
Aluminum cylinder head S
Cylinder configuration V-6
Fuel economy city 19 mpg
Fuel economy highway 28 mpg
Variable intake manifold S
# of valves 24
Quasi-dual stainless steel exhaust S
Sequential sport shift Tiptronic
Low emission vehicle S
Automatic transmission 6 speed with auto-shift
140-amp. alternator S
Recommended fuel premium unleaded
Engine 3.6L V-6 DOHC 280hp
Front-wheel drive S
Battery amp hours (72Ah)
Ultra low emission vehicle II S
Engine oil cooler S
Transmission oil cooler S
Mode select transmission S
Carbon FP / Tailpipe and upstream total GHG (CO2, tons per year) 8.0
Manual-shift auto Tiptronic
380 CCA battery S
Chrome tailpipe S
Transmission electronic control S
Axle ratio 4.77
Overdrive S
Battery-rundown protection S
Transmission gear ratio (5th) .86
Transmission gear ratio (6th) .69
Transmission gear ratio (4th) .83
Transmission gear ratio (2nd) 1.79
Transmission electronic control S
Overdrive S
Transmission gear ratio (3rd) 1.19
Transmission gear ratio (reverse) 3.26
Transmission gear ratio (1st) 2.92
Four wheel independent suspension S
Rear coil springs S
Independent rear multi-link suspension w/anti-roll bar S
Front anti-roll bar S
Rack and pinion steering S
Front coil springs S
Gas-pressurized front shocks S
P235/40HR19.0 BSW AS tires S
Front wheel size 19"
Gas-pressurized rear shocks S
Front tires 235/40R19
Speed-sensing electric power-assist rack-pinion steering S
Alloy wheels S
Rear wheel size 19"
Rear anti-roll bar S
Steel spare wheel S
Wheel locks O
Independent front strut suspension w/anti-roll bar S
19" wheels S
Power steering S
Sport suspension S
Speed-sensing steering S
Spoiler S
Rear lip spoiler S
Black grille S
Grille black
Body-colored door handles S
Turn signal indicator mirrors S
Body-colored front and rear bumpers S
Rear cargo trunk
Chrome tip exhaust S
Fully galvanized steel body material S
Power door mirrors S
Heated door mirrors S
4 doors S
Bodyside moldings S
Power remote heated manual folding side-view door mirrors with turn signal indicator S
Proximity key Kessy
Power cargo access remote release S
Keyfob trunk/hatch/door release S
Power windows S
Remote keyless entry S
Power rear windows S
Rear door bins S
1-touch down S
Illuminated passenger vanity mirror S
Full floor console with covered box S
Retained accessory power S
Auto-locking doors S
Day-night rearview mirror S
2 USB ports S
Covered bin instrument-panel storage S
Seatback storage pockets 2
3 12V DC power outlets S
Front cupholders S
Console ducts S
Automatic temperature control S
Trunk/hatch/door FOB controls S
Passenger manual folding mirror S
Mini overhead console with storage S
Remote engine start O
Manual sunshade S
Driver manual folding mirror S
Garage door transmitter HomeLink
Power glass tilting and sliding sunroof S
Overhead console S
Power windows with front and rear 1-touch down S
Rear cupholders S
Climatronic automatic dual-zone front air conditioning S
Air conditioning S
Front dual zone A/C S
Illuminated driver vanity mirror S
Illuminated driver and passenger-side visor mirrors S
Driver and passenger door bins S
Tilt steering wheel S
1st row express open/close sliding and tilting glass sunroof S
Sunshade S
Integrated key/remote S
Keyfob (all doors) remote keyless entry S
Auto-dimming rearview mirror O
Valet function S
Illuminated locking glove box S
Air filter S
Illuminated glove box S
Cruise control with steering wheel controls S
12V DC power outlet 3
Illuminated entry S
Full floor console S
Driver's footrest S
Front and rear cupholders S
1-touch up S
Cruise control S
Steering wheel with manual tilting, manual telescoping S
Telescoping steering wheel S
Max. seating capacity of 5 S
Carpet front and rear floor mats S
Front center armrest S
Rear seat armrest storage S
Rubber front and rear floor mats O
Power reclining driver seat S
Driver and passenger heated-seatbacks S
8-way driver seat adjustment S
Leather/metal-look shift knob S
Leatherette upholstery S
Chrome/metal-look interior accents S
Rear bench seat S
Power driver cushion tilt S
Cargo net O
Rear seat center armrest S
Carpet cargo space S
Carpet cargo mat O
V-Tex leatherette front and rear seat upholstery S
Heated front seats S
Leather/piano black steering wheel S
Rear seat fold-forward seatback S
Simulated carbon fibre/metal-look instrument panel insert, door panel insert S
Max seating capacity 5
Height adjustable driver seat S
Chrome interior accents S
Cargo space floor carpet
Sport pedals S
Driver cushion tilt S
Height adjustable passenger seat S
Full cloth headliner S
Floor mats S
Power height-adjustable driver seat S
Power 2-way driver lumbar support S
Leatherette door panel trim S
Driver and passenger heated-cushions S
Cargo tie-downs S
8-way power driver seat S
Manual height-adjustable passenger seat S
Front no center armrest S
Piano black console insert S
Cargo tray/organizer O
Front sport bucket seats S
Plastic trunk lid/rear cargo door S
Front seats bucket
Manual reclining passenger seat S
Driver lumbar support S
Rear 60-40 bench seat S
Power driver fore/aft adjustment S
Rear seat center armrest with storage S
Cargo light S
6-way passenger seat adjustment S
Carpet floor covering S
Manual passenger fore/aft adjustment S
Audio theft deterrent S
6 speakers S
Steering-wheel mounted audio controls S
Steering wheel mounted audio controls S
1 1st row LCD monitor S
Smart device integration VW Car-Net App-Connect
Radio data system S
Window grid antenna S
AM/FM radio S
Speed sensitive volume S
Primary monitor touchscreen S
Wireless phone connectivity S
SiriusXM AM/FM/HD/Satellite with seek-scan, single in-dash CD player S
CD player S
Satellite radio trial duration with new vehicle purchase (months) 3
1st row LCD monitors 1
Diversity antenna S
Voice activated radio S
Speed-sensitive volume S
CD-MP3 decoder S
Delay-off aero-composite LED low/high beam headlamps S
Key-in-ignition warning S
Door-ajar warning S
Oil-pressure warning S
Low-washer-fluid warning S
Rear window defroster S
Tachometer S
Redundant digital speedometer S
Light-tinted windows S
Variable intermittent wipers S
Oil temperature gauge S
Camera Rear S
Tire pressure sensors S
Analog display S
Battery warning S
Light tinted windows S
Lights-on warning S
Trunk-ajar warning S
Variably intermittent wipers S
Water temp. gauge S
Trip odometer S
Low-fuel warning S
Analog clock S
Water-temp. warning S
Front reading lights S
Compass O
Low-tire-pressure warning S
Dome light with fade S
Variable instrument panel lighting S
4 door curb/courtesy lights S
Brake pad wear S
Auto-leveling headlights S
Front and rear reading lights S
Blind spot S
Camera(s) - rear S
Bulb-failure warning S
Low-coolant warning S
Brake-fluid warning S
Fully automatic headlights S
Outside-temperature display S
Outside temperature display S
Rear collision Rear Cross Traffic Alert
Trip computer S
Rear reading lights S
Low-oil-level warning S
Transmission-fluid-temperature warning S
Delay-off headlights S
Exterior height 58.5"
Towing capacity 1,000 lbs.
Compression ratio 11.40 to 1
Turning radius 18.2'
Engine torque 258 lbs.-ft. @ 2,500 rpm
Interior cargo volume 15.9 cu.ft.
Front legroom 42.4"
Engine horsepower 280-hp @ 6,200 rpm
Valvetrain DOHC
Drag coefficient .31
Engine type V-6
Rear shoulder room 57.0"
Wheelbase 110.4"
Curb weight 3,571 lbs.
Valves 24
Engine displacement 220 cu.in.
Fuel economy city 19 mpg
Passenger volume 102.0 cu.ft.
Front shoulder room 56.9"
Rear headroom 37.8"
Payload 1,052 lbs.
Front headroom 38.3"
Rear tread 61.0"
Maximum interior cargo volume 15.9 cu.ft.
Fuel tank capacity 18.5 gal.
Front tread 62.1"
Engine bore x stroke 3.5" x 3.8"
Rear legroom 39.1"
Exterior body width 72.2"
GVWR 4,652 lbs.
Exterior length 191.9"
Fuel economy highway 28 mpg
Ground clearance (min) 5.4"
Basic warranty (months/miles) 72/72,000
Corrosion perforation warranty (months/miles) 84/100,000
Powertrain warranty (months/miles) 72/72,000
Roadside assistance warranty (months/miles) 36/36,000

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