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2005 Volkswagen Phaeton V8 specs & colors

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2005 Volkswagen Phaeton V8

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Slate Blue



Dark Charcoal

Crystal Blue

Cypress / Dark Cypress

Medium Tan



EPA Classification Large
Rear Wheel Size 18 x 8.5 in
Spare Wheel Material Alloy
Rear Wheel Material Alloy
Front Wheel Material Alloy
Front Wheel Size 18 x 8.5 in
Spare Wheel Size 18 x 8.5 in
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 330 Starter/420 On-Board
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 190
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 317 @ 3500
Engine Type Gas V8
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 335 @ 6500
Displacement 4.2L/252
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City 16 MPG
Cruising Range - Hwy 523.60 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined N/A
Cruising Range - City 380.80 mi
Fuel Economy Est-Combined N/A MPG
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy 22 MPG
EPA MPG Equivalent - City N/A
Estimated Battery Range N/A mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy N/A
Trans Description Cont. Again & Tiptronic
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.34
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.40
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.65
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.88
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.17
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.14
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.52
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive
Trans Type 6
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Air
Suspension Type - Front Independent Air
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Four-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Trapezoidal Wishbone
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 12.2 x 0.87 in
Brake ABS System (Second Line) N/A
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Not Available
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake Type Pwr
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 14.2 x 1.34 in
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx 23.8 gal
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx N/A gal
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall N/A ft
Steering Type Servotronic Pwr
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb 39.4 ft
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8
Spare Tire Size P255/45HR18
Front Tire Size P255/45HR18
Rear Tire Size P255/45HR18
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. N/A lbs
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
Base Curb Weight 5194 lbs
Track Width, Front 64.1 in
Length, Overall 203.7 in
Second Shoulder Room 57.8 in
Track Width, Rear 63.5 in
Liftover Height N/A in
Trunk Volume 13 ft³
Second Head Room 38.1 in
Passenger Capacity 4
Min Ground Clearance 5.0 in
Wheelbase 118.1 in
Passenger Volume 108 ft³
Second Hip Room N/A in
Front Head Room 37.2 in
Height, Overall 57.1 in
Second Leg Room 43.1 in
Front Shoulder Room 59.6 in
Front Hip Room N/A in
Front Leg Room 41.7 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors 74.9 in
Rear center console in wood-inc: display for climate control Optional
Front/rear floor mats Standard
Memory function-inc: front/rear seats, exterior mirrors, interior rearview mirror, steering wheel Optional
Front/rear side curtain protection Standard
(2) front/(2) rear assist handles Standard
23.8 gallon fuel tank Standard
Premium 190-watt AM/FM sound system w/6-disc CD changer-inc: (10) speakers, 8-channel amplifier, subwoofer Standard
Multi-function trip computer-inc: color display, trip time/length, average trip speed/fuel consumption, current fuel consumption, miles to empty Standard
Front/rear side-impact airbags Standard
Illuminated lockable glove box Standard
(2) folding keys for central locking system Standard
Electronic differential lock (EDL) Standard
Dual pane tinted green glass Standard
Dual illuminated visor vanity mirrors w/covers & dual magnification Standard
61 amp/hr starter battery, 75 amphr on-board pwr supply battery Standard
OnStar Telematics Standard
4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) Standard
Rain sensing aero windshield wipers w/auto wiper speed control Standard
10-way pwr adjustable rear outboard seats-inc: air conditioning ventilation, heat, memory & massage features, pwr adjustable lumbar support/head restraints Optional
Mirror control pad w/joystick control Standard
Bumper-integrated halogen front fog lamps Standard
Intelligent crash response system Standard
Front center armrest w/storage compartment Standard
Internal emergency trunk release handle w/location reflector Standard
Automatic door locks Standard
Body-color pwr flush-folding heated side mirrors w/memory, auto-dimming, integrated side blinkers/flood lights, passenger-side auto tilt-down in reverse Standard
Illuminated front/rear air vents w/draft free ventilation Standard
Stainless steel pedals Standard
Trapezoidal wishbone independent rear suspension Standard
Four-link independent front suspension Standard
Dual exhaust pipes Standard
Blinker control stalk w/lane change feature Standard
Full-size spare tire/wheel Standard
Anti-slip regulation (ASR) Standard
Molded door trim in leatherette Standard
Pwr remote trunk/fuel door releases located on drivers door w/valet lockout feature Standard
Electronic stabilization program-inc: brake assist Standard
Front passenger rear seat controls Optional
Door sills in chrome Standard
Foldable rear center armrest w/storage compartment, first aid kit, cup holders Standard
Collapsible steering column Standard
Soft close doors Standard
Daytime running lights Standard
Genuine eucalyptus wood interior trim Standard
18-way driver/16-way passenger pwr leather comfort front bucket seats-inc: air conditioning ventilation, heat, massage, pwr adjustable lumbar support/head restraints, pwr adjustable seatbelts Optional
Dual front cup holders integrated into center console Standard
Fully carpet-lined luggage compartment w/light Standard
Trunk closing assist handle Standard
Chrome loading edge protection Standard
Pwr 4-wheel vented disc brakes Standard
4-zone climate control Standard
18" x 8.5" alloy wheels w/anti-theft wheel locks Standard
Body-color door handles w/chrome inlay Standard
Engine braking control (EBC) Standard
Anti-slip regulation (ASR) Standard
Body-color bumpers w/black lower section Standard
6-speed automatic transmission w/Tiptronic & OD-inc: dynamic shift program (DSP), sport mode Standard
Digital electronic ignition w/knock sensor Standard
Homelink Standard
Electronic stabilization program-inc: brake assist Standard
Auto-dimming rearview mirror w/switch Standard
Front 3-point height-adjustable seat belts Standard
(4) corner adjustable air suspension-inc: (4) dampening settings Standard
Integrated rear window radio diversity antenna Standard
City 16/hwy 22 (4.2L engine/6-speed auto trans) Standard
190-amp alternator Standard
Infotainment system/multi-function onboard computer-inc: color display, settings for climate controls, navigation, audio, vehicle settings, trip computer, air suspension settings, tire pressure monitoring system Standard
Rear window defroster Standard
Front/rear door storage pockets Standard
4.2L DOHC SMPI 40-valve V8 engine Standard
Electronic brake force distribution (EBD) Standard
Front seatback storage pockets Standard
Immobilizer III theft-deterrent system Standard
Heated front windshield washer nozzles Standard
(4) cargo area tie-down hooks Standard
Front/rear anti-roll bars Standard
Navigation system-inc: visual/audible commands through center console display & onboard computer display Standard
Remote locking system-inc: lock, unlock, trunk release, panic button Standard
Leather shift knob w/chrome & wood accents Standard
(5) adjustable head restraints w/crash active front head restraints Standard
Instrumentation-inc: speedometer, tachometer, odometer, trip odometer, fuel/ engine temp/oil temp/battery gauges, gear indicator, clock, outside temp, audio functions, warning lights Standard
Cruise control Standard
High-intensity Xenon headlamps w/auto on/off feature, washer system Standard
Interior ambient lights Standard
Pwr rear/manual rear side sunshades Standard
Headlights-on warning tone Standard
Lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH) w/child seat attachment points Standard
Rear 3-point seat belts Standard
Pwr tilt & slide sunroof-inc: tinted glass, pwr sunshade, pinch protection, driver door pwr convenient closing, illuminated dial Standard
Chrome grille w/logo Standard
Servotronic pwr steering Standard
Audible/visible anti-theft vehicle alarm system-inc: doors, hood, trunk, radio, starter, anti-tow Standard
4MOTION all wheel drive Standard
Child safety locks on rear doors/pwr window lockout Standard
(4) pwr outlets-inc: (1) in front center console, (1) in rear center console, (1) in front center armrest, (1) in cargo area Standard
Pwr windows-inc: 1-touch up/down & driver-side lockout features, pinch protection Standard
GPS antenna for navigation system Standard
Central pwr locking system-inc: key-operated windows/sunroof open/close, selective unlocking at driver door Standard
(2) front/(2) rear reading lights Standard
Integrated armrests in front/rear door panels Standard
Driver/front passenger advanced front dual stage airbags Standard
Genuine wood inlay door handles Standard
Daytime running lights Standard
4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) Standard
P255/45HR18 all-season tires Standard
Torsen sensing center locking differential Standard
Front/rear seat belt emergency locking retractors/pretensioners/load limiters Standard
Front/rear electronic damping control (EDC), auto leveling Standard
Valet key Standard
Anti-intrusion side-impact door beams Standard
Pwr height-adjustable/telescopic steering column w/easy-entry/ & exit function Standard
Roof-mounted antenna for OnStar Telematics Standard
4-spoke leather-wrapped multi-function steering wheel w/cruise control, audio functions, onboard computer functions Standard
Upper windshield gray band Standard

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