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Volkswagen Passat C 1.3

(1985 model)

Brief specs of 1985 Volkswagen Passat C 1.3

3-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 1296 cm3 / 79.1 cu in / 79.1 cu in, 44.0 kW / 59.0 hp / 59.0 hp @ 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm, 100.0 N·m / 73.8 lb·ft / 73.8 lb·ft @ 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 152 km/h / 94 mph / 94 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolkswagenIssued from1985
ModelPassat C 1.3Issued until
SeriePassatNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerVolkswagen AGCountryDE,US,BR,MX,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors3
Bodywork typehatchback (liftback) sedanNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4435 mm / 174.6 in / 174.6 inTotal (curb) weight940 kg / 2072 lb / 2072 lb
Width1685 mm / 66.3 in / 66.3 inDry weight
Height1385 mm / 54.5 in / 54.5 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2550 mm / 100.4 in / 100.4 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1414 mm / 55.7 in / 55.7 inTowing weight
Track rear1422 mm / 56.0 in / 56.0 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity60 l / 13.2 UK gal / 15.9 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.74  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.98 m2 / 21.4 sq ft / 21.4 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerVolkswagenValves per cylinder2
Engine constructioncast iron block; light alloy headBore75.0 mm / 2.95 in / 2.95 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke73.4 mm / 2.89 in / 2.89 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.02
Fuel supply1 Solex carburettorEngine displacement1296 cm3 / 79.1 cu in / 79.1 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity324.00 cm3/cylinder / 19.772 cu in/cylinder / 19.772 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio9.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power44.0 kW / 59.0 hp / 59.0 hp at 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque100.0 N·m / 73.8 lb·ft / 73.8 lb·ft at 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)8.9 kW / 11.9 hp / 11.9 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output34.0 kW/l / 0.746 bhp/cu in / 0.746 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque77.2 N·m/l / 0.67 lb·ft/cu in / 0.67 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.91
  Final gear (drive) ratio4.11

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)10.40 s / 10.40 s / 10.40 sTop (maximal) speed152 km/h / 94 mph / 94 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio62.8 kW/ton / 47.6 bhp/ton / 47.6 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
Steeringrack & pinionSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Lower wishbone, Coil springsSuspension rearSemi-independent, Torsion bar
Wheels front5.5 x 13Wheels rear5.5 x 13
Tyres front165 SR 13Tyres rear165 SR 13
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter front239 mm / 9.4 in / 9.4 inBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Volkswagen Passat C 1.3

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