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Volkswagen Passat 1.8

(1996 model)

Brief specs of 1996 Volkswagen Passat 1.8

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 20-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1781 cm3 / 108.7 cu in / 108.7 cu in, 93.2 kW / 125.0 hp / 125.0 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 169.0 N·m / 124.6 lb·ft / 124.6 lb·ft @ 4100 rpm / 4100 rpm / 4100 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolkswagenIssued from1996
ModelPassat 1.8Issued until
SeriePassatNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerVolkswagen AGCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)3960 l / 139.85 cu ft / 139.85 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4670 mm / 183.9 in / 183.9 inTotal (curb) weight
Width1740 mm / 68.5 in / 68.5 inDry weight
Height1460 mm / 57.5 in / 57.5 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2700 mm / 106.3 in / 106.3 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.73  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.16 m2 / 23.2 sq ft / 23.2 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) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves20
Engine ManufacturerVolkswagenValves per cylinder5
Engine constructionBore81.0 mm / 3.19 in / 3.19 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke86.4 mm / 3.40 in / 3.40 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.94
Fuel supplyEngine displacement1781 cm3 / 108.7 cu in / 108.7 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity445.25 cm3/cylinder / 27.171 cu in/cylinder / 27.171 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio
SumpMax. output power93.2 kW / 125.0 hp / 125.0 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque169.0 N·m / 124.6 lb·ft / 124.6 lb·ft at 4100 rpm / 4100 rpm / 4100 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)37.3 kW / 50.0 hp / 50.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output52.3 kW/l / 1.150 bhp/cu in / 1.150 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque94.9 N·m/l / 0.83 lb·ft/cu in / 0.83 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio
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
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle12.0 m / 39.4 ft / 39.4 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Volkswagen Passat 1.8

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