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Volkswagen Passat Variant TDI Automatic

(2003 model)

Brief specs of 2003 Volkswagen Passat Variant TDI Automatic

5-door 5-seater station wagon (estate, combi), diesel 6-cylinder 24-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2496 cm3 / 152.3 cu in / 152.3 cu in, 119.3 kW / 160.0 hp / 160.0 hp @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, 350.0 N·m / 258.1 lb·ft / 258.1 lb·ft @ 1500 rpm / 1500 rpm / 1500 rpm, automatic 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 216 km/h / 134 mph / 134 mph top speed, consumption 7.9 l/100km / 35.8 mpg-UK / 29.8 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolkswagenIssued from2003
ModelPassat Variant TDI AutomaticIssued until
SeriePassatNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerVolkswagen AGCountryDE,US,BR,MX,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typestation wagon (estate, combi)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4682 mm / 184.3 in / 184.3 inTotal (curb) weight1620 kg / 3571 lb / 3571 lb
Width1746 mm / 68.7 in / 68.7 inDry weight
Height1498 mm / 59.0 in / 59.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2703 mm / 106.4 in / 106.4 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1515 mm / 59.6 in / 59.6 inTowing weight
Track rear1515 mm / 59.6 in / 59.6 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity62 l / 13.6 UK gal / 16.4 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.73  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.32Frontal area (A)2.18 m2 / 23.5 sq ft / 23.5 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.70 m2 / 7.5 sq ft / 7.5 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)17.4 kW / 23.3 hp / 23.3 hp

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine TypeV engine Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerVolkswagenValves per cylinder4
Engine constructioncast iron block; light alloy headBore78.3 mm / 3.08 in / 3.08 in
FueldieselStroke86.4 mm / 3.40 in / 3.40 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.91
Fuel supplydirect diesel inj.Engine displacement2496 cm3 / 152.3 cu in / 152.3 cu in
Engine Main bearings4Unitary capacity416.00 cm3/cylinder / 25.386 cu in/cylinder / 25.386 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio18.5 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power119.3 kW / 160.0 hp / 160.0 hp at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque350.0 N·m / 258.1 lb·ft / 258.1 lb·ft at 1500 rpm / 1500 rpm / 1500 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)67.4 kW / 90.4 hp / 90.4 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output47.8 kW/l / 1.050 bhp/cu in / 1.050 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque140.2 N·m/l / 1.23 lb·ft/cu in / 1.23 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.74
  Final gear (drive) ratio2.98

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)6.90 s / 6.90 s / 6.90 sTop (maximal) speed216 km/h / 134 mph / 134 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio98.8 kW/ton / 74.8 bhp/ton / 74.8 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h10.40 s / 10.40 s / 10.40 sFuel consumption, City (urban)11.6 l/100km / 24.4 mpg-UK / 20.3 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)5.8 l/100km / 48.7 mpg-UK / 40.6 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)7.9 l/100km / 35.8 mpg-UK / 29.8 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions213 g/km / 343 g/mi / 343 g/mi
  Range785 km / 488 mi / 488 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle11.5 m / 37.7 ft / 37.7 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Multi-link, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Double wishbones, Coil springs
Wheels front7J x 16Wheels rear7J x 16
Tyres front205/55 R 16 WTyres rear205/55 R 16 W
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter front312 mm / 12.3 in / 12.3 inBrake diameter rear245 mm / 9.6 in / 9.6 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Volkswagen Passat Variant TDI Automatic

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