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Volkswagen Sharan V6

(2003 model)

Brief specs of 2003 Volkswagen Sharan V6

5-door 8-seater minivan (multi-purpose vehicle, MPV), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 24-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2792 cm3 / 170.4 cu in / 170.4 cu in, 149.9 kW / 201.0 hp / 201.0 hp @ 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm, 265.0 N·m / 195.5 lb·ft / 195.5 lb·ft @ 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 217 km/h / 135 mph / 135 mph top speed, consumption 10.6 l/100km / 26.6 mpg-UK / 22.2 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolkswagenIssued from2003
ModelSharan V6Issued until
SerieSharanNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerVolkswagen AGCountryDE,US,BR,MX,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typeminivan (multi-purpose vehicle, MPV)Number of seats8
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4634 mm / 182.4 in / 182.4 inTotal (curb) weight1743 kg / 3843 lb / 3843 lb
Width1810 mm / 71.3 in / 71.3 inDry weight
Height1730 mm / 68.1 in / 68.1 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2841 mm / 111.9 in / 111.9 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1530 mm / 60.2 in / 60.2 inTowing weight
Track rear1524 mm / 60.0 in / 60.0 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity70 l / 15.4 UK gal / 18.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.63  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.31Frontal area (A)2.68 m2 / 28.8 sq ft / 28.8 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.83 m2 / 8.9 sq ft / 8.9 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)20.6 kW / 27.7 hp / 27.7 hp

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine TypeV engine Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerVolkswagenValves per cylinder4
Engine constructioncast iron block; aluminium headBore81.0 mm / 3.19 in / 3.19 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke90.3 mm / 3.56 in / 3.56 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.9
Fuel supplyMPFiEngine displacement2792 cm3 / 170.4 cu in / 170.4 cu in
Engine Main bearings7Unitary capacity465.33 cm3/cylinder / 28.396 cu in/cylinder / 28.396 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.7 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power149.9 kW / 201.0 hp / 201.0 hp at 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque265.0 N·m / 195.5 lb·ft / 195.5 lb·ft at 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)76.2 kW / 102.2 hp / 102.2 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output53.7 kW/l / 1.180 bhp/cu in / 1.180 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 gears6
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.79
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.59

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)7.20 s / 7.20 s / 7.20 sTop (maximal) speed217 km/h / 135 mph / 135 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio115.3 kW/ton / 87.4 bhp/ton / 87.4 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h9.90 s / 9.90 s / 9.90 sFuel consumption, City (urban)14.6 l/100km / 19.3 mpg-UK / 16.1 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)8.3 l/100km / 34.0 mpg-UK / 28.3 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)10.6 l/100km / 26.6 mpg-UK / 22.2 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions254 g/km / 409 g/mi / 409 g/mi
  Range660 km / 410 mi / 410 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle11.9 m / 39.0 ft / 39.0 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Lower wishbone, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Semi-trailing arm, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels front6J x 16Wheels rear6J x 16
Tyres front215/55 R 16 WTyres rear215/55 R 15 W
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter front313 mm / 12.3 in / 12.3 inBrake diameter rear294 mm / 11.6 in / 11.6 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Volkswagen Sharan V6

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