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Volkswagen Passat Variant 3.2 V6 4MOTION

(2006 model)

Brief specs of 2006 Volkswagen Passat Variant 3.2 V6 4MOTION

5-door 5-seater station wagon (estate, combi), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 24-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 3189 cm3 / 194.6 cu in / 194.6 cu in, 184.2 kW / 247.0 hp / 247.0 hp @ 6250 rpm / 6250 rpm / 6250 rpm, 320.0 N·m / 236.0 lb·ft / 236.0 lb·ft @ 3200 rpm / 3200 rpm / 3200 rpm, semi-automatic (clutchless manual) 6-speed transmission, all wheel drive, 243 km/h / 151 mph / 151 mph top speed, consumption 10.0 l/100km / 28.2 mpg-UK / 23.5 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolkswagenIssued from2006
ModelPassat Variant 3.2 V6 4MOTIONIssued 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

Length4774 mm / 188.0 in / 188.0 inTotal (curb) weight1715 kg / 3781 lb / 3781 lb
Width1820 mm / 71.7 in / 71.7 inDry weight
Height1517 mm / 59.7 in / 59.7 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2709 mm / 106.7 in / 106.7 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1552 mm / 61.1 in / 61.1 inTowing weight
Track rear1551 mm / 61.1 in / 61.1 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity68 l / 15.0 UK gal / 18.0 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.76  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)2.29 m2 / 24.6 sq ft / 24.6 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.69 m2 / 7.4 sq ft / 7.4 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)17.1 kW / 23.0 hp / 23.0 hp

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine TypeV engine Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerVolkswagenValves per cylinder4
Engine constructioncast iron block; aluminium headBore84.0 mm / 3.31 in / 3.31 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke95.9 mm / 3.78 in / 3.78 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.88
Fuel supplydirect petrol injectionEngine displacement3189 cm3 / 194.6 cu in / 194.6 cu in
Engine Main bearings7Unitary capacity531.50 cm3/cylinder / 32.434 cu in/cylinder / 32.434 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio11.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power184.2 kW / 247.0 hp / 247.0 hp at 6250 rpm / 6250 rpm / 6250 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque320.0 N·m / 236.0 lb·ft / 236.0 lb·ft at 3200 rpm / 3200 rpm / 3200 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)100.5 kW / 134.7 hp / 134.7 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output57.8 kW/l / 1.269 bhp/cu in / 1.269 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque100.3 N·m/l / 0.88 lb·ft/cu in / 0.88 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typesemi-automatic (clutchless manual)Number of gears6
Wheel driveall wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.52
  Final gear (drive) ratio4.8

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)4.90 s / 4.90 s / 4.90 sTop (maximal) speed243 km/h / 151 mph / 151 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio144.0 kW/ton / 109.1 bhp/ton / 109.1 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h7.20 s / 7.20 s / 7.20 sFuel consumption, City (urban)14.1 l/100km / 20.0 mpg-UK / 16.7 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)7.7 l/100km / 36.7 mpg-UK / 30.5 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)10.0 l/100km / 28.2 mpg-UK / 23.5 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions240 g/km / 386 g/mi / 386 g/mi
  Range680 km / 423 mi / 423 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
Steeringrack & pinion VPASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Lower wishbone, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent,4 Links, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels front7.5J x 17Wheels rear7.5J x 17
Tyres front235/45 R 17 WTyres rear235/45 R 17 W
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter front345 mm / 13.6 in / 13.6 inBrake diameter rear310 mm / 12.2 in / 12.2 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Volkswagen Passat Variant 3.2 V6 4MOTION

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