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Volkswagen Passat 2.3 V5 20V Syncro

(2001 model)

Brief specs of 2001 Volkswagen Passat 2.3 V5 20V Syncro

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 5-cylinder 20-valve VR (narrow-angle V) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2324 cm3 / 141.8 cu in / 141.8 cu in, 125.0 kW / 167.6 hp / 167.6 hp @ 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm, 220.0 N·m / 162.3 lb·ft / 162.3 lb·ft @ 3200 rpm / 3200 rpm / 3200 rpm

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolkswagenIssued from2001
ModelPassat 2.3 V5 20V SyncroIssued until0
SeriePassatNumber made
Model familyBody constructionmonocoque
Model codeBody designation3B2
ManufacturerVolkswagen AGCountryDE,US,BR,MX,ZA


Base platformB5Number of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4703 mm / 185.2 in / 185.2 inTotal (curb) weight1475 kg / 3252 lb / 3252 lb
Width1746 mm / 68.7 in / 68.7 inDry weight
Height1462 mm / 57.6 in / 57.6 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 clearance130 mm / 5.1 in / 5.1 inFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.739918608953  


Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.17 m2 / 23.4 sq ft / 23.4 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)


Engine CodeAZXTotal number of cylinders5
Engine TypeVR (narrow-angle V) engine Total number of valves20
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore81.0 mm / 3.19 in / 3.19 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke90.2 mm / 3.55 in / 3.55 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.8980044345898
Fuel supplyMultipoint InjectionEngine displacement2324 cm3 / 141.8 cu in / 141.8 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity464.80 cm3/cylinder / 28.364 cu in/cylinder / 28.364 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.8 : 1
SumpMax. output power125.0 kW / 167.6 hp / 167.6 hp at 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque220.0 N·m / 162.3 lb·ft / 162.3 lb·ft at 3200 rpm / 3200 rpm / 3200 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)50.0 kW / 67.1 hp / 67.1 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output53.8 kW/l / 1.182 bhp/cu in / 1.182 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque94.7 N·m/l / 0.83 lb·ft/cu in / 0.83 lb·ft/cu in


Transmission typeNumber of gears
Wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio


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


Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front205/55 r16Tyres rear205/55 r16
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Volkswagen Passat 2.3 V5 20V Syncro


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