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Volkswagen Passat Variant 2.3 V5

(1997 model)

Brief specs of 1997 Volkswagen Passat Variant 2.3 V5

5-door 5-seater station wagon (estate, combi), petrol (gasoline) 5-cylinder 10-valve VR (narrow-angle V) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2324 cm3 / 141.8 cu in / 141.8 cu in, 110.0 kW / 147.5 hp / 147.5 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 205.0 N·m / 151.2 lb·ft / 151.2 lb·ft @ 3200 rpm / 3200 rpm / 3200 rpm

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolkswagenIssued from1997
ModelPassat Variant 2.3 V5Issued until2000
SeriePassatNumber made
Model familyBody constructionmonocoque
Model codeBody designation3B5
ManufacturerVolkswagen AGCountryDE,US,BR,MX,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformB5Number of doors5
Bodywork typestation wagon (estate, combi)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4675 mm / 184.1 in / 184.1 inTotal (curb) weight1375 kg / 3031 lb / 3031 lb
Width1740 mm / 68.5 in / 68.5 inDry weight
Height1459 mm / 57.4 in / 57.4 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2703 mm / 106.4 in / 106.4 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1498 mm / 59.0 in / 59.0 inTowing weight
Track rear1500 mm / 59.1 in / 59.1 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance110 mm / 4.3 in / 4.3 inFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.7295597484277  

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 CodeAGZTotal number of cylinders5
Engine TypeVR (narrow-angle V) engine Total number of valves10
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
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 ratio10.1 : 1
SumpMax. output power110.0 kW / 147.5 hp / 147.5 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque205.0 N·m / 151.2 lb·ft / 151.2 lb·ft at 3200 rpm / 3200 rpm / 3200 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)44.0 kW / 59.0 hp / 59.0 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output47.3 kW/l / 1.040 bhp/cu in / 1.040 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque88.2 N·m/l / 0.77 lb·ft/cu in / 0.77 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeNumber of gears
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 alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels front6J x 15Wheels rear6J x 15
Tyres front195/65 R15Tyres rear195/65 R15
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Volkswagen Passat Variant 2.3 V5

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