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Volkswagen Passat GT 16V

(1988 model)

Brief specs of 1988 Volkswagen Passat GT 16V

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1984 cm3 / 121.1 cu in / 121.1 cu in, 100.0 kW / 134.1 hp / 134.1 hp @ 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm, 180.0 N·m / 132.8 lb·ft / 132.8 lb·ft @ 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 206 km/h / 128 mph / 128 mph top speed, consumption 6.3 l/100km / 44.8 mpg-UK / 37.3 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolkswagenIssued from1988
ModelPassat GT 16VIssued until1993
SeriePassatNumber made
Model familyBody constructionmonocoque
Model codeBody designation312
ManufacturerVolkswagen AGCountryDE,US,BR,MX,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformB3Number of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4575 mm / 180.1 in / 180.1 inTotal (curb) weight1355 kg / 2987 lb / 2987 lb
Width1705 mm / 67.1 in / 67.1 inDry weight
Height1460 mm / 57.5 in / 57.5 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2625 mm / 103.3 in / 103.3 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1480 mm / 58.3 in / 58.3 inTowing weight
Track rear1420 mm / 55.9 in / 55.9 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance110 mm / 4.3 in / 4.3 inFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.7428571428571  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.12 m2 / 22.8 sq ft / 22.8 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine Code9ATotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore82.5 mm / 3.25 in / 3.25 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke92.8 mm / 3.65 in / 3.65 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.88900862068966
Fuel supplyMultipoint InjectionEngine displacement1984 cm3 / 121.1 cu in / 121.1 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity496.07 cm3/cylinder / 30.272 cu in/cylinder / 30.272 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.8 : 1
SumpMax. output power100.0 kW / 134.1 hp / 134.1 hp at 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque180.0 N·m / 132.8 lb·ft / 132.8 lb·ft at 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)49.3 kW / 66.2 hp / 66.2 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output50.4 kW/l / 1.108 bhp/cu in / 1.108 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque90.7 N·m/l / 0.79 lb·ft/cu in / 0.79 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed206 km/h / 128 mph / 128 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio
Acceleration 0-100 km/h10.20 s / 10.20 s / 10.20 sFuel consumption, City (urban)12.3 l/100km / 23.0 mpg-UK / 19.1 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)8.1 l/100km / 34.9 mpg-UK / 29.0 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)6.3 l/100km / 44.8 mpg-UK / 37.3 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions147 g/km / 237 g/mi / 237 g/mi (est.)
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels front6J x 14Wheels rear6J x 14
Tyres front195/60 R14Tyres rear195/60 R14
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Volkswagen Passat GT 16V

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