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Volkswagen Passat 1.8 Turbo Tiptronic

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Volkswagen Passat 1.8 Turbo Tiptronic

4-door 5-seater, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 20-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1781 cm3 / 108.7 cu in / 108.7 cu in, 210.0 N·m / 154.9 lb·ft / 154.9 lb·ft @ 1750 rpm / 1750 rpm / 1750 rpm, automatic 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 221 km/h / 137 mph / 137 mph top speed, consumption 8.4 l/100km / 33.6 mpg-UK / 28.0 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolkswagenIssued from2008
ModelPassat 1.8 Turbo TiptronicIssued until
SeriePassatNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerVolkswagen AGCountryDE,US,BR,MX,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typeNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)475 l / 16.77 cu ft / 16.77 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)2577 l / 91.01 cu ft / 91.01 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)3200 l / 113.01 cu ft / 113.01 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4220 mm / 166.1 in / 166.1 inTotal (curb) weight1374 kg / 3029 lb / 3029 lb
WidthDry weight
Height1490 mm / 58.7 in / 58.7 inLoad capacity91 kg / 201 lb / 201 lb
Wheelbase2710 mm / 106.7 in / 106.7 inGross (max.) weight1465 kg / 3230 lb / 3230 lb
Track frontTowing weight3500 kg / 7716 lb / 7716 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity62 l / 13.6 UK gal / 16.4 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.56  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.4Frontal area (A)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves20
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder5
Engine constructionBore81.0 mm / 3.19 in / 3.19 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke86.4 mm / 3.40 in / 3.40 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.94
Fuel supplyIndirect injection, multi pointEngine displacement1781 cm3 / 108.7 cu in / 108.7 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity445.22 cm3/cylinder / 27.169 cu in/cylinder / 27.169 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio9.3 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power at
AspirationMax. torque210.0 N·m / 154.9 lb·ft / 154.9 lb·ft at 1750 rpm / 1750 rpm / 1750 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)
CoolantSpecific output
Catalytic converterSpecific torque117.9 N·m/l / 1.03 lb·ft/cu in / 1.03 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

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

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed221 km/h / 137 mph / 137 mph
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)8.4 l/100km / 33.6 mpg-UK / 28.0 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions197 g/km / 316 g/mi / 316 g/mi (est.)
  Range738 km / 459 mi / 459 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering detailsPower assisted steering
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle11.0 m / 36.1 ft / 36.1 ft
Suspension frontWishbone (A-arm, control arm)Suspension rearMulti-link
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front195/65-R15Tyres rear195/65-R15
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system), EBD (electronic brake-force distribution)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Volkswagen Passat 1.8 Turbo Tiptronic

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