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Volkswagen Passat 4.0 W8 4Motion Automatic

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Volkswagen Passat 4.0 W8 4Motion Automatic

4-door 5-seater station wagon (estate, combi), petrol (gasoline) W engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 3999 cm3 / 244.0 cu in / 244.0 cu in, 202.0 kW / 270.9 hp / 270.9 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 371.0 N·m / 273.6 lb·ft / 273.6 lb·ft @ 2750 rpm / 2750 rpm / 2750 rpm, automatic 6-speed transmission, four wheel drive, 250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph top speed, consumption 13.1 l/100km / 21.6 mpg-UK / 18.0 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolkswagenIssued from2008
ModelPassat 4.0 W8 4Motion AutomaticIssued until
SeriePassatNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerVolkswagen AGCountryDE,US,BR,MX,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typestation wagon (estate, combi)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)400 l / 14.13 cu ft / 14.13 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)2577 l / 91.01 cu ft / 91.01 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)400 l / 14.13 cu ft / 14.13 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4710 mm / 185.4 in / 185.4 inTotal (curb) weight1665 kg / 3671 lb / 3671 lb
Width1750 mm / 68.9 in / 68.9 inDry weight
Height1470 mm / 57.9 in / 57.9 inLoad capacity555 kg / 1224 lb / 1224 lb
Wheelbase2710 mm / 106.7 in / 106.7 inGross (max.) weight2220 kg / 4894 lb / 4894 lb
Track frontTowing weight2100 kg / 4630 lb / 4630 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity80 l / 17.6 UK gal / 21.1 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.74  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.4Frontal area (A)2.19 m2 / 23.5 sq ft / 23.5 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.87 m2 / 9.4 sq ft / 9.4 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)21.7 kW / 29.1 hp / 29.1 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders
Engine TypeW engine (W-engine)Total number of valves
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore84.0 mm / 3.31 in / 3.31 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke90.2 mm / 3.55 in / 3.55 in
Fuel detailsunleaded 98Bore/Stroke ratio0.93
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement3999 cm3 / 244.0 cu in / 244.0 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity499.87 cm3/cylinder / 30.504 cu in/cylinder / 30.504 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio
SumpwetMax. output power202.0 kW / 270.9 hp / 270.9 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationMax. torque371.0 N·m / 273.6 lb·ft / 273.6 lb·ft at 2750 rpm / 2750 rpm / 2750 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)80.8 kW / 108.4 hp / 108.4 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output50.5 kW/l / 1.110 bhp/cu in / 1.110 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque92.8 N·m/l / 0.81 lb·ft/cu in / 0.81 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears6
Wheel drivefour wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio165.2 kW/ton / 125.2 bhp/ton / 125.2 bhp/ton
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)13.1 l/100km / 21.6 mpg-UK / 18.0 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions149 g/km / 240 g/mi / 240 g/mi
  Range611 km / 380 mi / 380 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Volkswagen Passat 4.0 W8 4Motion Automatic

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