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Volkswagen Passat Variant 2.5 TDi Automatic

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Volkswagen Passat Variant 2.5 TDi Automatic

5-door 5-seater station wagon (estate, combi), diesel 6-cylinder 24-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2496 cm3 / 152.3 cu in / 152.3 cu in, 120.0 kW / 160.9 hp / 160.9 hp @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, 350.0 N·m / 258.1 lb·ft / 258.1 lb·ft @ 1500 rpm / 1500 rpm / 1500 rpm, automatic 6-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 222 km/h / 138 mph / 138 mph top speed, consumption 7.1 l/100km / 39.8 mpg-UK / 33.1 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolkswagenIssued from2008
ModelPassat Variant 2.5 TDi AutomaticIssued until
SeriePassatNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerVolkswagen AGCountryDE,US,BR,MX,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typestation wagon (estate, combi)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)495 l / 17.48 cu ft / 17.48 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)2577 l / 91.01 cu ft / 91.01 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)1600 l / 56.50 cu ft / 56.50 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4690 mm / 184.6 in / 184.6 inTotal (curb) weight1583 kg / 3490 lb / 3490 lb
Width1750 mm / 68.9 in / 68.9 inDry weight
Height1500 mm / 59.1 in / 59.1 inLoad capacity567 kg / 1250 lb / 1250 lb
Wheelbase2710 mm / 106.7 in / 106.7 inGross (max.) weight2150 kg / 4740 lb / 4740 lb
Track frontTowing weight1800 kg / 3968 lb / 3968 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity62 l / 13.6 UK gal / 16.4 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.73  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.4Frontal area (A)2.23 m2 / 24.0 sq ft / 24.0 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.89 m2 / 9.6 sq ft / 9.6 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)22.2 kW / 29.7 hp / 29.7 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine TypeV engine (V6)Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore78.3 mm / 3.08 in / 3.08 in
FueldieselStroke86.4 mm / 3.40 in / 3.40 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.91
Fuel supplyTurboEngine displacement2496 cm3 / 152.3 cu in / 152.3 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity416.03 cm3/cylinder / 25.388 cu in/cylinder / 25.388 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio18.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power120.0 kW / 160.9 hp / 160.9 hp at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque350.0 N·m / 258.1 lb·ft / 258.1 lb·ft at 1500 rpm / 1500 rpm / 1500 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)48.0 kW / 64.4 hp / 64.4 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output48.1 kW/l / 1.057 bhp/cu in / 1.057 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque140.2 N·m/l / 1.23 lb·ft/cu in / 1.23 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

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

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed222 km/h / 138 mph / 138 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio103.0 kW/ton / 78.0 bhp/ton / 78.0 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)7.1 l/100km / 39.8 mpg-UK / 33.1 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions149 g/km / 240 g/mi / 240 g/mi
  Range873 km / 543 mi / 543 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering detailsTraction control. Electronic stabilisation program (ESP).
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 detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Volkswagen Passat Variant 2.5 TDi Automatic

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