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1997 Volkswagen Passat

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TDI 4dr Sedan TDI Manual

Brakes

Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x 0.79
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 8.9 x -TBD-
Brake ABS System
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.4

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.4

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) -TBD-

Engine

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 90 @ 3750
Engine Order Code
Engine Type Diesel I4
Displacement 1.9L/116
Fuel System TDI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 149 @ 1900

Exterior Dimensions

Liftover Height (in) -TBD-
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.0
Track Width, Front (in) 58.4
Height, Overall (in) 56.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.5
Length, Overall (in) 181.5
Wheelbase (in) 103.3

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5

Interior Dimensions

Front Leg Room (in) 45.1
Front Head Room (in) 39.3
Front Hip Room (in) -TBD-
Second Head Room (in) 36.6
Second Leg Room (in) 37.0
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.0
Second Hip Room (in) -TBD-
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 98.7
Passenger Capacity 5

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 38
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 47

Steering

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.5
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) -TBD-
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.1
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.1

Summary

Vehicle Name Volkswagen Passat
Body Style 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Volkswagen Passat

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) -TBD-
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.94
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.71
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) -TBD-

Tires

Front Tire Order Code
Rear Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size P195/60R14
Rear Tire Size P195/60R14
Spare Tire Size -TBD-

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) -TBD-
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) -TBD-
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) -TBD-
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) -TBD-

Transmission

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.36
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.12
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.75
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
Trans Type 5
Trans Order Code
Drivetrain Front-Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.16
Clutch Size (in) -TBD-
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.60
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.76
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97

Vehicle

EPA Classification Mid-Size

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3009

Wheels

Front Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Material -TBD-
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) -TBD-