Specs

Research 2008 Volkswagen Passat specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

Turbo 4dr Man Turbo FWD

Brakes

Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Brake Type Pwr
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.5 x - TBD -
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.0 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.2

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.6

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 140

Engine

Displacement 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 5100-6000
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 207 @ 1800-5000
Engine Order Code
Engine Type Gas Turbocharged I4
Fuel System SFI

Exterior Dimensions

Track Width, Front (in) 61.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.1
Height, Overall (in) 58.0
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.7
Length, Overall (in) 188.2
Wheelbase (in) 106.7
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.2

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5

Interior Dimensions

Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.7
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4
Front Head Room (in) 38.4
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD -
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD -
Passenger Volume (ft³) 96.3
Passenger Capacity 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.6
Second Leg Room (in) 37.7
Second Head Room (in) 37.8

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21

Steering

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.8
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.4
Steering Type Electromechanical

Summary

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

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) 4-link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent
Suspension Type - Front Independent

Tires

Rear Tire Order Code
Front Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size P235/45HR17
Front Tire Size P215/55HR16
Rear Tire Size P235/45HR17
Rear Tire Size P215/55HR16
Spare Tire Size P235/45HR17
Spare Tire Size P215/55HR16

Trailering

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

Transmission

Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.93
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.11
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.10
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.47
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.09
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.36
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
Trans Type 6
Trans Order Code
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.94/3.09
Clutch Size (in) - TBD -
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.99

Vehicle

EPA Classification Mid-Size

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3206

Wheels

Front Wheel Size (in) 17 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Alloy
Rear Wheel Material Alloy
Spare Wheel Material - TBD -
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 X 7.5
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5