Specs

Research 2012 Volkswagen Passat specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

S 4dr Sedan 2.5L Manual S

Brakes

Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.7 x 0.4
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Brake Type Pwr
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.3 x 1.0

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.9

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.0

Electrical

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

Emissions

EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 6
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 5.7

Engine

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 170 @ 5700
Engine Order Code
Engine Type Gas I5
Displacement 2.5L/151
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 177 @ 4250

Exterior Dimensions

Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.0
Track Width, Front (in) 62.1
Height, Overall (in) 58.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.2
Length, Overall (in) 191.6
Wheelbase (in) 110.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.4

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5

Interior Dimensions

Front Leg Room (in) 42.4
Front Head Room (in) 38.3
Second Head Room (in) 37.8
Second Leg Room (in) 39.1
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.0
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.9
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 102.0
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD -

Mileage

Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22

Steering

Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.4
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.4
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)

Summary

Vehicle Name Volkswagen Passat
Body Style 4 Door Sdn

Suspension

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

Tires

Rear Tire Order Code
Front Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size P235/45HR18
Front Tire Size P215/60TR16
Rear Tire Size P235/45HR18
Rear Tire Size P215/60TR16
Spare Tire Size - TBD -

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
Clutch Size (in) - TBD -
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.60
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.66
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.27
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.12
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.78
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Manual
Trans Type 5
Trans Order Code
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.65

Vehicle

EPA Classification Mid-Size

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3166

Wheels

Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Alloy
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD -