Research 2016 Volkswagen Passat specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

2.0L TDI R-Line 4dr Sedan 2.0L TDI Manual R-Line


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

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.9


Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 140
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 380


Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 6.1 (Est)


SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 150 @ 4000
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 236 @ 1750
Engine Order Code
Engine Type Intercooled Turbo Diesel I-4
Displacement 2.0 L/120
Fuel System Diesel Direct Injection

Exterior Dimensions

Wheelbase (in) 110.4
Length, Overall (in) 191.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.2
Height, Overall (in) 58.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.4
Track Width, Front (in) 62.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 61

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5

Interior Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 102
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57
Second Leg Room (in) 39.1
Second Head Room (in) 37.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.9
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4
Front Head Room (in) 38.3


EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 44
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 35
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 30


Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.4
Steering Type Rack-Pinion


Body Style Sedan
Vehicle Name Volkswagen Passat


Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front Strut


Rear Tire Size P235/40HR19
Rear Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size P235/40HR19
Spare Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Size Compact
Front Tire Order Code


Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100


Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
Trans Type 6
Trans Order Code
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.26
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.68
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.56
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.72
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.86
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.87
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.96
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.77
Trans Description Cont. Again


EPA Classification Mid-Size Cars

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3444


Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact
Front Wheel Size (in) 19 X 8
Rear Wheel Size (in) 19 X 8
Spare Wheel Material Steel