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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 4-Door Sedan 2.5L Manual S PZEV
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door dn 2.5L Manual S S 22 32 $19,990 $20,845
4-Door dn 2.5L Manual S PZEV S 22 32 $19,990 $20,845
4-Door dn 2.5L Automatic S S 22 31 $21,045 $21,945
4-Door dn 2.5L Automatic S PZEV S 22 31 $21,045 $21,945
4-Door Sedan 2.5L Automatic S w/Appearance 22 31 $22,005 $22,945
4-Door Sedan 2.5L Automatic PZEV S w/Appearance 22 31 $22,005 $22,945
4-Door Sedan 2.5L Manual SE 22 32 $22,963 $23,945
4-Door Sedan 2.5L Manual PZEV SE 22 32 $22,963 $23,945
4-Door Sedan 2.5L Automatic SE 22 31 $24,017 $25,045
4-Door Sedan 2.5L Automatic PZEV SE 22 31 $24,017 $25,045
4-Door Sedan 2.5L Automatic SE w/Sunroof 22 31 $24,785 $25,845
4-Door Sedan 2.5L Automatic PZEV SE w/Sunroof 22 31 $24,785 $25,845
4-Door Sedan 2.5L Automatic SE w/Sunroof & Nav 22 31 $25,888 $26,995
4-Door Sedan 2.5L Automatic PZEV SE w/Sunroof & Nav 22 31 $25,888 $26,995
4-Door Sedan 2.5L Automatic SEL 22 31 $27,738 $28,925
4-Door Sedan 2.5L Automatic PZEV SEL 22 31 $27,738 $28,925
4-Door Sedan 2.5L Automatic SEL Premium 22 31 $29,178 $30,425
4-Door Sedan 2.5L Automatic PZEV SEL Premium 22 31 $29,178 $30,425
4-Door Sedan 2.0L Manual TDI SE 31 43 $25,150 $26,225
4-Door Sedan 2.0L DSG TDI SE w/Sunroof 30 40 $27,068 $28,225
4-Door Sedan 2.0L DSG TDI SE w/Sunroof & Nav 30 40 $28,660 $29,885
4-Door Sedan 2.0L DSG TDI SEL Premium 30 40 $31,564 $32,915
4-Door Sedan 3.6L V6 DSG SE w/Sunroof 20 28 $28,037 $29,235
4-Door Sedan 3.6L V6 DSG SE w/Sunroof & Nav 20 28 $29,628 $30,895
4-Door Sedan 3.6L V6 DSG SEL Premium 20 28 $32,151 $33,525
4-Door Sedan 2.5L Automatic Wolfsburg Edition 22 31 $22,532 $23,495
4-Door Sedan 2.5L Automatic PZEV Wolfsburg Edition 22 31 $22,532 $23,495
Pricing
Invoice Price
$102,300
$19,990
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$110,000
$20,845
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1833 / month
$347 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC's Bottom Line Marginally less refined than the last version, today's VW Passat hits important marks with excellent diesel fuel economy, superior passenger space and top safety scores.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City N/A mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway N/A mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Midsize Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.8 57.0
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4 42.4
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 42.9 39.1
Front Head Room (in) 37.2 38.3
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.1 56.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - 102.0
Second Head Room (in) 39.1 37.8
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 57.50 58.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 64.40 61.0
Wheelbase (in) 117.80 110.4
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 76.70 72.2
Track Width, Front (in) 64.70 62.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.4
Length, Overall (in) 202.2 191.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.2 15.9
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 14.0 x - TBD - 10.7 x 0.4
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 15.7 x - TBD - 12.3 x 1.0
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 23.8 18.5
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - NA
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.1 16.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.4 36.4
Tires
Spare Tire Size Compact - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P265/35R21 P215/60TR16
Rear Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Front Tire Size P265/35R21 P215/60TR16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4685 3166
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 21 x 9.0 16 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 21 x 9.0 16 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.2 9.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 140
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 520 @ 5400-6400 170 @ 5700
Engine Type Turbocharged Gas V8 Gas I5
Fuel System Direct Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 481 @ 5500 177 @ 4250
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 4.0L/244 2.5L/151
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) - TBD - 22
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) - TBD - 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) - TBD - 32
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.317 3.60
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.667 -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 3.143 2.12
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.204 3.65
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.667 0.86
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/Manual Shift Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.000 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 0.839 -
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.714 3.78
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 2.106 1.27
Trans Type 8 5
Drivetrain All-Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.285 0.66
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sdn
Vehicle Name Audi S8 Volkswagen Passat
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) NA NA
Suspension Type - Front 5-Link MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) NA NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Trapezoidal-Link 4-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year - TBD - 7.0
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score - TBD - 7
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating -
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger -
Overall Side Crash Rating -
Side Barrier Rating -
Side Barrier Rating Driver -
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat -
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat -
Combined Side Rating Front Seat -
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat -
Rollover Rating -
 
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