Compare 2002 Buick Century vs 2002 Volkswagen Passat

2002 Buick Century
2002 Volkswagen Passat
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4-Door Sedan Custom
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Custom 20 29 $18,789 $20,535
4-Door Sedan Limited 20 29 $21,561 $23,565
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4-Door Sedan Manual GLS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual GLS 22 31 $19,790 $21,750
4-Door Wagon Manual GLS 22 31 $20,513 $22,550
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 21 30 $20,863 $22,825
4-Door Wagon Automatic GLS 21 30 $21,586 $23,625
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual GLS 20 28 $22,049 $24,250
4-Door Wagon V6 Manual GLS 20 28 $22,772 $25,050
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLS 20 27 $23,122 $25,325
4-Door Wagon V6 Automatic GLS 19 27 $23,845 $26,125
4-Door Sedan V6 4MOTION Automatic GLS 19 26 $24,951 $27,075
4-Door Wagon V6 4MOTION Automatic GLS 19 26 $25,674 $27,875
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual GLX 20 28 $26,114 $28,750
4-Door Wagon V6 Manual GLX 20 28 $26,837 $29,550
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLX 20 27 $27,187 $29,825
4-Door Wagon V6 Automatic GLX 19 27 $27,910 $30,625
4-Door Sedan V6 4MOTION Automatic GLX 19 26 $29,016 $31,575
4-Door Wagon V6 4MOTION Automatic GLX 19 26 $29,739 $32,375
4-Door Sedan W8 4MOTION Automatic 18 25 $34,729 $37,900
4-Door Wagon W8 4MOTION Automatic 18 25 $35,452 $38,700
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,789
$19,790
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,535
$21,750
Monthly Payment Estimate
$342 / month
$363 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.1 54.6
Front Leg Room (in)
42.4 41.5
Front Hip Room (in)
54.4 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
36.9 35.3
Front Head Room (in)
39.4 39.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
101.8 95
Second Hip Room (in)
53.3 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.0 55.8
Second Head Room (in)
37.4 37.8
Passenger Capacity
6 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
56.6 57.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.1 59.4
Wheelbase (in)
109.0 106.4
Liftover Height (in)
29.8 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.7 68.7
Track Width, Front (in)
62.0 59.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.7 4.9
Length, Overall (in)
194.6 185.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
16.7 15
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 9.6 x 0.39
Brake Type
Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
8.9 x 1.8 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.8 x 1.3 11.1 x 0.98
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
4 Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.5 16.4
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.04 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.8 14.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.5 37.4
Tires
Spare Tire Size
compact P195/65HR15
Front Tire Order Code
QGY NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/70R15 P195/65HR15
Rear Tire Order Code
QGY NA
Front Tire Size
P205/70R15 P195/65HR15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3368 3225
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x 4.0 15 x 6
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
10.4 7.1
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
102 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 80
Engine
Fuel System
SFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
195 @ 4000 166 @ 1950
Engine Order Code
LG8 NA
Displacement
3.1L/191 1.8L/108.7
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
175 @ 5200 170 @ 5900
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 22
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.92 3.78
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.43
Trans Type
4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.84
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.38 3.44
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.57 2.18
Trans Order Code
MX0 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.05 3.70
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70 1.03
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Summary
Body Style
4dr Sdn Custom 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Buick Century Volkswagen Passat
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Independent Torsion Beam
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
32 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
4-wheel Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Independent Four-link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.18 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
4-wheel Independent

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