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2003 Saturn LW
2003 Volkswagen Passat
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LW-200 Automatic
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4-Door Sedan Manual GL
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual GL 22 31 $19,790 $21,750
4-Door Wagon Manual GL 22 31 $20,513 $22,550
4-Door Sedan Automatic GL 21 30 $20,863 $22,825
4-Door Sedan Manual GLS 22 31 $20,816 $22,885
4-Door Wagon Automatic GL 21 30 $21,586 $23,625
4-Door Wagon Manual GLS 22 31 $21,538 $23,685
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 21 30 $21,889 $23,960
4-Door Wagon Automatic GLS 21 30 $22,611 $24,760
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual GLS 20 28 $23,074 $25,385
4-Door Wagon V6 Manual GLS 20 28 $23,797 $26,185
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLS 19 27 $24,147 $26,460
4-Door Wagon V6 Automatic GLS 19 27 $24,870 $27,260
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 19 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 4MOTION Automatic W8 18 25 $34,729 $37,900
4-Door Wagon 4MOTION Automatic W8 18 25 $35,452 $38,700
4-Door Sedan 4MOTION 6-spd Manual W8 17 24 $35,984 $39,400
4-Door Wagon 4MOTION 6-spd Manual W8 17 24 $36,706 $40,200
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,752
$19,790
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,335
$21,750
Monthly Payment Estimate
$339 / month
$363 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
32 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-size Wagon Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
42.3 41.5
Front Hip Room (in)
51.7 57.7
Second Leg Room (in)
35.4 35.3
Front Head Room (in)
39.3 39.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
98.0 95
Second Hip Room (in)
54.0 56.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.7 55.8
Second Head Room (in)
39.6 37.8
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.1 54.6
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.4 59.6
Wheelbase (in)
106.5 106.4
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.5 68.7
Track Width, Front (in)
59.8 59.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.7 5.8
Length, Overall (in)
190.4 185.2
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - -
Height, Overall (in)
57.3 57.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
33.5 -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
79 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
N/A -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - -
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 15
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 9.6 x 0.39
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
11.3 x 0.4 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.3 x 1.0 11.3 x 0.98
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.7 16.4
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.9 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.7 14.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.6 37.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
N/A NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/65R15 P195/65HR15
Rear Tire Order Code
N/A NA
Front Tire Size
P195/65R15 P195/65HR15
Spare Tire Size
T115/70R16 P195/65HR15
Front Tire Order Code
N/A NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3086 3212
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 15 x 6
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
9.0 7.1
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
142 @ 4400 166 @ 1950
Engine Order Code
N/A NA
Displacement
2.2L/134 1.8L/109
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
135 @ 5200 170 @ 5900
Engine Type
Gas L4 Gas I4
Fuel System
SPFI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
32 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 22
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.96 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
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.44
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.61 2.18
Trans Order Code
N/A NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.91 3.70
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.68 1.03
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Wagon 4 Door Sdn
Vehicle Name
Saturn LW Volkswagen Passat
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar Torsion Beam
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Four-link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Indep. Multi-Link Independent

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