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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
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.1 54.6
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
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
57.3 57.6
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 - -
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 Size
T115/70R16 P195/65HR15
Front Tire Order Code
N/A NA
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
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 N/A
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
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
Fuel System
SPFI SMPI
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
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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