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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan GL Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual GL 22 31 $19,790 $21,750
4-Door Sedan Automatic GL 21 30 $20,863 $22,825
4-Door Sedan Manual GLS 22 31 $20,816 $22,885
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 21 30 $21,889 $23,960
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual GLS 20 28 $23,074 $25,385
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLS 19 27 $24,147 $26,460
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual GLX 20 28 $26,114 $28,750
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLX 19 27 $27,187 $29,825
4-Door Sedan V6 4MOTION Automatic GLX 19 26 $29,016 $31,575
4-Door Sedan 4MOTION Automatic W8 18 25 $34,729 $37,900
4-Door Wagon Manual GL 22 31 $20,513 $22,550
4-Door Wagon Automatic GL 21 30 $21,586 $23,625
4-Door Wagon Manual GLS 22 31 $21,538 $23,685
4-Door Wagon Automatic GLS 21 30 $22,611 $24,760
4-Door Wagon V6 Manual GLS 20 28 $23,797 $26,185
4-Door Wagon V6 Automatic GLS 19 27 $24,870 $27,260
4-Door Wagon V6 Manual GLX 20 28 $26,837 $29,550
4-Door Wagon V6 Automatic GLX 19 27 $27,910 $30,625
4-Door Wagon V6 4MOTION Automatic GLX 19 26 $29,739 $32,375
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
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic w/Base Pkg
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic Base 20 26 $29,324 $31,860
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic Premium 20 26 $34,328 $37,420
4-Door Sedan V8 Automatic Sport 17 23 $36,848 $40,220
4-Door Sedan V8 Automatic Premium Sport 17 23 $39,818 $43,520
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,790
$29,324
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,750
$31,860
Monthly Payment Estimate
$363 / month
$531 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 37.8 37.5
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.6 57.0
Front Leg Room (in) 41.5 42.6
Front Hip Room (in) 57.7 53.0
Second Leg Room (in) 35.3 37.7
Front Head Room (in) 39.7 40.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 95 103.9
Second Hip Room (in) 56.7 54.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.8 57.7
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in) 185.2 193.9
Height, Overall (in) 57.6 57.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.6 60.2
Wheelbase (in) 106.4 114.5
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 30.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.7 73.2
Track Width, Front (in) 59.6 60.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.8 4.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15 13.7
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.6 x 0.39 11.3 x 0.79
Brake Type Pwr Pwr 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.3 x 0.98 11.8 x 1.18
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.4 18
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.4 38.06
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 39.70
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.3 17.7
Tires
Front Tire Size P195/65HR15 P225/55VR16
Spare Tire Size P195/65HR15 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/65HR15 P225/55VR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3212 3720
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 16 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 16 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 16 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.1 11.2
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 166 @ 1950 220 @ 4500
Engine Order Code NA 99S
Displacement 1.8L/109 3.0L/181
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 170 @ 5900 232 @ 6750
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 20
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.70 3.58
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.78 3.25
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.43 1.55
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84 0.75
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.44 3.07
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.18 2.44
Trans Order Code NA 44A
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sdn 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Volkswagen Passat Lincoln LS
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.10
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent SLA
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Torsion Beam NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 36.0
Suspension Type - Front Four-link Independent SLA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.51
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 36.0
 
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