Saturday, July 9, 2011

2011 VW Passat Sedan In Paris Auto Show Preview

See 2011 VW Passat Sedan In Paris Auto Show Preview, Full Specification Despite an ongoing feud with Porsche over who actually owns the company, Volkswagen AG's management is promising the very latest engine technology and sleek new sheetmetal for a new car it is planning to build in the U.S. Based on the Passat’s architecture, but with its own unique interior and exterior looks, the new sedan will compete for the heart of the mid-size sedan market now ruled by the Toyota Camry and Honda Accord. Although the current Passat architecture already underpins a stylish spinoff in the 2009 Passat CC, the new vehicle will reportedly not replace the Passat, leaving the family with three vehicles squeezed onto one platform.,
2011 VW Passat Sedan In Paris Auto Show Preview


Full Specification 2010 Volkswagen Passat Sedan
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Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 6 (2009)
Engine
Engine Type Gas Turbocharged I4
Displacement 2.0L/121
Fuel System SFI
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 5100-6000
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 207 @ 1800-5000
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Trans Type 6
Trans Description Cont. DSG w/OD
Trans Description Cont. Again Tiptronic
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.46
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.05
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.3
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.9
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.91
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.76
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.99
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.50
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 23 (2009
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 140
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.6
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3331
Trailering
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front Independent
Suspension Type - Rear Independent
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) 4-link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD -
Brakes
Brake Type Pwr
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.3 x - TBD -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.0 x - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P235/45HR17
Front Tire Size P235/40R18
Rear Tire Size P235/45HR17
Rear Tire Size P235/40R18
Spare Tire Size P235/45HR17
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Alloy
Rear Wheel Material Alloy
Spare Wheel Material - TBD -
Steering
Steering Type Electromechanical
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.4
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in) 106.7
Length, Overall (in) 188.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.7
Height, Overall (in) 58.0
Track Width, Front (in) 61.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.2
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.2
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 96.3
Front Head Room (in) 38.4
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.7
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD -
Second Head Room (in) 37.8
Second Leg Room (in) 37.7
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.6
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD -
Summary
Vehicle Name Passat
Body Style 4 Door Sdn