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2008 Volkswagen Passat VR6 Specs

Overview
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$36,050
Starting Price (MSRP)
Engine
V6 Gas
Transmission
TBC
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Body Type
Sedan
Seating capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
14.2 ft³
Fuel Economy
City: 17 MPG
Hwy: 26 MPG

Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

  • Engine
    V6 Gas
  • Horsepower
    280 hp @ 6200 rpm
  • Torque
    265 lb-ft @ 2750 rpm
  • Drivetrain
    Front Wheel Drive

Steering

  • Steering Type
    Electromechanical
  • Turning Diameter
    35.8 ft

Wheels

  • Front Wheel Size
    18" x 8"
  • Rear Wheel Size
    18" x 8"

Suspension

  • Front Suspension
    Independent
  • Rear Suspension
    Independent

Tires

  • Front Tire
    P235/40WR18
  • Rear Tire
    P235/40WR18
  • Spare Tire
    P235/40WR18

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

  • City
    17 MPG
  • Highway
    26 MPG

Fuel Tank

  • Fuel Tank Capacity
    18.5 gallons
  • Cruising Range City
    314.5 miles
  • Cruising Range Highway
    481 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

  • Length
    188.2 in
  • Height
    58 in
  • Max Width
    71.7 in
  • Front Width
    61.1 in
  • Rear Width
    61.1 in
  • Wheelbase
    106.7 in
  • Ground Clearance
    5.2 in

Interior Space

  • Seating Capacity
    5 seater
  • Front Seat Leg Room
    41.4 in
  • Front Seat Headroom
    38.4 in
  • Front Seat Shoulder Room
    55.7 in
  • Rear Seat Leg Room
    37.7 in
  • Rear Seat Headroom
    37.8 in
  • Rear Seat Shoulder Room
    54.6 in

Weight and Trailing

  • Curb Weight
    3,442 lbs

Cargo Space

  • Trunk Volume
    14.2 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Sport leather seat trim
  • Pure Beige, Sport leather seat trim

Features and Options

Interior Trim

  • Bucket Seats
    Not Available
  • Cloth Seats
    Standard
  • Leather Seats
    Standard
  • Leather Steering Wheel
    Not Available
  • Premium Synthetic Seats
    Standard
  • Vinyl Seats
    Standard
  • Woodgrain Interior Trim
    Not Available

Warranty

Warranty Summary

  • Basic
    4 Years / 50,000 Miles
  • Corrosion
    12 Years / Unlimited Miles
  • Drivetrain
    5 Years / 60,000 Miles
  • Roadside Assistance
    4 Years / 50,000 Miles