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2012 Volkswagen Passat - Specifications

 
4-Door Sedan 2.5L Automatic PZEV SE Performance Specs
Engine
Displacement 2.5L/151
Engine Order Code NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 177 @ 4250
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection
Engine Type Gas I5
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 170 @ 5700
Transmission
Trans Type 6
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.56
Clutch Size (in) NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.04
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.67
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/Manual Shift
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.16
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.87
Trans Order Code NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.37
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.19
Trans Description Cont. Again NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.85
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA
Brake Type Pwr
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.7 x 0.4
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.3 x 1.0
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.4
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.4
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) NA
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Front Tire Order Code NA
Spare Tire Size - TBD -
Front Tire Size P215/55HR17
Rear Tire Order Code NA
Rear Tire Size P215/55HR17
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Material - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) NA
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA
Suspension Type - Rear 4-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) NA
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