2012 Volkswagen Passat
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PricesOriginal MSRP
Volkswagen Passat Sedan 2.5 S$20,590
Volkswagen Passat Sedan 2.5 SE$23,725
Volkswagen Passat Sedan 2.5 SEL$28,395
Volkswagen Passat Sedan 2.5 SEL Premium$29,895
Volkswagen Passat Sedan 3.6 SE$28,995
Volkswagen Passat Sedan 3.6 SEL Premium$32,950
Volkswagen Passat Sedan 2.0 TDI SE$25,995
Volkswagen Passat Sedan 2.0 TDI SEL Premium$32,195
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2012 Volkswagen Passat Sedan 2.5 S - Specifications & Features
TypeInline-5; cast-iron block and aluminum headDisplacement [cc]2,480
ValvetrainDOHC 4-valves/cyl.; variable valve timing (VVT)
Power [hp @ rpm]170 @ 5,700 rpmBore & Stroke [cm]82.5 x 92.8
Torque [lb-ft @ rpm]177 @ 4,250 rpmCompression9.5:1
Mileage City (mpg)22Mileage Hwy (mpg)31 - 32 (MT)
Type 5-speed manual
Ratios 3.78, 2.12, 1.27, 0.86, 0.66
Final Drive 3.65
Type 6-speed automatic
Ratios 4.04, 2.37, 1.56, 1.16, 0.85, 0.67
Final Drive 3.87
Exterior Dimensions
Length [in.] 191.6
Width [in.] 72.2
Height [in.] 58.5
Wheelbase [in.] 110.4
Front Track [in.] 62.1
Rear Track [in.] 61.0
Exterior Features
4 door curb lights
4 doors
Body color front and rear bumper, door handles
Power remote, folding left door mirror with indicator lights
Power remote, folding right door mirror with indicator lights
Variable intermittent wipers
Weights & Capacities
Weight [lbs.] 3,166 - 3,221
GVWR [lbs.] 4,431
Coefficient of Drag 0.29
Fuel Capacity [gal.] 18.5
Technical Features
Daytime running lights
Halogen headlights
P215/60 TR16 all-season tires
Spare wheel
Theft-deterrent system
Tire Pressure Monitor System (TPMS)
Ultra low emission vehicle (ULEV II)
Rack & Pinion; power-assist
Turning Circle [ft.] 36.4
Front macpherson struts; coil springs, anti-roll bar
Rear multi-link; coil springs, anti-roll bar
Front 12.3 x 1.0 in. power-assisted vented discs
Rear 10.7 x 0.4 in. power-assisted discs
Safety Features
3-point rear seat belts in all positions
Airbags in front with occupancy sensor on passenger side
Anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Brake assist
Child safety rear door locks
Electronic Stability Control
Front adjustable head restraints
Height-adjustable front seatbelts with pretensioners
Rear head restraints
Side-curtain airbags in front and rear
Side-impact airbags in front
Side-impact bars
Traction control
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Vol. [cu-ft.] 102.0
Seating Cap. 5
Front Headroom [in.] 38.3
Front Legroom [in.] 42.4
Front Shoulderroom [in.] 56.9
Rear Headroom [in.] 37.8
Rear Legroom [in.] 39.1
Rear Shoulderroom [in.] 57.0
Cargo Capacity [cu-ft.] 15.9
Interior Features
3 12V power outlets
4-way front passenger bucket seat
6-way driver bucket seat with lumbar support
AM/FM radio with seek/scan, RDS, MP3 capability, single in-dash CD-player and 6 speakers
Auto-locking doors
Cargo area carpeting and tie-down anchors
Cloth seat-upholstery
Cruise control
Cupholders in front and rear
Door bins in front and rear
Driver footrest
Dual-zone automatic air conditioning
External temperature display
Floor carpeting
Front seat center console with armrest and storage
Full cloth headliner
Illuminated entry
Keyfob remote keyless entry
Lockable glove box
Overhead console with storage
Power windows; with one-touch open in front
Reading lights in front
Rear 60/40 split folding bench seat
Rear seat center armrest
Rear window defogger
Remote trunk release
Speed-sensitive volume
Steering-wheel mounted audio controls
Tilting and telescoping steering-wheel
Tinted windows
Trip computer
Variable instrument panel lighting
Visor vanity mirrors in front
Wireless phone connectivity
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