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Compare Volkswagen Passat B5.5 Variant [1.8 T] vs Volkswagen Golf 8 Variant [1.0 eTSI 110 DSG]

Reviews

Neo score
68%
39%
Pros
  • Superb suspension setup in 4Motion models
  • Wonderful engines, including VR5, VR6, and W8
  • Clean, classic styling
  • No bullshit
  • Low fuel consumption
  • Decent handling
Cons
  • Semi-independent suspension for FWD models
  • Only available with small engines
  • Basic suspension setup

Price

Offers (incl. referral links)

Variants

1.8 T
1.8 T AT
1.9 TDI 100PS
1.9 TDI 100PS AT
1.9 TDI 130PS 4MOTION
1.9 TDI 130PS 5MT
1.9 TDI 130PS 6MT
1.9 TDI 130PS AT
2.0
2.3 VR5
2.3 VR5 4MOTION
2.3 VR5 AT
2.5 TDI 4MOTION
2.5 TDI 4MOTION AT
2.5 TDI AT
2.5 TDI V6
2.8 4MOTION
2.8 4MOTION AT
4.0 W8 4MOTION
4.0 W8 4MOTION AT
1.0 eTSI 110 DSG
1.0 TSI 110
1.5 eTSI 150 DSG
1.5 TGI 130 DSG
1.5 TSI 130
1.5 TSI 150
2.0 TDI 115
2.0 TDI 150 DSG
Golf R

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
495 L / 17.5 cu-ft ~ 1600 L / 56.5 cu-ft
611 L / 21.6 cu-ft ~ 1642 L / 58.0 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
7.0 L / 7.4 qt
8.0 L / 8.5 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
3.5 L / 3.7 qt
4.0 L / 4.2 qt
Fuel Capacity
62.0 L / 16.4 gal
45.0 L / 11.9 gal
Passengers
5
5
Payload
404 kg / 891 lbs
620 kg / 1367 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Disc
Disc
Power Steering
Hydraulic Steering
Electric Steering
Suspension | Front
Multi-link
MacPherson strut
Suspension | Rear
Torsion beam semi-independent
Elastic beam
Tire Size
195/65 R15
205/55 R 16
Turning Circle
11.4 m / 37.4 ft
11.1 m / 36.4 ft

Construction

Body Style
5-door Station Wagon
5-door mild-hybrid Station Wagon

Dimensions

Size | Height
1498 mm / 59.0 in
1498 mm / 59.0 in
Size | Length
4682 mm / 184.3 in
4633 mm / 182.4 in
Size | Width
1746 mm / 68.7 in
1789 mm / 70.4 in | 2073 mm / 81.6 in (mirror unfolded)
Track Width | Front
1515.0 mm / 59.6 in
1533.0 mm / 60.4 in
Track Width | Rear
1515.0 mm / 59.6 in
1503.0 mm / 59.2 in
Weight
1596.0 kg / 3518.6 lbs
1290.0 kg / 2844.0 lbs
Wheel Size
6J x 15
7 J x 16
Wheelbase
2703 mm / 106.4 in
2669 mm / 105.1 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
9.4 sec
10.6 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
8.9 sec
10.1 sec
CO2 Emission
206 g/km
98 ~ 102 g/km
Fuel Economy
8.6 L/100km / 27.4 MPG (combined) | 11.8 L/100km / 19.9 MPG (urban) | 6.8 L/100km / 34.6 MPG (highway)
4.3 L/100km / 54.7 MPG (combined) | 5.1 L/100km / 46.1 MPG (urban) | 3.8 L/100km / 61.9 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
214.0 km/h / 133.0 mph
202.0 km/h / 125.5 mph
Towing Capacity
650 kg / 1433 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1300 kg / 2866 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
680 kg / 1499 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1500 kg / 3307 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 1300 kg / 2866 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (longitudinal), Front-wheel drive
Front-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
Emission Standard
Euro 4
Euro 6d-ISC-FCM
Engine
AWT
EA211/DLA
Engine | Bore
81.0 mm / 3.2 in
74.5 mm / 2.9 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
9.5:1
10.5:1
Engine | Displacement
1.8 L / 108.7 cu-in / 1781.0 cc
1.0 L / 61.0 cu-in / 999.0 cc
Engine | Power
150.0 hp / 111.9 kW @ 5700 rpm
110.0 hp / 82.0 kW @ 5000 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
84.2 hp/L / 1.4 hp/cu-in
110.1 hp/L / 1.8 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
86.4 mm / 3.4 in
76.4 mm / 3.0 in
Engine | Torque
210 Nm / 154.9 lb-ft @ 1750 rpm
200 Nm / 147.5 lb-ft @ 2000-3000 rpm
Engine | Type
Turbocharged multi-port injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 5 values per cylinder
Turbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-3 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
5-speed
7-speed
Transmission | Type
Manual
Automatic DSG

Production

Availability
2000 ~ 2005
2020
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