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Compare Volkswagen Passat B6 Variant [1.4 TSI] vs Mazda 6 Wagon [1.8]

Reviews

Neo score
47%
46%
Pros
  • Still available with a couple of VR6 engines
  • Double-wishbone + multi-link suspension setup
  • Reliable engine lineup
  • Elegant design
Cons
  • Suspension downgrade
  • Transversely-mounted engine
  • Troublesome DSG transmissions
  • Horrible 0-100kph time
  • No powerful engine options

Price

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Variants

1.4 TSI
1.4 TSI BMT
1.4 TSI BMT DSG
1.4 TSI DSG
1.4 TSI EcoFuel
1.4 TSI EcoFuel DSG
1.6 FSI AT
1.6
1.6 TDI BMT
1.6 FSI
1.6 FSI AT
1.8 TSI
1.8 TSI DSG
1.8 TSI AT
1.9 TDI PDE
2.0 FSI 4MOTION
2.0 TDI 110PS
2.0 TDI 110PS BlueMotion
2.0 TDI 140PS
2.0 TDI 140PS 4MOTION
2.0 TDI 140PS DSG
2.0 TDI 170PS
2.0 TDI 170PS DSG
2.0 TDI 170PS PDE
2.0 TDI 170PS PDE DSG
2.0 TDI 16V 140PS PDE
2.0 TDI 16V 140PS PDE 4MOTION
2.0 TDI 16V 140PS PDE DSG
2.0 TDI 8V 140PS PDE
2.0 TDI 8V 140PS PDE 4MOTION
2.0 TDI 8V 140PS PDE DSG
2.0 FSI 150PS
2.0 FSI 150PS AT
2.0 TFSI 200PS
2.0 TFSI 200PS AT
3.2 FSI 4MOTION
R36 4MOTION
1.8
2.0
2.0 AT
2.0 CD 121PS
2.0 CD 136PS
2.3
2.3 AWD AT

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
603 L / 21.3 cu-ft ~ 1731 L / 61.1 cu-ft
505 L / 17.8 cu-ft ~ 1712 L / 60.5 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
5.6 L / 5.9 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
3.6 L / 3.8 qt
Fuel Capacity
70.0 L / 18.5 gal
64.0 L / 16.9 gal
Passengers
5
5
Payload
637 kg / 1404 lbs
565 kg / 1246 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Disc
Disc
Offroad | Approach Angle
14.4 deg
Offroad | Breakover Angle
10.8 deg
Offroad | Departure Angle
12.7 deg
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Suspension | Front
MacPherson strut
Double-wishbone
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Multi-link
Tire Size
205/55 R16
195/65 R15 H
Turning Circle
11.4 m / 37.4 ft
10.8 m / 35.4 ft

Construction

Body Style
5-door Station Wagon
5-door Station Wagon

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
114 mm / 4.5 in
130 mm / 5.1 in
Size | Height
1517 mm / 59.7 in
1480 mm / 58.3 in
Size | Length
4774 mm / 188.0 in
4700 mm / 185.0 in
Size | Width
1820 mm / 71.7 in
1780 mm / 70.1 in
Track Width | Front
1552.0 mm / 61.1 in
1550.0 mm / 61.0 in
Track Width | Rear
1551.0 mm / 61.1 in
1550.0 mm / 61.0 in
Weight
1403.0 kg / 3093.1 lbs
1335.0 kg / 2943.2 lbs
Wheel Size
6.5J x 16
15 in
Wheelbase
2709 mm / 106.7 in
2675 mm / 105.3 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
11.7 sec
11.2 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
11.1 sec
10.6 sec
CO2 Emission
142 g/km
198 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.32
Fuel Economy
7.6 L/100km / 31.0 MPG (combined) | 10.1 L/100km / 23.3 MPG (urban) | 6.2 L/100km / 37.9 MPG (highway)
8.3 L/100km / 28.3 MPG (combined) | 11.7 L/100km / 20.1 MPG (urban) | 6.3 L/100km / 37.3 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
197.0 km/h / 122.4 mph
192.0 km/h / 119.3 mph
Towing Capacity
730 kg / 1609 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1600 kg / 3527 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 1400 kg / 3086 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
550 kg / 1213 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1500 kg / 3307 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
Front-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
Emission Standard
Euro 4
Euro 4
Engine
CAXA
Engine | Bore
76.5 mm / 3.0 in
83.0 mm / 3.3 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
10.5:1
10.8:1
Engine | Displacement
1.4 L / 84.8 cu-in / 1390.0 cc
1.8 L / 109.7 cu-in / 1798.0 cc
Engine | Power
122.0 hp / 91.0 kW @ 5000 rpm
120.0 hp / 89.5 kW @ 5500 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
87.8 hp/L / 1.4 hp/cu-in
66.7 hp/L / 1.1 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
75.6 mm / 3.0 in
83.1 mm / 3.3 in
Engine | Torque
200 Nm / 147.5 lb-ft @ 1500-4000 rpm
165 Nm / 121.7 lb-ft @ 4300 rpm
Engine | Type
Turbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Naturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
6-speed
5-speed
Transmission | Type
Manual
Manual

Production

Availability
2007 ~ 2010
2002 ~ 2005
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