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Compare Volkswagen Passat B7 Variant [1.4 TSI 122PS] vs Volkswagen Passat B8 Alltrack [2.0 BiTDI 4MOTION DSG]

Reviews

Neo score
53%
33%
Pros
  • Still available with VR6 engine
  • Improved DSG transmission
  • Manual still widely available
  • Not as ugly as the B7 Alltrack
  • More spacious
Cons
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front
  • Only available with small engines
  • Still uglier than the B8 Variant
  • Loads of gadgets

Price

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Variants

1.4 TSI 122PS
1.4 TSI EcoFuel 150PS DSG
1.4 TSI EcoFuel 150PS
1.4 TSI BlueMotion 122PS
1.4 TSI BlueMotion 122PS DSG
1.4 TSI BlueMotion 160PS
1.4 TSI BlueMotion 160PS DSG
1.6 TDI BlueMotion
1.6 TDI BlueMotion
1.8 TSI DSG
2.0 BlueTDI
2.0 BlueTDI DSG
2.0 TDI 140PS
2.0 TDI 140PS 4MOTION
2.0 TDI 140PS DSG
2.0 TDI 170PS
2.0 TDI 170PS 4MOTION DSG
2.0 TDI 170PS DSG
2.0 TDI BlueMotion 177PS
2.0 TDI BlueMotion 177PS 4MOTION DSG
2.0 TDI BlueMotion 177PS DSG
2.0 TSI
2.0 TSI DSG
3.6 V6 4MOTION DSG
2.0 BiTDI 4MOTION DSG
2.0 TDI 190PS 4MOTION
2.0 TDI 190PS 4MOTION DSG
2.0 TSI 220PS 4MOTION DSG
2.0 TSI 4MOTION DSG

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
603 L / 21.3 cu-ft ~ 1731 L / 61.1 cu-ft
639 L / 22.6 cu-ft ~ 1769 L / 62.5 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
9.0 L / 9.5 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
3.6 L / 3.8 qt
4.9 L / 5.2 qt
Fuel Capacity
70.0 L / 18.5 gal
66.0 L / 17.4 gal
Passengers
5
5
Payload
672 kg / 1482 lbs
659 kg / 1453 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Disc
Disc
Offroad | Approach Angle
13.5 deg
Offroad | Breakover Angle
9.5 deg
Offroad | Departure Angle
11.9 deg
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Electric Steering
Suspension | Front
MacPherson strut
Multi-link
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Independent, spring
Tire Size
205/55 R16
245/45 R18, 245/40 R19
Turning Circle
11.4 m / 37.4 ft
11.7 m / 38.4 ft

Construction

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

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
135 mm / 5.3 in
174 mm / 6.9 in
Size | Height
1516 mm / 59.7 in
1506 mm / 59.3 in
Size | Length
4771 mm / 187.8 in
4777 mm / 188.1 in
Size | Width
1820 mm / 71.7 in | 2062 mm / 81.2 in (mirror unfolded)
1832 mm / 72.1 in | 2083 mm / 82.0 in (mirror unfolded)
Track Width | Front
1552.0 mm / 61.1 in
1582.0 mm / 62.3 in
Track Width | Rear
1551.0 mm / 61.1 in
1565.0 mm / 61.6 in
Weight
1398.0 kg / 3082.1 lbs
1701.0 kg / 3750.1 lbs
Wheel Size
6.5J x 16
8J x 18, 8J x 19
Wheelbase
2712 mm / 106.8 in
2789 mm / 109.8 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
10.6 sec
6.4 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
10.1 sec
6.1 sec
CO2 Emission
149 g/km
145 ~ 144 g/km
Fuel Economy
6.4 L/100km / 36.8 MPG (combined) | 8.1 L/100km / 29.0 MPG (urban) | 5.1 L/100km / 46.1 MPG (highway)
5.5 L/100km / 42.8 MPG (combined) | 6.6 L/100km / 35.6 MPG (urban) | 4.9 L/100km / 48.0 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
200.0 km/h / 124.3 mph
234.0 km/h / 145.4 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)
750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 2200 kg / 4850 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 2200 kg / 4850 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
Front-engine (transverse), All-wheel drive
Emission Standard
Euro 5
Euro 6
Engine
CAXA
CUAA
Engine | Bore
76.5 mm / 3.0 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
10.0:1
Engine | Displacement
1.4 L / 84.8 cu-in / 1390.0 cc
2.0 L / 120.1 cu-in / 1968.0 cc
Engine | Power
122.0 hp / 91.0 kW @ 5000 rpm
240.0 hp / 179.0 kW @ 4000 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
87.8 hp/L / 1.4 hp/cu-in
122.0 hp/L / 2.0 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
75.6 mm / 3.0 in
Engine | Torque
200 Nm / 147.5 lb-ft @ 1500-4000 rpm
500 Nm / 368.8 lb-ft @ 1750-2500 rpm
Engine | Type
Turbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Bi-turbocharged commonrail diesel inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
6-speed
7-speed
Transmission | Type
Manual
Automatic DSG

Production

Availability
2010 ~ 2014
2015 ~ 2018
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