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Compare Volkswagen Passat B8 Variant [1.4 TSI] vs Subaru Legacy 5 Wagon [2.0d] vs Volkswagen Passat B5.5 Variant [1.8 T]

Reviews

Neo score
46%
59%
68%
Pros
  • Good fuel economy rating
  • Imposing design
  • Very elegant, clean design
  • Great flat engines, including a larger 3.6L H6
  • Manual transmissions still available
  • Symmetric AWD system
  • Superb suspension setup in 4Motion models
  • Wonderful engines, including VR5, VR6, and W8
  • Clean, classic styling
  • No bullshit
Cons
  • Only available with small engines
  • PHEV nonsense
  • MacPherson front suspension
  • Loads of gadgetry
  • Still uses MacPherson strut front suspension
  • H6 engine stuck with 5-speed auto
  • CVT
  • Semi-independent suspension for FWD models

Price

Offers (incl. referral links)

Variants

1.4 TSI
1.4 TSI ACT
1.4 TSI ACT 4MOTION
1.4 TSI ACT DSG
1.4 TSI DSG
1.5 TSI
1.5 TSI DSG
1.6 TDI
1.6 TDI DSG
1.8 TSI DSG
2.0 BiTDI 4MOTION DSG
2.0 TDI 150PS
2.0 TDI 150PS 4MOTION
2.0 TDI 150PS DSG
2.0 TDI 190PS
2.0 TDI 190PS DSG
2.0 TDI 190PS DSG 4MOTION
2.0 TSI 220PS DSG
2.0 TSI 272PS 4MOTION DSG
2.0 TSI 280PS 4MOTION DSG
GTE
2.0d
2.0d sport
2.0 CVT
2.5 GT
2.5 CVT
2.5 sport CVT
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

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
650 L / 23.0 cu-ft ~ 1780 L / 62.9 cu-ft
526 L / 18.6 cu-ft ~ 1660 L / 58.6 cu-ft
495 L / 17.5 cu-ft ~ 1600 L / 56.5 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
9.0 L / 9.5 qt
7.0 L / 7.4 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
4.0 L / 4.2 qt
5.9 L / 6.2 qt
3.5 L / 3.7 qt
Fuel Capacity
66.0 L / 17.4 gal
65.0 L / 17.2 gal
62.0 L / 16.4 gal
Passengers
5
5
5
Payload
566 kg / 1248 lbs
430 kg / 948 lbs
404 kg / 891 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Disc
Disc
Disc
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Hydraulic Steering
Suspension | Front
Multi-link
MacPherson strut
Multi-link
Suspension | Rear
Independent, spring
Double-wishbone
Torsion beam semi-independent
Tire Size
215/60 R16
225/45 R18W
195/65 R15
Turning Circle
11.7 m / 38.4 ft
11.4 m / 37.4 ft
11.4 m / 37.4 ft

Construction

Battery | Capacity
9.9 kWh (gross)
Body Style
5-door Station Wagon
5-door Station Wagon
5-door Station Wagon

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
145 mm / 5.7 in
Size | Height
1477 mm / 58.1 in
1535 mm / 60.4 in
1498 mm / 59.0 in
Size | Length
4767 mm / 187.7 in
4775 mm / 188.0 in
4682 mm / 184.3 in
Size | Width
1832 mm / 72.1 in
1780 mm / 70.1 in
1746 mm / 68.7 in
Track Width | Front
1584.0 mm / 62.4 in
1530.0 mm / 60.2 in
1515.0 mm / 59.6 in
Track Width | Rear
1568.0 mm / 61.7 in
1535.0 mm / 60.4 in
1515.0 mm / 59.6 in
Weight
1394.0 kg / 3073.2 lbs
1625.0 kg / 3582.5 lbs
1596.0 kg / 3518.6 lbs
Wheel Size
6.5J x 16
6.5J x 16
6J x 15
Wheelbase
2791 mm / 109.9 in
2750 mm / 108.3 in
2703 mm / 106.4 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
9.9 sec
9.6 sec
9.4 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
9.4 sec
9.1 sec
8.9 sec
CO2 Emission
124 ~ 127 g/km
168 g/km
206 g/km
Fuel Economy
5.3 L/100km / 44.4 MPG (combined) | 6.8 L/100km / 34.6 MPG (urban) | 4.4 L/100km / 53.5 MPG (highway)
6.4 L/100km / 36.8 MPG (combined) | 7.9 L/100km / 29.8 MPG (urban) | 5.5 L/100km / 42.8 MPG (highway)
8.6 L/100km / 27.4 MPG (combined) | 11.8 L/100km / 19.9 MPG (urban) | 6.8 L/100km / 34.6 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
206.0 km/h / 128.0 mph
203.0 km/h / 126.1 mph
214.0 km/h / 133.0 mph
Towing Capacity
720 kg / 1587 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1800 kg / 3968 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 1500 kg / 3307 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1700 kg / 3748 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
650 kg / 1433 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1300 kg / 2866 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
Front-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive
Front-engine (longitudinal), Front-wheel drive
Emission Standard
Euro 6
Euro 5
Euro 4
Engine
CZCA
EE20
AWT
Engine | Bore
86.0 mm / 3.4 in
81.0 mm / 3.2 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
16.3:1
9.5:1
Engine | Displacement
1.4 L / 85.1 cu-in / 1395.0 cc
2.0 L / 121.9 cu-in / 1998.0 cc
1.8 L / 108.7 cu-in / 1781.0 cc
Engine | Power
125.0 hp / 93.2 kW @ 5000-6000 rpm
150.0 hp / 111.9 kW @ 3600 rpm
150.0 hp / 111.9 kW @ 5700 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
89.6 hp/L / 1.5 hp/cu-in
75.1 hp/L / 1.2 hp/cu-in
84.2 hp/L / 1.4 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
86.0 mm / 3.4 in
86.4 mm / 3.4 in
Engine | Torque
200 Nm / 147.5 lb-ft @ 1400-4000 rpm
350 Nm / 258.1 lb-ft @ 1800-2400 rpm
210 Nm / 154.9 lb-ft @ 1750 rpm
Engine | Type
Turbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder
Turbocharged commonrail diesel flat-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Turbocharged multi-port injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 5 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
6-speed
6-speed
5-speed
Transmission | Type
Manual
Manual
Manual

Production

Availability
2014 ~ 2018
2009 ~ 2014
2000 ~ 2005
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