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Compare Volkswagen Passat Variant B8 facelift [1.5 TSI] vs Subaru Legacy 5 Wagon [2.0d] vs Volkswagen Passat B5.5 Variant [1.8 T]

Reviews

Neo score
49%
59%
68%
Pros
  • Low fuel consumption
  • Decent handling
  • 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
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front
  • 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

1.5 TSI
1.5 TSI DSG
1.6 TDI DSG
2.0 TDI 122 DSG
2.0 TDI 150
2.0 TDI 150 DSG
2.0 TDI 190 4MOTION DSG
2.0 TDI 190 DSG
2.0 TDI 200 4MOTION DSG
2.0 TDI 200 DSG
2.0 TDI 240 4MOTION DSG
2.0 TSI 190 DSG
2.0 TSI 272 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
4.3 L / 4.5 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
660 kg / 1455 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
MacPherson strut
MacPherson strut
Multi-link
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Double-wishbone
Torsion beam semi-independent
Tire Size
215/60 R16, 215/55 R17
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

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

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
145 mm / 5.7 in
Size | Height
1516 mm / 59.7 in
1535 mm / 60.4 in
1498 mm / 59.0 in
Size | Length
4773 mm / 187.9 in
4775 mm / 188.0 in
4682 mm / 184.3 in
Size | Width
1832 mm / 72.1 in | 2083 mm / 82.0 in (mirror unfolded)
1780 mm / 70.1 in
1746 mm / 68.7 in
Track Width | Front
1578.0 mm / 62.1 in
1530.0 mm / 60.2 in
1515.0 mm / 59.6 in
Track Width | Rear
1564.0 mm / 61.6 in
1535.0 mm / 60.4 in
1515.0 mm / 59.6 in
Weight
1390.0 kg / 3064.4 lbs
1625.0 kg / 3582.5 lbs
1596.0 kg / 3518.6 lbs
Wheel Size
6.5 J x 16, 7J x 17
6.5J x 16
6J x 15
Wheelbase
2786 mm / 109.7 in
2750 mm / 108.3 in
2703 mm / 106.4 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
8.9 sec
9.6 sec
9.4 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
8.5 sec
9.1 sec
8.9 sec
CO2 Emission
120 ~ 125 g/km
168 g/km
206 g/km
Electric Range
66.0 km / 41.0 mi
Fuel Economy
5.3 L/100km / 44.4 MPG (combined) | 6.7 L/100km / 35.1 MPG (urban) | 4.5 L/100km / 52.3 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
214.0 km/h / 133.0 mph
203.0 km/h / 126.1 mph
214.0 km/h / 133.0 mph
Towing Capacity
730 kg / 1609 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1900 kg / 4189 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 1600 kg / 3527 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 6d - TEMP - EVAP - ISC
Euro 5
Euro 4
Engine
DPCA
EE20
AWT
Engine | Bore
74.5 mm / 2.9 in
86.0 mm / 3.4 in
81.0 mm / 3.2 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
10.0:1
16.3:1
9.5:1
Engine | Displacement
1.5 L / 91.4 cu-in / 1498.0 cc
2.0 L / 121.9 cu-in / 1998.0 cc
1.8 L / 108.7 cu-in / 1781.0 cc
Engine | Power
150.0 hp / 111.9 kW @ 5000-6000 rpm
150.0 hp / 111.9 kW @ 3600 rpm
150.0 hp / 111.9 kW @ 5700 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
100.1 hp/L / 1.6 hp/cu-in
75.1 hp/L / 1.2 hp/cu-in
84.2 hp/L / 1.4 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
80.0 mm / 3.1 in
86.0 mm / 3.4 in
86.4 mm / 3.4 in
Engine | Torque
250 Nm / 184.4 lb-ft @ 1500-3500 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
2019
2009 ~ 2014
2000 ~ 2005
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