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Engines & Power

CTS 3.0L Base

Passat 2.5L S

Regal Turbo FWD

Standard Engine 3.0L 270 hp V6 2.5L 170 hp I5 2.0L 259 hp I4
Horsepower 270 @ 7000 RPM 170 @ 5700 RPM 259 @ 5300 RPM
Torque (lb-ft) 223 @ 5700 RPM 177 @ 4250 RPM 295 @ 3000 RPM
Valves/Valve Configuration 24/DOHC 20/DOHC 16/DOHC
Displacement (cc) 2994 2480 1998
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.50 X 3.16 3.25 X 3.64 3.39 X 3.39
Compression Ratio 11.7:1 9.5:1 9.5:1
Fuel Type/System Gasoline/DI Gasoline/SEFI Gasoline/DI
Turbocharger No No Yes
Supercharger No No No

Transmissions

CTS 3.0L Base

Passat 2.5L S

Regal Turbo FWD

Standard Transmission 6-Speed Manual Overdrive 5-Speed Manual Overdrive 6-Speed Automatic Overdrive

Payload & Towing

CTS 3.0L Base

Passat 2.5L S

Regal Turbo FWD

Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 98.00 102.00 96.80
Cargo Volume (cu. ft.) 13.60 15.90 14.20
Standard Towing (lb.) 1000 1000 No data
Max Towing (lb.) 1000 1000 No data
Standard Payload (lb.) No data No data No data
Max Payload (lb.) No data No data No data
Standard GVWR (lb.) No data 4431 No data
Max GVWR (lb.) No data 4431 No data

Braking & Traction

CTS 3.0L Base

Passat 2.5L S

Regal Turbo FWD

4 Wheel Drive/All Wheel Drive N/A N/A N/A
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) Std. Std. Std.
Automatic Load-Leveling Opt. N/A N/A
Electronic Brake Assistance Std. Std. Std.
Limited Slip Differential or Axle Opt. N/A N/A
Locking Differential Opt. N/A N/A
Traction Control Std. Std. Std.
Vehicle Stability Control System Std. Std. Std.
Next Steps

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