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Engines & Power

Passat 2.5L S

3-Series 328i Sedan

Standard Engine 2.5L 170 hp I5 2.0L 240 hp I4
Horsepower 170 @ 5700 RPM 240 @ 5000 RPM
Torque (lb-ft) 177 @ 4250 RPM 255 @ 1250 RPM
Valves/Valve Configuration 20/DOHC 16/DOHC
Displacement (cc) 2480 1997
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.25 X 3.64 3.31 X 3.55
Compression Ratio 9.5:1 10.0:1
Fuel Type/System Gasoline/SEFI Gasoline/DI
Turbocharger No Yes
Supercharger No No

Transmissions

Passat 2.5L S

3-Series 328i Sedan

Standard Transmission 5-Speed Manual Overdrive 8-Speed Automatic Overdrive

Payload & Towing

Passat 2.5L S

3-Series 328i Sedan

Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 102.00 No data
Cargo Volume (cu. ft.) 15.90 13.00
Standard Towing (lb.) 1000 No data
Max Towing (lb.) 1000 No data
Standard Payload (lb.) No data 904
Max Payload (lb.) No data 904
Standard GVWR (lb.) 4431 4453
Max GVWR (lb.) 4431 4453

Braking & Traction

Passat 2.5L S

3-Series 328i Sedan

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