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Engines & Power

3-Series 328i Sedan

Passat 2.5L S

Regal Turbo FWD

Standard Engine 2.0L 240 hp I4 2.5L 170 hp I5 2.0L 259 hp I4
Horsepower 240 @ 5000 RPM 170 @ 5700 RPM 259 @ 5300 RPM
Torque (lb-ft) 255 @ 1250 RPM 177 @ 4250 RPM 295 @ 3000 RPM
Valves/Valve Configuration 16/DOHC 20/DOHC 16/DOHC
Displacement (cc) 1997 2480 1998
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.31 X 3.55 3.25 X 3.64 3.39 X 3.39
Compression Ratio 10.0:1 9.5:1 9.5:1
Fuel Type/System Gasoline/DI Gasoline/SEFI Gasoline/DI
Turbocharger Yes No Yes
Supercharger No No No

Transmissions

3-Series 328i Sedan

Passat 2.5L S

Regal Turbo FWD

Standard Transmission 8-Speed Automatic Overdrive 5-Speed Manual Overdrive 6-Speed Automatic Overdrive

Payload & Towing

3-Series 328i Sedan

Passat 2.5L S

Regal Turbo FWD

Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) No data 102.00 96.80
Cargo Volume (cu. ft.) 13.00 15.90 14.20
Standard Towing (lb.) No data 1000 No data
Max Towing (lb.) No data 1000 No data
Standard Payload (lb.) 904 No data No data
Max Payload (lb.) 904 No data No data
Standard GVWR (lb.) 4453 4431 No data
Max GVWR (lb.) 4453 4431 No data

Braking & Traction

3-Series 328i Sedan

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 N/A N/A N/A
Electronic Brake Assistance Std. Std. Std.
Limited Slip Differential or Axle N/A N/A N/A
Locking Differential N/A N/A N/A
Traction Control Std. Std. Std.
Vehicle Stability Control System Std. Std. Std.
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