Engines & Power

Passat GLS

Malibu Base

Standard Engine 1.8L 150 hp I4 3.1L 170 hp V6
Horsepower 150 @ 5800 RPM 170 @ 5200 RPM
Torque (lb-ft) 162 @ 2200 RPM 190 @ 4000 RPM
Valves/Valve Configuration 20/DOHC 12/OHV
Displacement (cc) 1781 3136
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.19 X 3.40 3.50 X 3.30
Compression Ratio 9.3:1 9.6:1
Fuel Type/System Gasoline/SEFI Gasoline/SEFI
Turbocharger Yes No
Supercharger No No

Transmissions

Passat GLS

Malibu Base

Standard Transmission 5-Speed Manual Overdrive 4-Speed Automatic Overdrive

Payload & Towing

Passat GLS

Malibu Base

Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 95.30 98.60
Cargo Volume (cu. ft.) 15.00 17.10
Standard Towing (lb.) No data 1000
Max Towing (lb.) No data 1000
Standard Payload (lb.) No data No data
Max Payload (lb.) No data No data
Standard GVWR (lb.) No data No data
Max GVWR (lb.) No data No data

Braking & Traction

Passat GLS

Malibu Base

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