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Volkswagen Passat VR6


type 4/5S SAL
doors 4

Engine information

Bore × stroke 81.00 mm × 90.30 mm 3.19 in × 3.56 in
Cylinders V-6
Displace 2.8 litre 2792 cc (170.378 cu in)
Engine type SOHC
Valves 2 valves per cylinder | 12 valves in total
Engine construction
Compression ratio 10.00:1
Fuel system Bo Mo ML2.7 fuel inj.
Maximum power
0-50 mph
0-60 mph
0-100 mph
0-100 km/h
80 - 120 km/h
402 m (Quarter mile)
Standing km
Top speed 224 km/h (139 mph)
Fuel consumption
CO2 emissions
Power to weight ratio 133.85 bhp/ton
Specific output
Maximum torque
bmep 1053.2 kPa (152.8 psi)
Specific torque 83.81 Nm/litre
Maximum rpm
Main bearings 7
Coolant Water
Bore / stroke ratio 0.9
Unitary capacity 465.33 cc/cylinder
Aspiration Normal
Compressor type N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y

Dimensions and weight

wheelbase 2625 mm
wheelbase 103.3 in
Length (milimeters) 4575 mm
Length (inches) 180.1 in
Width (milimeters) 1705 mm
Width (inches) 67.1 in
Height (milimeters) 1438 mm
Height (inches) 56.6 in
L:W ratio 1.74
Ground clearance (milimeters)
Ground clearance (inches)
Kerb weight (kilograms) 1300 kg
Kerb weight (pounds) 2866 lb
Weight distribuiton
Fuel capacity (litres) 70 litres
Fuel capacity (UK Ga) 15.4 UK Ga
Fuel capacity (US Gal) 18.5 US Gal


Drag coefficient
Frontal area


Engine location Front
Engine alignment Transverse
Drive FWD
Steering rack & pinion PAS
Turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle 10.70 m
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Brake ∅
Braked area
Transmission 5M
Top gear ratio 0.84
Final drive ratio 3.39

General information

RAC rating 24.4
Number made
Model code
Model family
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available

Manual Download

Download 1992 Volkswagen Passat VR6 PDF Manual
Designer unknown
Year 1992

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