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Volkswagen Passat GLS Estate


type 4/5S EST
doors 5

Engine information

Bore × stroke 79.50 mm × 80.00 mm 3.13 in × 3.15 in
Cylinders S-4
Displace 1.6 litre 1588 cc (96.906 cu in)
Engine type SOHC
Valves 2 valves per cylinder | 8 valves in total
Engine construction
Compression ratio 8.20:1
Fuel system 1 So carb
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
Fuel consumption
CO2 emissions
Power to weight ratio 92.39 bhp/ton
Specific output
Maximum torque
bmep 997.1 kPa (144.6 psi)
Specific torque 79.35 Nm/litre
Maximum rpm
Main bearings
Coolant Water
Bore / stroke ratio 0.99
Unitary capacity 397 cc/cylinder
Aspiration Normal
Compressor type N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N

Dimensions and weight

wheelbase 2469 mm
wheelbase 97.2 in
Length (milimeters) 4265 mm
Length (inches) 167.9 in
Width (milimeters) 1615 mm
Width (inches) 63.6 in
Height (milimeters) 1359 mm
Height (inches) 53.5 in
L:W ratio 1.73
Ground clearance (milimeters)
Ground clearance (inches)
Kerb weight (kilograms) 920 kg
Kerb weight (pounds) 2028 lb
Weight distribuiton
Fuel capacity (litres) 45 litres
Fuel capacity (UK Ga) 9.9 UK Gal
Fuel capacity (US Gal) 11.9 US Gal


Drag coefficient
Frontal area


Engine location Front
Engine alignment Longitudinal
Drive FWD
Steering rack & pinion
Turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Brakes F/R Di/Dr-S
Brake ∅
Braked area
Transmission 4M
Top gear ratio 0.94
Final drive ratio 3.88

General information

RAC rating 15.7
Number made
Model code
Model family
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available

Manual Download

Download 1980 Volkswagen Passat GLS Estate PDF Manual
Designer unknown
Year 1980

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