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2012 Volkswagen Passat Trim Levels & Specs

2012 Volkswagen Passat Specifications

Compare important 2012 Volkswagen Passat technical specifications like exterior dimensions, ground clearance, wheelbase, interior space volume, engine's power as measured by horsepower and torque output, weight of the vehicle, towing & payload capacity or gas tank size to know the estimated mpg.
Trims 2.5L S 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.5L SE 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.5L SEL 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.5L SEL Premium 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.0L TDI SE 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.0L TDI SEL Premium 4dr Sedan, Engine: 3.6L V6 SE w/Sunroof 4dr Sedan, Engine: 3.6L V6 SEL Premium 4dr Sedan, Engine:
Exterior length 191.60 191.60 191.60 191.60 191.60 191.60 191.60 191.60
Exterior body width 72.20 72.20 72.20 72.20 72.20 72.20 72.20 72.20
Exterior height 58.50 58.50 58.50 58.50 58.50 58.50 58.50 58.50
Horsepower 170 170 170 170 140 140 280 280
Torque 177 177 177 177 236 236 258 258
Fuel economy - city 22 22 22 22 31 30 20 20
Fuel economy - highway 32 32 31 31 43 40 28 28
0-60mph / 0-100kmh (s) 7.90 7.90 8.50 8.50 10.20 10.00 5.70 5.70
1/4 mile time 16.30 16.30 16.30 16.30 17.50 17.60 14.50 14.50
1/4 mile speed 85 85 84 84 77 77 96 96
Lateral acceleration (g) 0.80 0.80 0.90 0.90 0.90 0.90 0.90 0.90
Slalom speed 60 60 60 60 60 60 60 60
Bore-and-Stroke 3.25/3.64 " 3.25/3.64 " 3.25/3.64 " 3.25/3.64 " 3.19/3.76 " 3.19/3.76 " 3.50/3.80 " 3.50/3.80 "
Curb weight 3166.00 3166.00 3221.00 3221.00 3360.00 3397.00 3446.00 3446.00
Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) 4431.00 4431.00 4475.00 4475.00 4586.00 4652.00 4630.00 4630.00
Maximum Trailer Weight 1000.00 1000.00 1000.00 1000.00 1000.00 1000.00 1000.00 1000.00
Wheelbase 110.40 110.40 110.40 110.40 110.40 110.40 110.40 110.40
Front track 62.10 62.10 62.10 62.10 62.10 62.10 62.10 62.10
Rear track 61.00 61.00 61.00 61.00 61.00 61.00 61.00 61.00
Turning radius 18.20 18.20 18.20 18.20 18.20 18.20 18.20 18.20
Front legroom 42.40 42.40 42.40 42.40 42.40 42.40 42.40 42.40
Rear legroom 39.10 39.10 39.10 39.10 39.10 39.10 39.10 39.10
Front headroom 38.30 38.30 38.30 38.30 38.30 38.30 38.30 38.30
Rear headroom 37.80 37.80 37.80 37.80 37.80 37.80 37.80 37.80
Front shoulder room 56.90 56.90 56.90 56.90 56.90 56.90 56.90 56.90
Rear shoulder room 57.00 57.00 57.00 57.00 57.00 57.00 57.00 57.00
Luggage volume 15.90 15.90 15.90 15.90 15.90 15.90 15.90 15.90
Luggage volume (max) 15.90 15.90 15.90 15.90 15.90 15.90 15.90 15.90
Passenger volume 102 102 102 102 102 102 102 102
Fuel tank 18.50 18.50 18.50 18.50 18.50 18.50 18.50 18.50
Drag coefficient 0.29 0.29 0.29 0.29 0.29 0.29 0.31 0.31

2012 Volkswagen Passat Interior Features

One of the most notable features of the Passat, however, is its roomy interior. The 2012 Volkswagen Passat comes with a variety of specs on the inside. You can find out more about these features in the chart below.
Trims 2.5L S 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.5L SE 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.5L SEL 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.5L SEL Premium 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.0L TDI SE 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.0L TDI SEL Premium 4dr Sedan, Engine: 3.6L V6 SE w/Sunroof 4dr Sedan, Engine: 3.6L V6 SEL Premium 4dr Sedan, Engine:
12V DC power outlet 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
Seatback storage pockets N/A 2 2 2 2 2 2 2

2012 Volkswagen Passat Exterior Features

Would you like to grasp the idea which 2012 Volkswagen Passat trim level is better equipped with such little cool exterior features like fog lights, spoiler, mud flaps, sunroof, roof racks, running boards, etc? Check out the full list of these additional features below.
Trims 2.5L S 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.5L SE 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.5L SEL 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.5L SEL Premium 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.0L TDI SE 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.0L TDI SEL Premium 4dr Sedan, Engine: 3.6L V6 SE w/Sunroof 4dr Sedan, Engine: 3.6L V6 SEL Premium 4dr Sedan, Engine:
Door count 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
Front tires P215/60TR16.0 BSW AS P215/55HR17.0 BSW AS P215/55HR17.0 BSW AS P215/55HR17.0 BSW AS P215/55HR17.0 BSW AS P215/45HR18.0 BSW AS P215/45HR18.0 BSW AS P215/45HR18.0 BSW AS
Wheels 16" steel 17" silver aluminum 17" silver aluminum 17" silver aluminum 17" silver aluminum 18" silver aluminum 18" silver aluminum 18" silver aluminum
Sunroof N/A 1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass 1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass 1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass 1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass 1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass 1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass 1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass
Bodyside insert N/A N/A N/A N/A 4070 N/A 4070 N/A

2012 Volkswagen Passat Seats

The seats are one of the most important aspects of any car, and each 2012 Volkswagen Passat trim level may have different seating options, so be sure to carefully compare the specifications. Some trims have leather upholstery, "memory", armrest, heated seats, and some have them only for the front passengers, while other provide them for the rear seats two.
Trims 2.5L S 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.5L SE 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.5L SEL 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.5L SEL Premium 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.0L TDI SE 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.0L TDI SEL Premium 4dr Sedan, Engine: 3.6L V6 SE w/Sunroof 4dr Sedan, Engine: 3.6L V6 SEL Premium 4dr Sedan, Engine:
Standard seating 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5

2012 Volkswagen Passat Entertainment System

Some 2012 Volkswagen Passat trim levels have a built-in DVD player, voice recognition, while others have a touch screen display, bluetooth compatibility, navigation system. There are also a variety of different audio options, so be sure to compare the trim levels carefully to find the one that best suits your needs.
Trims 2.5L S 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.5L SE 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.5L SEL 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.5L SEL Premium 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.0L TDI SE 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.0L TDI SEL Premium 4dr Sedan, Engine: 3.6L V6 SE w/Sunroof 4dr Sedan, Engine: 3.6L V6 SEL Premium 4dr Sedan, Engine:
Speakers 6 8 9 9 8 9 9 9
1st row LCD screen N/A 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Amplifier N/A N/A 400W 400W N/A 400W 400W 400W

2012 Volkswagen Passat Safety and Security Features

Each 2012 Volkswagen Passat trim comes with a variety of safety and security features that will keep you and your family safe while on the road. Some of these features include airbags, traction control, stability control, side impact, panic alarm, blind spot sensors, parking assist, and more.
Trims 2.5L S 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.5L SE 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.5L SEL 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.5L SEL Premium 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.0L TDI SE 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.0L TDI SEL Premium 4dr Sedan, Engine: 3.6L V6 SE w/Sunroof 4dr Sedan, Engine: 3.6L V6 SEL Premium 4dr Sedan, Engine:
Door curb lights 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
Rear child safety door locks std std std std std std std std
                 

2012 Volkswagen Passat Mechanical Features

The 2012 Volkswagen Passat will have different mechanical features depending on the trim level that you choose. Some of the other features that you may find in the higher-level trim levels include air suspension, brake assist, speed sensitive steering, an electronic limited slip differential, a performance exhaust system.
Trims 2.5L S 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.5L SE 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.5L SEL 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.5L SEL Premium 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.0L TDI SE 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.0L TDI SEL Premium 4dr Sedan, Engine: 3.6L V6 SE w/Sunroof 4dr Sedan, Engine: 3.6L V6 SEL Premium 4dr Sedan, Engine:
Axle ratio 3.65 3.65 3.87 3.87 3.68 4.12 4.77 4.77
Turbocharger N/A N/A N/A N/A 3807 3807 N/A N/A
Engine block heater N/A N/A N/A N/A 3813 3813 N/A N/A

2012 Volkswagen Passat Other Specs

In general, the 2012 Volkswagen Passat lower-level trims will have fewer features. If you are looking for a vehicle that has all of the latest and greatest features, then you will want to choose one of the higher-level trim levels.
Trims 2.5L S 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.5L SE 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.5L SEL 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.5L SEL Premium 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.0L TDI SE 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.0L TDI SEL Premium 4dr Sedan, Engine: 3.6L V6 SE w/Sunroof 4dr Sedan, Engine: 3.6L V6 SEL Premium 4dr Sedan, Engine:
Maximum towing capacity 1000 1000 1000 1000 1000 1000 1000 1000

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Wheel Offset 40 - 50 mm
Lug Nut Size M14 x 1.5
0-60 times 5.7 - 10.2 sec
Horsepower 140 - 280 hp
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Lug Pattern PCD 5x112
Tire size 215/60 R16 - 235/40 R19
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