Look up Volkswagen Passat specification, engine oil capacity, spark plug gap, safety rating, fuel consumption, transmission, and light bulb sizes.


  • Type: B7

Engine 2.0L 4-Cylinder DOHC

  • Recommended Oil viscosity: 0W-20
  • Recommended Engine Oil:  API-SM
  • Oil capacity: 5.8 qts

Spark Plug Gap

  • 2.0L 4-Cylinder: 0.032”


  • Capacity: about 18.5 gallons (70.0 liters), including about 2.1 gallons (8.0 liters) reserve.


  • The engine cooling system is filled at the factory with a mixture of specially conditioned water and at least 40 percent of Volkswagen engine coolant additive G 13 (TL-VW 774 J). This engine coolant additive is pink.)

Brake Fluid

  • Type: Volkswagen recommends that you use brake fluid that expressly conforms to quality standard VW Standard 501 14 for optimum brake system performance. Check the information on the container for the brake fluid you want to use to ensure it meets your vehicle’s requirements.
  • If this special brake fluid is not available, you may – under these circumstances – use another high-quality brake fluid that complies with US Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) 116 DOT 4

Windshield Washer

  • Type: Recommended cleaners x For the warmer months, Windscreen Clear Summer G 052 184 A1 or equivalent. Mixing ratio 1:100 (1 part concentrate to 100 parts water) in the windshield washer reservoir.
  •  All-season Windscreen Clear G 052 164 A2 or equivalent. Mixing ratio in winter to 0 °F (-18 °C) is about 1:2 (1 part concentrate to 2 parts water); otherwise mixing ratio is 1:4 in the windshield washer reservoir.
  • Capacity: The windshield washer fluid reservoir holds about 1.2 gallons (4.5 liters).



  • Gasoline:
    • 1.4 L TSI I4
    • 1.8 L TSI I4
    • 2.0 L TSI I4
    • 2.5 L MPI I5
    • 3.0 L FSI VR6
    • 3.6 L FSI VR6
  • Diesel:
    • 2.0 L TDI I4


  •  5-speed manual
  • 6-speed manual
  • 6-speed automatic
  • 6-speed DSG
  • 7-speed DSG

Fuel Consumption

Volkswagen Passat Fuel Consumption

Safety Ratings

Volkswagen Passat Safety Ratings

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