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Chassis 

  • Type: B5.5

Engine 1.8L 4-Cylinder DOHC

  • Recommended Oil viscosity: 0W-30

  • Recommended Engine Oil:  API-SM

  • Drain Plug Torque:  22FT-LBS

  • Oil capacity: 4.0 qts 

Spark Plug Gap

  • 1.8L 4-Cylinder: 0.032''

Engine 2.8L 6-Cylinder DOHC

  • Recommended Oil viscosity: 5W-30

  • Recommended Engine Oil:  API-SM

  • Drain Plug Torque:  22FT-LBS

  • Oil capacity: 6.0 qts 

Spark Plug Gap

  • 2.8L 6-Cylinder: 0.032''

Engine 4.0L 8-Cylinder 

  • Recommended Oil viscosity: 5W-30

  • Recommended Engine Oil:  API-SM

  • Drain Plug Torque:  22FT-LBS

  • Oil capacity: 9.0 qts 

Spark Plug Gap

  • 2.8L 6-Cylinder: 0.032''

Engine 2.0L 4-Cylinder Dsl

  • Recommended Oil viscosity: 5W-30

  • Recommended Engine Oil:  505-01

  • Drain Plug Torque:  22FT-LBS

  • Oil capacity: 4.7 qts 

Fuel

  • Capacity: 16.4 gal ( 62.0 L)

Coolant

  • The cooling system has been filled at the factory with a permanent coolant that does not need to be changed. The coolant consists of a mixture of water and the manufacturer's coolant additive G 12 ASD - antifreeze on a glycol base with anti-corrosion additives (50% for USA and Canadian models)

Brake Fluid

  • Type: Use only brake fluid that meets SAE specification J 1703 and conforms to Federal Motor Vehicle Standard 116.

Windshield Washer

  • Capacity: 6.8 qt ( 6.2 L)

Powertrain


Engine

  • Petrol engines:

    • 1.6 L EA827 I4

    • 1.8 L EA113 I4

    • 1.8 L EA113 turbo I4

    • 2.0 L EA827 I4

    • 2.0 L ALT 20v I4

    • 2.3 L AGZ/AZX 20v VR5

    • 2.8 L ACK/AGE/AHA/ALG/AMX/APR/AQD/ATQ/ATX/BBG 30v V6

    • 4.0 L BDN 32v W8

  • Diesel engines:

    • 1.9 L AHU/AHH TDI I4

    • 1.9 L AFN/AVB/AWX/AVF/AJM/ATJ TDI I4

    • 2.0 L BGW/BHW TDI DPF I4

    • 2.5 L AFB/AKN/BDG/BDH/BAU TDI V6

Transmission

  • 4-speed automatic

  • 5-speed manual

  • 5-speed ZF 5HP19 automatic

  • 6-speed manual

Fuel Consumption


Volkswagen Passat Fuel Consumption

Safety Ratings


Volkswagen Passat Safety Ratings

References


  1. 2005 Volkswagen Passat Owners Manual 

  2. 2005 Volkswasgen Passat- Class Wikipedia.org

  3. US Department of Energy - FuelEconomy.gov

  4. NHTSA | National Highway Traffic Safety Administration -  NHTNHTSA

Lights

Front Lights

  • Front Fog Light Bulb: H3-55W

  • Front Sidemarker Light Bulb: 2821

Front Turn Signal Light Bulb:

  • 3157-SCK
  • 3457NAK

  • High Beam Headlight Bulb: H7-55W

  • Low Beam Headlight Bulb:

    • H7-55W

    •  HID-D2S

Rear Lights

  • Back Up Light Bulb: 7506

  • Brake Light Bulb: 7225

  • Center High Mount Stop Light Bulb: LED

  • License Plate Light Bulb: 6418

  • Parking Light Bulb:

    • ​​​​​​​3157-SCK,

    • 457NAK

  • Rear Sidemarker Light Bulb: 2821

  • Rear Turn Signal Light Bulb: 12496

  • Tail Light Bulb: 7225

Interior Lights

  • Dome Light Bulb: 6411

  • Glove Box Light Bulb: 6428

  • Interior Door Light Bulb: 2825

  • Map Light Bulb: 2825

  • Rear Reading Light Bulb: 6418

  • Trunk Light Bulb: 6418

  • Vanity Mirror Light Bulb: 6418