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null 1999 Volkswagen Passat

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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

The table below shows all 1999 Volkswagen Passat specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1999 Volkswagen Passat warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.

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  • Overview
    MSRP *$21,200$21,750$23,800
    Invoice *$19,078$19,569$21,400
    Engine1.8L I-4 150 HP1.8L I-4 150 HP2.8L V-6 190 HP
    Transmission5-spd man w/OD5-spd man w/OD5-spd man w/OD
    Fuel Economy City23.0 mpg23.0 mpg20.0 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy32.0 mpg32.0 mpg29.0 mpg
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles24/24,00024/24,00024/24,000
  • Powertrain
    Engine1.8L I-4 150 HP1.8L I-4 150 HP2.8L V-6 190 HP
    Transmission5-spd man w/OD5-spd man w/OD5-spd man w/OD
    Alternator90 amp90 amp90 amp
    Axle Ratio3.293.923.29
    Recommended Fuel Typepremium unleadedpremium unleadedpremium unleaded
    Fuel Tank18.5 gal.16.4 gal.16.4 gal.
    Exhauststainless steelstainless steelstainless steel
    Drive Typefront-wheelfront-wheelfront-wheel
    Traction ControlABSABSABS & driveline
  • Steering and Suspension
    Front Suspensionmulti-linkmulti-linkmulti-link
    Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll bar
    Front Springscoilcoilcoil
    Rear Suspensiontorsion beam beamtorsion beam beamtorsion beam beam
    Rear Anti-Roll Barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll bar
    Rear Springscoilcoilcoil
    Steeringrack & pinionrack & pinionrack & pinion
    Brakes4-wheel disc4-wheel disc4-wheel disc
    Vented Disc Brakesfrontfrontfront
    Wheels15.0 " steel15.0 " steel15.0 " steel
    Front TiresP195/65HR15.0BSW ASP195/65HR15.0BSW ASP195/65HR15.0BSW AS
    Spare Tire and Wheelfull-size steelfull-size steelfull-size steel
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating Capacity555
    Front Seat Typebucketbucketbucket
    Front Headrestsadjustable w/tiltadjustable w/tiltadjustable w/tilt
    Front Armrestscenter w/storagecenter w/storagecenter w/storage
    Front Driver Seat Direction Controls6-way6-way6-way
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls6-way6-way6-way
    Rear Seats60-40 bench60-40 bench60-40 bench
    Rear Headrestsadjustable w/tiltadjustable w/tiltadjustable w/tilt
    Rear Armrestscentercentercenter
    Seat Trimpremium clothpremium clothpremium cloth
    Door Trimcloth w/carpet lowercloth w/carpet lowercloth w/carpet lower
    Headlinerfull clothfull clothfull cloth
    Floor Trimcarpetcarpetcarpet
    Floor Matscarpeted front & rearcarpeted front & rearcarpeted front & rear
    Dashboard InsertN/AN/Agenuine wood
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    Vanity Mirrorsdual illuminateddual illuminateddual illuminated
    Auxiliary Visorsdriver sidedriver sidedriver side
    Rearview Mirrorday-nightday-nightday-night
    Glove Boxlockinglockinglocking
    Dome Lightfadefadefade
    Reading Lightsfront & rearfront & rearfront & rear
    Floor Consolefullfullfull
    Cup Holderfront and rearfront and rearfront and rear
    Seatback Storage222
    Door Binsdualdualdual
    Cargo Floor Trimcarpetedcarpetedcarpeted
    Trunk Lid Trimcarpetcarpetcarpet
    Cargo CoverN/Aroll-upN/A
    Cargo Tie Downscargo tie downscargo tie downscargo tie downs
    Cargo Lightcargo lightcargo lightcargo light
    Front Air Conditioningmanualmanualmanual
    Air Filterair filterair filterair filter
    Rear Heat Ductsunderseat ductsunderseat ductsunderseat ducts
    Radiopremium AM/FM stereo, seek-scanpremium AM/FM stereo, seek-scanpremium AM/FM stereo, seek-scan
    CDcompatiblecompatiblecompatible
    Speakers888
    Radio Theft Deterrentradio theft deterrentradio theft deterrentradio theft deterrent
    Antennaintegrated roofintegrated roofintegrated roof
    Cruise Controlcruise controlcruise controlcruise control
    Door Lockspower with 2 stage unlockpower with 2 stage unlockpower with 2 stage unlock
    Remote Keyless Entrykeyfob (all doors)keyfob (all doors)keyfob (all doors)
    Trunk/Hatch/Door Releasekeyfobkeyfobkeyfob
    Remote Fuel Flap Releasepowerpowerpower
    Rear Child Safety Door Locksrear child safety door locksrear child safety door locksrear child safety door locks
    Fuel Filler Door Releasefuel filler door releasefuel filler door releasefuel filler door release
    Power Outlets222
    Driver Foot Restdriver foot restdriver foot restdriver foot rest
    Instrument Displayanaloganaloganalog
    Tachometertachometertachometertachometer
    Water Temp Gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gauge
    Clockin-dashin-dashin-dash
    Exterior Temperatureexterior temperatureexterior temperatureexterior temperature
    Trip Computertrip computertrip computertrip computer
    Trip Odometertrip odometertrip odometertrip odometer
    Steering Wheeltelescopic tilttelescopic tilttelescopic tilt
    Front Windowspowerpowerpower
    Rear Windowspowerpowerpower
    Quarter Vent Rear WindowsN/ApowerN/A
    1-Touch Openfront and rearfront and rearfront and rear
    Tinted Windowslightlightlight
    Front Windshield Wipersvariable intermittentvariable intermittentvariable intermittent
    Rear Windshield WiperN/Arear windshield wiperN/A
    Rear Defrosterrear defrosterrear defrosterrear defroster
  • Safety
    Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
    Daytime Running Lightsdaytime running lightsdaytime running lightsdaytime running lights
    Center High Mounted Stop Lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop light
    Front Impact Airbagsdriver and passengerdriver and passengerdriver and passenger
    Driver Side Impact Airbagsseat mountedseat mountedseat mounted
    Passenger Side Impact Airbagseat mountedseat mountedseat mounted
    Seatbelt Pretensionersfront and rearfront and rearfront and rear
    Ignition Disableimmobilizerimmobilizerimmobilizer
    Panic Alarmpanic alarmpanic alarmpanic alarm
    Security Systemsecurity systemsecurity systemsecurity system
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count4 doors4 doors4 doors
    Maximum Cargo Volume15.0 cu.ft.N/A15.0 cu.ft.
    Exterior Length184.1 "183.8 "184.1 "
    Exterior Width68.5 "68.5 "68.5 "
    Exterior Height57.6 "59.0 "57.6 "
    Wheelbase107 "106 "106 "
    Front Tread59 "59 "59 "
    Rear Tread59 "59 "59 "
    Turning Radius18.7 '18.7 '18.7 '
    Curb Weight3,122 lbs.3,201 lbs.3,245 lbs.
    Payload1,001 lbs.988 lbs.1,032 lbs.
    Drag Coefficient.27.30.27
    Front Legroom41.5 "41.5 "41.5 "
    Rear Legroom35.3 "35.3 "35.3 "
    Front Headroom39.7 "39.7 "39.7 "
    Rear Headroom37.8 "39.7 "37.8 "
    Front Shoulder Room55.8 "55.8 "55.8 "
    Rear Shoulder Room54.6 "54.6 "54.6 "
    Passenger Volume95 cu.ft.98 cu.ft.95 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume15.0 cu.ft.39.0 cu.ft.15.0 cu.ft.
  • Exterior Features
    Bumpersbody-coloredbody-coloredbody-colored
    Bodyside Moldingsbody-coloredbody-coloredbody-colored
    Rocker Panel Extensionsrocker panel extensionsrocker panel extensionsrocker panel extensions
    Grille Moldingsblackblackblack
    Paintmonotonemonotonemonotone
    Exterior Mirrorsdual power remote heateddual power remote heateddual power remote heated
  • Warranty
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles24/24,00024/24,00024/24,000
    Major Components Months/Miles120/100,000120/100,000120/100,000
    Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles144/unlimited144/unlimited144/unlimited
    Roadside Assistance Months/Miles24/unlimited24/unlimited24/unlimited
    Maintenance Months/Miles24/24,00024/24,00024/24,000
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Safety Rating

Below is the 1999 Volkswagen Passat safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.
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  Safety data is not currently available from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. For a list of safety-related features, please check the Specs section.

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