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3/4 Front Glamour 2006 Volkswagen Passat

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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

The table below shows all 2006 Volkswagen Passat specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 2006 Volkswagen Passat warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.

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2006 Volkswagen Passat Value Edition 4dr Front-wheel Drive Sedan2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 4dr Front-wheel Drive Sedan2006 Volkswagen Passat 3.6 VR6 4dr Front-wheel Drive Sedan
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  • Overview
    MSRP *$22,950$23,900$29,950
    Invoice *$21,118$21,985$27,513
    Engine2.0L I-4 200 HP2.0L I-4 200 HP3.6L V-6 280 HP
    Transmission6-spd man w/OD6-spd man w/OD6-spd Tiptronic w/OD
    Fuel Economy City23.0 mpg23.0 mpg19.0 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy32.0 mpg32.0 mpg28.0 mpg
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles48/50,00048/50,00048/50,000
  • Powertrain
    Engine2.0L I-4 200 HP2.0L I-4 200 HP3.6L V-6 280 HP
    Transmission6-spd man w/OD6-spd man w/OD6-spd Tiptronic w/OD
    Alternator140 amp140 amp140 amp
    Battery520 amp with run down protection520 amp with run down protection520 amp with run down protection
    Axle Ratio3.943.943.45
    Recommended Fuel Typepremium unleadedpremium unleadedpremium unleaded
    Fuel Tank18.5 gal.18.5 gal.18.5 gal.
    Exhauststainless steelstainless steelstainless steel
    Drive Typefront-wheelfront-wheelfront-wheel
    Traction ControlABS & drivelineABS & drivelineABS & driveline
  • Steering and Suspension
    Electronic Stabilitystability controlstability controlstability control
    Front Suspensionstrutstrutstrut
    Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll bar
    Front Springscoilcoilcoil
    Front Shocksgas-pressurizedgas-pressurizedgas-pressurized
    Rear Suspensionmulti-linkmulti-linkmulti-link
    Rear Anti-Roll Barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll bar
    Rear Springscoilcoilcoil
    Rear Shocksgas-pressurizedgas-pressurizedgas-pressurized
    Steeringrack & pinionrack & pinionrack & pinion
    Brakes4-wheel disc4-wheel disc4-wheel disc
    Vented Disc Brakesfrontfrontfront
    Wheels16.0 " steel16.0 " silver aluminum17.0 " silver aluminum
    Front TiresP215/55HR16.0BSW ASP215/55HR16.0BSW ASP235/45HR17.0BSW 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 Armrestscentercentercenter
    Front Driver Seat Direction Controls6-way6-way (2-way power)6-way (2-way power)
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls6-way6-way6-way
    Rear Seats60-40 bench60-40 bench60-40 bench
    Rear Headrestsadjustableadjustableadjustable
    Rear Armrestscenter with pass-thrucenter with pass-thrucenter with pass-thru
    Seat Trimleatheretteleatheretteleatherette
    Door Trimleatheretteleatheretteleatherette
    Headlinerfull clothfull clothfull cloth
    Floor Trimcarpetcarpetcarpet
    Floor Matscarpeted front & rearcarpeted front & rearcarpeted front & rear
    Dashboard Insertmetal-lookmetal-lookmetal-look
    Gear Shift Knob TrimN/AN/Aleather
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    SunroofN/AN/Aexpress open/close
    Vanity Mirrorsdual illuminateddual illuminateddual illuminated
    Auxiliary Visorsdualdualdual
    Rearview Mirrorday-nightday-nightday-night
    Glove Boxlockinglockinglocking
    Dome Lightfadefadefade
    Reading Lightsfrontfront & rearfront & rear
    Floor Consolefullfullfull
    Overhead Consolemini with storagemini with storagemini with storage
    Cup Holderfront and rearfront and rearfront and rear
    Instrument Panel Storagecovered bincovered bincovered bin
    Seatback Storage222
    Refrigerated Boxglovebox and consoleglovebox and consoleglovebox and console
    Door Binsdualdualdual
    Rear Door Binsrear door binsrear door binsrear door bins
    Cargo Floor Trimcarpetedcarpetedcarpeted
    Trunk Lid Trimcarpetcarpetcarpet
    Cargo Tie Downscargo tie downscargo tie downscargo tie downs
    Cargo Lightcargo lightcargo lightcargo light
    Front Air ConditioningClimatic manualClimatic manualClimatic manual
    Climate ControlClimaticClimaticClimatic
    Air Filterair filterair filterair filter
    Rear Heat Ductsunderseat ductsunderseat ductsunderseat ducts
    RadioAM/FM stereo, seek-scanAM/FM stereo, seek-scanpremium AM/FM stereo, seek-scan
    CDin-dash mounted singlein-dash mounted singlein-dash mounted 6-disc
    MP3 PlayerMP3 decoderMP3 decoderMP3 decoder
    Speakers888
    Radio Theft Deterrentradio theft deterrentradio theft deterrentradio theft deterrent
    Antennawindow grid diversitywindow grid diversitywindow grid diversity
    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 Releasepowerpowerpower
    Remote Fuel Flap Releasepowerpowerpower
    Rear Child Safety Door Locksrear child safety door locksrear child safety door locksrear child safety door locks
    Power Outlets333
    Driver Foot Restdriver foot restdriver foot restdriver foot rest
    Retained Accessory Powerretained accessory powerretained accessory powerretained accessory power
    Smokers Packageashtrayashtrayashtray
    Instrument Displayanaloganaloganalog
    Tachometertachometertachometertachometer
    Water Temp Gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gauge
    Clockin-dashin-dashin-dash
    Compasscompasscompasscompass
    Exterior Temperatureexterior temperatureexterior temperatureexterior temperature
    Check Controlredundant digital speedometerredundant digital speedometerredundant digital speedometer
    Trip Computertrip computertrip computertrip computer
    Trip Odometertrip odometertrip odometertrip odometer
    Steering Wheeltelescopic tilttelescopic tilttelescopic tilt
    Front Windowspowerpowerpower
    Rear Windowspowerpowerpower
    1-Touch Openfront and rearfront and rearfront and rear
    Tinted Windowslightlightlight
    Front Windshield Wipersvariable intermittentvariable intermittentvariable intermittent
    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
    Overhead AirbagSide Curtain Protection(TM)sSide Curtain Protection(TM)sSide Curtain Protection(TM)s
    Occupancy Sensoroccupancy sensoroccupancy sensoroccupancy sensor
    Side Impact Barsside impact beamsside impact beamsside impact beams
    Seatbelt Pretensionersfront and rearfront and rearfront and rear
    Ignition DisableImmobilizer IIIImmobilizer IIIImmobilizer III
    Panic Alarmpanic alarmpanic alarmpanic alarm
    Security Systemsecurity systemsecurity systemsecurity system
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count4 doors4 doors4 doors
    Maximum Cargo Volume14.2 cu.ft.14.2 cu.ft.14.2 cu.ft.
    Exterior Length188.2 "188.2 "188.2 "
    Exterior Width71.7 "71.7 "71.7 "
    Exterior Height58.0 "58.0 "58.0 "
    Wheelbase107 "107 "107 "
    Front Tread61 "61 "61 "
    Rear Tread61 "61 "61 "
    Turning Radius17.9 '17.9 '17.9 '
    Curb Weight3,305 lbs.3,305 lbs.3,576 lbs.
    Payload1,140 lbs.1,140 lbs.1,177 lbs.
    Drag Coefficient.28.28.28
    Front Legroom41.4 "41.4 "41.4 "
    Rear Legroom37.7 "37.7 "37.7 "
    Front Headroom38.4 "38.4 "38.4 "
    Rear Headroom37.8 "37.8 "37.8 "
    Front Shoulder Room55.7 "55.7 "55.7 "
    Rear Shoulder Room54.6 "54.6 "54.6 "
    Passenger Volume96 cu.ft.96 cu.ft.95 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume14.2 cu.ft.14.2 cu.ft.14.2 cu.ft.
  • Exterior Features
    Bumpersbody-coloredbody-coloredbody-colored
    Bodyside Moldingschromechromechrome
    Grille Moldingsblack w/chrome surroundblack w/chrome surroundchrome
    Paintclearcoat monotoneclearcoat monotoneclearcoat monotone
    Exterior Mirrorsdual power remote heateddual power remote heateddual power remote heated
  • Warranty
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles48/50,00048/50,00048/50,000
    Major Components Months/Miles60/60,00060/60,00060/60,000
    Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles144/unlimited144/unlimited144/unlimited
    Roadside Assistance Months/Miles48/unlimited48/unlimited48/unlimited
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Safety Rating

Below is the 2006 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.
StyleFrontal Rating
Side Rating
2.0T 4dr Front-wheel Drive Sedan
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
3.6 VR6 4dr All-wheel Drive 4Motion Sedan
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
3.6 VR6 4dr Front-wheel Drive Sedan
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
Value Edition 4dr Front-wheel Drive Sedan
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat

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