Volkswagen
Passat
1996
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1996 Volkswagen Passat Specs & Safety

The table below shows all 1996 Volkswagen Passat specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1996 Volkswagen Passat warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.
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1996 Volkswagen Passat
Lease
$0 / month
Finance
$0 / month
Vehicle Price
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Incentives
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Available Money Factor of 0.00167 for 36 month lease
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Down Payment
Trade-In Value
Money Factor
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Interest Rate
Sales Tax
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MSRP *
$18,490
Invoice *
$16,656
Engine
2.0L I-4 115 HP 122.0 ft.lbs. @ 3,200 rpm
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD / 4-spd auto w/OD
Fuel Economy City
21.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
29.0 mpg
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
24/24,000
Engine
2.0L I-4 115 HP 122.0 ft.lbs. @ 3,200 rpm
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD / 4-spd auto w/OD
Alternator
90 amp
Battery
60 amp
Axle Ratio
4.24 / 4.14
Recommended Fuel Type
regular unleaded
Fuel Tank
18.5 gal.
Drive Type
front-wheel
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
rear anti-roll bar
Steering
rack & pinion
Brakes
4-wheel disc
Wheels
14.0 " steel
Front Tires
P195/60HR14.0 AS
Spare Tire and Wheel
full-size
Seating Capacity
5
Front Seat Type
bucket
Front Headrests
adjustable w/tilt
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
6-way
Rear Seats
60-40 bench
Rear Headrests
fixed
Rear Armrests
center
Seat Trim
cloth
Door Trim
cloth
Sunroof
power
Vanity Mirrors
dual illuminated
Reading Lights
front & rear
Floor Console
full
Cup Holder
front and rear
Door Bins
dual
Cargo Floor Trim
carpeted
Cargo Light
cargo light
Front Air Conditioning
manual
Rear Air Conditioning
rear HVAC
Air Filter
air filter
Radio
AM/FM stereo
CD
6-disc
Speakers
8
Radio Theft Deterrent
radio theft deterrent
Antenna
fixed
Cruise Control
cruise control
Door Locks
power
Trunk/Hatch/Door Release
power
Rear Child Safety Door Locks
rear child safety door locks
Tachometer
tachometer
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge
Clock
in-dash
Trip Odometer
trip odometer
Front Windows
power
Rear Windows
power
Tinted Windows
light
Front Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Rear Defroster
rear defroster
Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Daytime Running Lights
daytime running lights
Center High Mounted Stop Light
center high mounted stop light
Front Impact Airbags
driver and passenger
Security System
security system
Door Count
4 doors
Exterior Length
181.5 "
Exterior Width
67.5 "
Exterior Height
56.4 "
Wheelbase
103 "
Front Tread
58 "
Rear Tread
56 "
Curb Weight
2,892 lbs.
Front Legroom
45.1 "
Rear Legroom
37.0 "
Front Headroom
39.3 "
Rear Headroom
36.6 "
Front Shoulder Room
55.0 "
Rear Shoulder Room
54.0 "
Passenger Volume
99 cu.ft.
Interior Cargo Volume
14.4 cu.ft.
Bumpers
body-colored
Bodyside Moldings
body-colored
Rocker Panel Extensions
rocker panel extensions
Paint
monotone / metallic monotone
Exterior Mirrors
dual power remote heated
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
24/24,000
Major Components Months/Miles
120/100,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
72/100,000
Roadside Assistance Months/Miles
24/100,000
Maintenance Months/Miles
24/24,000

Safety Ratings

Below is the 1996 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.

Style
Frontal Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Frontal Rating:

5% or less chance of injury

6% to 10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 25% or less chance of injury

26% or greater chance of injury

Side Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Side Rating:

10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 35% or less chance of injury

36% to 45% or less chance of injury

46% or greater chance of injury

Safety data is not currently available from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. For a list of safety-related features, please check the Safety section.

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