• Volkswagen Phaeton LWB

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Key facts

2002 Volkswagen Phaeton V10 Diesel LWB information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5175 mm
How heavy?
2489 kg
What size engine?
4.9 litre, 4921 cm3
How many cylinders?
10, V
How much power?
312 PS / 308 bhp / 230 kW @ 3750 rpm
How much torque?
750 Nm / 553 / 76.5 kgm @ 2000 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 6.9 s
How fast?
250 km/h, 155 mph
How economical?
16.5/8.5/11.4 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
308.0 CO2 g/km


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2002 Volkswagen Phaeton V10 Diesel LWB technical specifications


This automobile has a 4 door saloon (sedan) body style with a front mounted engine delivering power to all four wheels.
Power is produced by a single overhead camshaft, 4.9 litre turbocharged 10 cylinder motor, with 2 valves per cylinder that develops power and torque figures of 308 bhp (312 PS/230 kW) at 3750 rpm and 750 N·m (553 lb·ft/76.5 kgm) at 2000 rpm respectively.
The engine supplies its power through to the wheels via a 6 speed automatic gearbox.
Claimed weight at the kerb is 2489 kg.
Top stated speed is 250 km/h, which equates to 155 mph, officially stated fuel consumption is 16.5/8.5/11.4 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 308.0 g/km.
2002 Volkswagen Phaeton V10 Diesel LWB data
2002 Volkswagen Phaeton V10 Diesel LWB data
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 3001 118.1
Track/tread (front) 1628 64.1
Track/tread (rear) 1612 63.5
Length 5175 203.7
Width 1903 74.9
Height 1450 57.1
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.72
Kerb weight 2489 kg 5487 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 90 litres 19.8 UK Gal 23.8 US Gal
Drag coefficient 0.31
Frontal area 2.36
CdA 0.73
engine type turbocharged diesel
Engine manufacturer Volkswagen
Engine code
Cylinders V 10
Capacity 4.9 litre
4921 cc
(300.298 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 81 × 95.5 mm
3.19 × 3.76 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.85
single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
20 valves in total
maximum power output 312 PS (308 bhp) (230 kW)
at 3750 rpm
Specific output 62.6 bhp/litre
1.03 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 750 Nm (553 ft·lb) (76.5 kgm)
at 2000 rpm
Specific torque 152.41 Nm/litre
1.84 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio 18:1
Fuel system Direct diesel inj.
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1915.2 kPa (277.8 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 6
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 492.1 cc
Aspiration Turbo D.
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 4.8 s
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 6.9 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 14.4 s
Standing kilometre 26.5 s
Maximum speed 250 km/h (155 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 125.46 PS/g
92.28 kW/g
123.74 bhp/ton
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 10.84 kg/kW
18.1 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 16.5/8.5/11.4 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km16.5/8.5/11.4 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km per litre6.1/11.8/8.8 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG17.1/33.2/24.8 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG14.3/27.7/20.6 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 308.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 302.10 g/km
VED band (UK) M
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels all wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion PAS
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.4Li.ASusp.
Rear suspension I.TzLi.ASusp.
Wheel size front 7½J x 18 ET40
Wheel size rear 7½J x 18 ET40
Tyres front 235/50 R 18 Y
Tyres rear 235/50 R 18 Y
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 6 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.69
Final drive ratio 2.86
general ID118613
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 40.7
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2002 Volkswagen Phaeton V10 Diesel LWB added 2004-04-29.
Last modified 2014-11-21.

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