2002 Volkswagen Phaeton V10 Diesel LWB

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.

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Key facts

2002 Volkswagen Phaeton V10 Diesel LWB information summary

What body style?
4 door 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 ft.lb / 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

Volkswagen Phaeton models

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4 door sedan/​saloon FA 6A 3596 cm3 280 PS 276 bhp 206 kW 265.0 CO2 2251 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 6A 3596 cm3 280 PS 276 bhp 206 kW 265.0 CO2 2313 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 6A 3189 cm3 241 PS 238 bhp 177 kW 293.0 CO2 2261 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 5A 5998 cm3 450 PS 444 bhp 331 kW 348.0 CO2 2383 kg
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4 door sedan/​saloon FA 6A 4172 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW 314.0 CO2 2281 kg
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4 door sedan/​saloon FA 5A 5996 cm3 420 PS 414 bhp 309 kW 374.0 CO2 2383 kg
2002 Volkswagen Phaeton V10 Diesel LWB data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
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
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 90 litres 19.8 UK Gal 23.8 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.31
Frontal area 2.36
CdA 0.73
engine
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
Valve gear 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
sump
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.
Compressor
Intercooler
Catalytic converter Y
performance
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/tonne (1000 kg)
92.28 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
123.74 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
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/100km16.5/8.5/11.4 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km/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)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels all wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
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
Braked area
Gearbox 6
Top gear ratio 0.69
Final drive ratio 2.86
general
Carfolio.com 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.