Volkswagen Passat C 1.3 Variant, 1985 MY

The Volkswagen Passat C 1.3 Variant is a front wheel drive motor car, with the engine mounted in the front, and a 5 door estate/station wagon body. It is powered by a naturally aspirated engine of 1.3 litre capacity. This unit features single overhead camshaft valve gear, 4 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It produces 59 bhp (60 PS/44 kW) of power at 5600 rpm, and maximum torque of 100 N·m (74 lb·ft/10.2 kgm) at 3500 rpm. Power is supplied to the wheels via a 4 speed manual gearbox. Its stated kerb weight is 985 kg. Top stated speed is 148 km/h (92 mph).

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Volkswagen Passat C 1.3 Variant, 1985 MY information summary

What body style?
5 door estate/station wagon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4540 mm
How heavy?
985 kg
What size engine?
1.3 litre, 1296 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
60 PS / 59 bhp / 44 kW @ 5600 rpm
How much torque?
100 Nm / 74 ft.lb / 10.2 kgm @ 3500 rpm
How fast?
148 km/h, 92 mph

Volkswagen Passat models

4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 2226 cm3 138 PS 136 bhp 101 kW 1040 kg
5 door hatchback FF 4M 1296 cm3 60 PS 59 bhp 44 kW 965 kg
3 door hatchback FF 4M 1296 cm3 60 PS 59 bhp 44 kW 940 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1595 cm3 75 PS 74 bhp 55 kW
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1595 cm3 75 PS 74 bhp 55 kW
3 door hatchback FF 4M 1595 cm3 75 PS 74 bhp 55 kW 960 kg
5 door hatchback FF 4M 1595 cm3 75 PS 74 bhp 55 kW 985 kg
5 door hatchback FF 3A 1595 cm3 75 PS 74 bhp 55 kW
3 door hatchback FF 3A 1595 cm3 75 PS 74 bhp 55 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 4M 1595 cm3 75 PS 74 bhp 55 kW 1005 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1595 cm3 75 PS 74 bhp 55 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 3A 1595 cm3 75 PS 74 bhp 55 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 4M 1588 cm3 55 PS 54 bhp 40 kW 1045 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1588 cm3 71 PS 70 bhp 52 kW 1083 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1921 cm3 117 PS 115 bhp 86 kW 1062 kg

Similar models

5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1714 cm3 58 PS 57 bhp 43 kW 1020 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1297 cm3 63 PS 62 bhp 46 kW 890 kg
3 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1297 cm3 63 PS 62 bhp 46 kW 870 kg
3 door estate/​station wagon FF 4M 1297 cm3 63 PS 62 bhp 46 kW 870 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1753 cm3 61 PS 60 bhp 45 kW 945 kg
1985 Volkswagen Passat C 1.3 Variant data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater estate/station wagon
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2550 mm 100.4 inches
Track/tread (front) 1414 mm 55.7 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1422 mm 56 inches
Length 4540 mm 178.7 inches
Width 1685 mm 66.3 inches
Height 1465 mm 57.7 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.78
Kerb weight 985 kg 2172 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 60 litres 13.2 UK Gal 15.9 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Volkswagen
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.3 litre
1296 cc
(79.087 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 75 × 73.4 mm
2.95 × 2.89 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.02
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
60 PS (59 bhp) (44 kW)
at 5600 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
45.5 bhp/litre
0.75 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
100 Nm (74 ft·lb) (10.2 kgm)
at 3500 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
77.16 Nm/litre
0.93 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block; light alloy head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9:1
Fuel system 1 Solex carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 969.6 kPa (140.6 psi)
Maximum RPM 6000 rpm
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 324 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 10.8 s
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 148 km/h (92 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 60.73 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
44.67 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
59.9 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 22.39 kg/kW
37.4 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.LW.CS.
Rear suspension SI.TB.
Wheel size front 5½ x 13
Wheel size rear 5½ x 13
Tyres front 165 SR 13
Tyres rear 165 SR 13
Brakes F/R Di/Dr-S
Front brake diameter 239 mm
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.91
Final drive ratio 4.11
general
Carfolio.com ID159269
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 14.0
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1985 Volkswagen Passat C 1.3 Variant added 2007-05-23.
Last modified 2013-02-28.