Key facts

1994 Volkswagen Passat CL 1.9 TDi Estate information summary

What body style?
estate/station wagon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4597 mm
How heavy?
1285 kg
What size engine?
1.9 litre, 1896 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
90 PS / 89 bhp / 66 kW @ 4000 rpm
How much torque?
202 Nm / 149 / 20.6 kgm @ 1900 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 14.4 s
How fast?
172 km/h, 107 mph


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1994 Volkswagen Passat CL 1.9 TDi Estate technical specifications


This car has a 5 door estate/station wagon body style with a front mounted engine supplying power to the front wheels.
Power is produced by a single overhead camshaft, 1.9 litre turbocharged 4 cylinder motor, with 2 valves per cylinder that develops power and torque figures of 89 bhp (90 PS/66 kW) at 4000 rpm and 202 N·m (149 lb·ft/20.6 kgm) at 1900 rpm respectively.
The engine powers the wheels through a 5 speed manual transmission.
Claimed kerb weight is 1285 kg.
Its maximum speed stated is 172 km/h (107 mph).
1994 Volkswagen Passat CL 1.9 TDi Estate data
1994 Volkswagen Passat CL 1.9 TDi Estate data
Body type4/5 seater estate/station wagon
Number of doors5
dimensions & weights
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 4597 181
Width 1720 67.7
Height 1448 57
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio
Kerb weight 1285 kg 2833 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 70 litres 15.4 UK Gal 18.5 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type turbocharged diesel
Engine manufacturer Volkswagen
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.9 litre
1896 cc
(115.701 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 79.5 × 95.5 mm
3.13 × 3.76 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.83
single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
90 PS (89 bhp) (66 kW)
at 4000 rpm
Specific output
46.9 bhp/litre
0.77 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
202 Nm (149 ft·lb) (20.6 kgm)
at 1900 rpm
Specific torque
106.54 Nm/litre
1.29 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1338.8 kPa (194.2 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 474 cc
Aspiration Turbo D.
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 14.4 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 172 km/h (107 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 70.22 PS/g
51.65 kW/g
69.26 bhp/ton
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 19.36 kg/kW
32.34 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
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
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general ID16698
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 15.7
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1994 Volkswagen Passat CL 1.9 TDi Estate added 1998-03-29.
Last modified 2014-01-01.

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