Key facts

1996 Volkswagen Passat 1.9 TDI information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4670 mm
What size engine?
1.9 litre, 1896 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
91 PS / 90 bhp / 67 kW @ 4000 rpm
How much torque?
202 Nm / 149 / 20.6 kgm @ 1900 rpm


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1996 Volkswagen Passat 1.9 TDI technical specifications


The Volkswagen Passat 1.9 TDI is a saloon (sedan) with 4 doors and a front mounted powerplant which transmits its power to the front wheels.
The 1.9 litre engine is a turbocharged, single overhead camshaft, 4 cylinder that develops 90 bhp (91 PS/67 kW) of power at 4000 rpm, and maximum torque of 202 N·m (149 lb·ft/20.6 kgm) at 1900 rpm.
The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 5 speed manual transmission.
1996 Volkswagen Passat 1.9 TDI data
1996 Volkswagen Passat 1.9 TDI data
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2700 106.3
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 4670 183.9
Width 1740 68.5
Height 1460 57.5
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.73
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
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
91 PS (90 bhp) (67 kW)
at 4000 rpm
Specific output
47.5 bhp/litre
0.78 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.
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio
Weight-to-power ratio
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 longitudinal
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
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 ID16951
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 15.7
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1996 Volkswagen Passat 1.9 TDI added 1996-09-03.
Last modified 2014-01-01.

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