2005 VW Passat Owners Manual – The 2005 VW Passat is Volkswagen’s next generation model that hadn’t changed much since 1997. It has a striking look in the premium part of the medium range car market. It keeps the flexibility and more powerful and expensive aspects while competing against Mazda6s, Honda Accords, and Saab 9-3s. It hits showroom in spring 2005 while the hatchback and a top of the line 3.2 V6 FSI followed in November. Then, the 2.0 TDI diesel boosting 170PS is released in the following summer.
2005 VW Passat Exterior And Interior
The 2005 Passat acted as flagship for Volkswagen at the time it is released aiming for upmarket with its look and feel. It receive better dynamic stance with the raked back windscreen and the low roofline and a wedge-shaped profile. The bodywork is stiffer than the previous generation model promising more effectively suspension, better cornering and a more cosseting ride. Inside the 2005 VW Passat, the interior looks and feels clean, functional, and neat. Technical features include smartphone Bluetooth connectivity, a premium quality stereo, Climatronic air conditioning system and an electronic handbrake.
2005 VW Passat Performance
There are different engine choices and trim levels to choose (the S, the SE, the Sport and SEL) as well as hatchback bodystyle offered. The gasoline engines include a 1.6-liter unit with 115PS, 2.0-liter unit with 150 or 200PS and a 3.2-liter V6 FSI with 250PS. The diesel engine options include a 1.9-liter TDI with 105PS and 2.0-liter TDI engine with 170 or 140 PS. The 140PS 2.0-liter TDI and the 3.2-liter gasoline model can get a 4MOTION four wheel drive system. The Direct Shift Gearbox (DSG) is available standard on the 2.0-liter TDI which uses a sequential manual transmission to provide efficiency and fast responses, and twin clutch system for a smooth switch. The less exceptional 6-speed automatic tiptronic is available for the gasoline 2005 VW Passat.