VW Passat B6 Owner's Manual

VW Passat B6 Owner's Manual
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The executive-class sedan Volkswagen Passat B6 was produced from 2005 to 2010. During this time, he received the trust and love of a huge number of motorists. Many copies have been preserved in fairly good condition to this day.

There are several reasons for this:
1. Galvanized body, which contributes to excellent protection against corrosion – even small mushrooms are rare and mainly after damage to body parts in an accident.
2. Reliable power unit – it boasts the longest work in comparison with similar models from other manufacturers.

Features of the Passat B6

Initially, the car positioned itself as a business class in its homeland. In the future, he became popular among ordinary family buyers. In many ways similar to the 3rd and 4th generations of this model. The car was produced not only in the sedan but also in the station wagon. Among the main features are:
1. A high safety record, both about auxiliary systems and in a crash test.
2. Wide range of seat and armrest settings.
3. High-quality finishing materials, including genuine leather.
4. Durable multi-link suspension.
5. Excellent handling and stability.

Choice of engines and gearboxes

A variety of powertrains in the Passat B6 will delight every motorist. The most popular are turbocharged petrol options for 1.8 and 2.0 liters. The problems with such motors are many times less than with other options. Durability and allowable mileage are several times higher than analogs. At the same time, there are several more gasoline and diesel engines.

5 gearboxes were installed on the Passat B6:
• Mechanical: 5 and 6 steps;
• 6-speed Tiptronic;
• 6 and 7 range dual-clutch DSG.

Most of the modifications are front-wheel drive, but optionally it was possible to order all-wheel drive options that please with more power and handling. Depending on the power unit, the maximum speed of the model is from 187 km / h to 232 km / h, and fuel consumption is from 7.5 to 12.2 liters per 100 km.

Main competitors

The bright and reliable Volkswagen Passat B6 has several main competitors: Opel Vectra, Citroen C5 and Ford Mondeo.

The Volkswagen Passat B6, also known as the VW Passat (Typ 3C), was a midsize sedan and wagon produced by Volkswagen from 2005 to 2010. It was the sixth generation of the Passat model and introduced various improvements and updates over its predecessor. Here are some key details about the VW Passat B6:

Specifications:

– Engine: The Passat B6 came with a range of gasoline and diesel engine options, including various displacements and power outputs.
– Horsepower: Depending on the engine variant, the horsepower ranged from approximately 100 hp to over 300 hp.
– Transmission: It was available with both manual and automatic transmissions.
– Drive: Front-wheel drive (FWD) and all-wheel drive (4Motion) configurations were offered.
– Seating: The Passat B6 typically had seating for 5 passengers.

Features:

– The Passat B6 featured a comfortable and well-equipped interior with high-quality materials.
– It offered advanced technology features for its time, including an available navigation system, premium sound system, and various driver assistance systems.

Dimensions:

– Length: Approximately 188 inches (4.78 meters)
– Width: Approximately 72 inches (1.83 meters)
– Height: Approximately 58 inches (1.47 meters)

Fuel Economy:

– City: The fuel economy varied depending on the engine and transmission options, but it typically ranged from approximately 20 to 30 miles per gallon (11.8 to 7.8 liters per 100 kilometers).

Common Maintenance:

– Oil and Filter Changes: Typically recommended every 5,000-7,500 miles (8,000-12,000 kilometers).
– Tire Rotation: Typically recommended every 6,000-8,000 miles (9,600-12,800 kilometers).
– Brake Pad Replacement: The frequency of brake pad replacement depended on driving habits but was generally required around every 20,000-40,000 miles (32,000-64,000 kilometers).
– Battery Replacement: Typically every 3-5 years, depending on conditions.

Common Issues:

– Common issues with the Passat B6 may include electrical problems, issues with the Direct Shift Gearbox (DSG) transmission, and some minor interior trim wear. However, the specific problems can vary depending on the vehicle’s maintenance and usage.

Other owner’s manuals

You can also view or download in PDF owner’s manuals for other generations of the Volkswagen Passat – VW Passat B9 Owner’s Manual, VW Passat B8 Owner’s Manual, VW Passat B7 Owner’s Manual, VW Passat B6 Owner’s Manual.