2011 Volkswagen Passat R36

2011 Volkswagen Passat R36 Specifications

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About the 2011 Volkswagen Passat R36

The 2011 Volkswagen Passat R36 is an all-wheel drive four-door sedan that was released to the Australian market on 01/02/2010 classified as a 3C MY10 UPGRADE. The Passat is regarded as a medium car built in Germany with prices from a dealer as a used car starting at A$16,900.

The Passat is an all-wheel drive 4 door with 5 seats, powered by a 3.6L V6 engine that has 220 kW of power (at 6600 rpm) and 350 Nm of torque (at 2400 rpm) via a Six-speed Auto Direct Shift. VOLKSWAGEN claims the Passat R36 uses 10.7L/100km of Premium Unleaded Petrol in the combined city and highway cycle while putting out 254g of CO2. It has a 70L fuel tank, meaning it should be able to travel 654km per full tank.

The Passat measures 1447mm (57.0 inches) in height, 4806mm (189.2 inches) in length, 1820mm (71.7 inches) in width with a 2709mm (106.7 inches) wheelbase that brings about a total of 1681kg (3706.0 lbs) of unladen weight. The Passat R36 comes standard with 235/40 R18 front tyres and 235/40 R18 rear tyres. It requires a service every 12 months or 15,000 km, whichever comes first.

The 2011 Volkswagen Passat R36 has a 111mm ground clearance with a 2200kg braked and 750kg unbraked towing capacity.

The Passat has received a 5 star rating from ANCAP. The VIN number can be found on the Driver Side Inner Guard and the compliance plate is located on the Lower Driver Side B-Pillar. An example VIN number would be similar to WVWZZZ3CZ7*123456.


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Volkswagen Passat R36 Details
Used Price From DealerA$16,900
Trade-In ValueA$12,800
Body Stylefour-door sedan
Release date01/02/2010
Discontinued date31/08/2011
Drive typeAWD
VIN plate locationDriver Side Inner Guard
Compliance plate locationLower Driver Side B-Pillar
VIN ExampleWVWZZZ3CZ7*123456
Country of originGermany
SegmentMedium Car
Safety ANCAP rating5 stars
Number of doors4
Seating capacity5
Volkswagen Passat R36 Engine Specifications
Size3597cc, 3.6L
Power @ RPM 220kW @ 6600rpm (295.0 hp)
Torque @ RPM350Nm @ 2400rpm (258.1 lb-ft)
Number of Valves24
Euro Rating-
Compression ratio11.4
Power/weight ratio130.9kw/tonne
Bore/stroke89mm × 96.4mm (3.5in × 3.8in)
Volkswagen Passat R36 Drivetrain and Wheels
TransmissionSix-speed Auto Direct Shift
Drive typeall-wheel drive
Turning circle11.4m (37.4 ft)
Brake (front) typeDISC - VENTILATED
Brake (rear) typeDISC - VENTILATED
Front tyre & wheel size235/40 R18 - 8x18
Rear tyre & wheel size235/40 R18 - 8x18
Front suspension typeMacPherson strut, Lower wishbone, Coil Spring, Gas damper, Anti roll bar
Rear suspension typeMulti-link system, Coil Spring, Gas damper, Anti roll bar
Volkswagen Passat R36 Fuel Specifications
Fuel tank capacity70L
Fuel consumption (combined average)10.7L / 100km
Fuel consumption city (average)-
Fuel consumption highway (average)-
Vehicle range654.2km (406.5 miles)
Emission standard-
E10 compatible-
CO2 emissions (combined)254g / 100km
CO2 emissions (city)-
CO2 emissions (highway)-
Volkswagen Passat R36 Dimensions
Length4806mm (189.2 inches)
Width1820mm (71.7 inches)
Height1447mm (57.0 inches)
Wheelbase2709mm (106.7 inches)
Front track1548mm (60.9 inches)
Rear track1558mm (61.3 inches)
Ground clearance111mm (4.4 inches)
Unladen weight1681kg (3706.0 lbs)
Gross Vehicle Mass-
Gross Combination Mass-
Volkswagen Passat R36 Towing Capacity
Braked towing capacity2200kg (4850.2 lbs)
Unbraked towing capacity750kg (1653.5 lbs)
Volkswagen Passat R36 Warranty
Warranty length36 months
Warranty distance100,000km
Volkswagen Passat R36 Servicing
Service interval (km)15,000 km
Service interval (months)12 months
Volkswagen Passat R36 Options
Standard Features
  • Dual Front Airbags Package
  • Anti-lock Braking
  • Auto Climate Control with Dual Temp Zones
  • Alarm System/Remote Anti Theft
  • 18 Inch Alloy Wheels
  • Brake Assist
  • Body Kit
  • Cruise Control
  • CD with 6 CD Stacker
  • Central Locking Remote Control
  • Electronic Brake Force Distribution
  • Electronic Stability Program
  • Head Airbags
  • Heated Front Seats
  • Heated Rear Seats
  • Engine Immobiliser
  • Leather Steering Wheel
  • Leather Upholstery
  • Metallic Paint
  • Parking Distance Control Rear
  • Power front seats
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Steering
  • Power Windows
  • Radio CD with 10 Speakers
  • Rain Sensing Wipers
  • Side Airbags
  • Seatbelts - Pre-tensioners Front Seats
  • Sport Seats
  • Trip Computer
  • Traction Control System
  • Xenon Headlights
Optional Features
  • Adaptive Damping Control - A$2,000
  • Cruise Control Intelligent/Active - A$2,000
  • Lane Departure Warning - A$1,000
  • Power Sunroof - A$1,990
  • Satellite Navigation - A$2,490
  • Premium Sound System - A$1,990