Volkswagen Passat 1980 Hatchback

This generation of Volkswagen Passat has been produced from November, 1980 to August, 1981. We can provide information about 4 modifications of this generation. The car has been produced only with classical rear wheel drive.

This Volkswagen (VW) is available with three petrol engines with displacement from 1.3 to 1.9 litres and power of from 55 to 115 horsepower un one diesel engine with displacement 1.6 litres and power of 54 HP.
The car is available with only with manual gearbox.

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Volkswagen Passat 1980 hatchback average fuel consumption in combined cycle for petrol engine is from 8.6 to 9.2 litres per 100km, but for diesel engine - approximately 6.7 litres per 100km. The most fuel efficient Volkswagen Passat 1980 hatchback petrol engine version is , consuming 8.6 litres per 100km.
According to user reviews, Volkswagen Passat real-world fuel consumption is on average the same as the manufacturer's claimed fuel economy. For a more detailed actual fuel economy of each model, select a specific Volkswagen Passat modification.

The best acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h - 10.9 seconds has version, conversely the tardiest one is reaching this speed only in 20.5 seconds. The maximum top speed is 188 km/h for the 1.9 petrol 115 hp version ().

Lenght of Volkswagen Passat is 444 cm, it is medium size car. Volkswagen Passat gross weight is from 850 to 1200 kg (depending on modification), which is about 15 percent lighter than the average for this age and class. Volkswagen Passat trunk space is 390 litres.

Users calculated Volkswagen Passat 1980 cost of ownership for this generation, got average 1300 € cost per year and 0.30 € cost per one kilometer. Fuel costs were estimated at around 39%, while repair and maintenance costs - around 32% from total. We have an excellent car cost calculator, calculate ownership costs of Volkswagen Passat for your situation and driving habits here! Below you will find more detailed information about Volkswagen Passat prices and costs.

Volkswagen Passat modifications

Modification Engine Power Consumption
Volkswagen Passat 1980 1.3

Most fuel efficient petrol version

1.3 Petrol 55 HP 8.6 l/100km
Volkswagen Passat 1980 1.6 1.6 Petrol 75 HP 9.0 l/100km
Volkswagen Passat 1980 1.6D 1.6 Diesel 54 HP 6.7 l/100km
Volkswagen Passat 1980 1.9

Most dynamic version - 100 km/h in 10.9 seconds

1.9 Petrol 115 HP 9.2 l/100km

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Volkswagen Passat 1980 hatchback features (options)

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Volkswagen Passat reviews

Total 142 Volkswagen Passat owner reviews

At the moment we dont have reviews about Volkswagen Passat manufactured from 1980 to 1981.
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Volkswagen Passat 1982 Estate car/wagon Diesel 2 litres, Manual gearbox
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Purchase year:1996 age of car 14 years)Owned for400`000 kilometers (22 years)
Average fuel consumption:5.5 litres per 100km (60% urban driving)
Total car rating:
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