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Volkswagen Passat and Santana (1980 - 1987)

Last updated 29 April 2015

 
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Model Timeline

History

  • Audi 80 derived hatchback, estate and 4-door saloon (badged Santana). Santana built in China until 2003.
  • Hatchback 14' 7" long; estate 14' 11" long; both 5'6" wide and weighing from 950kg.
  • Strong, nicely built and have clocked up mega mileages of 500,000 plus.
  • 85bhp 1.6; 90bhp 1.8; 54bhp 1.6 diesel; 70bhp 1.6 turbodiesel; 115bhp 5 cylinder 2.0. 5-speed manual with option of 3-speed auto on 1.8 and 2.0GL5.
  • 1.8 estate quite well balanced and handles surprisingly well.
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