Volkswagen Phaeton 4.2 V8 4Motion
Model Year 2002, F - Segment (Executive car)

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3.0

rating

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sedan
sedan
x 4
x 4
4 x 4
4 x 4
4.2 V8 40v
Nat. Asp.
Nat. Asp.
Petrol
Petrol

Basic info on Volkswagen Phaeton 4.2 V8 4Motion

The German car first seen in 2002 and powered by a 8 - cylinder nat. asp. petrol unit, produced by Volkswagen. The engine offers a displacement of 4.2 litre matched to a 4 x 4 wheel drive system and a automatic gearbox with 6 gears. Vehicle in question is a executive car with the top speed of 250km/h, reaching the 100km/h (62mph) mark in 6.9s and consumping around 13.1 liters of fuel every 100 kilometers.

Data

Engine info ( issues & breakdowns )
Volkswagen / Audi

4.2 5V

displacement:
4163
cc
configuration:
8 - V config
 
valves:
40, 5 p/ cylinder
 
aspiration:
Nat. Asp.
 
fuel type:
Petrol
 
power:
335
hp
torque:
420
Nm
Vehicle information - Volkswagen Phaeton
not tested
produced:
2002. - 2010.
 
body style:
sedan
4 door
length:
5055
mm
width:
1903
mm
height:
1450
mm
boot:
500
l
fuel tank:
90
l

Performance

Automatic gearbox performance

emission

G

category

automatic

6 gears

average

13.1

l/100km

weight:
2160
kg
acc. 0-100 km/h:
6.9
s
top speed:
250
km/h
cons. (urban):
18.9
l/100km
cons. (highway):
9.8
l/100km
cons. (average):
13.1
l/100km
CO2 emissions:
314
g/km

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Safety results for Volkswagen Phaeton

EuroNCAP: not tested

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