B3 was first introduced in 1988 as Sedan and Variant in Europe and later on in North and South America. It was looking like an older model because of the lack of grille. It was the first Passat to be solely built from a platform designed by Volkswagen. It had a smaller size engine which ensured more space. It was based on the A platform with four-door saloon and five-door estate versions. It is the first car to be offered under the name Passat. It was with fuel injection petrol engines and a four-wheel drive system taken from Syncro. Engines to choose from were 2 liters 16-valve, 1.8 liters eight and 16 valve and the new 2.8 liters VR6 and G60 engine later in 1991. Diesel engine with 1.6 and 1.9 liters was also available. The most powerful engine was the VR6, which could provide a speed of up to 224 km per hour. In the European market, the customers were offered a model with Climatronic and self-leveling air suspension.
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