What Changed

The new VW Phaeton intends to challenge the S-Class and 7-Series models from the other German brands. The top model is the 6.0L/420-bhp W-12 with a 5-speed automatic and 4Motion AWD. Pricing begins at $65,000

Comparison to Prior Model

2004 Volkswagen Phaeton
2004 Volkswagen Phaeton
Price Range ($) $64,600 - $94,600
Length (in) 203.7
Wheelbase (in) 118.1
Width (in) 74.9
Height (in) 57.1
Track (in) 64.1
Exterior Volume (cu. ft.) 431.5
Curb Weight (lbs.) 5194-5399
Legroom Total (in.)
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.)
Cargo Volume (cu. ft.)
Driven Wheels
  • AWD
  • 4.2l V8 (335-bhp)
  • 6.0l W12 (420-bhp)
Transmissions A5, A6
City MPG
Highway MPG
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