1992 Volkswagen Passat Review | Edmunds.com

1992 Volkswagen Passat

Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) is a category of used car. Often late-model vehicles, they have been inspected, refurbished, if necessary, and are under warranty by the manufacturer.
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Volkswagen Passat Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 2.0 L Inline 4-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 5-speed Manual
  • Horse Power 134 hp @ 5800 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 18/28 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats No

Review of the 1992 Volkswagen Passat

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  • What's New for 1992

    New entry-level CL trim level introduced.

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Gas Mileage

EPA-Rated MPG

  • 18
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  • 28
  • highway
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What Others Are Saying

Customer Reviews



Surprising

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Vehicle: 1992 Volkswagen Passat GL 4dr Wagon

I bought the car for work and class. To be honest, I bought it as a junker for the winter, but after driving it 100+ miles 3 days in a row it surprises me. I am getting about 40 mpg and it's 18 gallon tank seems endless during the week. A lot of space for passengers and cargo to sit comfortably. Engine still running strong with almost perfect compression in each cylinder. Maybe I got lucky but this car for $800 was a steal. Runs great, drives better, and it's ready to tackle the NY Winter.




Unfit for the us

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Vehicle: 1992 Volkswagen Passat GL 4dr Wagon

Mine was a wagon with the 5-spd manual. Drove it a lot. The fan relays blew out every 18 months, the muffler cost $600 and had to be replaced even if you just needed the pipe done, and they wanted to swap the steering rack too, not just the entire front end. It was cheaper to just buy new tires every year. The drivetrain became misaligned, creating an interesting dogleg in the shift pattern. It decided it had had enough of Cleveland and just started to fall apart at age 8. Wax sealant dripped out of every orifice during summer months.



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Full 1992 Volkswagen Passat Review

What's New for 1992

New entry-level CL trim level introduced.

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Talk About The 1992 Passat

1992 Volkswagen Passat Discussions See all Started By

parisian
parisian
04-26-1999
The Jetta is actually the sixth VW I have owned, preceded by a 1978 Rabbit, a 1981 Jetta, a 1984 Jetta, and a 1992 Passat. Only the Passat posed any problems at all; when it was just less than five y...


nowakj66
nowakj66
12-08-2001
I have been researching a new car to death for the last 18 months and have narrowed it down to 2 likely candidates – VW GLS or GLX V6 Passat Wagon and Subaru Outback LL Bean H6. My heart say...


aaron300z
aaron300z
07-25-2002
We are getting the 2003 Passat in 2 weeks. I'm so happy to get away from the crappy 1999 Honda Civic that we have now....



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