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1995 Volkswagen Passat Wagon - Consumer Reviews

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GLX V6 2.8L V6 5-speed Manual - (2 reviews )
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Will Never Buy Another VW
Performance
Comfort
Fuel Economy
Fun To Drive
Interior Design
Exterior Design
Build Quality
Reliability
By jaf
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Vehicle

1995 Volkswagen Passat Wagon GLX V6 4dr Wagon


Review

We have had at least one major problem every year of ownership. From bad wheel bearings to broken water pipes. The only reason we kept it was because it was under warrenty for 10 years or 100,000 miles. Of course at 107,000 miles the air conditioning needed to be replaced. I will buy Hondas from now on.


Best Features

It drives pretty nicely.


Worst Features

VW needs to extend the warranty to 15 years and 150,000 miles.


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Do not buy an Automatic
Performance
Comfort
Fuel Economy
Fun To Drive
Interior Design
Exterior Design
Build Quality
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By Scott Maish
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Vehicle

1995 Volkswagen Passat Wagon GLX V6 4dr Wagon


Review

I bought my 1995 Passat Wagon GLX in June of 2002 for $6000, with 100K. Soon after buying the car, the automatic transmission began to fail. The dealer wants $5600 to fix the transmission, and almost no other transmission repair shop will touch the car. Finding a used transmission is next to impossible. Other expensive items that I need to fix include struts ($1000) and trunk latch ($400). From my research, this car is more expensive to repair than a BMW. The cost of maintaining the car exceeds the value. Buy this car and you are asking for a headache and an empty wallet!


Best Features

Performance, enginee, wagon features


Worst Features

Transmission and repair costs are unbelievable


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