I purchased my manual 1997 Passat new and always took good care of it and did the regular scheduled maintenance. It has over 100,000 miles and it has been great. It is now getting a little long in the tooth and I'm evaluating new cars for purchase. This car has been very good for me and very economical to keep for the past ten years.
The power / speed, style and leather interior, large rear seat leg room and large trunk, and good sound system. My car has always started and never has had to be towed or rescued. It has excellent heat and a/c.
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