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Best I've ever owned.
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By Jim Washington
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2002 Volkswagen Passat Sedan GLX 4Motion AWD 4dr Sedan (2.8L 6cyl 5A)


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I've driven many cars over the last 40 years including BMWs and Volvos. The Volkswagen Passat GLX V6 4Motion is the best car I've ever driven extensively. The 4Motion adds substantially to the ride, stability and handling of the car. It corners better than full blown sports race cars of 25 years ago. At 80 miles an hour it is also the quietest car I've ever had. Seat configuration and support is so good that an eight or nine hour drive is comfortably doable. The additional winter capability of the all wheel drive is icing on the cake.


Best Features

4Motion.


Worst Features

Include a compass in the standard instrumentation.


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Great car!
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By Happy VW owner
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2002 Volkswagen Passat Sedan GLX 4dr Sedan (2.8L 6cyl 5M)


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This car is a great example of a combination between safety, reliability, and sportiness. The price tag is a little heavy but this is better than anything Japan or Detroit could dish out.


Best Features

The auto a/c and Tiptronic transmission re the best parts of this car. Not to mention the power evrything standard.


Worst Features

Could we make the all wheel drive a little more affordable so I could buy it?


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Whoever car!
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By ferrari24
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2002 Volkswagen Passat Sedan GLS V6 4dr Sedan (2.8L 6cyl 5M)


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The passat is VW at it's best. it offers a excellent ride quality, great quality/reliability and nimble handling. I suggest this car to anyone.


Best Features

good rear seat booklight convicing wood grain interior heated seats monsoon sound system is unbelieveable great cupholders


Worst Features

30 + bhp in glass antenna cheaper for a W8 place to put sunglasses less expesive key


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By Headache
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2002 Volkswagen Passat Sedan GLS 1.8T 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl Turbo 5M)


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So many minor problems. Ranging from malfunctioning electronic displays to car not starting. It has caused nothing but headaches and worries about what is going to happen next?


Best Features

Style and fun to drive.


Worst Features

Where do I begin?


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By futzersGP
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2002 Volkswagen Passat Sedan GLX 4dr Sedan (2.8L 6cyl 5M)


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Purchased GLX v6 in Nov O2. Treated very well by Dealer, Ernie Von Shledhorn Menonomine Falls Wi. (ask for Fritz great guy to work with) Great car so far, have heard there are some electrical problems, but approx 4k into this car not a single issue. Car has been a joy in every way. Love it's quality, style,power and road feel. If this keeps up, VW will see us again.


Best Features

Exterior/Interior/Handling/European Luxury Car Feel, Outstanding power from the V6


Worst Features

Fuel ecomony. Actually perfer the dial heat/ac controls, makes it easier to adjust temp without taking eye off of road to figure out which button you want. Automatic headlights on a car in this price range. My F150 has them!


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