After having a turbo golf for 1.5
years, we needed more room and got the
Passat. Wow, night and day
difference. I have had this now for
about 1.5 years and 32000 miles and all
I can say is that I have 0 issues with
this car. No rattles, no squeaks,
smooth ride, good power, great feel and
stability. Having been in countless
other cars over the years, I can say
this is as good as it gets in this
price range. Highly recommended!
Smooth ride. Slot under dash for
owners manual. A/C vent in glove box.
Overall quality of materials.
Set all 4 doors to open upon unlocking
with the remote as standard rather than
having to have it "reprogramed" by the
I've been a Honda man until now, but
wanted more features and wanted a
wagon. Driving this car is the
ultimate for me. I've never
experienced such luxury for $25K! It's
quick (although I wish I'd gotten the 5-
speed manual...the Tiptronic
accentuates the turbo lag), sexy
looking, incredibly comfortable on long
road trips, and it can outhaul my dad's
Grand Cherokee in cargo! I haven't had
one problem (yet...it looks like others
have had lots!), and I have recommended
this car to family and friends!
Styling, acceleration, interior (blue
lights get lots of oohs and ahs),
safety features, VALUE!
Like many others, I hate that you can't
open the hatch when the doors are just
unlocked...having to scrounge around
for the FOB is a pain. Also, the
mileage is around 21 in the city...I'm
used to my Civic that got 35...and the
Passat requires premium.
I love my Passat. It is absolutely
luxurious, quiet, and extremely
powerful. I find myself speeding
sometimes because the ride is as quiet
and smooth at 90mph as it is at 45.
The base stereo sounds great and the
seat comfort is excellent even on long
trips. Driving 5 large adults,I
didn't notice any loss of power.The
black velour interior is really
comfortable, but does attract
lint that is hard to remove.
My only major complaint is the fuel
economy. I have yet to exceed 28 mpg
on a freeway roadtrip, and only
average 19-20mpg in the city/local
hwy. This is less than advertised,
and doesn't compare to my Corolla.
And the Passat only takes Premium
Blue/red console lights, comfort and
build quality of interior, exterior
Great car! The back seat has plenty of
room for adults to sit comfortably.
Driving performance is great, Excellent
turning radius, car has a secure heavy
feel to it. The car has lots of room
and a huge trunk. This is my second
Passat - can't change - great car for
Strange but true - the windshield
wipers adjust their speed with the rain
fall - excellent feature especially for
Florida! The interior blue lights are