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2003 Volkswagen Passat Wagon

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Who needs a V6?
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By Keebler
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2003 Volkswagen Passat Wagon GLS 1.8T Fwd 4dr Wagon (1.8L 4cyl Turbo 5M)


Review

I have now owned this car for about 2 months and I am thrilled,the 1.8T with a 5 speed is very smooth.Leather interior is top notch as well as overall fit and finish. My wife and I have twin girls so needless to say we gotta lot of stuff and the Passat wagon has tons of storage.I just could not bring myself to driving a Mini- van,with the Passat 1.8T I get the best of both worlds,fun to drive and very practical.


Favorite Features

1.8T is awsome as well as a creamy smooth gear box.Lots of interior room.Very upscale feel.Trip computer is nice.


Suggested Improvements

Absolutlely 100% useless center console,it won't even fit a pair of sun glasses or CD wallet.Rear hatch is kind of a pain, should open with unlock function.


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Needs storage space
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By ejhonda
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2003 Volkswagen Passat Wagon GLS 1.8T Fwd 4dr Wagon (1.8L 4cyl Turbo 5M)


Review

The Passat wagon has been good, except for one glaring oversight: absolutely no bin storage in the interior. The glove compartment is very small, and requires you to either remove the owners manual to make room for other items, or to keep the owners manual in the door pocket. The door pockets are very tiny, and the console storage area is virtually non-existent. Other than the storage issue, this car has been a great car to own. Very peppy, comfortable to ride in, and the heated seats and leather interior has been a dream.


Favorite Features

Heated seats - a god-send in the cold climate of upstate NY.


Suggested Improvements

Center armrest console needs to be redesigned and made to accept much more than it does. The glove compartment should be much bigger - lose the refrigerated glove compartment feature and just give me more room.


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Gas Gusler! But Worth It!!
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By Suzy
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2003 Volkswagen Passat Wagon GLX Fwd 4dr Wagon (2.8L 6cyl 5M)


Review

This car is the most eligant and at the same time sexy. It is very nice to drive and is a pain when it comes time to refuel every 225miles.


Favorite Features

Looks, comfort, classy.


Suggested Improvements

Somehow get a better gas mileage. That's it!!!


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vw passat glx 4MOTION
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By Neil Austin
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2003 Volkswagen Passat Wagon GLX 4Motion AWD 4dr Wagon (2.8L 6cyl 5A)


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A DREAM CAR...YOU CAANOT GO WRONG WITH THIS AUTOMOBILE.THE CRAFTSMENSHIP,PERFORMANCE,COMFORT LEVEL,RELIABILITY IS SECOND TO NONE. AS WE HAVE OWNED AMERICAN,JAPANESE ANDOTHER EUROPEAN CARS THIS AUTOMOBILE TAKES TOP HONORS. AMERICAN AUTOMOBILES ARE A JOKE...WE SAY THIS BECAUSE WE ARE AMERICAN AND HOPE SOMEDAY AMERICAN CAR BUILDERS WE AT LEAST EQUAL WHAT VOLKSWAGEN HAS PAINSTAKINLY DEVELOPED OVER THE PAST 10 YEARS. yOU CAN TAKE THIS TO THE BANK AND WATCH IT GROW.JUST LOOK AT THE RESALE VALUE COMPARED TO OTHERS....GET THE PICTURE!!!!


Favorite Features

TO MUSCH TO LIST


Suggested Improvements

ARE YOU KIDDING


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Here I Come!
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By Bea
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2003 Volkswagen Passat Wagon GLX Fwd 4dr Wagon (2.8L 6cyl 5M)


Review

I love this car. Handles smooth. Warm seats for cold winter days. Plenty of cargo space with the wagon. A joy to drive, plus practical.


Favorite Features

It's Power!


Suggested Improvements

We can all use better gas mileage.


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