Purchased the car as my 7th Passat and
20th VW and was looking forward to a
fast and sporty ride. The car is
neither. Acceeleration lag from stand
still is down right dangerous and then
you jump like a frog! Gas mileage is
horrendous ( 12 miles in City?). Back
brakes warped & replaced at 20K. Tried
to sell and realized one dealer
offered all remaining 2003 W8's at $8K
W8ing for a better Audi or Lexus.
Interior finish, seats are very
Don't buy one, this car will be
discontinued, and for a number of good
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