2007 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6M)
I test drove Audis and BMWs before deciding on the Passat. I love the six speed transmission, and using the Sport setting makes the car go like a rocket. Insurance is very reasonable on this model too. Absolutely no problems in two years of ownership, which is something even my Honda couldn't deliver (I don't know why Consumer Reports keeps knocking VW quality, when I've owned 3 VWs and had few problems). The power and performance of this car is great, and it's comfortable on long trips. If I had it to do over, I would have paid for the leather package because I plan to keep this car for a long time.
Love the power, when passing and when cruising along. I live in the South and the climate control system keeps the car nice and cool.
Again, I would probably opt for the leather if I were doing this again. Or, if the base version came with cloth instead of leatherette, that would be nice, but this is a minor quibble.
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