2008 Volkswagen Passat Consumer Review: 120K mile update
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2008 Volkswagen Passat - Consumer Review

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Komfort Wagon (2.0L 4-cyl. Turbo 6-speed Automatic)

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120K mile update
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2008 Volkswagen Passat Komfort 4dr Wagon (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)

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50k mile review: Have driven VW for decades and this one is no different when it comes to small things needing repair, mostly under warranty. Engine strong, gas mileage consistently exceeds EPA. With Good Year Assurance Comfort tires ride is quiet and smooth though not as sharp as stock. Fully loaded and air-condition running can easily achieve 32-34 mpg at 75mph+. Also fully loaded car doesn't seem to bog down due to turbo torque even going up hills. My daughter now drives the car after my son put miles on it but every time I get back in and drive it I smile. Wish they still sold a wagon in the US. 120K update: still runs great but annual $2,000+ maintenance over the past two years has reduced my Great rating on maintenance to poor. Still is an excellent fun driving car. Everything still works.

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