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2009 Volkswagen Passat

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By DFt Lauderdale
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2009 Volkswagen Passat Komfort 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)


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For a car listed for 29k a middle of the road final product. I have rattles in the dash area from one end to the other. The dealer can't fix. The light interior color on areas where dirty shoes will come in contact are impossible to clean. Like lower doors and where speakers are placed which also will be damaged when someone gets in and presses there shoe to hold the door open or just scrape when getting in or out. I do not drive much so not hampered by bad gas mileage. But for a four it's a nice car.


Favorite Features

Good interior finish. Can move when you press the gas.


Suggested Improvements

Cleanable areas where foot and hand contact occur.


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Extremely Unreliable
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By lee
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2009 Volkswagen Passat Komfort 4dr Wagon (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)


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The car is stylish, but unfortunately seems to break down frequently. I have under 30,000 miles and have had the throttle body replaced, throttle body wiring, and steering column replaced. It has left me stranded 5 times. Probably the least reliable car I have ever owned. I'm totally bummed I have a 4 year 60,000 mile lease, it's a horrible car


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Good car, very bad reliability
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By sunray
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2009 Volkswagen Passat Komfort 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)


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In general, a reasonable price/performance ratio. The reliability is bad, automatic windows, brakes, and instrument panel are replaced.


Favorite Features

Reasonable performance on a 2.0.


Suggested Improvements

Reliability and quality.


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TDI Bluemotion
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By finlander
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2009 Volkswagen Passat Komfort 4dr Wagon (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)


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Great mileage, super low emissions, big enough to carry lots of junk, quiet for a diesel. Acceleration leaves a lot ot be desired


Favorite Features

The display that shows your fuel economy. Often I get as low as 58 mpg... Amazing! Dont know why this car is not available in the USA


Suggested Improvements

Vehicle low to the ground, sometimes causes problems when there is lots of snow. The start-stop system did not initially work with the car so we had to take it back for repairs. Shame, because the car is brand new


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Dont buy this if its cold or snowy
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By gheater
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2009 Volkswagen Passat Komfort 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)


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This car cant move in 1" of snow. Brand new tires put on 11/12, and i cant make it up my driveway, or my small hill to my house. I had a 2000 Pontiac Grand Am that did this with zero problem with more snow on the ground. Also, the windshield wiper motors will freeze as soon as its under 20 degrees outside. Not a great feeling when the wipers dont work and its snowy/icy. Car is great in the spring - fall. Or get one in Arizona. Pissed that a German company makes a car with such bad performance in cold weather. Will trade it in as soon as possible.


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