2009 Volkswagen Passat Consumer Review: Almost perfection
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2009 Volkswagen Passat - Consumer Review

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

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Almost perfection
By spidaman on

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2009 Volkswagen Passat Komfort 4dr Wagon (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)

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The Passat Komfort Wagon offers a wonderful balance of design, performance, comfort and safety. We traded down from an 04 Touareg, and have not been disappointed by the fit and finish of this vehicle. The sole Achilles Heel is the powerplant. While peppy and enjoyable on the highway (especially when passing), there is significant turbo lag, especially compared to our other driver, a Saab 9-3 with the same size 2.0 L turbo-charged engine. Additionally, the mileage is not nearly as good as the Saab's, and gear selection in this automatic could be better tuned. The VW shines on design, fit and finish. The leg well is a bit narrow, but seats are comfortable, and leads to a fine day drive.

Best Features

Love the Bluetooth integration for the cell phone, and remote rear liftgate opening. Seats are comfortable. Very roomy storage.

Worst Features

Automatic transmission needs to be reprogrammed. Not a deal breaker, but other carmakers implement this better.
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