2013 Volkswagen Passat TDI Long-Term Road Test

2013 Volkswagen Passat TDI: Do You Bluetooth?

September 30, 2013

2013 Volkswagen Passat TDI

When I was growing up my older sister was always on the phone. This was back in the day before call-waiting, texting, etc. So, she tied up the home line for hours. I'm the total opposite. I dislike talking on the phone and to this day, very rarely talk on the phone while driving.

I know a lot of my colleagues pair their phones to our long-term cars using Bluetooth and also use Bluetooth for music, etc.

I'm not there yet and probably will never bother pairing my phone to a car.

When I start our long-term 2013 Volkswagen Passat, the car tries to pair with the last phone that was connected. Then it tries every other name on its list of pairings. Then it seems to get disappointed when I don't jack in.

My questions for you today: Do you use Bluetooth and why or why not?

Donna DeRosa, Managing Editor @ 8,042 miles

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