2014 Volkswagen Passat TSI Long-Term Road Test

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2014 Volkswagen Passat TSI: 20,000-Mile Service

December 2, 2014

2014 Volkswagen Passat TSI

Our long-term 2014 Volkswagen Passat TSI was about a day away from ending its tenure in the fleet when I noticed it was nearly due for its 20,000-mile service. It didn't seem right to return the car to VW with dirty oil. It's sort of like borrowing a suit from a friend and not having it dry cleaned. Our fleet admiral, Mike Schmidt, made a call to get our loan extended by a few days so we could take care of the maintenance.

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2014 Volkswagen Passat TSI: Steering Wheel Off-Center

October 13, 2014

2014 Volkswagen Passat TSI

Toward the end of my four-day Texas Road Trip in our long-term 2014 Volkswagen Passat TSI, I noticed the steering wheel was slightly off-center.

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2014 Volkswagen Passat TSI: Clean

April 29, 2014

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I popped the hood to check the oil in our 2014 Volkswagen Passat TSI, which is usually a dirty job. Not only was the dipstick clearly visible, and made of plastic so I didn't burn my fingers, but there was barely a speck of dust on the engine cover.

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2014 Volkswagen Passat TSI: Tire Cost

April 2, 2014

2014 Volkswagen Passat TSI

My sister called from Michigan complaining her 2010 Chrysler Town & County blew its second tire this week in a giant slush-filled pothole.

While searching Tirerack.com for minivan replacement tires ($124 each for the OE Bridgestones), I figured I'd check the price on tires for the 2014 Volkswagen Passat TSI I'm currently driving.

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The Edmunds TCO® estimated monthly insurance payment for a 2014 Volkswagen Passat in VA is:

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