Used 2012 Volkswagen Passat


$7,950 - $13,793
2012 Volkswagen Passat

2012 Highlights

The 2012 Volkswagen Passat has been fully redesigned. Highlights include a lower price, a roomier interior and a newly available turbodiesel engine.


Pros

  • Roomy cabin
  • available fuel-efficient turbodiesel engine
  • many upscale features come standard
  • high-quality cabin
  • refined ride.

Cons

  • Below-average braking distances
  • lackadaisical throttle response
  • rearview camera not offered.

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Used 2012 Volkswagen Passat for Sale

Volkswagen Passat 2012 SE PZEV 4dr Sedan (2.5L 5cyl 5M) Candy White Beige leatherette83,494 miles
Used 2012Volkswagen PassatSE PZEV
List:$9,000
Est.Loan: $168/mo
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$248 Below Market
Volkswagen Passat 2012 87,466 miles
Used 2012Volkswagen Passat
List:$8,995
Est.Loan: $168/mo
Volkswagen Passat 2012 SE PZEV 4dr Sedan (2.5L 5cyl 6A) Platinum Grey Metallic Beige leatherette93,494 miles
Used 2012Volkswagen PassatSE PZEV
List:$7,888
Est.Loan: $148/mo
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Glacier Blue Metallic Titan Black leatherette58,859 miles
Used 2012Volkswagen PassatV6 SE
List:$11,499
Est.Loan: $215/mo
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Tungsten Silver Metallic Titan Black leather19,911 miles
Used 2012Volkswagen PassatSEL Premium PZEV
List:$11,490
Est.Loan: $215/mo
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Black 34,153 miles
Used 2012Volkswagen PassatV6 SE
List:$13,793
Est.Loan: $258/mo
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Tungsten Silver Metallic Titan Black leatherette100,000 miles
Used 2012Volkswagen PassatSE PZEV
List:$6,995
Est.Loan: $131/mo
Carplex
18.9 mi away
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117,970 miles
Used 2012Volkswagen PassatSE PZEV
List:$6,788
Est.Loan: $127/mo
AutoPlaza
19.8 mi away
Black 62,140 miles
Used 2012Volkswagen PassatS PZEV
List:$7,488
Est.Loan: $140/mo
Fitzgerald Genesis
20.2 mi away
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Black 48,177 miles
Used 2012Volkswagen PassatV6 SEL Premium
List:$12,500
Est.Loan: $234/mo
Audi Bethesda(9)
21.3 mi away
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Night Blue Metallic Beige leatherette69,334 miles
Used 2012Volkswagen PassatSE PZEV
List:$8,831
Est.Loan: $165/mo
SMH Auto Sales(2)
27.1 mi away
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Candy White 136,673 miles
Used 2012Volkswagen PassatS PZEV
List:$4,866
Est.Loan: $91/mo
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$134 Below Market
Tungsten Silver Metallic Titan Black leatherette28,557 miles
Used 2012Volkswagen PassatSE PZEV
List:$10,595
Est.Loan: $198/mo
Leckner Nissan(9)
39.3 mi away
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Black Moonrock leatherette78,857 miles
Used 2012Volkswagen PassatSE PZEV
List:$10,000
Est.Loan: $187/mo
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Opera Red Metallic 120,110 miles
Used 2012Volkswagen PassatSE PZEV
List:$6,994
Est.Loan: $131/mo
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Candy White Titan Black cloth91,948 miles
Used 2012Volkswagen PassatS PZEV
List:$6,990
Est.Loan: $131/mo
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Black Titan Black leather83,069 miles
Used 2012Volkswagen PassatSEL Premium PZEV
List:$9,500
Est.Loan: $178/mo
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Tungsten Silver Metallic Titan Black leatherette87,200 miles
Used 2012Volkswagen PassatSE PZEV
List:$9,444
Est.Loan: $177/mo
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Features & Specs

SE PZEV 4dr Sedan (2.5L 5cyl 6A)SE PZEV 4dr Sedan w/Sunroof (2.5L 5cyl 6A)SE 4dr Sedan (2.5L 5cyl 6A)SE 4dr Sedan w/Sunroof (2.5L 5cyl 6A)S PZEV 4dr Sedan w/Appearance (2.5L 5cyl 6A)SE PZEV 4dr Sedan w/Sunroof, Nav (2.5L 5cyl 6A)SEL PZEV 4dr Sedan (2.5L 5cyl 6A)SEL Premium PZEV 4dr Sedan (2.5L 5cyl 6A)SEL 4dr Sedan (2.5L 5cyl 6A)TDI SE 4dr Sedan w/Sunroof (2.0L 4cyl Turbodiesel 6AM)TDI SEL Premium 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbodiesel 6AM)S 4dr Sedan w/Appearance (2.5L 5cyl 6A)V6 SEL Premium 4dr Sedan (3.6L 6cyl 6AM)SE 4dr Sedan w/Sunroof, Nav (2.5L 5cyl 6A)V6 SE 4dr Sedan w/Sunroof (3.6L 6cyl 6AM)TDI SE 4dr Sedan w/Sunroof, Nav (2.0L 4cyl Turbodiesel 6AM)V6 SE 4dr Sedan w/Sunroof, Nav (3.6L 6cyl 6AM)S PZEV 4dr Sedan (2.5L 5cyl 5M)SE PZEV 4dr Sedan (2.5L 5cyl 5M)SEL Premium 4dr Sedan (2.5L 5cyl 6A)S 4dr Sedan (2.5L 5cyl 5M)TDI SE 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbodiesel 6M)SE 4dr Sedan (2.5L 5cyl 5M)
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Seating55555555555555555555555
Transmission6-speed automatic6-speed automatic6-speed automatic6-speed automatic6-speed automatic6-speed automatic6-speed automatic6-speed automatic6-speed automatic6-speed automated manual6-speed automated manual6-speed automatic6-speed automated manual6-speed automatic6-speed automated manual6-speed automated manual6-speed automated manual5-speed manual5-speed manual6-speed automatic5-speed manual6-speed manual5-speed manual
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Horsepower170 hp @ 5700 rpm170 hp @ 5700 rpm170 hp @ 5700 rpm170 hp @ 5700 rpm170 hp @ 5700 rpm170 hp @ 5700 rpm170 hp @ 5700 rpm170 hp @ 5700 rpm170 hp @ 5700 rpm140 hp @ 4000 rpm140 hp @ 4000 rpm170 hp @ 5700 rpm280 hp @ 6200 rpm170 hp @ 5700 rpm280 hp @ 6200 rpm140 hp @ 4000 rpm280 hp @ 6200 rpm170 hp @ 5700 rpm170 hp @ 5700 rpm170 hp @ 5700 rpm170 hp @ 5700 rpm140 hp @ 4000 rpm170 hp @ 5700 rpm

Safety

NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating

    Overall5/5
    Driver5/5
    Passenger5/5
  • Side Crash Rating

    Overall5/5
  • Side Barrier Rating

    Overall5/5
    Driver4/5
    Passenger5/5
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings

    Front Seat5/5
    Back Seat5/5
  • Rollover

    Rollover4/5
    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of Rollover10.7%

IIHS Rating
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.
  • Side Impact Test
    G
    Good
  • Roof Strength Test
    G
    Good
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    G
    Good
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Not Tested
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test
    G
    Good

Top Consumer Reviews

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unexpected pleasant surprise
I never expected to do a deal,but i had read alot of good things about the new passat, and went for a test drive.I tested the V6 SEL and i fell in love with it. I've had it for 1 month 1000 miles. I still love it, No problems so far.
2012 Passat SEL Premium
I purchased my 2012 Passat on April 22nd. 1. Infotainment unit was replaced after 2 visits to the dealership. 2. Infotainment continues to not function properly. 3. Driver side door rattles and squeaks upon opening and closing of door. 4. Steering Wheel is not aligned to center. 5. Strutts replaced due to loud noise upon turning left or right at high and low speeds. 6. The dealership has yet to resolve other issues.
My First Volkswagen
I recently leased this car because it caught my eye while working one day. The interior space is awesome!! We are big people all over 6ft. Legroom to spare all around. Fun to drive when shifting to Sport-Mode. Great bang for buck!! All my neighbors seem to love it. My only gripe so far is the car doors make a boing sound when closing them. I don't like that and find it annoying. Overall I'm pleased and I would recommend this car for looks, interior space, and decent performance.
More About This Model

The Volkswagen Passat has traditionally been on the fringe of the midsize sedan class. It competes with the Honda Accords and Toyota Camrys of the world, but in the past, its pricing began where its rivals were topping out. On the one hand, this made for an amazingly refined midsize sedan, with an interior quality and driving feel like that of an Audi, but this came at the cost of an uncompetitive price when compared to the competition.

The 2012 Volkswagen Passat has had its price slashed by $7,000 compared to the previous-generation Passat, so now it's on equal footing with its competition. To achieve this more attractive price point, a few items have been left behind in the redesign, however. These include the turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine, all-wheel drive, bi-xenon headlights, and even rear-seat ventilation outlets to name a few.

At the same time, we've found that the price cut and shorter list of standard and optional equipment don't mean that corners have been cut in the redesign of the Passat's basic package. In fact, Volkswagen has managed to maintain the premium feel of the Passat's predecessor while significantly reducing the price tag.

There is no shortage of good cars to choose from when it comes to midsize sedans, and the differences among them are slight. The 2013 Chevrolet Malibu has been significantly redesigned, yet lacks the interior space of the Passat. The 2012 Honda Accord is a solid contender, but in the lower trims, it doesn't offer as many standard features as its competition. And finally, the 2012 Hyundai Sonata has the most power, offers Bluetooth as standard equipment and has a lower price point.

Used 2012 Volkswagen Passat Overview

The Used 2012 Volkswagen Passat is offered in the following submodels: , . Available styles include SE PZEV 4dr Sedan (2.5L 5cyl 6A), SE PZEV 4dr Sedan w/Sunroof (2.5L 5cyl 6A), SE 4dr Sedan (2.5L 5cyl 6A), SE 4dr Sedan w/Sunroof (2.5L 5cyl 6A), SE PZEV 4dr Sedan w/Sunroof, Nav (2.5L 5cyl 6A), S PZEV 4dr Sedan w/Appearance (2.5L 5cyl 6A), SEL PZEV 4dr Sedan (2.5L 5cyl 6A), SEL Premium PZEV 4dr Sedan (2.5L 5cyl 6A), SEL 4dr Sedan (2.5L 5cyl 6A), TDI SE 4dr Sedan w/Sunroof (2.0L 4cyl Turbodiesel 6AM), S 4dr Sedan w/Appearance (2.5L 5cyl 6A), TDI SEL Premium 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbodiesel 6AM), V6 SEL Premium 4dr Sedan (3.6L 6cyl 6AM), SE 4dr Sedan w/Sunroof, Nav (2.5L 5cyl 6A), V6 SE 4dr Sedan w/Sunroof (3.6L 6cyl 6AM), TDI SE 4dr Sedan w/Sunroof, Nav (2.0L 4cyl Turbodiesel 6AM), V6 SE 4dr Sedan w/Sunroof, Nav (3.6L 6cyl 6AM), S PZEV 4dr Sedan (2.5L 5cyl 5M), SEL Premium 4dr Sedan (2.5L 5cyl 6A), SE PZEV 4dr Sedan (2.5L 5cyl 5M), S 4dr Sedan (2.5L 5cyl 5M), TDI SE 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbodiesel 6M), and SE 4dr Sedan (2.5L 5cyl 5M).

What's a good price on a Used 2012 Volkswagen Passat?

Save up to $248 on one of 34 Used 2012 Volkswagen Passat for sale at dealerships within 25 miles of Ashburn, VA with prices as low as $4,866 as of 07/19/2018, based on data from dealers and consumer-driven dealer ratings ranging from 1 to 5 out of 5 stars.

Price comparisons for Used 2012 Volkswagen Passat trim styles:

  • The Used 2012 Volkswagen Passat SE PZEV is priced between $6,788 and $12,599 with odometer readings between 0 and 138091 miles.
  • The Used 2012 Volkswagen Passat S PZEV is priced between $4,866 and $11,998 with odometer readings between 47895 and 136673 miles.
  • The Used 2012 Volkswagen Passat SEL PZEV is priced between $13,119 and $14,998 with odometer readings between 19339 and 49763 miles.
  • The Used 2012 Volkswagen Passat SEL Premium PZEV is priced between $9,500 and $11,490 with odometer readings between 19911 and 83069 miles.
  • The Used 2012 Volkswagen Passat V6 SE is priced between $11,499 and $13,793 with odometer readings between 34153 and 58859 miles.
  • The Used 2012 Volkswagen Passat S is priced between $7,950 and $7,950 with odometer readings between 95412 and 95412 miles.
  • The Used 2012 Volkswagen Passat V6 SEL Premium is priced between $12,500 and $12,500 with odometer readings between 48177 and 48177 miles.

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