Used 2012 Volkswagen Passat Pricing

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2012 Highlights

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

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


  • 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 Titan Black leatherette80,346 miles
Used 2012Volkswagen PassatSE PZEV
Est.Loan: $131/mo
Volkswagen Passat 2012 V6 SE 4dr Sedan w/Sunroof (3.6L 6cyl 6AM) Glacier Blue Metallic Titan Black leatherette58,859 miles
Used 2012Volkswagen PassatV6 SE
Est.Loan: $223/mo
Fair Deal!
Fair Deal!
Volkswagen Passat 2012 SE PZEV 4dr Sedan (2.5L 5cyl 6A) Tungsten Silver Metallic Moonrock leatherette92,752 miles
Used 2012Volkswagen PassatSE PZEV
Est.Loan: $140/mo
Great Deal!
Great Deal!
$206 Below Market

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NHTSA Overall Rating

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

  • Side Crash Rating

  • Side Barrier Rating

  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings

    Front Seat5/5
    Back Seat5/5
  • Rollover

    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
  • Roof Strength Test
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Not Tested
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test

Top Consumer Reviews

Read what other owners think about the 2012 Volkswagen Passat


Consumer Rating

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.
Couldn't be happier!
I love this car. After serious comparison shopping, no other car in the class came close in terms of interior size, instrument layout, and aggressive pricing. The car is well appointed, handles and rides nicely, and has a great service agreement. Many reviewers have said is that the styling is boring. Sorry, but I got mine in black/black and it's anything but boring. I'd call it "classic." And it's a design that will stand up over time. In fact the 2012 Passat is an antidote to the excessive curves and swoops of the Japanese makes. Definitely put the 2012 Passat on your list if you're looking for a mid-priced sedan.