2012 Volkswagen Passat Consumer Review: New TDI SE - MPG King!!!

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New TDI SE - MPG King!!!
By mkholmes on


2012 Volkswagen Passat TDI SE 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbodiesel 6M)


Just purchased my black on black 6 speed manual SE on 3/31/12.
Was lucky enough for my local dealership (Chattanooga, TN) to have one in stock.
Was just off the truck and the white wrap had to be removed in order for my wife and I to test drive.
After a minute in the car my wife said this was it so we made the purchase.
Have only run one tank of fuel through it so far but have to say that you can set the cruise at 65 mph and get 53 mpg all day long on the highway.

The TDI has plenty of power for almost anyone and build quality is impressive.
Seats are very comfortable and the interior space is unbelievable.
Radio works great and the bluetooth functions perfectly with my IPhone.

Best Features

Outstanding fuel economy. If you drive correctly you can achieve mind boggling numbers. Bluetooth - wasn't going to buy a car without it, should be a standard feature on any car. Power drivers seat - fits my 6' frame effortlessly

Worst Features

Need to be able to deactivate the automatic lock function on the doors.
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By cjmonyguy
on 04/21/12 17:41 PM (PDT)

You can. Mention it to your dealer during your complementary service check at 3-5K miles.

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