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Volkswagen Passat (2005 - 2011)

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reviewed by melvyn carter on 13 April 2019
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reviewed by Anonymous on 12 October 2018
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reviewed by PeterPan55 on 31 March 2018
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reviewed by Anonymous on 3 February 2018
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reviewed by Paul Corder on 15 November 2017
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reviewed by Ray Brown on 15 July 2017
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reviewed by Fintyflanagan on 20 August 2016
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reviewed by Ace16 on 30 September 2015
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2.0 sel tdi estate

reviewed by RebeccaDean on 20 March 2015
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Overall rating
3
How it drives
3
Fuel economy
2
Tax/Insurance/Warranty costs
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Cost of maintenance and repairs
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Experience at the dealership
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How practical it is
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How you rate the manufacturer
2
Overall reliability

Not fit for purpose

We spent £6,000 on this vehicle in January 2014. We have since spent £3,722 in repairs! The more expensive being the inlet manifold, turbo system, brake system, number 3 injector. VW said the car was recalled in 2011 and had all four injectors replaced, yet we have had to replace one 3 and a half years later. Various oil and fuel leaks have prevented the car from functioning, as well as the above listed. Each time there has been a major engine fault, the vehicle comes to an abrupt stop, locks the steering column, and doesn't start again. VW call this a safety feature. I call it dangerous. For example, if this happened on a motorway, travelling at 70mph, engine warning, car goes from 70mph to 0 in a matter of seconds, and your steering wheel locks, the vehicle shuts down and no power. Meanwhile the truck that was a few seconds behind you has just entered your car through the boot. Safety feature? I don't think so! I shall not be purchasing another VW anytime soon...

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reviewed by max_gain on 14 June 2014
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reviewed by sleepydoc on 1 May 2014
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reviewed by Capt. Pugwash on 1 May 2014
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reviewed by Capt. Pugwash on 1 May 2014
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reviewed by andycloquet on 9 April 2014
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reviewed by davidt67 on 23 January 2014
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reviewed by Anonymous on 23 January 2014
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reviewed by AL1974 on 17 November 2013
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reviewed by mfenton on 2 November 2013
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reviewed by mo athar on 26 April 2013
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reviewed by nietzsche on 5 July 2012
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reviewed by BigIan888 on 2 May 2012
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reviewed by VinceK on 9 August 2011
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reviewed by jonlivesey on 26 June 2011
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reviewed by stlee on 20 June 2011
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reviewed by p3t3rg on 3 August 2010
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reviewed by pudge on 8 May 2010

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About this car

Price£15,522–£35,620
Road TaxC–L
MPG28.1–64.2 mpg
Real MPG94.7%

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