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Volkswagen Passat (2005 - 2011)

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2.0 TFSI Sport (200bhp)

reviewed by nietzsche on 5 July 2012
2
Overall rating
5
How it drives
3
Fuel economy
2
Tax/Insurance/Warranty costs
3
Experience at the dealership
4
How practical it is
1
How you rate the manufacturer

Comfortable and fast but very sensitive

Am i lucky or not?

My 2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0 TFSI Sport

(01.)
(??/04/2010):
Bad odour smell
Fixed - Changed cabin air filter
and cleaned aircondition.
(Cost me 20.00£)

(02.)
(??/05/2010):
"Airbag lights"
Repaired - Fixed (wires - under the seats)
Covered by Volkswagen Approved All Component Warranty.
(if no warranty: ?£)

(03.)
(28/05/2010):
Germany, Motorway
-Lost power and high engine volume (too noisy),
part of The Catalytic Converter split from the engine wall.
Fixed - Welded it back.
Thanks to german "Autohaus Marnet Gmbh" in Bad Camberg.
(Cost me 244.79EUR)

(04.)
(30/09/2010-06/10/2010):
"Catalytic Converter (or Engine) lights"
Repaired - Changed:
R+I Breather Valve
R+I Oil Filter Flange
Hose
Tube
Gasket
Covered by Volkswagen Approved All Component Warranty.
(if no warranty: 303.03£)

(05.)
(14/10/2010-20/10/2010):
"Stop!Oil Pressure Engine Off.See the owners manual!"
and same time the previous
"Catalytic Converter (or Engine) lights"
Repaired - Changed:
R+I Intake Sensor
R+I CMSHAFT Sensor
Sensor
Impulse Sender
Covered by Volkswagen Approved All Component Warranty.
(if no warranty: 199.90£)

(06.)
(21/10/2010):
Some strange noise from the engine
Fixed - Removed top timing belt cover & engine mount.
Found top timing cover to be rubbing on timing belt.
Refitted and retested.
(Cost me 106.00£)

(07.)
(23/10/2010)
Air condition system
- Re-gas
(Cost me 49.95£)

(08.)
(??/12/2011)
Summer tyres:
Changed to 4x Winter tyres "Firestone WinterHawk 2"(225/45/17)
(with fitting - Cost me 240.00£)

(09.)
Winter tyres:
Changed to 4x Summer tyres "Neuton NT5000" (235/45/17)
(with fitting - Cost me 288.00£)

(10.)
(??/03/2011)
The VW Factory Stereo:
-cannot play MP3 format
Changed to Clarion DUB278RMP
(with adaptors, etc. - Cost me 150.00£)

(11.)
(10/04/2011):
"Low oil level lights"
-after 1L still there
Next morning
(11/04/2011-20/04/2011)
"oil Pressure Engine Off.Stop!See the owners manual!"
Repaired
Removed Sump & Inspected
Found Charm Worn & Stretched
Fitted New Oil Pump & Chain
Fitted New Oil Level Sensor
Covered by Volkswagen Approved All Component Warranty.
(if no warranty: 1630.00£)

12.
(22/04/2011):
-Lost power and high engine volume (too noisy)
The Air Pipe was disconnected, probably the Volkswagen garage engineer...
After connecting the air pipe 2 error codes:
1.about the oil pump - probably the Vokswagen forgot deleted it!!!:(
2.about the air pipe - The computer registered the change after fixed its disconnectivity...
Fixed - The Air pipe been connected back and the 2 error codes deleted.
(Cost me 100.00£)

13.
(21/05/2011):
Service
(Cost me 129.00£)
Problems:
- cracked front console bushes...

14.
(28/05/2011):
Fixed
- changed front console bushes
If i change them in the VW cost me 465.44£!!!
(Cost me: 100.00£)

15.
(20/06/2012)
Number plate bulb:
-replaced
Front number plate cracked:
-replaced
Front brake discs lipped:
-replaced
Rear brake discs lipped:
-replaced
Front brake pads 90% worn:
-replaced
Rear brake pads 90% worn:
-replaced
Rear right tyre - 2 nails:
-fixed
Spare wheel tyre - 1 nail:
-fixed
Drive shaft boot - left side outer damaged:
-replaced
Console bushes fully split:
-replaced
Nsr shock absorber leaking:
-replaced as pair
This time nothing was covered by my Comprehensive Extended Warranty from VW!
If i am repairing my car with the VW, the total cost may be - min. £1.750.
My personal/privat engineer charged me - exactly £480.
A little different, do you?

My Verdict:
Big, comfortable and fast car for city / town,
good for motorway, with lot of extras,
but the Turbocharged Volkswagen FSI engine,
like all other engines with Turbo, is too sensitive,
the repairs are often (and very) expensive...

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

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