Volkswagen Passat (2005 - 2011)

5
reviewed by melvyn carter on 13 April 2019
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Highline 2.0 TDI (140) 4dr Saloon

reviewed by Anonymous on 12 October 2018
1
Overall rating
2
How it drives
5
Fuel economy
3
Tax/Insurance/Warranty costs
2
Cost of maintenance and repairs
2
Experience at the dealership
4
How practical it is
2
How you rate the manufacturer
2
Overall reliability

Very poor car

I bought the Passat thinking it was a solid and reliable choice, for a few months I thought I was right, it ticked all the boxes, it was roomy and comfortable, and had good equipment on it, such as heated front seats. However, at only 18,000 miles the engine completely seized due to an oil pump failure. The electronic handbrake failed, and rolled into the house and often caused issue, with it not releasing. The handling is poor. The only positives, was the engine was very economical and quiet once warm. I would steer clear of this model of Passat.

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

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