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Volkswagen Passat Estate 2.0T Sport FSI 5d Tip Auto (2006/06)

Volkswagen Passat Estate 2.0T Sport FSI 5d Tip Auto (2006/06) - Owner Review

Luggage space good for dogs

Review submitted by
Richard Gareth Cleaver on

Volkswagen Passat Estate (05-11)


2 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
No idea

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
No idea youngest son liked the speed eldest liked the speed wife and i both found it difficult to get in because of the big lip on the seats

Would you buy this car again and why?

What are you likely to buy next?
Have bought a Honda Accord Tourer from a local dealer

Buying experience

3 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?

Did you buy this car new?

What price did you pay?

When did you buy the car?
May 2006

Did you get a good deal and why?
Yes dealer said it was because we were local

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Was in showroom and seemed to fit the bill

What was the dealer like?
The dealer who sold the car was Absolutely useless and closed down experience with Wrexham Volkswagen after this was a pleasure

Driving it

4 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Was very quick (GTI Engine) but found the acceleration varied. Very comfortable once you were in but quite difficult to get in

What's it like to park?
No problem sensors good but sometimes went aff and continued to do so without any apparent reason

Living with it

1 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
17 warranty claims then another three weeks after warranty expired. The leather driving seat wore through in three months. Three sets of tyres in 24Kmiles retracked three times

What's most practical about your car?
Luggage space good for dogs

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Heated seats were the best I've ever experienced. AFS Xenon headlight come home lighting

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