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4 out of 5 4.0
Parkers overall rating: 4 out of 5 4.0
Volkswagen Passat Estate (00-05) - rated 4 out of 5
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At a glance

New price £14,985 - £32,310
Used price £395 - £2,580
Fuel economy
Not tested to latest standards
View pre-2017 economy specs
Road tax cost £210 - £340
Insurance group 17 - 36 How much is it to insure?


TDI PD 130 for performance and economy, quality, safety, space


Top models are overpriced

Volkswagen Passat Estate rivals

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Latest Passat models build on their reputation for high standards of quality, and still rank amongst the best choices in this class. Revised rather than completely re-designed, to keep it ahead of rivals such as Mondeo. Changes to the bodywork include new lights both front and rear, a larger corporate grille and flashings of chrome, while there is the choice of excellent petrol and diesel units.

This includes the satisfyingly swift TDI PD 130.

Volkswagen Passat Estate rivals

Other Volkswagen Passat (2000 - 2005) models: