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Latest models

We have 17 owner reviews for the latest Volkswagen Passat:

  • Average owner rating: 4.4 out of 5 4.4

    Our most recent reviewers said:

    It was my first saloon car after over 10 years of 4 x 4s also VWs. I’d forgotten the advantages,...

    Had the Passat BITDI RLine 2yrs now. Awesome torque monster (240bhp) , average 38mpg on daily runs, 55 on a...

    Lovely drive and plenty of power, comfortable and refined, I would recommend this car especially for a family with larger...

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  • Average owner rating: 3.8 out of 5 3.8

    Our most recent reviewers said:

    Although competent it’s the most boring car I’ve ever owned. Although it’s 190bhp it’s sluggish and lifeless which may be...

    The DSG gearbox is awful around town, and coupled with the stop-start system, downright uncomfortable to drive, crashing into gear...

    The R line is extremely comfortable car, with many features, including 3 zone climatic control, which is a family favorite.

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Older models

Saloon (353 owner reviews)

2011 - 2014

2005 - 2011

  • Average owner rating: 3.2 out of 5 3.2
    Our most recent reviewers said:

    I’ve always owned Passat’s. I’ve owned one of every series used not new. When buying used I always give the...

    Had this car 8 years now, and except for the electronic parking brake failing twice over that period (not cheap...

    Nice car but repairs can be costly doesn't handle to bad round corners but a 2000 ford focus handles better,...

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2000 - 2005

  • Average owner rating: 3.9 out of 5 3.9
    Our most recent reviewers said:

    It's a great car for long motorway journeys, drives at speed with no complaints. But around town, it's a different...

    Very good car, worth buying. Powerful depending on the engine you've chosen. Economical and very comfortable. Lots of extras and...

    The car is great especially with the leather trim and reverse parking sensors if your going to buy one go...

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1996 - 2001

1988 - 1997

Estate (189 owner reviews)

2011 - 2014

2005 - 2011

2000 - 2005

  • Average owner rating: 3.9 out of 5 3.9
    Our most recent reviewers said:

    Love these cars for work. Never had an issue as I service regularly due to the high mileage I do.

    I have the 3B VW Passat Estate Sport tdi and it was my company car so in principle had it...

    Super reliable with good performance and economy. Despite mileage now approaching 280K car still performs as well as it ever...

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1996 - 2001

1988 - 1997

1981 - 1988

Hatchback (1 owner review)

2011 - 2014

Coupe (24 owner reviews)

2005 - 2011

  • Average owner rating: 4.6 out of 5 4.6
    Our most recent reviewers said:

    Only had the car for a week, but it's already putting a smile on my face... Took quite some time to...

    I hunted around for a while for my car, (Brown metallic, GT, 170PS, cream leather, low miles) but was very...

    Great looking and great all round car dose everything well love the auto hold and its a bit different big...

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