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Volkswagen Passat

Volkswagen Passat

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Reviews

  • Build Quality
    3.9 (15)
  • Value for Money
    3.1 (15)
  • Cleaning & Maintenance
    3.5 (14)
  • Noise Level
    4.2 (13)
  • Braking
    4.7 (12)
  • Acceleration / Power
    4.5 (12)
  • Gear Shifting
    4.1 (12)
  • Suspension
    4.5 (12)
  • Fuel Efficiency
    4.6 (12)
  • Handling
    4.5 (13)
  • Interior Design
    4.6 (13)
  • Boot Size
    4.8 (13)
  • Comfort
    4.7 (13)
  • Features
    4.3 (12)
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Matthew D.
Matthew D.Greater Melbourne (Outer), VIC
  • 2 reviews

Perfect U need this car

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A very good car nice to drive in and goes hard when your drive it out of all the Passat best one yet that my option I give it a 10/10

Build Quality
5/5
Value for Money
5/5
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G.Brodie
G.BrodieGreater Melbourne (Metropolitan), VIC
  • 3 reviews
  • 2 likes

Not suitable for travelling. Nice to drive though but reliability isn't there.

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Build Quality
2/5
Value for Money
1/5
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moggy
moggyPerth, WA
  • 26 reviews
  • 16 likes

Great Drive

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Purchased in for $48,640.

Build Quality
5/5
Value for Money
5/5
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Michael
Michael
  • 7 reviews

Beautiful car

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This is an absolute pleasure to drive, from the moment you step inside this gorgeous car you are surrounded by all the quality you would expect from a Volkswagen. The passat is in a league of it's own a truly exceptional car, I'm so glad I made this purchase.

Purchased in .

Build Quality
5/5
Value for Money
5/5
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Chris C.
Chris C.Greater Melbourne (Metropolitan), VIC
  • 4 reviews
  • 4 likes

Deceptive Marketing: Expect a little more, get a lot less from Volkswagen.

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Purchased in .

Build Quality
3/5
Value for Money
1/5
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Donal O'Keeffe
Donal O'KeeffeGreater Melbourne (Inner), VIC

Passat B8 2.0TDI 150 DSG, a smooth, efficient, spacious sedan

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Purchased in at VW.

Build Quality
5/5
Value for Money
4/5
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Nuts
NutsMelbourne
  • 11 reviews
  • 8 likes

Nice car but VW service is pathetic

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Build Quality
4/5
Value for Money
4/5
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Germie
GermieVictoria

Absolutely Brilliant

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Purchased in .

Build Quality
5/5
Value for Money
5/5
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Danielle223
Danielle223Perth, WA
  • 4 reviews
  • 1 like

Great family car!!

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Loving my Volkswagen Passat Alltrack. We bought it just before having a baby and it’s such a great family car. It’s comfortable and runs smoothly. Very spacious in the boot.

Purchased in .

Build Quality
5/5
Value for Money
5/5
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Ashley
AshleySouth East Queensland, QLD
  • 4 reviews
  • 7 likes

Great car, no significant problems

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Purchased in .

Build Quality
5/5
Value for Money
5/5
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Terrible transmission Very expensive to fix

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I had the Passat for 1 year and it was nothing but trouble from the start. Transmission problems, EPC lights coming on and other issues too. Costs an arm and a leg to fix and not all mechanics touch European cars and even auto-electricians shy away from VW's.

Interior is nice, with quality touches here and there but overall a very bad experience. Probably wont ever buy a VW or Audi in future.
Terrible!

Purchased in .

Build Quality
2/5
Value for Money
1/5
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dontwannawalk
dontwannawalkSydney, NSW

Nice car but fundamentally flawed

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Purchased in at Barloworld.

Build Quality
5/5
Value for Money
2/5
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Zoot
ZootPerth, WA

I will NEVER purchase another VW (Passat or sny VW for that matter)

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Purchased in at Volvo dealership for $30,000.

Build Quality
2/5
Value for Money
1/5
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Jason
JasonPerth, WA
  • 8 reviews
  • 7 likes

Automatic transmission is a money pit

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Purchased in at AHG (Automotive Holdings Group) for $21,000.

Build Quality
3/5
Value for Money
1/5
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Maria
MariaPerth, WA
  • 15 reviews
  • 17 likes

Passat R-line, Luxurious

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I use this Passat R-line sedan for work and for private use. It is very comfortable but most of all, very economical. I can get a 1000 km out of a tank of petrol.
I love the luxury package, the memory seat position, the stylish dashboard, the driver assist options, though at times it thinks it is smarter than I am and tries to make decisions for me, ie, changing lanes in traffi:, if the car thinks the other car is too close, it would try to stop you from moving to the other lane. However, once you are use to driving this smart car, you will get use to the intellect. It is stylish and a pleasure to drive.

BodySedan
Badge206TSI R-Line
TransmissionAutomatic
Date Purchased
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Questions & Answers

Melzi
Melziasked
Passat

Would you buy an Passat 09 diesel variant? I know diesel gate and DSG disasters... just wanting anyone’s solid experience. Thanks

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Chris C.
Chris C.

Sorry, but I have only had petrol engines, so no experience with diesel variants.

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Max Mar
Max Marasked
Passat B6 MK6 (2006-2011)

I own a VW Passat B6 diesel 2007. For the last year or more, I have had this strange shudder from 1200 to 1400 rpm. I have had the car scanned at VW and there is no error code. The shudder/vibration is present in neutral and felt when coasting to stop and the rpm drops to 1200 or when accelerating from stop and exactly from 1200 rpm to 1400 rpm. Beyond that range it is perfect. I have had the car looked at by the dealer, a Euro specialist and a Bosch service station. They all admit there is a shudder but cant identify the problem. The Euro guy thinks it may be the DMF but the VW dealer tells me that if it was the DMF, the noise would be far more audible and ruled it out. He reckons it is likely a injector or mechanical fuel pump issue. The car otherwise runs awesome. I have done 240K mostly drives between Wangaratta and Melbourne and before Sydney to Melbourne. I plan to drive it for as long as no major service issue props up, otherwise it is going to the wreckers. I'd never put a new DSG or spend any serious money on the car given its age and worth(lessness).

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Nadine T.
Nadine T.asked
Passat

I have noticed that my back top tail light remains on even when the car is turned off. I only notice it in the evening and at night.
I have a 2015 Volkswagen Pasat wagon. Is this a common issue? How can I resolve this?

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Compare all 15 Volkswagen Passat
CategorySedansSedansWagons and SedansWagons and Sedans
Starting Price $39,790.00$42,790.00$39,790.00$43,790.00
TransmissionDual-Clutch (DCT)Dual-Clutch (DCT)Dual-Clutch (DCT)Dual-Clutch (DCT)
Drive TypeFront Wheel Drive (FWD)Front Wheel Drive (FWD)Front Wheel Drive (FWD)Front Wheel Drive (FWD)
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrolPetrol
Wheels17" Alloy17" Alloy17" Alloy17" Alloy
ANCAP Safety Rating5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars
Fuel Consumption6 L/100km6 L/100km6 L/100km6 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 66 L59 L59 L59 L
Engine4 Cylinder 1.8L4 Cylinder 1.8L4 Cylinder 1.8L4 Cylinder 1.8L
Max Power132kW @ 6200rpm132kW @ 6200rpm132kW @ 6200rpm132kW @ 6200rpm
Max Torque250Nm @ 1250-5000rpm250Nm @ 1250-5000rpm250Nm @ 1250-5000rpm250Nm @ 1250-5000rpm
Country of ManufactureGermanyGermanyGermanyGermany
Manufacturer Warranty5 year(s)3 year(s)5 year(s)5 year(s)
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