24Volkswagen Passat

Volkswagen Passat

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24Volkswagen Passat
4.0

90 reviews

PositivevsNegative
74% · 6715 · 17%

Build Quality
3.8
Value for Money
3.0
Cleaning & Maintenance
3.6
Noise Level
4.0
Braking
4.5
Acceleration / Power
4.5
Gear Shifting
4.0
Suspension
4.3
Fuel Efficiency
4.4
Handling
4.5
Interior Design
4.4
Boot Size
4.6
Comfort
4.5
Features
4.0

Reviews

90 reviews
First_time_mum
First_time_mumACT, 29049 posts
  Verified Passat B9 MK8 206TSI R-Line
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Len H.
Len H.Central Queensland, QLD2 posts
  B6 MK6

German engineering disaster

I bought a 2007 TDI wagon which had 198,000 k , log book service history and looked to be in good condition. It would have to be the worst car I have ever owned. Has been hard to start, won,t start at all now. The price of parts are more than the car is worth and it has had so many problems that I reel like burning it. Show details
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Margarete
Margarete2 posts
  B8 MK7 Sedan 132TSI

Sleek and Sexy

The VW Passat is a dream to look at and drive. Sits solid on the road and corners well with exceptional braking and suspension. The seats are so comfortable that you have to force yourself to exit after a heavenly long drive. Eye-catching in any color and absolutely extraordinary in fuel consumption. I used my Passat for absolutely everything such as shopping, daily commute to and from work, weekly drives through the countryside from QLD to NSW and back. I would only need to fuel up once a week. Easy to service, it only required two services per year. I found it very hard to walk away from this vehicle.
My number one pick out of all the famous European models on the market today. Show details
Breid B.
Breid B.South East Queensland, QLD
  B7 MK6

Solid drive

Been using it for 7 years now. The initial years have been great. The car is well built and very powerful too. The air conditioner conked off in the 5 year and it costed me $1200. Had to replace the CAN gateway last year. I know that it is not easy to maintain this car but the drive feel is great and I can’t get rid of it. Show details
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Matthew D.
Matthew D.Greater Melbourne (Outer), VIC2 posts
  Fair Incentive B8 MK7 Sedan 132TSI

Perfect U need this car

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 Show details
G.Brodie
G.BrodieGreater Melbourne (Metropolitan), VIC4 posts
  B6 MK6
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moggy
moggyPerth, WA47 posts
  B8 MK7 Wagon 132TSI Comfortline
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Michael
Michael8 posts
  B8 MK7 Sedan 132TSI Comfortline

Beautiful car

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. Show details
Chris C.
Chris C.Greater Melbourne (Metropolitan), VIC8 posts
  B8 MK7 Wagon 140TSI Business
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Donal O'Keeffe
Donal O'KeeffeGreater Melbourne (Inner), VIC
  B8 MK7 Sedan 140TDI Highline
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Just Me
Just MeMelbourne19 posts
  B8 MK7 SUV 140TDI Alltrack
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Germie
GermieVictoria2 posts
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Danielle223
Danielle223Perth, WA4 posts
  B8 MK7 Wagon

Great family car!!

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. Show details
Ashley
AshleySouth East Queensland, QLD6 posts
  B8 MK7 Sedan 132TSI Comfortline
OmP
OmP
  B6 MK6

Terrible transmission Very expensive to fix

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! Show details

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Questions & Answers

Shailendra K.
Shailendra K. · Passat

How long is a warranty on a Volkswagen 2015 passat?

Dorian P.
Dorian P. · Passat B6 MK6 (2006-2011)

Hi everyone!
Does anyone here have any experience with the 1.4 122 hp tsi bluemotion unit which can be found in 2009 to 2010 passats. So, ive heard about reliability problems with earlier versions of this ea111 gas unit (ones with 160-180 hp), but i want to know about this particular one.

Melzi
Melzi · Passat

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

Chris C.
Chris C.  

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

Trent
Trent  
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Details

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CategorySedansWagons and SedansSedansWagons and Sedans
Starting Price $39,790$43,790$42,790$39,790
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)5 year(s)3 year(s)5 year(s)
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