GL and GLS models share a 170-hp turbo 4-cyl engine. GLX has a 190-hp V6. W8s have a 270-hp 8 cyl. All come with manual transmission--a 6... Read More
GL and GLS models share a 170-hp turbo 4-cyl engine. GLX has a 190-hp V6. W8s have a 270-hp 8 cyl. All come with manual transmission--a 6 speed on the W8, a 5 speed elsewhere--or a 5-speed automatic. Arriving midyear were GL TDI and GLS TDI sedans and wagons with a 134-hp turbodiesel engine and automatic transmission. Most Passat models have front-wheel drive with traction control Minimize
Product Review Summary
8 Reviews from Epinions.com
Oct 14, 2006
So far, so good
Pros: Easy to drive, looks amazing, super comfortable, safety feature, luxury features, Monsoon stereo system
Cons: Gas mileage, rear hatch, expensive, questionable resale values
Definately a recommended vehicle. Read More at Epinions.com
Nov 1, 2005
Understated and under-rated
Pros: Even you can afford a world-class touring sedan. Classy, understated styling. Good overall fuel-efficiency.
Cons: Annoyingly zealous tailgate lock. Poor fuel efficiency while idling or accelerating hard.
Before you go out and spend $45,000 on a BMW or Volvo, take a look at this car. Read More at Epinions.com
Jan 17, 2009
Great car for summer and winter!
Pros: Reasonable price, spacious, great features, smooth handling and good fuel efficiency.
Cons: Only minor problems such as noise and other small repairs that needed to be performed.
A great vehicle at a reasonable price. Read More at Epinions.com
Jan 29, 2008
Pros: Gas mileage, comfortable, looks great, drives well
Cons: Electrical system
I'd buy a Volkswagen again in a heart beat! Read More at Epinions.com
Dec 30, 2005
Wonderful car at a wonderful price
Pros: Huge trunk. Plush interior. Great sound. Great engine.
Cons: No MP3 player options. No GPS options. Read More at Epinions.com
Nov 5, 2006
A Fun Vehicle To Drive
Pros: Agile Vehicle, Controls easy to reach. Responsive. gorgeous interior, great on fuel.
Cons: Seat uncomfortable after 5hrs of driving. Probably me more than VW Read More at Epinions.com
Apr 23, 2008
2004 Volkswagen Passat
Pros: Affordable, comfortable, practical.
Cons: Gas mileage, high maintenance cost, loud.
A great car that balances performance, safety, and reliability in a package that is quite affordable and holds its own against more expensive competitors. Read More at Epinions.com