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2016 Volkswagen Passat 132TSI Comfortline Review

The Volkswagen Passat is an impressive car released at an inopportune time for the brand globally. The engine troubles afflicting the German brand shouldn't detract from the inherent quality of this sedan.

2016 Volkswagen Passat Review

The new 2016 Volkswagen Passat arrives in eighth-generation guise with some impressive credentials. Mazda 6 and Subaru Liberty owners, take heed.

2015 Volkswagen Passat Review

The 2015 Volkswagen Passat is the eighth iteration of VW's top-selling vehicle worldwide, and it's a noticeable step up from the current one...

Volkswagen Passat Review: 130TDI

We find out how VW's big sedan is holding up as it reaches its 40th birthday.

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Volkswagen Passat News

ANCAP crash test results: Five stars for Fortuner, Everest, Passat and more

5-Star safety rating for Toyota Fortuner, Ford Everest, Toyota LandCruiser 200, Volvo XC90, Ford Ranger MkII, Volkswagen Passat, Lexus IS A quartet of brand-new models have picked up five-star ratings in the latest round of crash safety testing with the Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP), while three others have had their top marks renewed...

2016 Volkswagen Passat pricing and specifications

The all-new Volkswagen Passat sedan and wagon have finally arrived in Australia, with the company hopeful of increasing its share of the stagnant mid-sized passenger car market. The German answer to the Mazda 6, Ford Mondeo, Hyundai Sonata and Subaru Liberty has been given a wholesale makeover for its ‘B8’ generation, being essentially new from the ground up...

2016 Volkswagen Passat spied in Sydney ahead of Australian launch

The all-new 2016 Volkswagen Passat has been spied on the road in Sydney this week, just weeks out from its Australian market launch. The example shown here, spied by CarAdvice reader 'tuzii' around 20 kilometres from Volkswagen Australia headquarters, is badged as a diesel-powered 2.0TDI BlueMotion model...

Volkswagen Passat wins 2015 European Car of the Year award

The next-generation Volkswagen Passat has been presented with the 2015 European Car of the Year award prior to the start of the Geneva motor show. This year's European Car of the Year award was decided by a 58 member jury drawn from publications across the European Union...

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Volkswagen Passat Owner Reviews

2009 Volkswagen Passat Review

One morning, you wake up, and realise you are one suction cup short of a "Baby on Board" sign. It hits you. Perspectives must shift. Unfortunately, when my wife fell pregnant, there was no magic switch that flicked off my innate love of fast, great handling, sports cars. This lead a colossal conundrum; what car to buy now! Is it Tarago-time? Enter Volkswagen's Passat R36 wagon...

2011 Volkswagen Passat 125 TDI Highline Review

I had this sedan for 3 years now. Build quality was very good with no sign of any rattles or squeaks initially, with time it started rattling and squeaking in the roof and dashboard areas. Dashboard insert was replaced during the short (3 Yr) Warranty period, but now I am stuck with more issues and being unable to pay for the fix...

2013 Volkswagen Passat 125 TDI Highline Review

I bought this demo car from one of the Vw dealers. Being demo, with very low mileage, this feels like an new car but ideal for long time. It looks sleek, super. It is my first diesel car. Powerful enough. The noise is bigger patrol one, but not as big as I anticipated. With full tank, it well supports city and suburban driving, for 900 KM plus...

2011 Volkswagen Passat V6 FSI Highline Review

As a new car, this one might not be the most cost effective. It costs around $55,000 and it might not be the best value for money car. Specially considering the "usually" more expensive dealer maintenance costs. However, wait a couple of years to buy it, and this car will come as a dark horse. It drops to 50% or its original value...

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