2002 Volkswagen Passat User Reviews

2002 Volkswagen Passat Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 41 reviews

  • Performance:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5
  • Appearance:4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5
  • Overall: 4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5

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"power" 16 reviews
"ride" 15 reviews
"comfortable car" 5 reviews
"speed" 5 reviews
"handling" 5 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 5 reviews
"power" 4 reviews
"ride" 2 reviews
"expensive car" 2 reviews

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billpo writes:
2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS Wagon Review
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Solid, German build quality.  Fun to Drive.

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If you don't like to maintain, this car is not for you.

billpo
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Fun, Affordable, Safe. — Solid, heavy Wagon. Feel very safe in this Car. Good acceleration when needed. Monsoon stereo is top notch. Need to keep full synthetic oil in it and change when needed (5K). Many have posted problems with this car, maybe I have lucky, but would buy another in a heartbeat.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Dirk writes:
2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS Wagon Review
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Comfortable build quality

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Understeer and premium fuel.

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Good Family Hauler — Car is nearly 10 years old. no rust. NO major electrical problems that some fols complain about. Hauls LOTS of stuff and is a good daily car. The car is ok to drive although a bit too much under-steer. Seats are extremely comfortable for long journeys. No other car I have ever been in comes close.. not even BWM or MB. Take premium fule although mostly city driving gets 10L/100 KM which isn't too bad.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Patrick writes:
2002 Volkswagen Passat GLX Review
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4

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fast ,sexy,comfortable and attrative look

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v6 use super only $$$,expensive repairs & takes time to warm up

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Fast & Dangerously Addictive — 5 speed tip tronic vs automatic will get u a few speeding tickets ..if u like speed ,very powereful v6 with 30 valves (it's a audi )using the same tech as per ferrari 5 valve per cylinders....wow !!

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Jon writes:
2002 Volkswagen Passat GLX Review
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3

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turbo   

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its old

35

All Good For Today — it does what i need for now.I like to drive it not fixing it.I have fun with it when i can hope it lasts couple more years not a big writer so have fun with what you got till the wheels fall off

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Teri writes:
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5

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Everything

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The picture...it's an old one, it's got better wheels on it now!

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Great Car, Can't Beat It — Very reliable, comfortable to drive especially on long journeys. Climate control, 6disc cd player, heated seats & a big boot (LOL). Just a sexy car all round.

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ga123dd writes:
2002 Volkswagen Passat GLX Wagon Review
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Great for families, transport, and cargo. Handles well and had lots of power

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Could do better in gas mileage

ga123dd
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Pretty Good Car! — The car itself is great. It has plenty of what you want in a family car and gives you plenty of options. I personally love its cargo capacity...it's one of the main reason why I bought this car. You really have to see it for yourself and get behind the wheel!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Dennis writes:
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5

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Quite and quick

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none found yet

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My Passat — for a TDI Sport or goes very well. this one has all the mod cons, like climate controlled air conditioning, alloy wheels, electric windows all round, alarm and immobiliser as standard, tinted windows on the rear , automatice rain sensor, auto tinting interior mirror, to relieve headlight dazzle.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Nick writes:
2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS V6 Review
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4

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the acceleration

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shakes after 100 mph

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Pretty Cool — performance- pretty good about acceleration,braking kinda sucks, but it handles awsomely build quality- the only thing that it needed to be fixed was the shaking but it still shakes so apperance- cool it small but comfortable and the sunroof is awsome

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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bakernet writes:
2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS Wagon Review
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comfort

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none

bakernet
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Best Little Car Made — Safety. Leather seats. Heated Seats. Performance plus especially for a four cylinder. Driver friendly. Clean. Very fun to drive. low mileage and maintenance. Comfort is a plus for driver and passenger. very little repair minor needed. I love this car.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Don writes:
2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS V6 Review
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Its pretty, it has a sunroof, its quick, it corners well.

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You can afford a AWD Mercedes. I can't.  But I'm happy.

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Meet Inspektor Gadget — What's not to like ? It has great features It even has a hint of lux... Plus, its really great in Chicago winters as was my Maxima. Neither has the cachet of my old Beemer, but I 've enjoyed driving both. Check it out.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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A Good And Honest Car By Werner

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