2002 Volkswagen Passat User Reviews

2002 Volkswagen Passat Review Ratings

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  • 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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PROS
"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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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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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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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS Wagon Review
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comfort

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none

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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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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS V6 Review
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Its a great cruiser.

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It ain't a Porsche.

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I'd Buy Another One. — The only thing I don't like about this car is that its a leaf/snow collector. Hood/Trunk openings allow detritus to collect and filter into the Eng/Trunk compartments. Acc/braking/handling are excellent, as is build quality. Love the styling/appearance. It gets 19-20 mpg around town, 25+ on the highway. Its 8-9 yrs. old, so I expect maint. costs to rise, but its been exemplary so far. This car is a gas to drive - especially w/the sunroof open and the Monsoon Stereo blasting.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS Review
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Just completely amazing

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I can't think of any reason not to!

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You Need To Try It. — Great perferormance, handles itself, pulls loads. Good breaks, easy to use, not to sharp or too easy! Acceleration is just amazing. Unexpected power. Yeah, she's old needed first new set of spark plugs which for over 100,000 miles is amazing! No squeaks, slight rattle, but thats cause of everything we've put in her. GORGEOUS! Perfect looks, she's milky blue! We changed the original stereo for a tv, to play our iPod, but the original stereo was goood. Very well put together, loads of space! Needs a clean though haha. She's quite pricey but so worth it, tax is 120£ for 6 months so its abit annoying there, insurance for my 20 year old boyfriend was decent to say hes only had 1 year driving expierence! Yeah she is, she's got her own personality, she's just fun, gorgeous car. Whether you wanna cruise or put your foot down.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS Wagon Review
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FAST and TIGHT TURN RADIUS

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It's a wagon

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Awesome Car For Family People — i love it because it has good acceleration and speed. tight handling, stops on a dime! it has a small gas tank but it gets awesome mileage. you can drive it almost flat out and still get about 19 mpg. so fun to drive despite being a wagon.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS V6 Review
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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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2002 Volkswagen Passat Review
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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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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLX Review
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its a passat

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its a passat

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Its A Passat — really fun once you upgrade the suspension looking at a new supercharger set up so performance should be great kills it in the snow. costs a little more to maintain being a german car but overall looks good fee cant complainls good

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Good MPG for a 2.0, comfy and lots of room

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ABS common failure, boring looks

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Road Test — Average performance Solid car, no rattles but abs problems Exterior - boring saloon, Interior - bland and dull MPG between 30 and 38 not much feel through the wheel, boring to drive, its comfy on long drives though and plenty of room

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2015 Volkswagen Passat Reviews

Love This Car... By dpkdo731

I like the fuel efficiency, cost and stylishness of the vehicle. It is sporty, but does not lose its ability to be professional and classy. The 45-50MPG is fantastic and the Diesel TDI will go fore... Read More

Made For America With German Engineering. By Pal_venkat

I have recently bought my VW Passat 1.8 TSI SE with Nav. Initially went to buy VW Golf then ended up with the Passat because of the size. I love the interior not being too busy. Very simple and decent... Read More

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2014 Volkswagen Passat Reviews

This Is A Surprisingly Good Ride. By BobSteveVA

I've been a BMW driver for about 12 years and loved the 5 series I drove. After not being able to get a manual transmission and reaching my max to spend for a set of wheels, I decided to stay German b... Read More

Best Diesel Car/sedan For Your Money. Period. By 5DDFL

Everything about it is fantastic! Owning this has sold me on the TDI brand for life. Having the Diesel engine is a bit more expensive so I wouldn't suggest buying a new one unless you plan on drivin... Read More

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2013 Volkswagen Passat Reviews

A Fuel-sipping Champion. By Brian

This is a terrific all around family car. The seating is huge, it is fuel efficient, and handles well. The design is spartan and timeless. The only thing I've noticed over time is that the paint doesn... Read More

Great Reliable Car By Ginese1

I drove this car to and from Tampa for two years and never had a moments problem with it. Its enjoyable to drive and looks great. Does very well on gas mileage and handles well in wet conditions. T... Read More

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2012 Volkswagen Passat Reviews

Great Overall Car By tneff350

This car was great. I did much out of town traveling and experienced great MPG through my interstate travels. Even better while traveling down two-lane roadways at 65-70 MPH. Very roomy car with lots ... Read More

Solid Family Car By ElephantMovers

I loved the style and handling, I was worried about the breaking system and reports about the car being slow to stop, but have had no problems so far. The back seat area is great for our kids. The hea... Read More

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2010 Volkswagen Passat Reviews

Love It By JS4357

One of the best vehicles I've driven. The antenna system seems to act up during cold weather as the receiver has to warm up before the signal goes to 100% during warm up it only receives at about 65% ... Read More

3d Passat And No Wonder! By nedm

This 2010 is truly the last of the good performance Passats. VW blew it with the underpowered 2012+. It is simply a blast to drive. The 2.0L turbo w/ 200 hp is amazingly responsive and FAST! No wonder... Read More

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