2008 Volkswagen Passat Overview

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Komfort
Avg. Price: $9,591
Komfort Wagon
Avg. Price: $10,268
Lux
Avg. Price: $9,946
Lux Wagon
Avg. Price: $10,802
Turbo
Avg. Price: $8,821
Turbo Wagon
Avg. Price: $9,707
VR6
Avg. Price: $12,333
VR6 4Motion
Avg. Price: $12,360

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4.55 stars

Based on 41 reviews

Great Great Car by GrantDude
 — My wife and I are expecting our first baby so we decided it was time to trade in the little sports car for something more family oriented. We were looking for either a small SUV or a family car. After... Read More
A Fun And Sylish Vehicle To Drive by LateToTheParty7
 — Overall, this is more than adequate for my needs and makes the daily commute fun. It's a blast to drive on the highway and at night because of both external and internal lights. If I remember, I'll up... Read More
A New Perspective Of An Old Model by Darrell
 — Never knew how much a value-for-money proposition a German car could be. The 1.8T cost about the same as a Japanese Executive sedan, but with all the fancy gadgets and functions of a much more expensi... Read More

2008 Volkswagen Passat Overview

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2008 Volkswagen Passat

After its heralded return in 2007, the VW Passat didn't change too much for 2008 besides a new interior for the Turbo and a more upscale design.  This full-size sedan comes in 5 trims.  In addition, the '08 Passat has 4 doors and seats 5.  

The Turbo trim comes with a 2.0 L, 200 hp I4 engine while the VR6 4Motion gives you the most bang for your buck with a 3.6 L, 280 hp V6 engine.  As for transmission, you'll have your pick between 6 speed manual and 6 speed automatic.  All Passats feature a leather steering and side shades.

Overall, reviewers like the low price for a sedan that resembles the Mercedes CLS.  The powertrain selection looks solid, although you'd expect a full fleet of V6's in a competitive sedan.  In any case, look for the 2008 VW Passat to make waves with sedan fans looking for a little extra flair.

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Volkswagen Passat Questions

lwood8808
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I'm Looking At What Appears To Be A Well Cared For 2008 Vw Passat Turbo Wag...

Can you run regular gas or does it require premium? At what intervals should the timing belt be changed?

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Leod
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Vw Passat: Cigarette Lighter Used As A Charger...

VW Passat 2008: Thought it was funny when I left my 'phone on charge when I left my newly acquired car and came back to find it FLAT. After a few minutes could NOT believe that the cigarette lighter ...

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ironblacky
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When I Remove Key From Ignition My 2008 Tdi Passat Keeps On Running And Sho...

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Shaggydog
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Where Is Oil Pressure Switch

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leokens
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Noise Coming From Under The Timing Belt

hello i have a vw passat 2008 4 cylinder 2.0T. there is a noise coming from under the timing belt that i dont know how to deal with. can someone give me an idea of what is going on please??

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