2008 Volkswagen Passat Overview


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Avg. Price: $10,061
Komfort Wagon
Avg. Price: $10,520
Avg. Price: $10,326
Lux Wagon
Avg. Price: $11,690
Avg. Price: $9,023
Turbo Wagon
Avg. Price: $9,306
Avg. Price: $11,907
VR6 4Motion
Avg. Price: $13,398

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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 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
Honey, Please Let Me Drive Your Car. by Nitroman
 — My wife called me from the Volkswagon dealership to inform me that she was purchasing a new 2008 Passat, 2.0L Turbo. I had read about them and even suggested she look at one, so I was cool with that.... 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


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Vw Passat 2008 Wagon 4 Motion Trailer Hitch

Does anybody know why in the US trailer hitches for the 2008 Passat 3.6L 4 motion wagon are not sold? What is different between the European and the American version? Can I build my own hitch with out...

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Tire Pressure Should Be ?

The light keeps coming on that the tire pressure is low ;however tire pressure is fine ?? What should the tire pressure be for each tire ?

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Engine Cover

If the engine cover is crack on my passat will that make my check engine light come on? When I hit the gas the car stutters and my check engine light flashes and stays on. I already replaced the coils...

88 views with 1 answer (last answer 7 months ago)

My 2008 Passat Lux With Dual Climatronic Blows Cold Air Mixed With Warm. ...

climatronic blows cold air mixed with warm only on the passenger side.driver side is fine. took it to vw who said it is working properly with no error codes. cold air blows from the upper left corner ...

112 views with 1 answer (last answer 9 months ago)