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2008 Volkswagen Passat Overview


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Avg. Price: $11,424
Komfort Wagon
Avg. Price: $12,166
Avg. Price: $11,902
Lux Wagon
Avg. Price: $12,709
Avg. Price: $10,340
Turbo Wagon
8 national listings
Avg. Price: $10,740
Avg. Price: $13,797
VR6 4Motion
14 national listings
Avg. Price: $14,991

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Average User Score

4.55 stars

Based on 39 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 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


What Is The Recommended Tire For A 2008 Passat 2.qt?

I have been recommended 215/55R/16 93H, but when I called another place for pricing they told me that the recommended tire for that car was 215/55R-/16 97H that they only install the recommended tire ...

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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 ...

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I Had A Message Come On My Screen Briefly Saying Steering Column Lock Call ...

message appeared where I have my range set at ---saying steering column lock and call workshop - it had been raining also not sure if that has anything to do with this message my 2008 Passat turbo 2.0...

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How Do I Replace A Cigarette Lighter Bulb In A Volkswagon Passat 2008

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How Do You Pull The Head On A 2008 Psaat

my grandson is trying pull the head on his motor in order to see why one of the cylinders is not fireing. He thinks something is bent but I can't remember what he said. We do not have the money to ta...

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