2008 Volkswagen Passat Overview


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Avg. Price: $11,117
Komfort Wagon
Avg. Price: $12,026
Avg. Price: $11,832
Lux Wagon
Avg. Price: $12,151
Avg. Price: $9,987
Turbo Wagon
Avg. Price: $10,849
Avg. Price: $13,273
VR6 4Motion
Avg. Price: $14,594

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4.55 stars

Based on 40 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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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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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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Please Help !my Vw Passat 2.0 Tdi With 104,000 Miles On The Clock Just Shut...

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I have a 2008 Volkswagen Passat 2.0L turbo. My check engine light is on and when i try to accelerate the car seems to stutter i guess. It has trouble taking off. I replaced the spark plugs and coils. ...

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