2009 Volkswagen Passat User Reviews

2009 Volkswagen Passat Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 8 reviews

  • Performance:4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars 4.7 / 5
  • Appearance: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
  • Build Quality:4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars 4.8 / 5
  • Overall: 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

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"power" 5 reviews
"comfortable car" 3 reviews
"handling" 3 reviews
"storage" 2 reviews
"build quality" 2 reviews
"interior" 2 reviews
"turbo" 2 reviews
"ride" 2 reviews
"design" 2 reviews

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2009 Volkswagen Passat Komfort Review
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Nothing

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Lately, reliability.

Steve2xsv
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My Impression Of Her Has Declined Steadily. — Timing belt at 70k, sewing machine idle. Turbo is nice but I stepped out of an E-class Mercedes. It's gotten too small for two growing boys and their accoutrement. Performs well in snow with proper rubber all around but had very big shoes to fill.

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Performance price quality

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touchy throttle

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Chris Thomas — Great quality car VW has really outdone themselves. It is very responsive and has great power especially in the 3.6 version. Handling is great for the size of the car. It is funny to race people in this car because they don't expect it to have that much power.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2009 Volkswagen Passat Komfort Wagon Review
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Great all rounder

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Wonderfull Automobile — This estate is a fantastic car, absolutely brilliant. The build quality is very good and she handles like a dream in the snow. Load capacity is awesome, you could fit a double bed in it.A very sound motor car I would reccomend it to any one

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Handling

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may not offer in US after 2012

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German Engineering For Fair Value — Great handling & fuel economy... fun to drive. very high quality & fit / finish. Outstanding performance. Beautiful inside & out. Free maintenance nationwide coverage! Always looking for the long way home, love the German handling. Very comfortable on long family trips, huge well laid out trunk & full size spare

Primary Use: Family transportation

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2009 Volkswagen Passat Komfort Wagon Review
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truck! It's Hugamongus!!!

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steering wheel!

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Wagon For Everyday — the steering wheel is way too thin. Dissappears in your hand. The handling is a little soft, but great for comfort and ferrying the family about. Not built for the switch backs of Switzerland or Slovenia. Mileage is pretty decent if you are not lead footed.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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2009 Volkswagen Passat Komfort Wagon Review
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Power and comfort.

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Just a tad low to the ground.

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I Would Definately Have One Again. — Great for transporting helicopters, he, he! Loads of space, loads of power, very comfortable, fun to drive, great on diesel and very reliable. The build quality is excellent, solid as a rock. Long journeys are no problem, it's so comfortable.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Performance,design and economical

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the cost of the extras

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Passat Cc From Greece — My passat CC has an 3.0 V6 engine with 300hp and 4WD. It has the classic but the best quality of Volkswagen. Incredible interior with board computer and computer. The exterior with a black pearl colour, 19' rims and for Greece where I live it's one of the best car to drive in our country.

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Fabulous torquey 2.0 Turbo, excellent handling & braking, attractive styling, very quiet.  Been very reliable, with no real issues at all.  At (50)K, still on original tires and brake shoes.  Very intuitive, logical German designed systems.  Excellent interior styling. Serius Radio.

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Although not excessive maintenance requirements, very expensive if done by dealer.  Rigid maintenance requirements (fluid changes etc) that must not be ignored - but maybe that's a good thing...  (10) speaker/6 CD audio very good, but not excellent.  Reasonable mileage at 23 mpg around suburbs/to and from work, but nothing to write home about. Premium fuel REQUIRED.   

skyhawk182
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Audi Styling & Handling At Vw Pricing. — Couldn't be happier with the Passat Wagon. Large storage use, handles like a dream and wonderful styling inside and out (but of course the 2012 version has been dummied down to look and drive like a Camry). Engine has great torque throughout the band, just zooms all the way up to red line. Like all VWs, price drops rapidly from new, but that means there are great used car values out there.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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2013 Volkswagen Passat Reviews

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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

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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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