1987 Volkswagen Passat Review
A Good And Honest Car — Parts for this car is very expensive as many parts must be imported - given the age of the car. Performance was quit excellent - 198km/h from a 2.2l car was quit good in 1987 - given its rivals in those days. 0-100km/h in under 10s. Normal every day maintenance is not that expensive. Fuel consumption is good for this car - I get about 10-11km/l. Build quality is very good...very comfortable sport seats - excellent brakes. Disc brakes on all 4 corners with 195/60/15 low profile tires. This car was also fitted with excellent lowered sport suspension so this car can corner and sticks to the road.
Primary Use: Commuting to work
Pros: That gorgeous 5 cylinder sound
Cons: Aircon is not one of the best
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