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2000 Volkswagen Passat Review
Allyn says:
Hands down German engineering is traditionally better than its Pacific Rim competitors. Built on the same platform as the Audi A4 cars this V6 Powered Wagon gets up and goes and provides you with space, comfort and safety.
vs2000 Honda Accord
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Handling Ranked 2000 Honda Accord worse.
"You cant go wrong in winter or summer with the German driving experience. 5 speed Borg Warner Transmission is smooth and satisfying to cruise and jump off the line."
Front Seats Ranked 2000 Honda Accord worse.
"Seat comfortably in the from seats while whistling thru curves and long straight highway runs."
Back Seats Ranked 2000 Honda Accord worse.
"Far more leg room and comfort in leather seats. 60/40 split seat down provides extra space when needed. All the safety latches are sound and firmly connected for child seats."
Family Car Ranked 2000 Honda Accord worse.
"Call it a low height SUV. feels solid. Drives much better. Style is timeless."
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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLX V6 4MotionReview
Caitlin writes:
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Love This Car! — I only have not liked the cost of maintenance due to age and a couple of accidents, but this goes for almost any car. Volkswagon has a reputation for costly repairs, but if you take car of your car the repairs are few and far between.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: I love how trust worthy the car is!  This car has made me a volkswagon fan for life!  My back and legs almost never hurt after long car rides.  I can always trust the breaks.  I live in New England, so a car that can handle snow is important.  For only having front wheel drive, the car handles well.  The sound system that comes with the car is impeccable.  I have come across other sound systems (ones that people buy separately or non-volkswagon factory) and they do not compete.

Cons: There is a lack of cup holders in the car.  Due to the age of the car, there are some maintenance issues coming up, that have me looking at newer cars.

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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS V6Review
Bink writes:
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My Love Affair With My 2000 Passat- Johann Sebastian Passat — This was my first grown- up car, but let me stress not too grown up. As an Architect the design is very important to me. The car is beautifully, simple modern, tight and lovely. VW has left me in a bind as the new Passats are bit frumpy & too soft in the ride- no longer just grown up, but middle age. The 2000 is comfortable for long road trip and city commutes. The V6 holds a lot of Zippity do. After 15 years and 175,000 very tough city miles-Johann will be a third back up car. This has been my favorite VW above all we have owned including a Cabriolet, Golf, Jetta and (2) V6 Passat wagons. I love this car!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Long life
Speedy -quick reacting
All the confidence and presence of a higher priced luxury car without the price tag or pretense
Fun to drive
Timeless design
Comfortable
powerful

Cons: Electrical quirks, irrational engine lights, water pump---all those things you tolerate but should have to.

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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS V6 WagonReview
GGerryG writes:
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Great Cars! — Accelerates well. Handles exceptionally well around corners. Lots of pep. ABS brakes are great. Solid yet quiet & smooth ride. These cars can easily run for 250,000 plus miles. Full size spare tire in trunk (not a donut) is a nice feature.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Great handling car.  Visibility is better than in the 2006+ models.  

Cons: Engines tend to burn hot.  Needs Mobil 1 synthetic oil to keep engine clean.  Common issue with VW Passats is leaking head gaskets

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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLXReview
rittisberg writes:
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Very Reliable And Solid German Craftsmanship. — It surprises drivers of luxury brands how much power it has from the line. Handling is fairly good. Clearly not Porsche good but well enough to have fun with. Electrics in this car are also much better than expected. No corroded contacts or glitches.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Good sized sedan. Excellent year without any of the typical VW issues. V6 engine with plenty of umpf to give others a surprise.

Cons: double exhaust if motor mounts are not fixed is annoying since both right and left side flex pipes need to be replaced.

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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLSReview
bigbigbrig writes:
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Good If You Like To Work On Your Own Car — Replacing the timing belt every 100000 miles is a pain. must use special vw fluids. i would not buy again. Parts are expansive and hard to find. Getting ready to trade it in or sell it. 1.8t 5 speed. fwd

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Fun to drive

Cons: expensive to repair

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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS WagonReview
Aaron writes:
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Great For Road Trips — I just traveled across the US in this car and talk about comfort. Four people and all out luggage for 3 weeks vacation and we still had room to stretch-out. Sure glad I had this for a 8000 mile trip

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Very reliable and fun and comfortabe to drive on long trips

Cons: Parts are expensive

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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLSReview
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Who Ever Said Vw's Were Reliable Is A Fool!!!! — performance is good. there is alot of potential. something breaks almost once every 2 to 3 months i love the look of my car and the interior is a really good qualitygas milage is good. maintenance is a pain in the ass!!!!!!! my car is fun to drive because people hate on the family sedan.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: the potential and the look

Cons: its not reliable too much and maintenance is so exspensive

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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLSReview
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It Is An Amazing Car To Own — Acceelerates very quickly, brakes in no time, and with a few adjustments handles like a charm. Does have some issues with the emissions workshop checklight, but overall no really expensive fixes. The styling of the car is beautiful and the interior is very luxurious. I can get anywhere from the mid 20s to about the higher 30s for MPG depending on how I drive. One of the most fun cars I've ever driven

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: It is a perfect car that has plenty of performance, handling, and braking.

Cons: None

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2000 Volkswagen PassatReview
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Great — i love my car. its the best. i wouldnt change anything about it. i love the way it rides. its not that expensive. ilove driving it around town. overall i think that it is a great car. i love it

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: smooth ride

Cons: cant think of any

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2020 Volkswagen Passat Reviews

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2018 Volkswagen Passat Reviews

Review By Tim

So far I love the Passat! The interior is beautiful Read More

Review By Morristransp61

The features are outdated and that’s one of the reasons why it does not justify the high price. It’s missing more refined features such as leather interior and less plastic… a better backup camera and... Read More

2017 Volkswagen Passat Reviews

Review By Guru9Y9WQ8

Very nice car. Great price and has a lot of features. Nice riding and comfortable! Read More

Review By Criss

I am really happy with my Passat, it feels really nice to drive, its comfortable, simple, beautiful and elegant. I made the best decision. Read More

2016 Volkswagen Passat Reviews

Review By Javier

Great car!!! good horse power and gas mileage very good interior space this car will be good for city commute or road trips Read More

Review By Guru956JJ8

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