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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS V6Review
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I Like It. — It's alright. It's not automatic and it lost its heat so it is a cold ride during the winter. But all is good.

Pros: Sun roof and it's decently quick.

Cons: Automatic

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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLSReview
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Great Car To Get Yourself Started With An European Car. — Car was great for all the seasons except winter, espeicailly here in the upper peninsula. The style meets my standards for sure. The interior was roomy. We did fit 5 people all the way to Chicago in it.

Pros: Awesome Gas Milage

Cons: Weak engine for winter driving...

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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS V6Review
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Nice And Comfy! — Good car for the price Quiet and fast enough

Pros: look

Cons: check engine light lol

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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLXReview
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First B5 4motion Sold In The Region, Baby!!! — Probably the most bullet-proof VW ever built!

Pros: AWD handling, creature comforts, roomy, refined.

Cons: Thirsty, no ESP at the time.

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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLSReview
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Yes — its peppy... has some tuning possibilities... especially the turbo model... the 5 spd is definitely a plus...

Pros: interior is slightly larger than the jetta... but still over all a smaller car...

Cons: its a dub... its not the most reliable thing on earth

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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLSReview
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Great Ride If You Can Afford The Repairs — I loved my Passat. Until it broke. And broke and broke and broke. All told, I spent as much money keeping it running in the four years I owned it as it cost to purchase. Extremely high maintenance, but a blast to drive (when it's not in the shop).

Pros: Handling, Power, Styling, Stereo, Roominess, Comfort

Cons: Gas Mileage, Premium Fuel Requirement, Frequent Repairs, Electrical Malfunctions, Expensive Service Bills

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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLXReview
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Like The Jetta, But Bigger. —

This car was a direct replacement for the sadly departed Jetta. It's an upgrade of sorts. Like the Jetta, it's the GLX trim, the top of its model line short of 4motion all-wheel drive. Like the Jetta, it also had all the bells and whistles and packed a 2.8 liter V6, a slightly more power 60 degree V6 as oppose to the Jetta's narrow 15 degree V6 designed to fit in the space of a 4-cylinder. Packaged with a 5 speed manual, a rare combination among 4-door/6-cylinder "family" cars in the early 2000's, this car was a great cruiser. And practical too, easily accommodating 5 passengers for a smooth commute. There were a few more maintenance and repair issues with this versus the Jetta, though not astronomical compare to the Bonneville. I attribute that as one of the reasons i wanted to sell this Passat, but mostly it's because I was promiscuous (for lack of a better term) when it comes to cars. Originally, it was to be replaced by the doomed Miata. But a dumbass teen behind the wheel of (ironically), another Jetta changed that. I waited another 2 more months to find something else to buy before I sold this at a small profit. Service date: 8 July 2005 to 17 June 2006 (sold) Gasoline used: 89 octane over 9000 miles at an average of 25.63 mpg. Per gallon cost ranged from $1.979 (12/17/05) to $3.199 (9/3/05). Historical footnote, 89 octane cost me $2.299 at the first fillup on 7/29/05. On 8/27/05, two days before Katrina hit New Orleans, it was $2.569. It peaked on 9/3/05 fill up and fluctuated within $.50 of that over the next few months before dropping slightly below the $2 mark in December of 2005.

Pros: Fast, fun, and all the bells and whistles like the Jetta, slightly more expensive.

Cons: Integrated foglights, no steering wheel controls

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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLXReview
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Love-hate Relationship — I have a love-hate relationship with this car. I love the car's appearance...it's extremely sporty for a 4 door sedan. I love the leather interior, the tiptronic transmission, the v6 engine, the moonroof, the sound system... I hate the price of upkeep and repairs, the extremely weak a/c, the oil leak...

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Miles Driven per Year:12,000

Pros: leather interior, moon roof, tiptronic transmission, v6 engine, monsoon sound system

Cons: weak air conditioning, cost of upkeep, repairs, gas...

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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLSReview
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Reliable Car — The drive is great mpg at 30 to 40 fwy by my self with full passengers about 24-28. Little noise but not bad. The maintenance with oli change or anti freeze is expensive becuase its a turbo model. Performance side quick pick up but not a lot of power for a turbo model 150hp okay. handles great the car is fun to drive becuase its a stick shift love this car

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Power HP low, not a family car GREAT MPG

Cons: maintenance pricey

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2015 Volkswagen Passat Reviews

Love This Car... By dpkdo731

I like the fuel efficiency, cost and stylishness of the vehicle. It is sporty, but does not lose its ability to be professional and classy. The 45-50MPG is fantastic and the Diesel TDI will go fore... Read More

Made For America With German Engineering. By Pal_venkat

I have recently bought my VW Passat 1.8 TSI SE with Nav. Initially went to buy VW Golf then ended up with the Passat because of the size. I love the interior not being too busy. Very simple and decent... Read More

2014 Volkswagen Passat Reviews

This Is A Surprisingly Good Ride. By BobSteveVA

I've been a BMW driver for about 12 years and loved the 5 series I drove. After not being able to get a manual transmission and reaching my max to spend for a set of wheels, I decided to stay German b... Read More

Best Diesel Car/sedan For Your Money. Period. By 5DDFL

Everything about it is fantastic! Owning this has sold me on the TDI brand for life. Having the Diesel engine is a bit more expensive so I wouldn't suggest buying a new one unless you plan on drivin... Read More

2013 Volkswagen Passat Reviews

A Fuel-sipping Champion. By Beta_400

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

Great Reliable Car By Ginese1

I drove this car to and from Tampa for two years and never had a moments problem with it. Its enjoyable to drive and looks great. Does very well on gas mileage and handles well in wet conditions. T... Read More

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

2010 Volkswagen Passat Reviews

Love It By JS1828

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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