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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLX 4MotionReview
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Don't Buy It — I bought the car because of the 4-wheel drive and black leather seats. I should have heeded friends' advice to go with a Japanese make because the Passat has ended up being a clunker. Pile o' parts. Avoid like the plague.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Black leather seats, 4-wheel drive

Cons: Repair costs

25 of 33 people found this review helpful.
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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLSReview
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Car Is Great, Just Sucks That It Has A Sealed Transmission And Soooo Many Parts — Too many parts, special expensive fluids, sealed transmission, a little over priced, does not hold value as it should over time. Safety is great has many air bags, but not a lot of room in back for passengers if driver and pasenger are over 5'-4".

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Great running car with exceptional steering, safe with many air bags

Cons: parts are NOT cheap and too many parts to replace

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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLSReview
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Great Car To Own — I love the looks, reliability and handling of this car. It is also very economical but looks and drives like a million bucks. I can't wait to buy a newer version of the same model. I would recommend it to anyone. In fact, I'm trying to pass mine on to my sibling.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: great looks, handling and reliability.

Cons: I can't really think of anything bad to put on this subject.

16 of 19 people found this review helpful.
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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLX WagonReview
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Pretty Good Car! — The car itself is great. It has plenty of what you want in a family car and gives you plenty of options. I personally love its cargo capacity...it's one of the main reason why I bought this car. You really have to see it for yourself and get behind the wheel!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Great for families, transport, and cargo. Handles well and had lots of power

Cons: Could do better in gas mileage

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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLSReview
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Nice To Drive, Horrible To Own. — This car is awesome to drive, its smooth, classy and has awesome features. However it has a lot of coolant leaks, and is just very problematic. It's not a good car to own on a tight budget all I have to say is read your consumer reports. If you like to work on cars, knows someone who works on cars, or have money. This is the car for you.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Looks amazing, rides amazing, and has many comfortable charactaristcs

Cons: Always in the shop, Always has problems that are very costly to fix, and it runs on premium

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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS WagonReview
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Good Daily Driver, But You Will Need Another Car If You Want To Have Fun — Good reliable car, especially for the price, but is frankly boring to drive and one must constantly remind themselves that this car was a practical choice when being constantly passed on the freeway. Also is a Volkswagon and therefore must only be purchased by someone willing to waste an obscene amount of time on routine maintenance.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Reliability, fuel economy, cargo capacity.

Cons: Slow, ugly, difficult to work on.  

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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS V6 4MotionReview
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02 Passat — good relieable car. bought it used. less than 70k miles on it. it has a broken waterpump so its in the shop now. should be fixed in a few weeks. its a blast to drive if your not scared to feel the steel ya know? haha

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: heated seats

Cons: the waterpump is broken so its in the shop

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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLXReview
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All Good For Today — it does what i need for now.I like to drive it not fixing it.I have fun with it when i can hope it lasts couple more years not a big writer so have fun with what you got till the wheels fall off

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: turbo   

Cons: its old

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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLSReview
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I Can Say 1 To 10 Is 10 — Car is the best all I have only this motor same motor and transmission like 2002 Audi A4 Car dont have any bad thinks. Please change oil on time and car will run long time. Nice ruining till 250k miles with out changing engine.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Car is the best all I have only this motor same motor and transmission like Audi A4

Cons: Car dont have any bad thinks. Please change oil on time and car will run long time.

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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS WagonReview
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Fun, Affordable, Safe. — Solid, heavy Wagon. Feel very safe in this Car. Good acceleration when needed. Monsoon stereo is top notch. Need to keep full synthetic oil in it and change when needed (5K). Many have posted problems with this car, maybe I have lucky, but would buy another in a heartbeat.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Solid, German build quality.  Fun to Drive.

Cons: If you don't like to maintain, this car is not for you.

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Reviews From Other Years

2020 Volkswagen Passat Reviews

Review By Soko1

Vary nice design,engine/s over all great car! Great value! Missing: Maybe some screens in head rests for lil ones to watch : ) Read More

Review By Benoit

* Comfortable and well-equipment with modem amenities. * Very quiet interior at highway speeds. * Very, very fuel efficient, but adequately powerful when needed. * VW includes rubber floor mats by def... Read More

2019 Volkswagen Passat Reviews

Review By Andrew

High value, comfort, clean styling and very safe. Highly recommend. Read More

Review By Brandon

This is a very elegantly styled , sophisticated car. It offers an exceptionally , smooth and quiet ride . The engine offers outstanding power, acceleration and fuel efficiency. This is by far , the... Read More

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

The V6 engine (which is otherwise stellar) creates way too much torque steer and wheel spin on the front wheel drive Passat. Also, the DSG transmission (V6 model) is jerky at lower speeds. The 1.8... Read More

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