2008 Volkswagen Passat Overview

Passat

Looking for a Used Passat in your area?

CarGurus has 21,116 nationwide Passat listings starting at $2,000.

ZIP:
Average user score
4.5 5 stars
Based on 42 reviews

2008 Volkswagen Passat Overview

After its heralded return in 2007, the VW Passat didn't change too much for 2008 besides a new interior for the Turbo and a more upscale design. This full-size sedan comes in 5 trims. In addition, the '08 Passat has 4 doors and seats 5.

The Turbo trim comes with a 2.0 L, 200 hp I4 engine while the VR6 4Motion gives you the most bang for your buck with a 3.6 L, 280 hp V6 engine. As for transmission, you'll have your pick between 6 speed manual and 6 speed automatic. All Passats feature a leather steering and side shades.

Overall, reviewers like the low price for a sedan that resembles the Mercedes CLS. The powertrain selection looks solid, although you'd expect a full fleet of V6's in a competitive sedan. In any case, look for the 2008 VW Passat to make waves with sedan fans looking for a little extra flair.

Updated

What's your take on the 2008 Volkswagen Passat?

2008 Volkswagen Passat Top Comparisons

Users ranked 2008 Volkswagen Passat against other cars which they drove/owned. Each ranking was based on 9 categories. Here is the summary of top rankings.

2008 Volkswagen Passat vs:

    Have you driven a 2008 Volkswagen Passat?  
    Rank This Car

    Cars compared to 2008 Volkswagen PassatPeople researching a 2008 Volkswagen Passat contacted a dealer about

    Passat

    Looking for a Used Passat in your area?

    CarGurus has 21,116 nationwide Passat listings starting at $2,000.

    ZIP:
    Have questions?   Ask a question

    Volkswagen Passat Questions

    2008 Passat 2.0 Vs 2010 Jetta Sel. What Would You Buy?

    2008 Passat 2.0 Turbo has 102k miles listed for $3800 and 2010 Jetta SEL has 103.9k miles listed for $5000. The passat seems more appealing to me because I thought it would be more reliable than Jetta...

    28 views with 4 answers (last answer 2 weeks ago)

    Malfunction Light Is On

    malfunction light is on

    11 views with 2 answers (last answer about a month ago)

    I Change My Right Front Tire Of My Vw Passat. I Cant Fine The Tire Pressure...

    25 views with 1 answer (last answer about a month ago)

    Took My Car To A Mechanic For Turbo Replacement, Now Driver's Seat And Two ...

    took my car to a mechanic for turbo replacement, now driver's seat and two back windows don't work - all fuses check fine - a reading says low voltage to those two areas, what can it be? the mechani...

    13 views with 2 answers (last answer about a month ago)

    Warm Air Blows Out The Driver's Side Defroster Only. Cold Air Blows Out All...

    29 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 months ago)