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2008 Volkswagen Passat KomfortReview
robertf624 writes:
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Run It, Run It, Run It. — This is a keeper. Run it all day anywhere any way it doesnt matter. Classy looks, easily holds its own with 3's & 5's and C's and E's. Paddle shifters on the 6-speed, autohold, no turbo lag, Vegas and back @ 30-plus MPG's. Seats more comfortable than the ones in the den and well-balanced, balanced ride. Reliable as it gets.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Does more than it's supposed to.

Cons: Combined MPG's at 20-21 = half the Smart, ten times the car

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2008 Volkswagen Passat LuxReview
Islam writes:
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Needs More Power — needs more power good feeling very good stability good tech very attractive good appearance may be it will be better with a 3.6 cc ya it is a fun car to drive specially when travelling for long distances finaaly i like me car :)

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

Pros: luxury

Cons: power

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2008 Volkswagen Passat KomfortReview
subdub writes:
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European Cruiser. — This car hugs the road. Steering is precise, braking is excellent. Plenty of room in this car for everyone. Very pleasing interior. Turbo supplies plenty of punch. Cost is well below that of BMW. Certainly is a blast to drive.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Fun to drive

Cons: Car burns about 1 1/2 to 2 quarts between oil changes.

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2008 Volkswagen Passat TurboReview
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Named The Car "black Betty" It Is Black On Black! — Great car, I really have missed driving stick. I forgot how much fun it is. The car has very good sports handling and corners very well. The acceleration is great, and the when the turbo kicks in, you can really feel it pull. Really nice interior and exterior. I really enjoy and love this car!!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Great car! First Volkswagen for me, but I do love German engineering!

Cons: wish I had sunroof, but hey you can't have everything!

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2008 Volkswagen Passat KomfortReview
ostrom writes:
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Great Looking, Fast And Thanks To Turbo, Fuel Friendly! — Amazing car! Fast yet great on fuel thanks to the 2.0 Liter Turbo. Plenty of space, looks great and drives wonderful. It's quiet on the highway and the six speed tip-tronic with steering wheel paddles make it fun to drive. German engineering at its finest. Compliments are almost daily!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Fast yet great on gas!

Cons: Can't think of a reason not to have it. For me, it's too much car to commute to work with.

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2008 Volkswagen Passat LuxReview
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A Very Nice Car — great car,interier is leather an looks very nice,has good power and does not consume too much diesel.Drove it max 250 kmh and the acceleration is very solid for that kind of weight.Quality is one of the best ive seen

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: speed,comfort,looks

Cons: too big

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2008 Volkswagen Passat TurboReview
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Worst Car I've Ever Owned —

After owning several Volvo Wagons, I though it time for a change. I went with my wife to a VW Dealership while she was looking for a new car. In the showroom was a brand new 2008 Passat Wagon. I was not really familiar with the model but once I sat in it, looked at the fit and finish, I was quite impressed. I took it for a test drive, and was even more impressed. The price was substantially lower than that of the Volvo. Now less than 2 years later, I can honestly say that it is without a doubt the worst car I have ever owned. It all started out last winter when the dealer installed a set of winter tires and rims. Immediately after driving it off the lot there was a tremendous amount of noise and vibration. After several trips back to the dealer and being told that this was normal for snow tires I went to another dealership. They said that the lug nuts were not correct for the rims - and oh by the way, your transmission has some play in it and we'll have to replace it - less than 30,000 kms. Went back to the dealership who installed the snows and they eventually changed the lug nuts, and put a new set of tires on the car. It was better, but there was still noise. In the spring I put the summer tires back on and had the car serviced. Again complained about the noise and vibration. According to the dealer - everything checks out. The noise is now getting unbearable. Took it back to the dealer. This time they replaced the wheel bearings. A little better, but not right. They are now saying it's uneven tire wear. The tires were not rotated properly! All service has been down on schedule by VW Dealers. Two weeks later I'm driving along the QEW in Toronto during rush hour and I loose all power. Of course I'm in the outside lane and because of the construction there is no shoulder to pull off on to. The car gets towed to my dealer and I am told that the driveshaft has failed - new driveshaft is installed. STILL NOT RIGHT. Everyone who gets into the car asked about the noise. Today I called VW Customer Service to express my concerns about the quality of the vehicle and was told that as long as the dealer was fixing the problems that there is nothing that they can do. The car now has 45,000 kms on it.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Great styling, very comfortable

Cons: Poor drivetrain, very unreliable

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2008 Volkswagen PassatReview
Ujwaldeep writes:
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Value For Money — The acceleration, braking and handling are great. Maneuverability is good. Only thing i find is not good in the car is, looks. They are now very outdated. Don't know why the Volkswagen people stick to "Under-stated Luxury". It surely is fun to drive. Feature rich.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: It's a drivers car for sure. Zipppp !!

Cons: Looks

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2008 Volkswagen PassatReview
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Awesome — If you would like to learn more on this car you'd have to buy it because its one of the best looking most fun to ride in and its build is off the chain so go ahead and buy it

Pros: Really nice looking and motor purs like a cat

Cons: None

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2008 Volkswagen Passat KomfortReview
Dominic writes:
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Verry Good For 30,000 Dollars — great car but being the comfort it has a noticeable turbo lag and it dosent have all the gadgets that the modern driver has come to know and love but on the outher hand road trios are less of a bother with this car with its comfortable interior

Pros: great value, great on gas, great proformince

Cons: fun to drive, tiptronic  and comfortable inside

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Reviews From Other Years

2020 Volkswagen Passat Reviews

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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

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2019 Volkswagen Passat Reviews

Review By Andrew

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

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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

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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