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2012 Volkswagen PassatReview
Katie writes:
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I love this car!!! It has all the bells and whistles that I could ever asked for. The car drives amazing too!!! I seriously recommend buying a Volkswagen!!

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Чарльз writes:
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Best can for that price i ever saw! For sure

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Andrew writes:
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Looks great on the outside and seems to run well. The AC does not work. Its not as clean/in good condition on the inside as it appears. Im also not convinced ventilation is correct because my COVID masks smelled like diesel-influenced air for days.

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Guru843NQ writes:
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For the price you really can’t beat it!! Fully loaded for under $9000

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Guru6X39C writes:
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The car have all the updated features such as blue connection which was very easy to set up, touch screen control for media entertainment system.

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2012 Volkswagen Passat TDI SE with Sunroof and NavReview
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Great Overall Car — 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 of cargo space for baggage.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Excellent mileage and overall room

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2012 Volkswagen Passat SReview
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Forever Runner! — I like the fact that the car is newer with fewer miles on it. Yes Its a 2012 with 62,000 miles on it. It drives really smooth. I paid 9,500.00 for it which was not bad for this car. I had it inspected inside and out before I bought it at Firestone and everything was okay with the car. They saw no issues as far as why I shouldn't buy the car. There are a few things I don't like about the car and they are that it has a few dings on the body and some scratches. I also am concerned that it was a rental car before. That's the biggest part that I didn't like because it means that a bunch of random people were driving this car and probably some didn't take care of it very well. And I also am scared about the parts on the car. I can imagine that some people rent CARS TO TAKE GOOD WORKING PARTS AND EXCHANGE THEM WITH THE OLD BARELY WORKING PARTS because im sure the rental people don't inspect every single part when the car is brought back.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Drives really smooth and went and had everything checked out and everything seems to be okay with the car. I had everything inspected while buying the car. I took it to Firestone and had them do a thourough inspection on the car because I needed to know if everything was on the up and up with the car.

Cons: its a used car and I bought it at a smaller dealership and I guess they buy rental cars and sell them. Well this car was a rental car before I bough it. so I was a little skeptical about buying the car

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2012 Volkswagen Passat SE with Sunroof and NavReview
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Good Family Car — Good gas mileage, lots of room for a family. 2012 model year did not have back up cam or rear seat a/c vents which is a must with kids in the back seat. would recommend the Passat. Carefree maintenance for 3 years has been great, just show up every 10K miles and no charge for service.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Roomy

Cons: Missing some safety features found in other cars....blind spot, back up cam, lane departure

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2012 Volkswagen Passat TDI SE with SunroofReview
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Looks Good And Drives Great! Exceptional Gas Mileage!! — Terrific family car if you don't want and SUV! Tons of room through the car and is drives great! The TDi provides exceptional gas mileage!! Given that VW also makes Audi, I would have love to have seen this car with AWD, but overall, I am very satisfied with this vehicle - great value for the money.

Pros: Gas mileage and roominess!

Cons: No AWD

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2012 Volkswagen Passat SELReview
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Like An Audi, But Much Less Money — You can see the family DNA here. It looks and feels like an Audi, at much less money. An amazing amount of luxury and performace for the price, and 30+ MPG. Autobahn safe, but not autobahn fast. The nav system is good with the Sirius Travel link (provides realtime traffic data and re-routing). And the Fender sound system is better than any Bose or Harmon Kardon system I have had before.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Great fuel economy and German luxury

Cons: wish it was available in AWD, but that would be an Audi, at an Audi price.

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2022 Volkswagen Passat Reviews

Review By Guru33631

My second Passat. Love this car and the features. Read More

Review By Joan

I bought the 2022 passat limited edition. I expected to get everything considering its well over a $1000 mor than the R-line, plus I got the red one and that an extra $400 almost for all models. Ther... Read More

2021 Volkswagen Passat Reviews

Review By Guru9CPRRJ

I love my Passat Just wish it was electric Read More

2020 Volkswagen Passat Reviews

Review By Guru91BYJ1

Compare with Ford Focus. Good value and well equipped. Read More

Review By Guru9CJ4CG

Great car for a great price, I compared the Passat with Kia K5 and Toyota Camry Read More

2019 Volkswagen Passat Reviews

Review By William

Good value vehicle 2nd one for us. Holding onto the 2015 edition. Read More

Review By Andrew

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

2018 Volkswagen Passat Reviews

Review By GuruNVYX7

Very much a performance oriented car....think of it as a grown up Golf GTI! Read More

Review By Donsco77

R Line is a good value. 2900 mile trip and averaged 34 mpg. Features are okay. USB for CarPlay is in a bad place because it is in the bottom of a tray pointing up and catches all the small particles ... Read More

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