2013 Volkswagen Passat Top Comparisons

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2013 Volkswagen PassatReview
Paul writes:
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Smooth ride on a budget can’t go wrong

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sylvia writes:
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I like the sel premium, it has a fender audio, nice wheels, sunroof, power everything, excellent mpg. I believe it is a good value, it doesnt let you know which wheel may be low on air. I think its similar to a malibu or impala.

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Louie writes:
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Great car, just that costly timing belt and pump that need to get changed at 120k, a little costly..

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2013 Volkswagen PassatReview
Lori writes:
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The payment wasnt worth it so I didnt buy it.

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2013 Volkswagen PassatReview
Guru94TL59 writes:
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I was pleasantly surprised with the Volkswagen Passat. It’s spacious and handles the road well. I test drove it during the day and again at night. During the night you get a different vibe when everything lights up inside.

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2013 Volkswagen Passat Review
Kristofer89 says:
vs2015 BMW 5 Series
2013 Volkswagen Passat winning categories:
  • Power
  • Handling
  • Looks/Style
  • Front Seats
  • Back Seats
  • Cargo Capacity
  • Family Car
  • Value
  • Would Buy
Looks/Style Ranked 2015 BMW 5 Series worse.
"Looks more elegant"
Back Seats Ranked 2015 BMW 5 Series worse.
"They are more comfortable softer and Angel is better.. Also leg room in the back of Passat is incredible"
2013 Volkswagen Passat TDI SE with SunroofReview
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A Fuel-sipping Champion. — 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't seem durable. It is super comfortable for long road trips especially.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Amazing fuel range

Cons: Some of the fit and finish seems... unfinished

12 of 12 people found this review helpful.
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2013 Volkswagen Passat SEReview
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Great Reliable Car — 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. This car has been very reliable and fun to drive.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Great car, reliable and handles well, good looks. Lots of storage and back seat space.  Very Good on gas mileage.

Cons: none

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2013 Volkswagen Passat SReview
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2.5 Passat S Is A Great Value — i traded a 2011 mb glk for this cpo 2013 passat s. i was looking for a german driving experience at lower cost and happily found it. i test drove 2.5 and 1.8t passats and jettas. the 1.8t jetta was awesome, but i needed more interior room. since i prefer cloth seats i saved $4k by buying a cpo passat s with 2.5 engine. please dont believe the anti 2.5 automotive press reports, the 2.5 is a sweetly solid performer. hitting 80mph entering a highway is easy, so is passing from 70mph. i get 24mpg in the suburbs and 32-36 highway mpg, better when air temp is in 60s, at 70mph. i gave it 4 stars for brakes, ride and noise because i came from a mercedes, but im very happy since my ownership cost is half now that im in a vw.

Pros: low price/good value, solid 2.5 engine, large interior room

Cons: hard to judge when in reverse and parking

11 of 11 people found this review helpful.
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2013 Volkswagen Passat TDI SEL PremiumReview
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The Perfect Balance Between Luxury, Performance And Economy — This is a smooth, quiet, comfortable and powerful car that achieves amazing fuel mileage. VW diesels have a quasi cult following and amazing resale values even up to and beyond 200,000 miles. The torque and performance in traffic will spoil you for going back to gasoline power. The only time you will know it is a diesel is at the gas station where you may get the smell on your hands, but otherwise this is the perfect balance between luxury, performance and economy.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Torque, fuel economy and range, amazing seats, Fender Audio - best sound system ever, huge trunk and back seats, the ultimate highway cruiser.

Cons: Initial cost of diesel model,

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Reviews From Other Years

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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