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2002 Volkswagen Passat

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Overall Rating
7.5
Out of 10

Based on 783 Ratings for the 2001 - 2005 models.

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  • Value
    7.8/10
    Quality
    7.9/10
  • Reliability
    7.5/10
    Performance
    8.2/10
  • Comfort
    8.4/10
    Styling
    8.4/10
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The VW Passat Rocks!

By on Friday, August 10, 2007

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
9/10
Comfort
9/10

"We've owned a number of cars and the VW Passat is the best sedan we've ever owned. It drives great, has a ton of space inside, is 100% reliable and has been a great value. I can't say enough about this car!"

2005 Passat TDI sedan 4Dr

By on Friday, August 10, 2007

10 8.0
overall rating 8 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
8/10
Value
9/10
Reliability
8/10
Quality
8/10
Performance
9/10
Styling
9/10
Comfort
9/10

"31000 miles, no major problems. ABS sensor and ignition coil problems till date. Fun to drive. Tiptronic enhances driving fun. 32 MPG in city/ 45 MPG highway"

best buy

By on Thursday, August 09, 2007

10 7.0
overall rating 7 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
7/10
Value
8/10
Reliability
8/10
Quality
8/10
Performance
8/10
Styling
8/10
Comfort
9/10

"love the performance and comfort this car has so many options and it holds its value I cant say any bad things about the passat"

Great car but needs alot of maintaining.

By on Tuesday, August 07, 2007

10 6.0
overall rating 6 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
6/10
Value
8/10
Reliability
5/10
Quality
8/10
Performance
8/10
Styling
9/10
Comfort
9/10

"This is a great car, handles very well, good MPG and basically alot of fun to drive. However for a car with less than 50K on the clock i have had ALOT of things that have needed the attention (at alot of cost) of the dealer. Fun to drive but get ready to empty your pockets for repairs!"

3 people out of 3 found this review helpful

By on Monday, August 06, 2007

10 7.0
overall rating 7 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
7/10
Value
8/10
Reliability
7/10
Quality
8/10
Performance
9/10
Styling
9/10
Comfort
8/10

"Overall gets 35-40 mpg with mostly city driving. Have gotten over 43 mpg on the highway. Well build and overall fun to drive."

Not a good car

By on Monday, August 06, 2007

10 4.0
overall rating 4 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
4/10
Value
4/10
Reliability
4/10
Quality
5/10
Performance
6/10
Styling
8/10
Comfort
6/10

"I have had nothing but problems since 1 month after I purchased the car. The engine coils failed, the front axel had to be replaced, the back trunk leaked, the wheel well over the gas tank had a recall, etc. The car has spent more time at the dealer getting repaired than a new car should."

1 person out of 2 found this review helpful

By on Friday, August 03, 2007

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

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Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
9/10
Styling
9/10
Comfort
10/10

This customer did not provide a text review.

1 person out of 3 found this review helpful

By on Thursday, August 02, 2007

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
9/10
Value
9/10
Reliability
9/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
9/10
Comfort
10/10

This customer did not provide a text review.

Excellent value

By on Wednesday, August 01, 2007

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
9/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
8/10
Styling
9/10
Comfort
10/10

"Ive driven this car on very long trips between Seattle and Houston. The car is very comfortable with a clean ride. It isn't a sports car, however, as noticed from the lower (yet not bad) performance. My car was upgraded with an electronic chip to add horsepower to make sure I can get around those large trucks on the highway. Excellent car."

1 person out of 2 found this review helpful

DIESEL GAL ALL THE WAY!!

By on Tuesday, July 31, 2007

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

"Like they say.. "Once you go diesel, you never go gas!" I frowned at the idea of getting a diesel at first because the picture i had in my head were those old mercedes benz putters that leave black clouds of smoke behind them. Definately not the case with my Passat! I love the fuel economy I get. $45 in diesel gets me 515-530 miles per tank! I haven't had any problems at all!"

By on Monday, July 30, 2007

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

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Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

This customer did not provide a text review.

By on Sunday, July 29, 2007

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

This customer did not provide a text review.

By on Friday, July 27, 2007

10 7.0
overall rating 7 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
7/10
Value
7/10
Reliability
8/10
Quality
8/10
Performance
8/10
Styling
9/10
Comfort
9/10

This customer did not provide a text review.

Will NEVER buy VW again

By on Wednesday, July 25, 2007

10 2.0
overall rating 2 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
2/10
Value
3/10
Reliability
1/10
Quality
1/10
Performance
1/10
Styling
6/10
Comfort
6/10

"Has broken down 11 times in 4 years, bought car new from dealer. Unreliable. Volkswagen (main company and multiple dealers/service) not easy to deal with."

3 people out of 4 found this review helpful

By on Sunday, July 22, 2007

10 7.0
overall rating 7 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
7/10
Value
8/10
Reliability
8/10
Quality
9/10
Performance
8/10
Styling
8/10
Comfort
8/10

"Good car so far. Purchased with 40,000 miles, now over 80,000 miles. No problems. Well made, good quality, good safety features. Average over 32 mpg. Decent power. Decent room. Decent handling."

2 people out of 2 found this review helpful

By on Thursday, July 19, 2007

10 4.0
overall rating 4 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
4/10
Value
6/10
Reliability
6/10
Quality
5/10
Performance
5/10
Styling
5/10
Comfort
5/10

This customer did not provide a text review.

By on Wednesday, July 18, 2007

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

This customer did not provide a text review.

By on Wednesday, July 18, 2007

10 7.0
overall rating 7 of 10rating details

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Overall Rating
7/10
Value
8/10
Reliability
8/10
Quality
8/10
Performance
9/10
Styling
8/10
Comfort
9/10

This customer did not provide a text review.

By on Tuesday, July 17, 2007

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

This customer did not provide a text review.

By on Tuesday, July 17, 2007

10 7.0
overall rating 7 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
7/10
Value
8/10
Reliability
8/10
Quality
8/10
Performance
8/10
Styling
9/10
Comfort
8/10

This customer did not provide a text review.

NYC

By on Monday, July 16, 2007

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

"yrly all drains get clogged w/ leavs must be fixd"

VW Engineering

By on Monday, July 16, 2007

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
9/10
Value
9/10
Reliability
9/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

"Solid German engineering and the turbo model has both the power and the fuel economy to match today's driving needs"

By on Sunday, July 15, 2007

10 6.0
overall rating 6 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
6/10
Value
7/10
Reliability
7/10
Quality
7/10
Performance
9/10
Styling
8/10
Comfort
7/10

This customer did not provide a text review.

Good little SUV alternative!

By on Saturday, July 14, 2007

10 8.0
overall rating 8 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
8/10
Value
9/10
Reliability
8/10
Quality
8/10
Performance
8/10
Styling
8/10
Comfort
9/10

"Purchased vehicle from non-VW dealer, but sched. maint. @ VW dealer to keep factory warranty valid. Features & conveniences comparable to BMW, for ~2/3 price! Adequate cargo & passenger space. Very comfortable & fun to drive, esp. in "Tiptronic" mode. MPH = 25/34 city/hwy on regular (87) gas + "Outlaw" booster = 91 octane min recom. Engine never labors nor hesitates; turbocharger responds fine. VW Service says this is acceptable combo."

On the fence

By on Friday, July 13, 2007

10 3.0
overall rating 3 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
3/10
Value
5/10
Reliability
2/10
Quality
5/10
Performance
4/10
Styling
6/10
Comfort
8/10

"Structurally, the car is built like a tank. The ride is awesome. We have the 4 cyl. and were getting about 17.5mpg in town and 22mpg highway on super unleaded ethanol. Switched to Premium fuel and now get 23mpg town 32mpg hwy. Don't run anything but premium fuel and you will do okay on milage. The Turbo cracked at 47k and had to be replaced (luckily under warranty) $2500 repair. After 50,000 miles is when the checkbook came out. We have had to replace: radio, drivers side visor (garage door opener fell apart), drivers side seat adjustment mechanism, brakes, rotars, water pump, all belts, some electonic engine sensor, battery, and cv boots. What is next??? Be ready to pay about double what you are used to paying for repairs as well. I will probably not own another VW in my lifetime."

6 people out of 8 found this review helpful

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