really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
60,000 miles

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problem #3

Aug 072008


  • 180,000 miles
I was driving approximately 25 miles a hour by my house while I was driving a big click noise sounded on my front right wheel the car swerved and fell in a ditch the police came and the car was towed to a mechanic and he told me it was your tie rod and axle broken I had to change them. Plus my ABS system is not working and it needs a new module and it seems like every Passat out there have no problem and the dealer wont help or VW hotline plus my two front windows just fell and the windows need a whole new actuators and on the internet alot of the Passat have that problem and the dealer wont help there is five recalls on Passat and the dealer don't want to do but 1 of them so please help me.

- Ocean Pines, MD, USA

problem #2

Oct 022002


  • miles
The vehicle dropped from the hoist while being serviced, the GM of the dealership attributed the accident to too much anti-corrosion compound being applied to the vehicle at the time of manufacturing, the manufacturer was contacted. Nlm

- Sunnyvale, CA, USA

problem #1

Sep 101999


  • miles
Very loud (like a helicoptor) interior noise when window or sunroof is opened

- San Rafael, CA, USA