definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
35,263 miles

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problem #3

Mar 152005


  • Automatic transmission
  • 52,000 miles
When accerating from a dead stop the vehicle has a delay before taking off. Consumer was concerned that he will be rear ended because of this.

- Yardley, PA, USA

problem #2

Aug 312004

Passat 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 24,233 miles
Manufacturer's fastened car mat ends exactly where the accelerator pedal meets the floor when fully depressed and caught the pedal. This causes the car to continue to accelerate.

- East Meadow, NY, USA

problem #1

May 152004

Passat 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 29,555 miles
While driving automobile accelerated to 7000rpm and to 50 mph from 35 mph. Foot was not on accelerator. I pulled over to the side of the road and placed the auto into park. After a few seconds the engine again raced to 7000 RPM wiithout having me place my foot on the accelerator. This is very dangerous.

- Greenwich, CT, USA