Family Reviews the 2012 Volkswagen Passat TDI

By Jennifer Newman  on March 30, 2012

With its roomy interior and trunk and lower starting price, there’s a lot to like about the 2012 Volkswagen Passat. Get the TDI trim with its turbocharged four-cylinder diesel engine, and you’ll love its EPA-estimated 30/40 mpg city/highway, says Family contributor Sara Lacey. She was impressed by nearly everything about the Passat TDI except its bland front end.

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Assistant Managing Editor Jennifer Newman is a certified car-seat technician. A mom of two, she owns a 2013 Subaru Outback crammed with sports gear.  Email Jennifer