Volkswagen Passat

2019 Volkswagen Passat, Golf Get Powertrain, Lineup Shakeup

By Jennifer Geiger on September 5, 2018

Volkswagen is streamlining its trim lineup and limiting its engine offerings on two families of cars for 2019. The Passat is losing its V-6 option, and the Golf and Golf SportWagen will now feat... Read More
8,400 Volkswagen Atlas SUVs, Passat Sedans: Recall Alert

By Patrick Masterson on August 28, 2018

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 8,400 model-year 2017-18 Volkswagen Passat sedans and model-year 2018 Atlas SUVs The Problem: The brake caliper bracket mounting bolts on these vehicles may ... Read More
An Aux Tale: My Quest to Get My Car's Antiquated Stereo System Jacked

By Kasey Carlson on August 13, 2018

My 2003 Volkswagen Passat, otherwise known as Patty, has been a trustworthy ride since my sister and I got her in May. There have been tiny inconveniences that come with owning an old car, like ... Read More
Window Closing Fast to Get Cash for Your VW 2.0-Liter Diesel

By Fred Meier on August 2, 2018

If you've been squeezing the last few miles out of your Volkswagen 2.0-liter diesel vehicle before selling it back, you're about out of time. The deadline for a completed application for... Read More
Jackless Jams: How to Play Music in Your Car With No Aux Input

By Kasey Carlson on July 16, 2018

I love my used car. My 2003 Volkswagen Passat, nicknamed Patty, is the perfect first car for me. She has leather seats, cruise control and doesn't have too many miles for an old gal. But as ... Read More
2,500 2003 Volkswagen Cars and Vans: Recall Alert

By Patrick Masterson on July 2, 2018

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 2,500 model-year 2003 Volkswagen Passat sedans, Jetta sedans and wagons, Golf hatchbacks, EuroVan Camper and EuroVan Chassis vans The Problem: In the event o... Read More
Um, So How Do You Take Care of a Car? (Asking for a First-Time Owner)

By Kasey Carlson on June 22, 2018

For the first time in my young driving life, I am the owner of a new car. Well, it's new to me — a 2003 Volkswagen Passat that my sister and I affectionately named Patty. I'm doing... Read More
2011-2016 Volkswagen Cars and SUVs: Recall Alert

By Patrick Masterson on June 11, 2018

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 250 model-year 2012-16 Volkswagen Eos convertibles, 2012 Passat sedans, 2012-16 CC sedans, 2015 e-Golf electric hatchbacks, 2011-15 Touareg SUVs, 2012-15 Tiguan ... Read More
2018 Denver Auto Show: 5 Things You Can't Miss

By Nick Kurczewski on April 3, 2018

CARS.COM — You don't have to be a diehard Broncos fan to appreciate all that the Mile High City has to offer -- Denver has much more to it than NFL football and a high altitude, after ... Read More
2018 Volkswagen Passat Review: Comfortable and Composed With a Hint of Flair

By Jennifer Geiger on April 2, 2018

After a redesign for 2016, the Volkswagen Passat saw minor changes for 2017, and for 2018 it gets a new base engine and a sporty Passat GT trim level.   The Passat straddles sedan classes, co... Read More