• (3.5) 6 reviews
  • MSRP: $808–$3,560
  • Body Style: Sedan
  • Combined MPG: 22-41
  • Engine: 115-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
1996 Volkswagen Passat

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by Earl from Hanover-Baltimore on November 11, 2017

Bought the car new in 1996. Still gets 47-50 mpg highway. Broke down twice. Currently have over 775,000 miles on it with absolutely no engine or transmission work. I did take very good care of it.... Read Full Review

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