• (3.7) 3 reviews
  • Inventory Prices: $4,995–$4,995
  • Body Style: Sedan
  • Combined MPG: 22-42
  • Engine: 172-hp, 2.8-liter V-6 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
1997 Volkswagen Passat

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Fahrvergnugen is alive and well

by eurodiesels forever from DC metro area on May 19, 2009

The Passat TDI is great fun to drive. It is like the VW folks distilled the essence of driving fun and injected it into their cars. The 1997 Passat TDI is the best long-distance cruiser I ever have d... Read Full Review

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