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1997 Volkswagen Passat
1997 Volkswagen Passat
Available Price Range $4,000-$4,000 TrimsN/A Combined MPG 22-42 SeatsN/A

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Since the Volkswagen Passat bowed in 1997, it has had a dramatic influence on the landscape of the midsize sedan segment. The Passat elevated the family sedan art form and proved that "stodgy" and "sedan" don't always have to appear in the same sentence. It was lean, lithe and athletic. Even as it matured with new front and rear fascias, a revised interior and a variety of powerplants, ... Read full review for the 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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