• (3.8) 11 reviews
  • MSRP: $499$4,879
  • Body Style: Sedan
  • Combined MPG: 24-27
  • Engine: 150-hp, 1.8-liter I-4 (premium)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 5-speed automatic w/OD
1999 Volkswagen Passat


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Despite all its crimson lust and Italian allure, a Ferrari is just another chunk of metal when surrounded and pounded by crush-hour traffic on the Santa Ana Freeway. It snorts, glowers, chugs, clogs its plugs and froths like a racehorse hooked to a hay cart. A Ford Explorer may be a better choice for pushing and shoving to get downtown; but it's too big, likes to lumber, and you'... Read full review for the 1999 Volkswagen Passat

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by Herr Doktor from New Jersey on June 7, 2010

I bought it new in 1999. It now has 284,000 miles on it and it's still incredibly reliable. In fact, it's more reliable and less troublesome than my two newer Audi's. However, whenever it needs routin... Read Full Review

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Estimated Service & Repair cost: $5,000 per year.

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