(3.5) 23 reviews
MSRP: $973$5,153
Body Style: Sedan
Combined MPG: 20-27
Engine: 150-hp, 1.8-liter I-4 (premium)
Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
Transmission: 5-speed automatic w/OD
2000 Volkswagen Passat

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Passat was redesigned two years ago and changes for this year are minor. Among the additions is the Monsoon audio system, an eight-channel, eight-speaker setup with 200 watts of power. The Monsoon system can be supplemented by a trunk-mounted, six-disc CD changer. A dealer-installed, in-dash CD ... Read Full Report


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Volkswagen Passat, which already has raised the bar for mid-priced, mid-sized family sedans, now throws down another challenge: all-wheel drive. Sure, the all-wheel Subaru Legacy is out there, especially its lively GT model. But VW's new 4Motion system is something else again, providing a strong performance edge to the already sure-footed Passat, as well as making it amenabl... Read full review for the 2000 Volkswagen Passat

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A car that I can only recommend to wrench heads

by Jim from Houston, TX on December 1, 2008

I purchased the GLX new and have never regretted it. I treat my car with kid gloves and lavish attention on it. The cost of this car was an indulgence for me, but I really wanted it and was somewhat b... Read Full Review

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A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.

It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


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There are currently 5 recalls for this car.

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