29 reviews
2001 Volkswagen Passat
2001 Volkswagen Passat
Available Price Range $549-$6,485 Trims20 Combined MPG 20-26 Seats 5

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Nice Car on the Outside, Rotten on the Inside

by RTF331 from Chicago, IL on July 11, 2009

The car has great external styling, comfort, performance, and handling as all German cars do. However, VW really dropped the ball for this model. The reliability is absolutely terrible. I'm sure part ... Read Full Review

20 Trims Available

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 4 recalls for this car.

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