• (3.8) 59 reviews
  • Available Prices: $1,247–$6,459
  • Body Style: Sedan
  • Combined MPG: 21-26
  • Engine: 170-hp, 1.8-liter I-4 (premium)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 5-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
2003 Volkswagen Passat

Our Take on the Latest Model 2003 Volkswagen Passat

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Built like a tank, very safe. Saved my life once.

by Dante from Anaheim on November 13, 2017

Very well made, reliable, handles very very nice , tough as nails and durable. Towed family trailer for years without issue.

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There are currently 6 recalls for this car.

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Service & Repair

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

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