(3.7) 52 reviews
MSRP: $1,428$6,860
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


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My Last Volkswagen

by car obsessed from New York on September 2, 2007

I loved this car when I bought it, and I was even happier the day I got rid of it. I don't know if I disliked the car more, or the lousy dealer service that I received from both dealerships that I wen... Read Full Review

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