33 reviews
2007 Volkswagen Passat
2007 Volkswagen Passat
Available Price Range $3,123-$9,395 TrimsN/A Combined MPG 22-27 SeatsN/A

Our Take on the 2007 Volkswagen Passat

Our Take

Volkswagen redesigned its midsize Passat for 2006. Sedans hit dealerships first, and wagon versions followed later as early 2007 models.The Passat's base engine is a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder. Constructed with four valves per cylinder, the engine features direct-injection fuel del... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Throttle lag with automatic transmission
  • Torque steer in FWD V-6 models
  • Rough V-6 idle
  • Price of entry compared to competition

Notable Features

  • Turbo four-cylinder or V-6
  • Side-impact and side curtain airbags
  • Optional adaptive headlights
  • Optional rear manual sunshades
  • Standard power liftgate (wagon)


Our Expert Reviews

Volkswagen's Passat has been a Cars.com Best Bet for years. We've praised its styling, upscale interior and array of versions, including sedan and wagon body styles and front- and all-wheel-drive models. A recent redesign further refined the Passat's interior, which now treads remarkably close to those of Volkswagen's luxury brand, Audi, further blurring the already fuzzy li... Read full review for the 2007 Volkswagen Passat

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Consumer Reviews


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Best car for the money

by CB3379 from Fort Wayne, IN on February 7, 2011

Its like buying a luxury car for the price of a standard car. It looks phenomenal and drives like a dream. I have the 2.0T engine, I find it making 34 MPG on long trips but when you put the accelerato... Read Full Review


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