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2007 Volkswagen Passat Consumer Reviews

4.0
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Best car for the money

by 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...
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 accelerator down you know it has a turbo. The factory radio is actually among the best I have used. If you're looking for a good daily driver to rely on this is the car for you.
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Back home again!

by from Florida on June 30, 2010

What an amazing car!!!!! This is my 2cnd Passat! Had a lse on an 06 and is was perfect! After my lse i had to cut back so I bought a few different used cars and couldnt stand them, took a big hit on m...
What an amazing car!!!!! This is my 2cnd Passat! Had a lse on an 06 and is was perfect! After my lse i had to cut back so I bought a few different used cars and couldnt stand them, took a big hit on my Mini but now back in another Awesome Passat! already put 5k on this CPO car and its perfect! great gas mileage and so comfortable! I drive about an hour each way to work and this car makes it seem like nothing! Will not go elsewhere again!
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I love my car

by from Phoenix on June 1, 2011

I bought my VW Passat 2007 used with 69,000 miles on it. I read a lot of reviews prior to make up my mind and go for it and one of the main complaint was the engine noise. But I have to admit it does ...
I bought my VW Passat 2007 used with 69,000 miles on it. I read a lot of reviews prior to make up my mind and go for it and one of the main complaint was the engine noise. But I have to admit it does not bother me, actually it feel like driving a sport car instead. The driving it's smooth and the car is easy to handle compare to my wife Hyundai sonata. I used to own a VW before and i got in a very bad accident, according to people who saw me getting out the car without a scratch, the car save my life. Since then I don't doubt the robustness and the car crash safety of the VW. For this particular Passat model I'm just in love.
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Best SUV for the money

by from Grand Rapids, MI on May 22, 2010

I bought my Passat as a CPO 3 months ago. I haven't had any problems. I put over 10k miles on it already and it is a pleasure to drive. The AWD works flawlessly in snow or rain. Good power, smooth and...
I bought my Passat as a CPO 3 months ago. I haven't had any problems. I put over 10k miles on it already and it is a pleasure to drive. The AWD works flawlessly in snow or rain. Good power, smooth and QUIET ride and it turns better than my previous much smaller vehicle. If you are looking at SUV's but don't like the way they drive check this out. My only regret so far is that I didn't buy one sooner. The seats are comfortable and the key-matched memory is a nice feature. Some of the luxury items require reading the manual to use properly but they all work nicely once you figure out how. I love the power hatch and the large cargo space. There is an auto-stick feature but the 6-speed auto works so well I never use it. I have a heavy foot and still avg 26 mpg
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Great Wagon

by from Iowa on March 8, 2011

We love the Passat Wagon, nice styling, comfortable interior, 2.0 turbo is fun plenty of power and good mileage avg. mixed driving is around 26 but goes over 30 on highway.
We love the Passat Wagon, nice styling, comfortable interior, 2.0 turbo is fun plenty of power and good mileage avg. mixed driving is around 26 but goes over 30 on highway.
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Get A BMW for $10000 Less!!!

by from Philadelphia on December 9, 2006

This car has all of the poise and road handling of a BMW 3 or 5 Series. It clearly shows it's German heritage in it's road manners. Ultra smootha and secure at speed, this baby is bread for the Auto...
This car has all of the poise and road handling of a BMW 3 or 5 Series. It clearly shows it's German heritage in it's road manners. Ultra smootha and secure at speed, this baby is bread for the Autobahns and it shows!! The fit and finish is fantastic, and it's loaded with features. If you like cars and like to drive, this car is clearly is superior to any of the Japanese makes!!
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Solid car Great ride

by from Thousand Oaks, Ca on March 5, 2008

Driving the 2.0t is a pleasure. Getting 24.5 to 27mpg on every tank, California driving. Its a sheep until you put the auto in sports mode and then push the gas. Now you have a euro sedan that handles...
Driving the 2.0t is a pleasure. Getting 24.5 to 27mpg on every tank, California driving. Its a sheep until you put the auto in sports mode and then push the gas. Now you have a euro sedan that handles with the best of them. The cruse control works great. I have the middle model it has many great options. Some things that could be improved . My car came with 16in wheels 18in would make the car look way better. needs garage door opener, and fog lights are very expensive to install if not standard with your car. One more thing I DO NOT LIKE IS you CANNOT turn off daytime running lights. Whats with that? I had a 540I This is not up to par with that, but its half the price and gets great performance and mpg. No toyota, honda, ford, nissan or chevy in this class are close to the features, performance or engeneering in this car.
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Back to German engineering and performance

by from Santee, CA on April 7, 2007

I had an 06 Fusion. thought it would be a good one because Ford put bucks into it to regain market lost to Honda, Toyota etc. SORRY!...I disliked the car. Traded for the Value Edition Passat. I am in ...
I had an 06 Fusion. thought it would be a good one because Ford put bucks into it to regain market lost to Honda, Toyota etc. SORRY!...I disliked the car. Traded for the Value Edition Passat. I am in love with a car again. This is a super car. I preferred the silver console look over the wood grain. Can't believe what you get for the money. I am a lover of quality, good engineering, and performance. My first taste was a 2000 Jetta VR6. They spoil you. Detroit and Japan don't compare in my book. The more you drive this car the more you love it, and I am a very critical analyst by nature. One note. One should understand how the electronic systems are like your desktop computer. Some mechanics do not understand this well enough. Some malfunctions can be rectified by re-booting the system just like your home computer. I learned this because of a power window malfunction that was mis-diagnosed by a service department tech. This car is an engineers dream!
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Makes me miss my beater BMW

by from San Francisco, CA on June 7, 2014

About 2 months ago, I left my 1993 525i for this 2007 Passat 2.0T sedan with 51k miles, which I thought would be perfect for the city and it would be cheaper to maintain than my BMW. So far, the car h...
About 2 months ago, I left my 1993 525i for this 2007 Passat 2.0T sedan with 51k miles, which I thought would be perfect for the city and it would be cheaper to maintain than my BMW. So far, the car has had unresolved brake issues and a check engine light came on for the mass airflow sensor. All so far costing me $700 to fix. The light just came back on for the Intake Manifold, but now it's luckily something covered under a Volkswagen warranty. The car takes premium (91 octane) fuel which is something to consider, it doesn't bother me much though. The Passat is very comfortable inside, the seats are superb and the fit and finish is on point with Audi, actually it shares a lot of components with the A4. The trunk is nice and wide and has a helpful cargo hook, I'm also really in love with the umbrella holder in the driver's door. The car drives very comfortably and it's pretty quick even with just the 2.0T, it returns good MPG numbers, not mind-blowing, but average 20-22 MPG. The one piece of the car that has been bugging me lately is the plastic-y chrome by the shifter, if the sun shines on it, it will go right in your eyes when driving, not the best idea for interior design, something to think about. I really love my car, I do think that I will avoid Volkswagen and Audi in the future though, I'm getting somewhat nervous about my experience so far, but I'm hoping it is just this car and I was just unlucky.
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Great Machine

by from Long Island, NY on October 1, 2012

I bought my Passat 2 years ago and still never get tired of admiring the cars beauty. The car is very spacious and comfortable. Even with the 2.0T motor, I've been able to top this car out at 135 mph ...
I bought my Passat 2 years ago and still never get tired of admiring the cars beauty. The car is very spacious and comfortable. Even with the 2.0T motor, I've been able to top this car out at 135 mph many times with ease. But my favorite part of this car is the fuel consumption I've been able to get when I drive very conservatively. If I drive 55 mph on the highway I'm able to get 40 mpg. Great car I definitely recommend it.
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