• (4.8) 6 reviews
  • Available Prices: $5,966–$12,298
  • Body Style: Sedan
  • Combined MPG: 15-19
  • Engine: 335-hp, 4.2-liter V-8 (premium)
  • Drivetrain: All-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
2005 Volkswagen Phaeton

Our Take on the Latest Model 2005 Volkswagen Phaeton

What We Don't Like

  • Price
  • Fuel economy

Notable Features

  • Full-size dimensions
  • V-8 and W-12 engines
  • Tiptronic automatic transmission
  • Air suspension
  • 4Motion AWD

Consumer Reviews


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Anonymous Luxury

by bc from Plano, Texas on December 6, 2017

Pride and joy. Usually unknown in North America, it was to be VW luxury model. It is built on a Bentley Continental chassis and suspension, has an Audi A8 drive train, aluminum and carbon fibre body... Read Full Review

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Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,800 per year.

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