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Good Family Car

Advantages: Roomy and nippy for an estate
Disadvantages: couple of Friday afternoon problems

For all those singletons and DINKys out there this car is not for you. If I was still in your shoes I would be looking at either a nippy sports car or a hot hatch, and in the dim and distant past have owned both of these. However as the sprogs appear y ...

brownp1 28.12.2001 · Read full review
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VW great all rounder

Advantages: Great build quality, strong performer
Disadvantages: Harsh low speed ride, Rain sensor wipers.

I've own this 2001 Y reg VW passat estate 1.8T Sport for just over 8 months and it is the most versatile car I have owned. It has good performance from the 1.8T, which is tuned to 150 bhp, it may not be the fastest car but swift progress is made with e ...

alan131179 29.03.2005 · Read full review
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A superbly built piece of technology

Advantages: Well-Built
Disadvantages: Looks a little odd from the side

The Volkswagen Passat is a typically german machine. It is extremely well-built and the attention to detail is also one of its trademarks. When the advert states that Passat is German for detail, they don't lie. The accleration is impressive for a 1.8 ...

mark152 09.08.2000 · Read full review
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Germany Beats France (VW v's Renault)

Advantages: class drive - feels like a far more expensive car
Disadvantages: Have to keep cd's in the door pocket

Having just moved from Renaults Laguna to the VW passat I have to say that its a move I do not regret. The Passat rides like a car costing many £1,000s more than the rolling ride of the Laguna, Climate control is simple to use and most of the controls ...

bighippo 22.09.2000 · Read full review
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Review of Volkswagen Passat Estate 1.8T

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