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FOR RICHADA A NEW CAREER........IN UNDERTAKING?

Advantages: Big and Spacious. Surprisingly Cheap to Run. Occupant and Pedestrian Safety.
Disadvantages: Awful Hand Brake. Poor Seats. Uninspiring to Drive. Poorly Equipped.

TITLE NOTE: It isn't actually a hearse….. the title is a rather crude play on the appearance of the specific car reviewed here - flat black exterior paintwork AND an unremittingly black interior! On approaching it for the first time, key in hand, I remark ...

RICHADA 14.01.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Volkswagen Passat Estate 1.9 TDI

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THE DEPENDABLE WAGON

Advantages: Excellent Build Quality, Spacious Interior, Very Safe, Confortable
Disadvantages: Handling Can leave a little to be desired, wallows a bit in corners

My parents had always owned Volkswagens so when the time came to replace our aging 1987 E Reg Passat 1.8 CL Estate at the end of 1997 it wasn't that difficult to work out what the new family car would be. My dad looked at a Peugeot 406 Estate, BMW 5 ...

olijt20 14.10.2004 · Read full review
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Hand break from hell

Advantages: Big boot
Disadvantages: Handbreak is AWFUL

So before I begin what will almost certain be quite a long rant I had better let you know that I worship in the church of VW. Admittedly I do not accept the ones with engines in the front, and there is quite a gap in the VW museum from 1938 until 1945, b ...

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First Impressions....

Advantages: Excellent build, Powerful engine, Very comfortable
Disadvantages: A little dated design. Long wait, No front fog lights as standard

I took receipt of my new VW Passat 1.9 TDI sport Estate a few days ago. The details of the spec are as follows: Metallic Black 1.9 Litre Diesel Engine 150 BHP (Although there is also a 130 BHP as well) Top Speed 124 MPH 0-60 Acceleration 10.2 Se ...

Jon2003 26.04.2003 · Read full review
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Lovely car, great for all the family

Advantages: Plenty of room, cruises along effortlessly, good fuel economy
Disadvantages: Not as nippy when accelerating from start

We got our VW Passat Estate about a year or so ago. We hadn't expected to be able to afford a car as nice as this, but one came up within our budget. So I write this from the point of view of someone who's used to buying cars for around a £1000 (just to ...

chocchipchunk 26.01.2009 · Read full review
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