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The diesel with a petrol tune

Advantages: Pleasant diesel, stylish
Disadvantages: Turbo lag

It seems ages since I last wrote a car op, because we spent so long trying to decide on what to buy. We went through some new models since I last wrote my op, but in the end we have stayed German and plumped for the 'Wunder Wagen', the Passat from VW. ...

Solex 29.06.2002 · Read full review
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Passive Passat or True Turbo Terrier

Advantages: Build quality, refinement, handling, strong quick engine, sensible running costs
Disadvantages: Low sports suspension, diesel noise.

My VW model choice - Passat 1.9 TDI PD Sport (130bhp) List Price £18,555 I had been looking for some time for a new family car and the Passat has gained a lot of respect for its quality feel, more up market image, with even more luxurious versions bein ...

cjsingleton 21.04.2003 · Read full review
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A Curates Egg

Advantages: Good performance, good gearbox
Disadvantages: Ride and handling not up to standard

My colleague was tired. We were visiting a number of accounts together in the Bristol and South Wales area and decided to leave my 406 at home and use his Passat. The day before I had been the passenger all day and on one of the longer stretches between v ...

polydeuces 11.02.2001 · Read full review
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bought a Passat to keep the wife happy, I love it more than her

Advantages: Excellent build quality, more than enough room, pleasant to drive
Disadvantages: Engine slightly noise in comparison to other modern TDi's

On arrival on our first baby, and sick of struggling with a clio to wedge and squeeze a pram and huge baby seat in we decided on a larger family car. My vote was a BMW 5 series and the wife's a Passat. I drove both and found the passat alot easier to get ...

unclebewick 12.05.2009 · Read full review
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The car seems nice, however has its problems

Advantages: Very spacious, economical and handsome
Disadvantages: Not the best on reliability as I unfortunately found out

...owned this car a while back now however can still write a decent review for it. This car was Purchased on May 2009 from The Carshop in Northampton. A 2006 06 Volkswagen Passat 1.9 TDI S Saloon Manual in Light blue for a price of £6300 with 60,000 miles ...

Mercman786 09.07.2012 · Read full review
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