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2006 Volkswagen Passat Pros and Cons at TrueDelta: Owner Pros and Cons by chadferguson2009



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Reviewed: 2006 Volkswagen Passat

4dr Sedan turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Why the 2006 Volkswagen Passat?


Firm, responsive handling.

Cargo capacity

Drove the sedan, but were shopping the wagon. Massive space in the back.

Fuel economy

Turbo 4 fuel economy in midsize category.

Why Not the 2006 Volkswagen Passat?

Powertrain performance

The 2.0t seemed over-matched by the mass of the car. Transmission had to shift frequently, even while maintaining speed.

Reliability & durability

This was a used model, several years old, and had not held up well. Lots of rubber coated plastic bits were deteriorating, discoloration was common.

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