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johnnyO53 12-05-2013 07:57 AM

Best year for Passat
 
Hello all, I'm looking to purchase a used Passat wagon, any thoughts on different years being better than others? I'm looking to spend 8-10K. All advice is appreciated. Thanks

RoxanneHanson 12-09-2013 12:18 AM

I think the market is full of options. You can try some second hand shops. And if someone here do possess it, he will come forward.


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johnnyO53 12-09-2013 06:40 AM

Thanks for the reply, but I'm not looking for advice as to where to find a Passat, but rather some advice on things to look for, certain years not to buy, different engines not as reliable, maintanance issues etc.

Keithuk 12-09-2013 07:08 AM

If that gas/petrol or TDI? TDI buyers guides

johnnyO53 12-09-2013 01:10 PM

Most used ones around here seem to be gas.

johnnyO53 12-17-2013 06:45 AM

OK, update. My son and myself went yesterday to a independent car lot and test drove an 04 with 89K. 1.8L It drove pretty nice and over all I liked it a lot. It did have several mechanical issues, the worst being the tranny. When cruising at about 35-40 it seemed to hunt for a gear. Back and forth between 4th and 5th. I believe this could be the torque converter.They wouldn't come down on the price so we walked.

Tonight we are going to see an 03 with slightly over 100K-4cylinder also-private seller. Again any tips on this year as to known issues? thanks


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