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2008 Volkswagen Passat
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The 2008 Passat Sedan is a 4-door, 5-passenger family sedan, available in 5 trims, ranging from the Turbo to the VR6 4Motion. The Passat has a 6 Speed Manual transmission, 2.0-liter I4, 200-horsepower engine, and each of the trims receives new features for 2008. The Turbo receives standard Chrome window trim, new interior trim, new 16-inch alloy wheels and optional heated front seats. Komfort receives optional heated front seats and new 17-inch wheels. Lux receives a 3-spoke leather multi-function steering wheel and optional Dynoaudio. VR6 receives optional Adaptive Cruise Control, heated washer nozzles and standard Bi-Xenon headlights with AFS. All Passats receive more standard equipment including a power 12-way driver seat, leather steering wheel, leather shift knob and manual side and rear sunshade.



Standard Engine:

$23,990 - $38,000

2.0-liter, I4, 200-horsepower, engine that achieves 21-mpg in the city and 29-mpg on the highway. A 6-speed manual transmission is standard.

Average Consumer Rating: 3.52 stars
Expert Rating: 4 stars

2008 Volkswagen Passat 2008 Volkswagen Passat Turbo - A Great Value Depending on Options
Rating: 4 stars
by Kurt Gensheimer

"We love this engine beyond all reason. It might possibly be the best overall combination of power and fuel efficiency of any gasoline powerplant we've ever driven."

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