2008 Volkswagen Passat Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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$23,990-$38,000
$22,359-$35,556
18 /CITY / 27 /HWY
Overall Quality
Overall Performance and Design
Predicted Reliability
Available Trims for the 2008 Volkswagen Passat Sedan
Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name Turbo (4dr Man FWD *Ltd Avail*) Transmission Manual w/OD MSRP 23990.00 Engine 2.0L/121 City/Hwy MPG 21/29
Name Turbo (4dr Auto FWD *Ltd Avail*) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 25065.00 Engine 2.0L/121 City/Hwy MPG 19/28
Name Komfort (4dr Auto FWD *Ltd Avail*) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 27900.00 Engine 2.0L/121 City/Hwy MPG 19/28
Name Lux (4dr Auto FWD *Ltd Avail*) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 30100.00 Engine 2.0L/121 City/Hwy MPG 19/28
Name VR6 (4dr Auto FWD) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 36050.00 Engine 3.6L/219 City/Hwy MPG 17/26
Name VR6 (4dr Auto 4Motion) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 38000.00 Engine 3.6L/219 City/Hwy MPG 16/24
Name Turbo (4dr Man FWD) Transmission Manual w/OD MSRP 23990.00 Engine 2.0L/121 City/Hwy MPG 21/29
Name Turbo (4dr Auto FWD) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 25065.00 Engine 2.0L/121 City/Hwy MPG 19/28
Name Komfort (4dr Auto FWD) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 27900.00 Engine 2.0L/121 City/Hwy MPG 19/28
Name Lux (4dr Auto FWD) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 30100.00 Engine 2.0L/121 City/Hwy MPG 19/28
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INTERIOR
  • 12-way pwr driver w/4-way pwr lumbar/8-way manual passenger leatherette front bucket seats
  • 60/40 split folding rear seat-inc: (3) adjustable headrests, folding center armrest w/integrated cupholders
  • Front center armrest w/integrated storage box
  • Front seatback storage pockets
  • Front/rear floor mats
  • Metal look rhodium interior trim
  • 4-spoke steering wheel w/height-adjustable telescopic steering column
  • Immobilizer III theft-deterrent system
  • Multi-function trip computer w/digital compass, temp display
  • Tire-pressure monitoring system
  • Pwr windows-inc: front windows w/driver 1-touch up/down feature, pinch protection, key-operated open/close feature
  • Central pwr locking system-inc: automatic locking, selective unlocking
  • Remote keyless entry w/trunk release & panic button
  • Cruise control
  • Audible/visible anti-theft vehicle alarm system
  • Remote trunk/fuel door releases located on drivers door
  • AM/FM stereo w/CD player-inc: MP3 playback, (8) speakers, auxiliary input jack
  • Air conditioning w/pollen filter
  • Rear heating/air conditioning ducts
  • Rear window defroster
  • (3) pwr outlets
  • Dual illuminated sliding visor vanity mirrors
  • (2) front & (2) rear reading lights
  • Leather-wrapped shift knob
  • Manual rear & side sunshades
  • Cargo area-inc: trunk storage dividers, (2) tie-down hooks
  • Metal look matte chrome or brushed stainless interior trim
  • 3-spoke leather-wrapped multi-function steering wheel w/Tiptronic controls, height-adjustable telescopic steering column
  • AM/FM stereo w/6-disc in-dash CD changer-inc: MP3 playback, (8) speakers, auxiliary input jack, Sirius satellite radio w/3-month service
  • Double sliding sunvisors for driver & front passenger
  • (2) front & (1) rear reading lights
  • Center console & footwell ambient lighting
  • 12-way pwr driver w/4-way pwr lumbar/8-way manual passenger heated leather front bucket comfort seats w/memory
  • Burled walnut wood interior trim w/brushed aluminum center console
  • Park distance control
  • HomeLink remote
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control w/pollen filter
  • Switchable self-dimming rearview mirror
  • 12-way pwr driver w/4-way pwr lumbar/12-way pwr manual passenger heated leather front bucket sport seats w/memory
  • Full brushed aluminum interior trim
  • Cargo net
EXTERIOR
  • Body-color bumpers
  • Integrated roof/window antenna
  • Chrome grille
  • LED taillights
  • Daytime running lights
  • Body-color heated pwr side mirrors w/integrated LED turn signals
  • 2-speed adjustable intermittent wipers
  • Body-color door handles
  • Pwr tilt/slide sunroof-inc: tinted glass, sunshade, pinch protection, driver door pwr convenient closing
  • Integrated roof/window diversity antenna
  • Automatic halogen headlights w/coming home feature
  • Fog lights
  • Body-color heated pwr side mirrors w/integrated LED turn signals, memory
  • 2-speed adjustable intermittent rain-sensing wipers
  • Bi-xenon automatic headlights w/coming home feature
  • 2-speed adjustable intermittent rain-sensing wipers w/heated washer nozzles
MECHANICAL
  • 2.0L DOHC SFI turbocharged I4 engine
  • 6-speed manual transmission w/OD
  • Clutch starter interlock
  • Electronic stabilization program w/anti-slip regulation (ASR), brake assist
  • Electronic differential lock
  • Front wheel drive
  • Front MacPherson suspension w/triangular wishbones, stabilizer bar
  • Rear four-link suspension w/stabilizer bar
  • P215/55HR16 all-season tires
  • Full-size spare tire
  • 16" alloy wheels w/lockable bolts
  • Electro-mechanical dual-pinion pwr steering
  • Pwr 4-wheel disc brakes w/vented front, solid rear rotors
  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Auto disc-wiping brake feature
  • Dual exhaust pipes
  • 6-speed automatic transmission w/Tiptronic & OD
  • P235/45R17 all-season tires
  • 17" alloy wheels w/lockable bolts
  • 3.6L DOHC SFI 24-valve V6 engine
  • Front MacPherson sport suspension w/triangular wishbones, stabilizer bar
  • Rear four-link sport suspension w/stabilizer bar
  • P235/40WR18 all-season tires
  • 18" alloy wheels
  • Haldex center differential
  • 4MOTION all wheel drive
PACKAGE
    SAFETY
    • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
    • Driver & front passenger front airbags
    • Driver & front passenger side-impact airbags
    • Front/rear side curtain airbags
    • Front/rear head curtain airbags
    • Passenger airbag occupancy sensor
    • Trunk escape handle
    • Electronic stabilization program w/anti-slip regulation (ASR), brake assist
    • Front 3-point height-adjustable safety belts w/load limiters, pretensioners
    • Rear 3-point safety belts w/outboard position load limiters
    • Lower anchors & tethers for children, rear outboard seating positions (LATCH)
    • Child safety locks on rear doors
    • Driver controlled window lockout
    • Internal emergency release trunk handle w/location reflector
    • Clutch starter interlock
    • Collapsible steering column
    • Anti-intrusion door beams
    • Daytime running lights
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