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2009 Volkswagen Passat

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2009 Volkswagen Passat Ratings
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Consumer Rating

The J.D. Power 100-Point Score is based on hundreds of thousands of independent and unbiased opinions of verified car owners.
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Out of 100

Quality & Reliability

Measures the level of defects, malfunctions, and design flaws experienced by vehicle owners. Covers the entire vehicle from engine to infotainment system. A higher rating means fewer problems.

Driving Experience

Owners' evaluation of the vehicle's design, performance, comfort, functionality, safety, and technology, comprise this rating. Newer and recently-redesigned vehicles tend to score better.


J.D. Power's forecast of depreciation (how much of its current value the vehicle will likely lose) over the next three years. Lower depreciation equals a higher rating.

Dealership Experience

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Owners' experience with this brand's dealerships during the purchase and service process make up this rating. Key factors include customer service, dealership facilities, and the quality of work.

Best Midsize Car of 2009

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Owners Like

Measured owner satisfaction with 2009 Volkswagen Passat after 90-days of ownership.
  • Vehicle acceleration
  • Interior storage spaces
  • Feel of the seat material

Owners Don't Like

The problems experienced by owners of the 2009 Volkswagen Passat during the first 90-days of ownership.
  • The vehicle's heating and air conditioning
  • The vehicle's audio system
  • Quietness of the vehicle interior

Performance Specs

MPG City







6 speed, Automatic w/OD, Tiptronic


Gas Turbocharged I4


Front Wheel Drive

Available Trims

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Performance Award Winner

Awarded to the models with the highest owner ratings for design and performance after the first 90 days of ownership
2009 Volkswagen Passat JD Power Award Winner
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