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Is Passat B8 a good car?

Is Passat B8 a good car?

Is a used Volkswagen Passat estate reliable? The Passat did get a good score of 92.1% in the Executive car class in our most recent reliability survey, but rivals such as the Skoda Superb and Ford Mondeo did better. Volkswagen as a brand finished in 20th place, out of 31 manufacturers, in the same survey.

What does Passat B8 mean?

The Volkswagen Passat (B8) is a mid-size car manufactured by Volkswagen that is available in a 4-door saloon and a 5-door estate body style sold as “Variant” in some markets. It was first introduced at the Volkswagen Design Center Potsdam on 3 July 2014. Sales of European domestic market models began in November 2014.

Are passats reliable?

The Volkswagen Passat Reliability Rating is 4.0 out of 5.0, which ranks it 17th out of 24 for midsize cars. The average annual repair cost is $639 which means it has average ownership costs. The severity of repairs is low while frequency of those issues is average, so major issues are uncommon for the Passat.

What is a B9 Passat?

It is believed the Passat B9 will have a longer wheelbase than today’s model to offer Skoda Superb levels of legroom and cargo space. The car is expected to retain the MQB platform and still offer a turbodiesel 2.0-litre engine, complete with all-wheel drive on the high-end versions.

Is Passat a Mqb?

The new U.S. Passat is expected to be produced at Volkswagen’s Chattanooga, Tennessee, facility, where the upcoming Teramont seven-seat SUV, again based on the MQB, is also going the be assembled….Gallery: 2016 Volkswagen Passat (U.S.-spec)

Category Technology
Body Style Sedan

What is it about the VW Passat?

A credit to VW’s reputation for peerless engineering and attention to detail. Conventional, predictable, rational – but very accomplished What is it? The new, eighth-generation VW Passat – which has quietly become a very important model for Volkswagen.

What is the top speed of a VW Passat?

In 2.0 BiTDi GT 4Motion guise, the eight-generation VW Passat costs £34,510. The Passat and its associated derivatives have now become the fastest-selling VW on the planet. VW says this 2.0-litre diesel Passat can reach 62mph in 6.1 seconds, and it has a top speed of 149mph.

How many generations of the VW Passat has Volkswagen made?

The new, eighth-generation VW Passat – which has quietly become a very important model for Volkswagen. Only a handful of cars have ever had the lasting popularity to break through the 20 million mark on cumulative worldwide sales. Volkswagen’s made three all on its own.

Is the Passat 8th generation worth buying?

Success breeds confidence – and the new eighth-generation Passat, which is coming to UK showrooms early next year, though orders open this month – reeks of it. This is still a deeply conventional, conservative, evolutionary car, as you’d expect of something so established – but it’s ambitious.

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