There are 845 complaints over 28 Passat model years. These can be broken down into 4 generations with their collective PainRank™. The higher the score, the faster you should run away.
There are 161 complaints spread out over 6 years. 20% are for interior complaints.
There are 193 complaints spread out over 5 years. 34% are for engine issues.
There are 480 complaints spread out over 8 years. 61% are for engine concerns.
There are 11 complaints spread out over 8 years. 54% are for engine problems.
Combining complaint information with other data from lawsuits, recalls, and NHTSA we've come up with a list worth keeping an eye on.
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Let's take a look at the wost overall Passat complaints submitted to CarComplaints.com over the years.
The complaints are sorted by their relative PainRank™ – a score created by combining data about when the problem started, how much it costs to fix, and the overall pain rating submitted by owners.
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