The Generation 3 Passat spans the 1990—1997 model years.

It ranks 8th in reliability out of 38 generations.

What Breaks the Most in This Generation?

Compare Year-to-Year

Year PainRank™ Problems Most Problematic
1997 0.29 1 engine problems »
1996 0.99 4 electrical issues »
1995 0.25 1 engine complaints »
1994 N/A 0 N/A
1993 0.27 2 electrical problems »
1992 0.42 2 engine issues »
1991 N/A 0 N/A
1990 N/A 0 N/A