The Generation 5 Passat spans the 2006—2010 model years.

It ranks 36th in reliability out of 38 generations.

What Breaks the Most in This Generation?

Compare Year-to-Year

Year PainRank™ Problems Most Problematic
2010 12.82 24 engine problems »
2009 9.72 17 engine issues »
2008 16.49 25 engine complaints »
2007 23.32 26 engine problems »
2006 33.01 90 engine issues »