5th Generation Volkswagen Passat Problems
The Passat's 5th generation runs from 2006 to 2010 and has generated 203 complaints on CarComplaints.com. Collectively, this generation has a 19.92 PainRank™ which ranks 55th in reliability out of 56 generations.
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Problem Areas Between the 2006 and 2010 Model Years
So what are most of the complaints about? Let's take a look at specific areas that have generated the most complaints. This should give you a good idea about general trouble-spots.