6th Generation Volkswagen Passat Problems
The Passat's 6th generation runs from 2012 to 2017 and has generated 177 complaints on CarComplaints.com. Collectively, this generation has a 15.08 PainRank™ which ranks 51st in reliability out of 56 generations.
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Problem Areas Between the 2012 and 2017 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.