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Volkswagen Passat Reviews
Parkers100
AA90
Carbuyer90
Autocar80
Car Keys80
Auto Express80
The Telegraph80
What Car80
Top Gear70
Total Aggregate Score
83
5
5 / 5
Parkers
Review Summary
Sure, it’s more expensive than the out-going model, but that extra cash goes towards making the Saloon better to drive, cheaper to run and a nicer place to spend time.
9
9 / 10
AA
Review Summary
In its bid to move the Passat family upmarket into premium rival territory, the car offers buyers a plush, refined and convincing ownership experience.
4.5
4.5 / 5
Carbuyer
Review Summary
The VW Passat is well built and very spacious, although it doesn't offer quite the same amount of driving fun as either the Ford Mondeo or the Mazda6.
4
4 / 5
Autocar
Review Summary
Still, its combination of space, visual presence, apparent quality, sophisticated technology and competitive ownership costs with strong performance, and fairly supple, unwearing handling still set it apart.
4
4 / 5
Car Keys
Review Summary
The new Passat is not a particularly interesting car, but it's a very competent one and will be easy to live with.
4
4 / 5
Auto Express
Review Summary
The Volkswagen Passat gets classy looks and a premium cabin that sets it apart from the family car norm.
8
8 / 10
The Telegraph
Review Summary
With its classy interior, upmarket image and low running costs, the Passat is not only a rival for the Ford Mondeo, but also a viable alternative the BMW 3-series, Audi A4 and Mercedes C-class, particularly for those who value space over driving thrills.
4
4 / 5
What Car
Review Summary
The VW Passat is classy, spacious and relaxing to drive. It's good enough to challenge its premium rivals.
7
7 / 10
Top Gear
Review Summary
Volkswagen serves up more of the same and it's now better than ever.
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