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2003 Volkswagen Passat Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 2003 Volkswagen Passat

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 2003 Volkswagen Passat is between $525 and $642 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

Repair Cost Index Score
36
2003 Volkswagen Passat
scores in the least expensive range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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$584
Annual Repair Cost
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An ignition coil or spark plug may fail unexpectedly resulting in an engine misfire and possible illumination of the Check Engine Light. Vehicles equipped with spark plug wires may also develop a m...
The digital display portion of the instrument cluster may fail. Our technicians tell us the entire instrument cluster will need to be replaced to correct this concern.
Clogged sunroof drains can allow water to enter the interior and accumulate under the carpet where various control modules are mounted. Over time, the accumulated moisture can damage the control ...
Ive had my car sitting for a quit long time already i need help!
When using key to engage alarm, my key has stopped working leading my thought to be the internal ...
Steering wheel shakes then jerk hard to the right Happens periodically
VOLKSWAGEN IS RECALLING 412,000 MY 1999-2005 PASSAT (5TH GENERATION) VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AUTOM...
ON CERTAIN VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 1.8L TURBO, 2.8L V6, OR 3.0L ENGINES, A CHANGE IN THE ELECTRICA...
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER, WAGON, AND CONVERTIBLE VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH OR WITHOUT CRUISE CONTROL, A ...
Overall (7 Reviews)
Body, Interior & Misc.
Brakes
Drive Train
Electrical & Lights
Engine
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
September 14, 2011
2003 Volkswagen Passat
Have had my 2003 Passat 1.8l wagon for nearly 97,000 miles. Its been one of the nicest cars I've ever driven - especially the reassuring feel on the road - very safe, very stable, very solid, very...
December 09, 2010
2003 Volkswagen Passat
I've owned my 03 Passat, 1.8T for 4 years now. I've had pretty much all the same mechanical problems as everyone else. There is 1 very expensive repair I have to do soon and that's to replace the s...
April 06, 2010
2003 Volkswagen Passat
We have had 137,000 pretty much trouble free miles with ours (knocking on wood) Agree with one of the other reviewers about the outrageous cost of service at the dealerships. I wish we were getting...