Volkswagen Passat Repair & Maintenance Costs

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

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The annual maintenance cost of a Volkswagen Passat is $649. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and shop.

Most Common Volkswagen Passat Problems

Volkswagen Passat vehicles have 35 reported problems.The most commonly reported Volkswagen Passat problem is: ABS Light Due to ABS Control Module Failure
The anti-lock brake system (ABS) control module may fail causing the ABS light to illuminate. Failed modules should b...
Engine oil leaks are common from the valve cover gaskets and camshaft chain tensioner gasket.

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Volkswagen Passat Reliability Rating
Above Average

The Volkswagen Passat Reliability Rating is 4.0 out of 5.0, which ranks it 18th out of 24 for midsize cars. The average annual repair cost is $649 which means it has poor ownership costs. The severity of repairs is low while frequency of those issues is average, so major issues are uncommon for the Passat.

Volkswagen Passat Reviews

Volkswagen Passat vehicles rate highest in Drive Train and needs improvement in Electrical
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Most Common Volkswagen Passat Questions

There are 931 related questions for Volkswagen Passat vehicles. RepairPal's professional community answers hundreds of questions each day. Below are the most commonly asked Volkswagen Passat questions.
I start and let idle heats up to normal temp and blows hot air. As soon as i get down the road a few miles the temp d...
I have a 2001 volkswagen Passat with a V6 automatic with approximately 171000 miles. I had the timing belt and front...