Is the 2012 Passat TDI a good car?

Is the 2012 Passat TDI a good car?

Just like the 3.6-liter Passat that won our comparo last month, the TDI is an excellent highway cruiser. It glides over expansion joints and wafts over bumps. Cornering is less rewarding despite a skidpad figure of 0.82 g, or 0.03 higher than the Passat 3.6’s.

Does the 2012 Passat SE have a turbo?

Also available in the new Passat is a turbocharged diesel, which VW monikers as the TDI and is unique in the market segment….Retail Price.

Engine 2.5L I-5
Drivetrain front-wheel

How many miles will a 2012 VW Passat last?

The Volkswagen Passat is a reliable mid-size sedan that can last between 200,000 – 250,000 miles with regular maintenance and good driving habits. Based on an annual mileage of 15,000 miles, you can expect the Passat to provide 13 to 17 years of service before breaking down or requiring expensive repairs.

Is the Volkswagen Passat TDI the only mid-size diesel sedan?

In the case of the Volkswagen Passat TDI, though, you might wonder why no other automaker has bothered to offer a relatively affordable, diesel-powered mid-size sedan since VW gave us its Passat TDI of 2004–05. There are other diesel sedans but no mainstream family ones.

Where can I find information about the 2012 Volkswagen Passat?

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What are the model years of the Volkswagen Passat?

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What kind of engine does a 2012 Volkswagen Passat have?

Volkswagen expects most Passat buyers to choose the 170-horsepower, 2.5-liter inline-five-cylinder engine, which is new to the Passat for 2012. I had my reservations about how well this engine could perform in a large sedan, but it impressed me with acceptable power in city driving.