Volkswagen Passat 2005 Sedan

This generation of Volkswagen Passat has been produced from March, 2005 to January, 2010. We can provide information about 22 modifications of this generation. 2005 Volkswagen Passat is available with four wheel (4x4) drive (4 versions) and front wheel drive (18 versions).

This Volkswagen (VW) is available with eight petrol engines with displacement from 1.4 to 3.2 litres and power of from 102 to 250 horsepower un three diesel engines with displacement from 1.9 to 2.0 litres and power of from 105 to 170 horsepower.
The car is available with both manual (13 versions), as well as automatic (9 versions) gearbox.

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Volkswagen Passat 2005 sedan average fuel consumption in combined cycle for petrol engine is from 6.4 to 9.8 litres per 100km, whereas for diesel engine - from 5.6 to 6.7 litres per 100km. The most fuel efficient Volkswagen Passat 2005 sedan petrol engine version is Volkswagen Passat 1.4 TSI DSG, consuming 6.4 litres per 100km. While the most fuel efficient Volkswagen Passat 2005 sedan diesel - Volkswagen Passat 1.9 TDI for 100 kilometers consumes 5.6 liters of diesel.
According to user reviews, Volkswagen Passat real-world fuel consumption is on average about approximately for 6 percents higher as the manufacturer's claimed fuel economy (on average +8% for petrol engines and +4% for diesel engines). For a more detailed actual fuel economy of each model, select a specific Volkswagen Passat modification.

Volkswagen Passat 2005 sedan CO2 emissions for petrol engine are from 152 to 235 grams per kilometer, whereas for diesel engine - from 151 to 179 grams per kilometer. From Volkswagen Passat with petrol engines the lowest CO2 emissions has Volkswagen Passat 1.4 TSI DSG which produces an average of 152 grams of CO2 per kilometer. In turn, from the Volkswagen Passat diesels least CO2 distributes Volkswagen Passat 1.9 TDI - 151 grams per km.

The best acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h - 6.9 seconds has Volkswagen Passat 3.2 V6 FSI 4Motion version, conversely the tardiest one is Volkswagen Passat 1.6 16V FSI reaching this speed only in 13 seconds. The maximum top speed is 246 km/h for the 3.2 petrol 250 hp version (Volkswagen Passat 3.2 V6 FSI 4Motion).

Lenght of Volkswagen Passat is 476 cm, it is decent size car. For comparison - Volkswagen Passat is about 3 cm longer than Ford Mondeo sedan, but 2 cm shorter than Mazda 6 sedan. Volkswagen Passat gross weight is from 1950 to 2270 kg (depending on modification), this car is about 7 percent heavier than the average for this age and class of vehicles. Volkswagen Passat trunk space is 565 litres.

This Volkswagen (VW) is relatively cheap - it can be purchased (in Latvia) for around 2400 $. According to user reviews, average Volkswagen Passat repair costs are 270 $ per year. Users calculated Volkswagen Passat 2005 cost of ownership for this generation, got average 2100 € cost per year and 0.21 € cost per one kilometer. Fuel costs were estimated at around 54%, while repair and maintenance costs - around 26% from total. We have an excellent car cost calculator, calculate ownership costs of Volkswagen Passat for your situation and driving habits here! Below you will find more detailed information about Volkswagen Passat prices and costs.

In user reviews Volkswagen Passat received average grade 8.0 (from 10) it corresponds to average rate for cars of this age. Ratings are quite controversial, both positive and not so good, read more in the reviews below. 93% of reviewers would recommend this car to the friend.

Volkswagen Passat modifications

Modification Engine Power Consumption Gearbox Drive type
Volkswagen Passat 2008 1.4 TSI Jan 2008 — Jan 2010 1.4 Petrol 122 HP 6.6 l/100km Manual (6) Front wheel
Volkswagen Passat 2009 1.4 TSI DSG Jan 2009 — Jan 2010

Most fuel efficient petrol version

1.4 Petrol 122 HP 6.4 l/100km Automatic (7) Front wheel
Volkswagen Passat 2005 1.6 Jun 2005 — Jan 2010 1.6 Petrol 102 HP 7.7 l/100km Manual (5) Front wheel
Volkswagen Passat 2005 1.6 16V FSI 1.6 Petrol 116 HP 7.5 l/100km Manual (6) Front wheel
Volkswagen Passat 2005 1.6 16V FSI Dec 2005 — Jan 2010 1.6 Petrol 116 HP 7.7 l/100km Automatic (6) Front wheel
Volkswagen Passat 2008 1.8 TSI Jan 2008 — Jan 2010 1.8 Petrol 152 HP 7.6 l/100km Manual (6) Front wheel
Volkswagen Passat 2009 1.8 TSI DSG Jan 2009 — Jan 2010 1.8 Petrol 152 HP 8.2 l/100km Automatic (7) Front wheel
Volkswagen Passat 2008 1.8 16V TSI Feb 2008 — Jan 2010 1.8 Petrol 160 HP 7.6 l/100km Manual (6) Front wheel
Volkswagen Passat 2008 1.8 16V TSI Feb 2008 — Jan 2010 1.8 Petrol 160 HP 8.2 l/100km Automatic (6) Front wheel
Volkswagen Passat 2005 1.9 TDI

Most fuel efficient diesel version

1.9 Diesel 105 HP 5.6 l/100km Manual (5) Front wheel
Volkswagen Passat 2005 2.0 16V FSI Mar 2005 — Feb 2008 2.0 Petrol 150 HP 8.2 l/100km Manual (6) Front wheel
Volkswagen Passat 2005 2.0 16V FSI Jun 2005 — Feb 2008 2.0 Petrol 150 HP 8.7 l/100km Automatic (6) Front wheel
Volkswagen Passat 2005 2.0 16V FSI 4Motion 4x4 Dec 2005 — Jan 2010 2.0 Petrol 150 HP 8.7 l/100km Manual (6) All wheel
Volkswagen Passat 2005 2.0 16V Turbo FSI Sep 2005 — Jan 2010 2.0 Petrol 200 HP 7.9 l/100km Manual (6) Front wheel
Volkswagen Passat 2005 2.0 16V Turbo FSI Sep 2005 — Jan 2010 2.0 Petrol 200 HP 8.5 l/100km Automatic (6) Front wheel
Volkswagen Passat 2005 2.0 TDI 2.0 Diesel 140 HP 5.9 l/100km Manual (6) Front wheel
Volkswagen Passat 2005 2.0 TDI Jun 2005 — Jan 2010 2.0 Diesel 140 HP 6.2 l/100km Automatic (6) Front wheel
Volkswagen Passat 2005 2.0 TDI 4Motion 4x4 Dec 2005 — Feb 2008 2.0 Diesel 140 HP 6.7 l/100km Manual (6) All wheel
Volkswagen Passat 2008 2.0 TDI 4Motion 4x4 Feb 2008 — Jan 2010 2.0 Diesel 140 HP 6.4 l/100km Manual (6) All wheel
Volkswagen Passat 2006 2.0 TDI Mar 2006 — Jan 2010

Most powerfull diesel version (170 HP)

2.0 Diesel 170 HP 6.1 l/100km Manual (6) Front wheel
Volkswagen Passat 2006 2.0 TDI Mar 2006 — Jan 2010

Most powerfull diesel version (170 HP)

2.0 Diesel 170 HP 6.5 l/100km Automatic (6) Front wheel
Volkswagen Passat 2005 3.2 V6 FSI 4Motion 4x4 Dec 2005 — Jan 2010

Most dynamic version - 100 km/h in 6.9 seconds

3.2 Petrol 250 HP 9.8 l/100km Automatic (6) All wheel
Volkswagen Passat service and maintenanceOil change intervals, capacities and specifications, service information for filters, spark plugs, belts etc.

Volkswagen Passat safety

During safety testing Volkswagen Passat has obtained 5 stars from five, which means very high safety level.
Adults (driver and passenger) safety of Volkswagen Passat is evaluated with five stars, children safety - with four stars, and for pedestrian protection Volkswagen Passat got two stars.

Volkswagen Passat prices

Volkswagen Passat 2005 - 2010 sedan price in Latvia is from 1100 $ to 3300 $.
Comparing to analogical vehicles Volkswagen Passat price is more below average - Volkswagen Passat is approximately for 41 percents cheaper then average sedans of this age (compare sedans 2005 - 2010 prices).

YearLowestAverageHighestAvailability
Volkswagen Passat 2009 price 2200 $ 2900 $ 3300 $
Volkswagen Passat 2008 price 2000 $ 2600 $ 3300 $
Volkswagen Passat 2007 price 1100 $ 2100 $ 2900 $
Volkswagen Passat 2006 price 1700 $ 2300 $ 3000 $
Volkswagen Passat 2005 price 1700 $ 2000 $ 2600 $

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Volkswagen Passat reliability and quality

According to yearly reports of vehicle inspection service Volkswagen Passat reliability is below average. In the roadworthiness tests in 2021 defects were detected in an average of 28.1 percent of Volkswagen Passat of this generation (on average 14 years old at the time of inspection). The average failure rate for a vehicles of the same age was 25%.

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Volkswagen Passat 2005 sedan features (options)

Percentage of Volkswagen Passat with corresponding feature (option)

Climate control
83%
Conditioning
76%
Rain sensor
60%
Metallic paint
60%
Adjustable steering wheel
59%
Cruise control
53%
Heated seats
41%
Electrically adjustable seats
36%
Rear parking sensors
28%
Front parking sensors
23%
Leather upholstery
22%
Dimming mirrors
19%
Xenon headlights
16%
Navigation
16%
Tire pressure control
14%

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Volkswagen Passat reviews

Total 142 Volkswagen Passat owner reviews

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Purchase year:2019 (age of car 13 years) Owned for:30`000 kilometers (1 year)
Average fuel consumption: 6.5 litres per 100km (70% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 1631.7 $ (~ 1631 $ per year)
Total car rating:
8
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