Safety Ratings
2008 Volkswagen Passat
Front Crash Driver Side 4.0000
Front Crash Passenger Side 4.0000
Side Crash Driver Side 5.0000
Side Crash Passenger Side 4.0000
Rollover 4.0000
Number of Recalls2
Number of Complaints66
Number of Investigations0
Recall Notice

LemonFree has found some important recall information regarding 2008 Volkswagen Passat vehicles

2008 Volkswagen Passat (5/28/2008)  

Campaign Number: 08V235000

Component Name: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Manufacturer: Volkswagen of America, Inc.

Description: VOLKSWAGEN IS RECALLING 4,079 MY 2008 PASSAT AND 2,500 MY 2009 TIGUAN PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 2.0T FSI ULEV II ENGINES. THESE VEHICLES HAVE AN ENGINE CONTROL MODULE (ECM) CONTAINING SOFTWARE THAT MAY NOT PROPERLY CONTROL ENGINE IDLE WITH THE AIR CONDITIONING TURNED ON. IN RARE CASES, THE ECM MAY UNEXPECTEDLY INCREASE ENGINE RPM.

Defect: AN ENGINE SURGE CAUSED BY AN UNEXPECTED INCREASE IN ENGINE RPM MAY SURPRISE THE VEHICLE OPERATOR AND CAN RESULT IN A CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND UPDATE THE ECM SOFTWARE FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 30, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VOLKSWAGEN AT 1-800-893-5298.

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT for sale

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2008 Volkswagen Passat

$14,234

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 76134 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: West Hollywood, CA
  • MPG: 17 City / 26 Hwy

2008 Volkswagen Passat Lux

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$9,988

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT LUX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 103287 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Athens, GA
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy

2008 Volkswagen Passat Komfort

$12,986

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT KOMFORT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 56612 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Mount Prospect, IL
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy

2008 Volkswagen Passat Komfort

New Listing
$12,450

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT KOMFORT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 34178 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Reno, NV
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy

2008 Volkswagen Passat

$11,338

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: 98405 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Waterloo, NY
  • MPG: 20 City / 29 Hwy

2008 Volkswagen Passat

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2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 85019 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Bozeman, MT
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy

2008 Volkswagen Passat Komfort

$10,000

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT KOMFORT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 69998 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Loves Park, IL
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy

2008 Volkswagen Passat Komfort

$11,499

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT KOMFORT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 65865 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Ashland, OR
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy

2008 Volkswagen Passat

$15,550

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 45116 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Thousand Oaks, CA
  • MPG: 17 City / 26 Hwy

2008 Volkswagen Passat

$18,988

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 32927 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Los Angeles, CA
  • MPG: 16 City / 24 Hwy

2008 Volkswagen Passat

$8,466

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 113635 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Neptune, NJ
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy

2008 Volkswagen Passat

$9,991

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 75245 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Roseville, CA
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy

2008 Volkswagen Passat Komfort

$12,490

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT KOMFORT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 72325 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Federal Heights, CO
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy

2008 Volkswagen Passat

$8,950

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: 127166 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Austin, TX
  • MPG: 20 City / 28 Hwy

2008 Volkswagen Passat Komfort

New Listing
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2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT KOMFORT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 88240 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Seaside, CA
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy
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