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

New Listing
$12,346

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 74376 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Highland, MI
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy

2008 Volkswagen Passat

$15,289
Price Reduced

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 Komfort

New Listing
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2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT KOMFORT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 94567 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Lawrenceburg, IN
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy

2008 Volkswagen Passat

$9,980

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: 70459 Miles
  • Ext Color: Brown
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Bloomfield, NJ
  • MPG: 20 City / 28 Hwy

2008 Volkswagen Passat Lux

$9,495

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT LUX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 112222 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Sioux Falls, SD
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy

2008 Volkswagen Passat Komfort

$12,998

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT KOMFORT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 58186 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Rumford, RI
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy

2008 Volkswagen Passat Komfort

$12,888

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT KOMFORT

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: 90000 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Seattle, WA
  • MPG: 20 City / 28 Hwy

2008 Volkswagen Passat Lux

$13,000

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT LUX

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: 79915 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Hillsboro, OR
  • MPG: 20 City / 28 Hwy

2008 Volkswagen Passat

$8,466

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT

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

2008 Volkswagen Passat Komfort

$7,995

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT KOMFORT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 109081 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Shrewsbury, NJ
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy

2008 Volkswagen Passat

$9,694

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 100665 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Charleston, SC
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy

2008 Volkswagen Passat

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2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 74550 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Schererville, IN
  • MPG: 16 City / 24 Hwy

2008 Volkswagen Passat

$15,491
Price Reduced

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 46140 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Westminster, CO
  • MPG: 16 City / 24 Hwy

2008 Volkswagen Passat Komfort

New Listing
$10,490

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT KOMFORT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 84661 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Golden, CO
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy

2008 Volkswagen Passat Komfort

New Listing
$11,900

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT KOMFORT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 45206 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Dover, DE
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy
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