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

$12,759

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 74414 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 Komfort

$10,668

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT KOMFORT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 79104 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Waterloo, NY
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy

2008 Volkswagen Passat Komfort

$11,990

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT KOMFORT

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: 89793 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Newport, RI
  • MPG: 20 City / 28 Hwy

2008 Volkswagen Passat

$15,986

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT

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

2008 Volkswagen Passat Komfort

$7,477
Price Reduced

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 Lux

$12,000

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 Lux

$9,988

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT LUX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 106174 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Kansas City, MO
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy

2008 Volkswagen Passat Komfort

New Listing
$9,955

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT KOMFORT

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: 103908 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: White Bear Lake, MN
  • MPG: 20 City / 28 Hwy

2008 Volkswagen Passat Komfort

New Listing
$8,975

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT KOMFORT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 135429 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: La Mesa, CA
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy

2008 Volkswagen Passat Komfort

$12,500

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT KOMFORT

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: 67805 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Bridgewater, MA
  • MPG: 20 City / 28 Hwy

2008 Volkswagen Passat

$9,694

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT

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

2008 Volkswagen Passat Komfort

New Listing
$12,695

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT KOMFORT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 94403 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Augusta, GA
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy

2008 Volkswagen Passat

$14,599
Price Reduced

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 33359 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Irvine, CA
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy

2008 Volkswagen Passat Komfort

$14,488

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT KOMFORT

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: 86745 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Gladstone, OR
  • MPG: 20 City / 28 Hwy

2008 Volkswagen Passat

$14,580

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 59759 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Puyallup, WA
  • MPG: 16 City / 24 Hwy
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