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 (2/10/2016)  

Campaign Number: 16V078000

Component Name: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE INFLATOR MODULE

Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Description: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2010-2014 Golf and Jetta SportWagen, 2007-2010 Passat sedans and wagon, 2012-2014 Passat sedan and Eos, 2009-2014 CC, 2009-2012 Audi Q5, and 2010-2011 Audi A5 Cabriolet vehicles. Upon deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to rupture.

Defect: In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants potentially resulting in serious injury or death.

Corrective Action: Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag inflators, free of charge. Volkswagen issued an interim notification to owners on April 12, 2016. Volkswagen owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Audi owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834.

2008 Volkswagen Passat (5/28/2008)  

Campaign Number: 08V235000

Component Name: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group 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

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: 93,597 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Lombard, IL
  • MPG: 20 City / 28 Hwy
  • 26 Days on Lot

2008 Volkswagen Passat

$10,995

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 94,933 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Missoula, MT
  • MPG: 16 City / 24 Hwy
  • 26 Days on Lot
$4,995

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 129,729 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Tampa, FL
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy
  • 8 Days on Lot
$8,999

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 60,466 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Sarasota, FL
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy
  • 51 Days on Lot
$6,995

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT KOMFORT

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: 126,492 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: New Bern, NC
  • MPG: 20 City / 28 Hwy
  • 1 Day on Lot
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2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 72,810 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Pompano Beach, FL
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy
  • 14 Days on Lot
$10,695

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 85,703 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Pompano Beach, FL
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy
  • 17 Days on Lot
$9,999

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT LUX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 96,106 Miles
  • Ext Color: Brown
  • Int Color: Brown
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Puyallup, WA
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy
  • 8 Days on Lot
$11,998
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2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 73,051 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Loveland, CO
  • MPG: 17 City / 26 Hwy
  • 44 Days on Lot
$10,998

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT KOMFORT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 73,198 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Wichita, KS
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy
  • 26 Days on Lot
$8,975

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 106,819 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Waterbury, CT
  • MPG: 17 City / 26 Hwy
  • 16 Days on Lot
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$10,599
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2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 84,531 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Richmond, TX
  • MPG: 20 City / 29 Hwy
  • 16 Days on Lot
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2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 111,467 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Peoria, AZ
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy
  • 12 Days on Lot

2008 Volkswagen Passat Komfort

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2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT KOMFORT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 104,841 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Honolulu, HI
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy
  • 49 Days on Lot

2008 Volkswagen Passat

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2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: 35,342 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Delray Beach, FL
  • MPG: 20 City / 28 Hwy
  • 56 Days on Lot
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