2000 Volkswagen Passat Reviews, Ratings & Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value®
$1,188 - $3,517
Used Fair Purchase Price Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
17 City / 24 HWY
Horsepower
150-190
Seats
5
Kelley Blue Book Value®
$1,188 - $3,517
Used Fair Purchase Price Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
17 City / 24 HWY
Horsepower
150-190
Seats
5

Volkswagen Passat Models & Trims

GLS $1,188 - $3,213
Horsepower: 150 hp - 190 hp
Engine Type: Gas I4, Gas V6
Standard Seating: 5
Standard Wheels: 15 x 6 (in.) - Aluminum, Steel
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
GLX $1,218 - $3,517
Horsepower: 190 hp
Engine Type: Gas V6
Standard Seating: 5
Standard Wheels: 15 x 6 (in.) - Aluminum, Steel
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning

Owner Reviews

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20 Reviews

5 star 40% 4 star 35% 3 star 20% 2 star 5% 1 star 0%

Owner reviews are verified by our team and cannot be altered or removed.

I got it my Passat used about 10 years ago. It's been a very dependable car.

I used to love my car. The last two times I had to get a smog check it didn't pass. They said I didn't drive it enough. I think I should get some sort of reward for not driving it so much. Otherwise it's has been a great car. Its a 6 cylinder so when I need it, like for up hills, its awesome.

- Jo F

2000 Volkswagen passat fully loaded v6 engine great gas mileage.

No problems at all great gas mileage and really neat engine its very loaded and has many functions for an 18 year old car leather seats everything automatic sunroof uses synthetic oil and european filter and even has a cab filter the spare wheel is a regular chrome tire just like the other 4.

- Jennifer J

Keep in mind that being an European car it does cost more to repair.

Great vehicle, great manufacturer, very reliable! I have owned this car for several years now and did not have to do much in maintaining it, just the change of the timing belt and the oil change on a regular basis. Love it love it!

- Maria U

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Key Specs

Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$1,188 - $3,213
$1,218 - $3,517

Horsepower

Horsepower
150 - 190 (hp)
190 (hp)

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.8L DOHC SMPI 30
1.8L DOHC SMPI 20
2.8L DOHC SMPI 30
Interior Features

Convenience & Comfort

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Optional
Optional
Standard

Alarm

Alarm
Standard
Standard

BackUp Camera

HeadsUp Display

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard

Universal Garage Door Opener

Rain Sensing Wipers

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Standard
Standard

Heated Steering Wheel

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Standard
Standard

Steering Wheel Controls

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Standard
Standard

Power Windows

Power Windows
Standard
Standard

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
Standard
Standard

Privacy Glass

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Optional
Optional
Standard

Driver Restriction Features

Automatic Parking

Power Steering

Power Steering
Standard
Standard

Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.5 (in.)
41.5 (in.)

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.7 (in.)
37.8 (in.)

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
35.3 (in.)
35.3 (in.)

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.8 - 39.7 (in.)
37.3 - 39.7 (in.)

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
10 - 15 (cu. ft.)
15 (cu. ft.)

Cargo Volume

Entertainment

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

Entertainment System

Satellite Radio

WiFi Hotspot

Smart Device Integration

AUX Input

CD Player

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control

Climate Control
Not Available
Standard

AC

Dual Zone

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System

Cell PhoneHookup

Seats

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Cloth
Leather

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Not Available
Standard

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
Not Available
Standard

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Optional
Optional
Standard

Heated Rear Seats

Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Rear Seats

Seat Memory

Seat Memory
Not Available
Standard

3rd Row Seating

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat
Standard
Standard

Seat Massage

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Standard
Not Available
Exterior Features

Accessories

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Steel
Aluminum

Power Liftgate

Hands Free Liftgate

Power Folding Mirror

Power Folding Mirror
Not Available
Standard

Bed Liner

Rear Spoiler

Running Boards

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
P195/65HR15
P195/65HR15

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
106.4 (in.)
106.4 (in.)

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
37.4 (ft.)
37.4 (ft.)

Length

Length
183.8 - 184.1 (in.)
183.8 - 184.1 (in.)

Width

Width
68.5 (in.)
68.5 (in.)
Mechanical Specs

Engine & Performance

Weight

Weight
3122 - 3621 (.lbs)
3151 - 3656 (.lbs)

Horsepower

Horsepower
150 (hp)
190 (hp)

Torque

Torque
155 (ft. lbs.)
206 (ft. lbs.)

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Weight

Maximum Towing Weight
- TBD - (.lbs)
- TBD - (.lbs)

Trailer Hitch Receiver

Gas Electric Hybrid

FlexFuel Electric Hybrid

PlugIn Electric Gas

PlugIn Electric FlexFuel

Turbocharged

Turbocharged
Standard
Not Available

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes
Standard
Standard

Limited Slip Differential

Performance Tires

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
V6 Cylinder, 4 Cylinder
V6 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
16.4 (gal.)
16.4 (gal.)

Combined

Combined
23 (mpg)
23 (mpg)

City

City
19 (mpg)
19 (mpg)

Highway

Highway
27 (mpg)
27 (mpg)

Suspension

Active Suspension

Air Suspension

Stance Suspension

Transmission

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Standard
Standard

Overdrive

CTV Transmission

Safety Features

Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Conventional Spare Tire
Conventional Spare Tire

Tow Hooks

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes
Standard
Standard

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks
Standard
Standard

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control
Standard
Standard

HID Headlights

Auto Leveling Headlinghts

Rear Parking Sensors

Adaptive Cruise Control

Night Vision

Assistance

Automated Emergency Braking

Blind Spot Monitor

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Departure Warning

Cross Traffic Alert

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag OnOff Switch

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
Standard
Standard

Rear Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Knee Airbag

Seatbelt Airbag

Safety & Reliability

NHTSA Crash Test
  • Overall
  • Front
  • Side
  • Rollover
*National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
IIHS Crash Test
  • Moderate Overlap Front
  • Side N/A
  • Roof Strength N/A
  • Driver-side Overlap Front N/A
*Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
JD Power Rating
Not Available
*JD Power Circle Ratings

Safety Recalls (1)

Recall
Report Receipt Date:
NHTSA Campaign:
00V147
Summary:
Sulfur in the fuel interacts with certain additives found in widely available gasoline, causing sulfur to become deposited on the contact points of the fuel sending units mounted inside the fuel tank. Sulfur deposits could cause the fuel gauge to read full while the fuel tank may not in fact be full or could be empty. Running out of fuel without warning while the fuel gauge indicates that there is sufficient fuel in the tank could result in a crash.
Consequence:
Remedy:
Dealers will replace all three fuel sending units. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification was to begin during June 2000. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Volkswagen at 1-800-822-8987.

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