Safety Features by Model

Value Edition Sedan $22,950 - $24,025

Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range
  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Driver & front passenger airbag supplemental restraint system
  • Driver & front passenger side-impact airbags
  • Front & rear side curtain protection
  • Front 3-point height-adjustable seat belts w/load limiters, pretensioners
  • Rear 3-point seat belts, outboard positions have load limiters & pretensioners
  • Front & rear seat belt emergency tensioning retractors
  • Rear seat interlock
  • Child seat lower attachment points & top tether, rear outboard seating positions (LATCH)
  • Child safety locks on rear doors
  • Internal emergency release trunk handle w/location reflector
  • Anti-slip regulation (ASR)
  • Traction control-inc: electronic stabilization program, brake assist
  • Collapsible steering column
  • Anti-intrusion door beams
  • Daytime running lights
  • Dual-note horn

2.0T Sedan $23,900 - $24,975

Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range
  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Driver & front passenger airbag supplemental restraint system
  • Driver & front passenger side-impact airbags
  • Front & rear side curtain protection
  • Front 3-point height-adjustable seat belts w/load limiters, pretensioners
  • Rear 3-point seat belts, outboard positions have load limiters & pretensioners
  • Front & rear seat belt emergency tensioning retractors
  • Rear seat interlock
  • Child seat lower attachment points & top tether, rear outboard seating positions (LATCH)
  • Child safety locks on rear doors
  • Internal emergency release trunk handle w/location reflector
  • Anti-slip regulation (ASR)
  • Traction control-inc: electronic stabilization program, brake assist
  • Collapsible steering column
  • Anti-intrusion door beams
  • Daytime running lights
  • Dual-note horn

3.6L V6 Sedan $29,950 - $31,900

Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range
  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Driver & front passenger airbag supplemental restraint system
  • Driver & front passenger side-impact airbags
  • Front & rear side curtain protection
  • Front 3-point height-adjustable seat belts w/load limiters, pretensioners
  • Rear 3-point seat belts, outboard positions have load limiters & pretensioners
  • Front & rear seat belt emergency tensioning retractors
  • Rear seat interlock
  • Child seat lower attachment points & top tether, rear outboard seating positions (LATCH)
  • Child safety locks on rear doors
  • Internal emergency release trunk handle w/location reflector
  • Anti-slip regulation (ASR)
  • Traction control-inc: electronic stabilization program, brake assist
  • Collapsible steering column
  • Anti-intrusion door beams
  • Daytime running lights
  • Dual-note horn

IIHS Crash Test Ratings

Frontal Ratings Moderate Overlap

Tested vehicle: 2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 4-door

Overall
Head Neck
Chest
Left Leg
Right Leg
Kinematics
Structure

Side Ratings

Tested vehicle: 2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 4-door

Overall
Structure
Side Airbag Configuration
Driver Head Neck
Driver Head Protection
Driver Torso
Driver Pelvis Leg
Passenger Head Neck
Passenger Head Protection
Passenger Torso
Passenger Pelvis Leg

Rear Ratings

Overall
Dynamic
Geometry

Rollover Ratings

Tested vehicle: 2009 Volkswagen Passat Komfort 4-door

Overall

Warranty

Basic Warranty

48 months / 50,000 miles

Drivetrain Warranty

60 months / 60,000 miles

Corrosion Perforation Warranty

144 months / Unlimited distance

Roadside Assistance Coverage

48 months / Unlimited distance

Certified Pre-Owned Warranty

Maximum Age/Mileage:

7 years/less than 72,000 or 75,000 miles (model-year specific)

Basic Warranty Terms

Model-year 2017 and older, 2 years/24,000 miles
model-year 2018 and forward, 1 year/12,000 miles
TDI models, 2 years/unlimited miles

Powertrain Warranty

5 years/60,000 miles

Dealer Certification Required

100-plus point inspection

Roadside Assistance

Yes

Deductible

$50

Return/Exchange Policy

No

Out-of-Town Repair/Service

Yes

Free Service Loan

Dealer decision

Special Finance Terms

Yes

Transferability

Yes

Satellite Radio Subscription

3 months

Complimentary Service/Maintenance

No

Recalls

Visibility > Windshield Wiper/washer > Motor Dec 5, 2006
Report Receipt Date:
Dec 5, 2006
NHTSA Campaign:
06V470000
Summary:
ON CERTAIN '6' GENERATION PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE WIPER MOTOR MAY FAIL DURING HEAVY RAIN DUE TO EXCESSIVE MOISTURE ENTERING THE WIPER MOTOR. IF THIS HAPPENS, THE WIPERS CAN BECOME INOPERATIVE.
Consequence:
THIS COULD LEAD TO REDUCED VISIBILITY AND POTENTIALLY A CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.
Remedy:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A SPECIAL COVER AND SEALING KIT FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR ABOUT JANUARY 12, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VOLKSWAGEN AT 1-800-893-5298.
Air Bags Apr 18, 2018
Report Receipt Date:
Apr 18, 2018
NHTSA Campaign:
18V247000
Summary:
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2006-2007 Volkswagen Passat sedan and wagon vehicles. Upon deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to explode.
Consequence:
In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, the inflator could explode with metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Remedy:
Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front driver air bag inflator with an alternate inflator, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 30, 2018. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 69Q8. Note: This recall partially supersedes recall 16V-079.
Air Bags Feb 10, 2016
Report Receipt Date:
Feb 10, 2016
NHTSA Campaign:
16V079000
Summary:
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2006 Volkswagen Passat sedans and wagons, 2005-2013 Audi A3, and 2006-2009 Audi A4 Cabriolet vehicles. Upon deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to rupture.
Consequence:
In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Remedy:
Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag inflators, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Volkswagen owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Audi owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834.
Fuel System, Gasoline Aug 16, 2017
Report Receipt Date:
Aug 16, 2017
NHTSA Campaign:
17V509000
Summary:
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2009-2016 Volkswagen CC, 2006-2010 Passat and Passat Wagon vehicles. Interruption of electrical power to the fuel pump control module may cause the fuel pump to fail.
Consequence:
If the fuel pump fails, the engine will stall, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel pump control module, free of charge. Remedy parts are currently unavailable. Interim notices informing owners of the safety risk are expected to be mailed on October 13, 2017. Owners will receive a second notice when remedy parts become available. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 20AE.