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MSRP: $20,845 - $33,525
Invoice: $19,990 - $32,151
MPG: 22 City / 32 Hwy
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2013 Volkswagen Passat Recalls & Reliability

Recalls

There has been 1 safety recall issued from NHTSA.

Recall Date: 03/17/2014
  • Summary: Volkswagen Group of America (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2012-2013 Passat vehicles manufactured January 2011 through November 2012. In the affected vehicles, the low beam headlight bulb may become loose and lose electrical contact.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 150,201
  • Consequence: A loss of low beam headlights may reduce the driver's visibility and increase the risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the bulb holder, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in May 2014. Owners may contact Volkswagen at 1-800-822-8987. Volkswagens recall number associated with this campaign is 94G8/7V.
  • Notes: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 14V125000

Reliability

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Warranty

Volkswagen covers the 2013 Passat with a three-year/36,000-mile bumper-to-bumper warranty, five-year/60,000-mile powertrain warranty and 12-year/unlimited mile corrosion perforation warranty.

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