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Volkswagen Passat Estate (2011-2014) review

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Key features
  • Large estate
  • Used only
  • Petrol/Diesel/Mild hybrid
Expert review

The five-door estate version of the seventh-generation Volkswagen Passat was launched in 2011, offering plenty of space, if not plenty of design, excitement. Does the VW Passat Estate beat rivals like the Skoda Superb Estate? Read our full road test review to find out.

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Last checked by Which?

December 2021

First reviewed by Which?

January 2011

Released

January 2011

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  2. 64%
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  3. 85%
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