Whether you already own a Passat or are just interested in the model - find the answers to many questions on this vehicle here. We have compiled technical details, equipment options and much more about the Passat family.

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Passat B1 (Type 32 and 32A)

The history of the Passat began in 1973 with its first generation. Right from the word go, the model delighted with the generous amount of space it offered. Over time, it has undergone several adjustments, such as new engine developments, various visual equipment options and amended vehicle body elements.

The VW Passat B1 (Type 32 and 32A) – Volkswagen older models
The VW Passat B1 (Type 32 and 32A) – Volkswagen older models
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Passat B2 (Type 32B)

The Passat B2 takes the strength of its predecessor and builds on it: It is considerably longer and offers even more space. Various equipment options and special editions, such as the Trend, Carat and Arena, provide plenty of room for personalisation.

The VW Passat B2 (Type 32B) – Volkswagen older models
The VW Passat B2 (Type 32B) – Volkswagen older models
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Passat B3 (Type 35i)

The Passat experienced a visual change in 1988, most evident in the lack of radiator grille. The new, modern appearance of the Passat B3 was combined with a range of safety equipment features.

The VW Passat B3 (Type 35i) – Volkswagen older models
The VW Passat B3 (Type 35i) – Volkswagen older models
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Passat B4 (Type 3A)

In many ways, the fourth Passat is more modern than its predecessor and its design went through a small change. A previous characteristic feature returned: The radiator grille.

The VW Passat B4 (Type 3A) – Volkswagen older models
The VW Passat B4 (Type 3A) – Volkswagen older models
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Passat B5 (Type 3B and 3BG)

The Passat B5 was produced from 1996 to 2000 and was available as a Basis, Comfortline, Trendline and Highline. In its fifth generation, it continued to captivate, predominantly with the generous amount of space it provided.

The VW Passat B5 (Type 3B and 3BG) – Volkswagen older models
The VW Passat B5 (Type 3B and 3BG) – Volkswagen older models

Are you interested in one of these previous models?

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Detailed view of a classic car – spare parts for older models
Detailed view of a classic car – spare parts for older models

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Our services are well-suited to every Passat, regardless of which model you drive. Are you interested in the Volkswagen Genuine Service for your Passat? Find out more about our services or inquire directly at your Volkswagen Partner.

Disclaimer by Volkswagen

  • Volkswagen Group Ireland Limited (“VWGI”) believes the specifications and pricing on this website to be accurate and correct at the date of publication. Specifications, pricing, standard equipment, options, fabrics and colours are subject to change without notice by VWGI. Please note that some possible configurations may no longer be available in production or stock. Contact your retailer for the latest information. Some vehicles are pictured with options that may be available at extra cost or may not be available on some models. Ask your retailer about availability of options and verify that the vehicle you ordered includes the equipment you ordered. Prices exclude the maximum delivery charge of €1,000, model shown is for illustrative purposes only.

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