What to do with a 2012 VW Passat TDI?

What to do with a 2012 VW Passat TDI?

If you have a 2012, 2013, or 2014 Passat 2.0L TDI but haven’t gotten the engine modification, here’s what you need to know. You can still choose a buyback or early lease termination, rather than a modification.

Are there any problems with the 2.0T TSI engine?

While we like to say that every engine is generally reliable when properly taken care of, the 2.0T TSI engines do have a laundry list of known common problems. While this list may be daunting, most of these issues are common across all German, turbocharged vehicles from our experience, not just Audi or VW.

Are there any Volkswagen Passat SEL premiums for sale?

2.0T Wolfsburg Ed. Condition History data is provided by Experian AutoCheck. Use of this data is subject to the AutoCheck Terms & Conditions. TrueCar has 107 used Volkswagen Passat Tdi-sel-premium s for sale nationwide, including a TDI SEL Premium Sedan DSG and a TDI SEL Premium Sedan DSG.

Where is the engine code on a 1.9 liter VW?

1.9 Liter TDI Models: You’ll find the engine code on a sticker attached to the timing belt cover. However, over time the numbers become very hard to read so we recommend recording your engine code and saving it somewhere safe for future reference.

What’s the gas mileage on a VW Passat TDI?

Impressive as that is, we were only halfway to paying off the $2490 premium for the TDI engine at the end of our 40,000-mile run. With diesel averaging $3.91 per gallon and regular unleaded at $3.42, we would need another 39,598 miles before the TDI began saving money over a comparable 2.5-liter Passat achieving 26 mpg .

What’s the quarter mile time on a VW Passat?

In testing, we measured the jog to 60 mph in 8.5 seconds with the quarter-mile passing in 16.6 seconds at 83 mph. After 40,000 miles, we knocked a tenth of a second off the 60-mph time, but the quarter-mile went unchanged.

What kind of engine does a Volkswagen Passat have?

But six months later, the German placed last in a four-way shootout among newer competitors. We chose to spend 40,000 miles with the diesel-sipping model because the Passat’s base engine, the hoary 2.5-liter gas five-cylinder, was already outdated in 2012.