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2005 Volkwagen Passat Gls Tdi Wagon on 2040-cars

Year:2005 Mileage:153860
Location:

Reelsville, Indiana, United States

Reelsville, Indiana, United States

This 2005 Volkswagen Passat was purchased from a previous owner on eBay on 8/18/2006 with 16,200 miles on it; not even broken-in yet. It has since been used as a commuter car by my non-smoking wife to attend classes at universities in Indiana and Pennsylvania. The car is clean both inside and out, with minimal wear and tear owing to normal use. The leather interior is clean and without defect, except for two small tears in the driver door panel, the result of a smash-and-dash purse robbery that shattered the driver side window. The windows are tinted an amber shade, and match the car nicely. A small rectangle of tinting has been removed from the right lower rear window to accommodate a parking sticker, and I have left the parking sticker in place so that no explanation is needed as to why a small rectangle of tinting is missing. Added options from the previous owner are mudflaps and side window guards. The Monsoon Sound system works perfectly, and includes a 6 disc CD changer located behind a side panel in the left cargo area. An auxiliary audio input is available via the cassette tape function, and is included with the car. All maintenance, both routine and repair, is well-documented, performed by certified mechanics to OEM specs, and will be supplied with the vehicle. Additionally, an excel file containing the maintenance, fuel data, purchase price and mileage history is available via email for those who wish to review that information prior to bidding. Feel free to request it. The timing belt was replaced at 106,000 miles, along with the associated rollers, tensioners and water pump. The 16-inch tires are still in good shape, with about 50% tread left. All of the features and equipment are in working condition, including bulbs, fans, etc. The 5-speed Automatic Tiptronic transmission works perfectly. The pictures associated with this ad depict all of the previously-listed defects and should be self-explanatory. The car will comfortably seat 4 people, and 5 is not that much of a squeeze. It is both heavier and larger than the Jetta wagon, with a smoother, quieter ride. As a result, it is not quite as good with fuel mileage as the Jetta. The MPGs are very good on the interstate, however. Overall, the average MPG achieved with this car during the period of ownership was 34 MPG, info extracted from the excel file. The owner's manual, two remote access keys, a valet key, all service records, the original build sheet, a new air filter and two new oil filters are included with the car. To reiterate the car's defects: There is a small area of rust developing in the wheel well of the front left fender; both plastic headlight covers are clouded and show some oxidation; the antenna roof gasket is cracked and has been repaired with clear silicone; the removable plastic trim that normally covers the indentation for the jacking point is missing from the right side; the alloy wheels are curb-scuffed, particularly on the right side, and one wheel is missing the center VW emblem; there are two small tears in the leather driver door panel; both right and left leading edge bumpers have been scuffed. There is a pictorial representation of these defects. 

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