The 13-year-old Passat is still amazing, it’s in perfect shape mechanically and all over, but we have a 4×4 need that it couldn’t meet. Now that we’ve moved to the Okanagan we have a plethora of forestry service roads to scoot around on and we needed something that could handle them. The Passat is an amazing highway and city car, the mileage it gets is incredible, especially for it’s age. I just don’t want to submit it to rough rocky roads.
So we got this beast: