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VW Passat Family (NMS and B7) TDIs (2012+) Discussion area for the 2012+ Passat TDI (North American and rest of world versions versions). The North American model was previously codenamed NMS (New Midsize Sedan) and the version the rest of the world gets is sometimes referred to as B7.

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Old Yesterday, 08:11   #961
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first tank 898.2 miles 17.8 gallons for 50.26 miles per gallon
Outstanding! How are you feeling about your purchase so far?
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Outstanding! How are you feeling about your purchase so far?
Well I couldn't be happier. I'm impressed with the mpg on the first tank because I did about 30% was city miles and still got over 50 mpg! I started a new job in Cincinnati which is a LOT hillier the Indianapolis is, so there was also the terrain change. I can see this car getting in the high 50's with a tank were flat terrain, 90/10 split hwy/city, and speeds holding around 65 mph.

Not to speak of how much car you get and what is considered standard on a SE. You really feel like your driving a German engineered car. I was a little worried about the seats with the threads about them being hard and uncomfortable. I think the seats are fine and the firmness is was I have expected from a German engineering.
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First 1000+ mile tank this year!
Miles- 1053.1
Gallons- 18.0
MPG- 58.4
MFI Range- 10
2012 Passat 6MT SE, 68560 miles.
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