The year 2005 seems like yesterday but it’s darn near two decades ago. Yikes. Let’s put aside our existential angst to check out a car from that model year that’s still rolling — a 2005 Volkswagen Passat TDI.
This third-owner car has 215,000 miles on it — and the current owner has done some things like put in a new turbo, new mass airflow unit, new intake flap valve, new headlamps, new coolant reservoir, and new hood release latch.
The engine runs and the transmission shifts smoothly, says the seller, and the brakes work well.
Apparently the air conditioning, heater, windows, and sunroof work well, too.
It does need new front bumper clips and a new front lower valance. The rear speakers are not connected and there are some other minor electronic gremlins.
The ask is $5,500 and the car is for sale in Palm Springs, California.
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