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Vw passat 2008, 3600 miles, using oil, has soot at exhaust pipes

Mileage is primarily open road miles. Dealer says this is expected. I think he is BS'ing me. I see major problems down the road. No previous new car had such symptoms. Am I getting BS? What causes oil comsumption and sooty exhaust in a new car? Are there known future ramifications?

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The oil consumption could be worn piston rings or the egr is clogged and forcing oil into the air intake but that new of a car its unlikely unless someone sugared the gas tank the sooty exhaust could be from the oil consumption

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