Since breaking the car in (at around 12,000
miles), my mileage consistently reaches
54mpg, with a range of over 700 miles per
tank. I can drive it like a scalded cat and still
get over 50mpg. It's a great commuter car,
but be sure to get the 5-speed if you're
looking at a TDI.
VW should offer the TDI on all trim levels, not
just the basic GL or GLS. It would be nice to
have leather, heated seated seats etc. with the
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