I bought this car because of TDI engine
and fuel economy. Worst car I have ever
owned. 26K miles and more than 7 dealer
visits! check engine lights, rattles
and squeaks, moldy smell from AC after
1000 miles. Rough running engine-idle
could not be fixed to date. Too much
body roll. Buy this car only if you
drive a lot and need the 45+ mpg fuel
economy and don't care about crisp
handling. Low interior build quality
level (rattles and squeaks). If you
live in cold climates, beware: heater
doesn’t produce significant heat until
about 5-10 miles of driving due to very
efficient engine. Too small for child
TDI engine torque and fuel economy.
Hatch-back functionality. ABS. Many air-
bags. Safe handling in ice and snow.
Soft ride, location of cupholder, seat
cover material, heating response
trunk lock not part of central locking,
requires extra un-locking
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