The car is a blast to drive. I, too, like others
had to deal with the recalls which is never fun.
And the Monsoon radio has randomly quit
working 4 times with in the first year (dealer
says if it happens again they will install a new
one and bill VW). So don't get the Monsoon.
If you want sound just save your $$ and get an
aftermarket one. All that being said this car is
an absolute blast to drive. Period. It'll seat 4
adults reasonably comfortably and when the
rear seats go down its amazing how much
stuff can be crammed in there. Practicality
and performance in one package.
Performance. Extremely practical. I've seen
bank vaults that aren't built as nice and as
high quality as this car. For the money you
can't go wrong.
Recalls. Monsoon radio reliability. Placement
of the cup holders is suspect at best. Ax the 5
speed and just have a six on both VR6 and