The GTI is close to being very
good...it mainly needs a suspension
that can live up to expectations. It
is too mushy to be any fun. The only
other thing would be a 4 door GTI.
The downside to VW is the dealerships
and VWoA. The simple truth is they
dont stand behind there cars and unless
its a warranty repair you would be very
well served to find a competant local
shop and NEVER go to the dealerships.
2001 to 2003 models have severe coil
pack failures and my car is one of 14
at the dealership with a failed
ignition coil and it will be several
weeks before I get a replacement.
1.8T and the brakes!! I love the
overall design of the car as its still
small enough to be fun to drive but
with the seats down you can fit an
AMAZING amount of stuff in it.
The dealers/VWoA need to wake up.
Tighten up the suspension or at least
offer a real sports suspension as an