2011 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen Consumer Review: Fun to drive but many problems
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2011 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen - Consumer Review

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Fun to drive but many problems
By osucowboy86 on

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2011 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen TDI 4dr Wagon (2.0L 4cyl Turbodiesel 6AM)

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Bought new in 2011. Really liked the look of the car and the performance of the car. Gas mileage was superb. Was a good car until about 25,000 miles then problems started happening. The AC compressor got out. The radio had to be replaced 4 times. There was also a short in the ignition system. Thankfully they were all covered under the warranty, but it was a pain to have to take it in to the dealership. Also the DSG transmission is the worst.

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The DSG Transmission. At first I really like the DSG transmission, but the more miles that were put on the car the worse it got. At around 20-30 MPH, if you werent pressing on the gas very much, the car would start "bucking" acting like it was searching for a gear. VW calls this a "characteristic" of the transmission, which is ridiculous.
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