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.
Front leg room
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.