The the car is in the shop at least
every other mo. nowadays, and parts are
outrageous. Repairs include rear
passenger window sensor, airbag, abs,
fuel door (all under 24K); maf(VW pd
1/2), glowplug solonoid, brakelight
switch--plus sth. is wrong with the
a/c, the chk. eng. light is on again &
the lift struts in the trunk are bad
($88 each!). (+ a $700 'tuneup' at
40K.) Contrast my used Neon--twice the
mileage and 1/4 the problems &
expense. I think the breakages
wouldn't be quite so bad if you could
get cheap parts, but you can only find
genuine VW stuff! I bought the Dsl.
partly b/c it would last forever--but I
can't afford to keep it!
Handling, mileage, styling, tons of
features and safety for the money, huge
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