The diesel model of the Jetta gets
about double the mileage of its
gasoline counterpart, and performs
better! 45mpg in mixed driving after
4 years. Great with hills, passing,
and cold mountain conditions. ABS
works well in snow. Rugged interior
Engine. Sound system is very good
(although proprietary technology is
annoying, hard to upgrade). Seats
front and back, partial folding rear
seats good for skis and passengers.
Trunk light. More easily adjustable
seat (uses the old crank-wheel seat
tilting). Upgradeable stereo system.
The dealer had terrible customer
service (inattentive, dishonest), but
service centers in CA have been very
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