I have 103,000 miles on my 2001 VW Jetta
TDI since I bought it new.
I've followed all the maintenance
recommendations, and only use Delvac 1
oil in it, which I change myself every
Lifetime fuel economy is 46.8 mpg, and I
drive it pretty hard.
I've owned a lot of cars in my life, and
this is the most reliable car I've had
yet. As long as you buy the diesel fuel
where the big rigs buy theirs, you will
be OK in the winter.
Leather interior and heated seats are
nice in the winter.
I honestly don't know how they could
make this car any better.
Some people say "build quality", but I
haven't had any problems at all. Maybe
I got lucky, or maybe if all VW's were
as solid as mine then nobody would have
anything to complain about.