After my wife got a new car, a 2001 VW
Jetta VR6, I got a little jealous. So
when it came my turn to buy a new car I
bought a Loaded 2003 VW Jetta GLS 1.8T.
Unfortunately I just got into a major
car accident on Fathers Day (2004) that
ended up totalling my Jetta. And after
everything was over, I walked away with
very minimal injuries, a little cut on
my wrist from the front air bag, and I
hit my knee on the dash. All six air
bags went off, and this car saved my
life. And guess what, I'm going to buy
another one! Great gas mileage, and a
blast to drive!
The performance of the great 1.8T, you
gotta love it. And the great gas
mileage, average was 30 mpg! Much
better than our 2001 VR6. And I can't
stress enough how safe this car is,
Sacrifice a little bit of that great
trunk for a little more rear leg room.
Again, the dash cup holders still suck.
They block the radio. Leather seats are
better than the cloth, but still to
stiff for my wife. I like them though.