11,000 mi and runs great. 49mpg even
at 85mph. Most impressive feature is
the engine. It will surprise you. Not
a race car, but lots of torque no
matter how many people or how much
cargo. Great passing power on the
highway even in 5th gear. More
comfortable, better road feel and
smoother overall drive than it's
competitors. Excellent commuter and
touring car. Starts well even in cold
weather. Very roomy up front, but
lacks space for rear passengers.
Strange cup holders, later '03 models
have better ones. I will seriously
consider purchasing another VW for my
Smooth, quiet running, fuel effcient,
low maintenance diesel engine. Oil
changes only every 10,000 miles.
Timeless architecture inside and out.
Monsoon audio system is sweet to the
ear. Excellent resale.
Better quality of assembly, too many
rattles and squeaking plastic. More
back seat room! Timming belt too
expensive to replace. Need a cup
holder in the back. Leather package
not just cover "seating surfaces". A
six speed transmission option high
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