Excellent driveability and road
handling is nearly sports car like in
its response. The diesel engine has
started without any assistance at -5F
and the fuel mileage has been
consistently 46 mpg. The 2001 VW, with
the same engine consistently ran 50 to
55 mpg. That vehicle had 160,000 in
three years with minimal problems.
Diesel Engine and interior layout
Drop the automatic transmission and use
only a manual transmission. The
automatic in the past has had its
† Edmunds.com received the highest numerical score in the proprietary J.D. Power 2014 Third-Party Automotive Website Evaluation Study℠. Results based on responses from 3,381 responses, measuring 14 companies and measures third-party automotive website usefulness among new and used vehicle shoppers. Proprietary study results are based on experiences and perceptions of owners surveyed from January 2014. Your experiences may vary. Visit jdpower.com.