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2009 Volkswagen Jetta

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So far so good...
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By mdbla
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Vehicle

2009 Volkswagen Jetta SE 4dr Sedan (2.5L 5cyl 5M)


Review

Bought this CPO Jetta 1 month ago after owning an Audi A4 for 10 years. The Jetta is a fun car to drive, handles great. Manual transmissions shifts effortlessly. The exterior styling is nice (mine is black with the chrome trim) and the interior is very nice, has a upscale feel to it. Huge trunk! I was hoping with the 5-sp manual I'd get the higher miles per gallon (75% freeway, 25% city) but I've been getting exactly as advertised - 26 mpg. Finally not crazy about the front seats, wish there was more options to adjusting the position. I prefer a more horizontal seat and these have a big angle (6 inches height difference from front to back).


Favorite Features

Exterior and interior styling. Fun to drive (especially 5-sp manual).


Suggested Improvements

Fuel mileage. More adjustments for driver seat.


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The Best Kept Secret of the Auto World..
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By Equalizer
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Vehicle

2009 Volkswagen Jetta SE 4dr Sedan (2.5L 5cyl 5M)


Review

Absolutely amazing car. I just traded a 2000 A4 for the Jetta, as the A4 was ridiculously overpriced. I was hesitant about getting the Jetta, after driving the A4 for 10 years, but one test drive, and I couldn't wait to trade the Audi in. I have had the Jetta one week, and am thrilled with it. It is fun to drive, easy to drive, comfortable, and utilitarian. I think this is the best kept secret in the auto world....


Favorite Features

Everything...


Suggested Improvements

Would love to have steering wheel controls, and the trip computer that my Audi had. Also, at least a full power driver's seat...


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So Far So Good
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Fun To Drive
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By DJ
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Vehicle

2009 Volkswagen Jetta SE 4dr Sedan (2.5L 5cyl 5M)


Review

I bought my car on July 30th in Minnesota, and drove it 350 miles over the weekend, and 900 miles back to Colorado yesterday. I'm coming off of a BWM 328xi lease, so this is a step back in many ways, but BMW is too expensive right now. They wanted $30k for a buyout! For less than $19k, so far I'm feeling really good. I got Black, and I like the exterior styling. With tinted windows, it's a sharp car. I also like the tan leatherette interior - nice contrast to the Black. The quality of the cabin is excellent. Performance is pretty darn close to my 328xi from 0 to about 40, but then it lags the BMW. And I miss 6 speeds. Overall, a solid car, but will it go in the snow?


Favorite Features

Styling; performance; cabin quality; good entertainment center


Suggested Improvements

How about a AWD Jetta?? Will FWD and traction control be OK in a Colorado winter?


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The best!
Performance
Comfort
Fuel Economy
Fun To Drive
Interior Design
Exterior Design
Build Quality
Reliability
By Troy Bailey
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Vehicle

2009 Volkswagen Jetta SE 4dr Sedan (2.5L 5cyl 5M)


Review

I just went from a 2005.5 Jetta Package 1 to a 09 Jetta SE. The engine is so much quieter and the 20 extra HP is noticeable. The fit and finish are even better which is amazing!


Favorite Features

Sirius Radio, the interior, and performance


Suggested Improvements

The car is great as it is. HOWEVER I miss my rain sensing wipers, auto headlights, trip computer, and autodimming rear view mirror, not featuring any one needs, but features I loved in the 05.5


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