Test drove VW Passat, CC and Nissan Altima before purchasing. Clearly the Passat and CC were smoother rides, but the Jetta definitely out performed the Altima in terms of performance and features. If the Jetta had some of the cosmetic features the Passat or CC had, it'd be a perfect car. Then again if it did, who'd buy a Passat or CC?
Standard moon roof, 6 disc CD, huge trunk space and comfortable seats. I love the interior design and especially like blue instrument lighting. It is very easy on the eyes. Like Passat and CC, the Jetta has smooth acceleration. Altima w/ CVT didn't seem as smooth to me and was louder.
Maybe just my car, but idle at a stop light the engine give a little vibration. Trip computer and compass would be nice also homelink option would be great as well.