This car was fun to drive once you were moving.
The DSG transmission was jerky and sometimes would scare the daylights out of us because it was clunk when downshifting.
The interior smelled funny from the day we bought it until the day we traded it in.
The VW dealer said this is the proper operation of the car.
As far as the smell, the dealer did an AC service to "clean" the system months after getting it and then it smelled like cleaner - which was better than the other smell.
Once the cleaner smell started to fade the original smell was returning.
Very unhappy - would never buy another VW again.
Super fast, responsive
Find out what makes the interior smell and get rid of it