2010 Volkswagen Jetta Consumer Review: TDI Sportwagen not all it's sp
ADVERTISEMENT

2010 Volkswagen Jetta Diesel - Consumer Review

Average Consumer Rating

178 Total Reviews

All Models

ADVERTISEMENT
Select a different vehicle  
Recently Viewed
There are no recently viewed vehicles to display
Performance
Comfort
Value
Fun-to-Drive
Interior Design
Exterior Design
Build Quality
Reliability
TDI Sportwagen not all it's spozed 2B
By zenmoose on

Vehicle

2010 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen TDI 4dr Wagon (2.0L 4cyl Turbodiesel 6M)

Review

I bought the thing in a bit of a rush in June to get the tax break, though I had researched it. I bought a basic TDI wagon w/ no moon roof. Basic bluetooth only calls out as another reviewer commented. (Are you kidding me? LAME!) OK. Forget the bluetooth, can't be fixed or flashed. It needs to be replaced at better than a grand. Sigh. The car is fairly well built, looks good, rides ok, moves along well enough. It has a design flaw. This heavy (200 lbs more than the sedan) beast is PRONE TO STALLING. I have driven many manuals, but this is a problem. It has an ultra light flywheel. If it lugs, ECU shuts off at 850 revs! You must turn the key all the way off to restart (Danger!)

Favorite Features

Mega Mileage! 45 mpg is quite likely. Roomy in front and back. Climate controls are simple. Rides like a mushy sport truck and handles normal road conditions. Pretty quick for a 140 HP motor.

Suggested Improvements

Lighten the body and increase the flywheel weight. Improve the clutch and accelerator feel. Use aluminum pedals. Make the bluetooth fully functional. Pleather smells bad and feels sticky, substitute cloth/fabric.
Recommend (0) (2)
Report it
Comments (0) Post a Comment
ADVERTISEMENT
Post a Comment

You must be signed in to post a comment.

Register

Nearby Inventory Zip Code UPDATE
 
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
Have a question? We're here to help!
Chat*
Chat online with us
Email
Email us at help@edmunds.com
*Available daily 8AM-5PM Pacific
Phone*
Call us at 855-782-4711
SMS*
Text us at ED411