I bought this car for one simple reason: CHEAP!
You can't beat the price for the size and standard features that this car has!
The only issue is that VW really missed the mark for fuel economy and the crappy tires really hurt it's performance potential.
However, this is the PERFECT car for a beginning driver or daily commuter!!
It is truly the easiest car that I ever driven! Even though the engine is very underpowered for it's size, the lack of power keeps you out of trouble from stand-stills and the stability/traction controls keep you in check once under motion
As much as I love this car, I gave it low numbers because, to keep it cheap, VW sacrificed the quality of this car.
one-touch windows, interior lighting,
New tires, please! The standard tires have too much roll and feel like they are underinflated, even at 40 psi.
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