2011 Volkswagen Jetta Long-Term Road Test

2011 Volkswagen Jetta: The Black Hole

March 22, 2012

jetta_footwell_1600.jpg That's the passenger's footwell. Or what I call, the Black Hole.

The Jetta's black-on-black interior and lack of footwell lighting makes it difficult to find items that were either placed in the footwell or fell from the passenger seat. Like my black purse, my black running shoes, my black laptop sleeve, my cell phone...

I've left countless items behind in the Jetta when I parked it for the day. Granted, it's not so bad in super bright daylight, but this photo wasn't taken during the dark of night, either.

Give me a lighter interior, or bigger light package, please.

Kelly Toepke, News Editor

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