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Best non-luxury sedan
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By Abraham Padilla
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2014 Volkswagen Jetta Diesel TDI 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbodiesel 6AM)


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Quality and Style that surpasses any competitor.


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Waaaay better than previous vehicle (Honda Insight)
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By pacific_nw
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2014 Volkswagen Jetta Diesel TDI 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbodiesel 6AM)


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I used to own a 2010 Jetta SE 2.5 5-cylinder & a 2010 Honda Insight Hybrid, & this car has certainly been the best of both worlds. VW has fixed the previous issues that I had with the remodelled Jetta (most importantly, the IRS) & this car gets the advertised mpg that the TDi claims (42 us hwy mpg is almost dead-on from our 2000+ mile road trip up and down the west coast.) It is such a great road trip car. It has all the power you need to go up hills that our Insight pathetically would cry about and it has great interior/trunk space. The DSG has been the best shifting transmission I've had. A must buy if you are looking for inexpensive/fun to drive/fuel economy. Interior also easy to clean.


Best Features

Diesel engine, Leatherette seats, style, fuel economy


Worst Features

Still has a few hard-touch plastics on the doors. Would like led headlights and taillights to be standard. Is it really that expensive to offer a hybrid-diesel powertrain like is in the vw xl-1? Seems like that would help the city mpg and is something that wouldn't be all that crazy to offer.


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This vehicle will bring you PROBLEMS
6 of 8 people found this review helpful
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By ryanrw
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2014 Volkswagen Jetta Diesel TDI 4dr Sedan w/Premium (2.0L 4cyl Turbodiesel 6AM)


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The car itself is a nice looking car. It drives well, tight steering, plenty of torque, and gets great fuel economy. After 5 separate trips to the dealership, however, I am no longer a fan. Sales experience was also terrible. I was rushed out the door and never recieved an overview of all the features of the vehicle. I have been back to the dealership to have the following addressed on different occasions: 1. Windows wouldn't roll down 2. Windshield was installed improperly at the factory and made noise 3. Horn wouldn't work 4. Back up camera wouldn't work 5. Hazard lights randomly come on at ignition and won't shut off 6. Loud bang followed by glow plug light and check engine lig


Best Features

Fuel economy is great. Tons of torque for such a small engine.


Worst Features

Top three: 1. Quality 2. Quality 3. Quality


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not as good as 14 years ago
12 of 16 people found this review helpful
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By uttley
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2014 Volkswagen Jetta Diesel TDI 4dr Sedan w/Premium (2.0L 4cyl Turbodiesel 6AM)


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We have a 2000 jetta tdi that we purchased new, and put over 400k on in the following 14 years...AWESOME car. This new jetta is a bit of a disappointment. It drives and performs fine, although the MPG isn't quite as good as with our previous car (bigger car and bigger engine though). My disappointments come from areas where they have cheapened the build. For example; our 2000 has hidden trunk hinges so you can utilize ALL the trunk space, the new one has big cheap hinge arms that rotate down into the trunk and prevent you from utilizing the entire space. 2000 jetta had a flip down sun visor above the rear view mirror, 2014 does not. 2000 has gas struts to hold up the engine hood,not on new


Best Features

Mileage


Worst Features

Go back to the hidden trunk hinges go back to utilizing gas struts on hood do away with annoying red interior light that you can't shut off, if I want a light on in the car at night, I'll turn one on.


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