Bought this car almost 3 years ago and
I want to hug it every day. This is
TDI GLS version with an automatic
transmission. Suprisingly good
acceleration off the line (even with
the automatic). I test drove a 5
speed and as expected the performance
was more lively than the
automatic.....but the automatic is
good. Aside from regular oil changes
(synthetic only) and a new set of
front brakes, there have been
absolutely no mechanical problems. (I
think the TDI engine is bulletproof).
I would highly recommend this car. I
am getting about 530 miles out of a
tank of gas (with a heavy foot).
Fuel economy, fit and finish
exceptional, headroom, cute-as-a-
Volkswagen would do well to offer the
130 bhp TDI engine offered in Europe
or at the very least the 100 bhp
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