2007 Volkswagen Rabbit Consumer Review: Good Car several problems
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2007 Volkswagen Rabbit - Consumer Review

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Base 4dr Hatchback (2.5L 5-cyl. 6-speed Automatic)

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Good Car several problems
By Sean Hunt on

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2007 Volkswagen Rabbit 4dr Hatchback (2.5L 5cyl 6A)

Review

Like most VW's the handling and feel is great. It is a heavy car with a large 5cyl engine. It is a loud engine and the Transmission is not properly tuned for the engine. We had the premium sound system that had the base flare problem...i found a service bulletin on the internet and contacted the dealership and they fixed it under the warranty. The transmission does not downshift until it is almost at a stop. So when the car is going 30mph its still in 5th or 6th gear. And it starts sputtering a bit. Also the tiptronic manual shift has a loss of RPM for a moment in second gear after the shift. And we are noticing a slip and clunk shifting move. I think VW will find a problem soon.

Worst Features

Transmission is not tuned properly for the engine...strangest shift feeling in any car i have owned.
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