By KellyOConnor on
2009 Volkswagen Rabbit S 4dr Hatchback (2.5L 5cyl 6A)
The Rabbit is a very enjoyable car to drive. I've put 8000+ miles on it so far and find it both comfortable and fun. The torque supplied in the low range is a great change from most newer cars that save the power to above 5000rpms. My wife and I fight over driving this car daily, rather than the SUV we have.
The loads of standard features (sat radio, seat warmers, etc) and the excellent engine.
The doors only lock externally with the remote or by putting the key in the lock; you can't hit the lock button when the door is open. Drives me nuts sometimes. The traction control isn't as responsive on snow and ice compared to other small cars I've driven recently.