2012 Volkswagen Jetta Consumer Review: VERY DISAPPOINTED!!!

2012 Volkswagen Jetta - Consumer Review

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S Sedan (2.0L 4-cyl. 5-speed Manual)

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By jessica80 on


2012 Volkswagen Jetta S 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 5M)


I have owned a '94,'96', and an '09 Jetta.

*I like the body style....the front end of the car anyways. It handles better then other Jettas I've owned. It has more room in the interior.
* gears shift a lot smoother

*I do not like the 2.0 engine. It is SO slow....I can floor it around corners and it goes no where!! Slowest car I've ever owned. My 09 Jetta had a 2.5 so it was a little more fun to drive.

* the interior is cheap.....I'm sure it was the cheapest plastic they could find. The cloth seats are hard. No heated seats.The 09 jetta (same model) had soft cloth seats that were heated with a Soft dash that had more shape opposed to the 2012 with a flat dash...just like a 1994

Best Features

* new body style *better handling *smoother shifting

Worst Features

* the interior is terrible
Recommend (7) (16)

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By jlgolden
on 03/27/12 10:15 AM (PDT)

You must have not taken the time to adequately test-drive this car before purchase. Why did you buy the "S" model if so many items bugged you? Step up to a nicer trim level and you get the 2.5 engine and heated seats.

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