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samuraibx writes:

Besides The Taillights, What's Not To Like? —

I love this car... enough that I bought one after the test drive. It's an excellent car for the price and makes you feel as if you spent more. The engine is lively (do NOT drive the 2.0T FSI engine and then drive the 2.5 if you can afford the 2.0T but are trying to be fuel efficient... it just won't happen!), the car drives so well that you look forward to it in any weather, and the interior features are well appointed. For the gearheads, yes, there's a bit of turbo lag, but it's probably the least I've noticed in any turbo. And of course, as a front wheel drive, there's some understeer, but once again barely noticeable. Also, the trunk is huge... I have friends look in the trunk, then look at the car from the outside again and ask where the space comes from. Well, while I absolutely love my car, I do have some minor quibbles. First, The european jettas have much more attractive LED taillights. I believe that should be an option here in the states. Also, I wish there was a more "a'la carte" method of choosing options. The difference between package 1 (@$1500-1800) and package 2 (@$3000-3500) is huge, and there were a few things in package 2 I didn't want. Finally, for the gearheads once again, there's no launch control on the '06 GLI/GTIs, though you can get your car flashed to have it if you're willing to give VW another $500-600 of your money. Overall, I think this is an excellent car. Right price, right features and right level of fun for almost anyone. It's so fun, after switching cars with my dad for a week he almost refused to give it back... he was telling me he'd "let" me have his ML 320 so I could have more space for my family and he'd just find a way to manage with my car... nice try, dad!!!

Owner for 1 years, 3 months

Miles Driven per Year:9,500

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