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Despite its overture to the Corolla buyer, our U.S.-specific 2012 VW Jetta still provides a level of build quality and handling dynamic not typically provided by Korea or Japan. In short, it remains a
If you've enjoyed the Jetta's historic mix of practicality and personality, then you will be dismayed by the maximizing of the former and minimizing of the latter. The newest Jetta isn't,
Given the range of price and powertrains, it's should come as no surprise that today's VW Jetta can generate as many impressions as it has derivatives. To its credit, Volkswagen tailors the Jetta platform to those powerplants. And to that end, the base Jetta - propelled by 115 horsepower - provides a ride-and-handling combination that sums up "base" pretty succinctly. It is comfortable and reasonably composed, but will win no bonus points for precision or agility. The Jetta with a 2.5-liter or diesel engine under the hood step
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By BrianinKC (KS) on Sunday, May 19, 2013
I own this car - My approximate mileage is 40,000overall rating 5 of 10rating details
Pros: "performance, fun to drive, good gas mileage"
Cons: "cheap interior, premium gas"
Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 6
"although i love driving my 2012 GLI, i really wish it were made with better quality. so far (knock on wood), mechanically, the car is fine. it gets good gas mileage especially considering the performance. the ride is smooth and composed. the build-quality and interior are another story. the door panels look like they're cheap mock-ups and not the finished product. everything's black hard plastic. probably would not buy again unless there are substantial improvements."
By Happy In My VW on Thursday, May 16, 2013
I own this car - My approximate mileage is 40,000overall rating 10 of 10rating details
Pros: "Great Mileage!!"
Cons: "Have to "pump" seat to raise, shows marks"
Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10
"I LOVE LOVE my car!! I have been able to get 51 mpg so far. I'm 5" foot and it fits me well. I love how much space the car has and is able to hold. I can put the seats down and I was able to move my belongings or items from Lowe's."
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