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Despite prices that compete head-on with rivals from the U.S., Japan and Korea, the 2013 Jetta exudes the build quality and dynamic handling associated with a European car. Those seeking to save money
The Jetta's historic mix of practicality and personality became a thing of the past with this latest generation, which maximized the former and minimized the latter. Base models have an appealing
The 2013 Jetta's plethora of powertrains translates to a correspondingly wide range of driving experiences, from underwhelming for base models equipped with the entry-level 115-horsepower 4-cylinder engine to invigorating for GLI versions with VW's turbocharged 4-cylinder powerhouse. Splitting the difference are Jettas equipped with a 170-horsepower 5-cylinder engine, which has a good balance of power and fuel economy. Diesel models, meanwhile, will please drivers not only with their 40-plus mpg but the torque from their powerful yet qu
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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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