2015 Volkswagen GTIHigh Standards - any town, CT01/06/2016
I have the SE with lighting package and performance package 6 speed. It was the car of the year and has won a lot awards for good reason! Beat out the Subaru WRX, Audi A3, BMW 2 series and Mini Cooper. That is some serious competition. The interior is phenomenal. The ride is sporty and still comfortable, room for four adults no problem. Excellent on gas. Fold the rear seats down and you can stuff a 7 foot Christmas tree in the car. It subtle and classy. This car has all the boxes checked. Just a well rounded car that is appealing in many ways. Did I mention fun to drive and fast!!!
Great price Great car great performance GREAT VALUE
2011 Volkswagen GTIGene - 45014, OH02/25/2015
The German engineering has provided a rock solid car. Great ride, solid performance, well laid out interior with functionality in mind. Creature comforts that are quite good, especially for a small car. The performance is very surprising for a 2.0 liter engine and I still get well over 30 mpg highway! I purchased the car with nearly 80K miles on it, and it had not been well cared for by the previous owner. With just a little TLC, provided mostly by carmax, it rides and performs as well as one with many mile less. A testament to how well this car is built.
The best all around car I've ever driven - BUY IT!
2013 Volkswagen GTI Wolfsburg Edition w/ DSG
Simply put, the GTI is a great blend of fun, maturity, practicality, and value. It has yet to disappoint in my 2 years of ownership and has proven to be equally pleasant on the highway (comfortable ride, stable feel, great mileage) and winding back roads (great handling, natural steering feel from an electric rack no less, good power). The hatchback and folding seats add great versatility, and it looks appropriately aggressive without shouting for attention (but plaid seats do get compliments).
I only have three minor complaints about the car...
- Manual headlights in lower trims
- Trip mpg in the heads up display mildly overstates fuel economy
- Manual upshifts are slightly delayed
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