2002 Volkswagen Jetta GL TDI from North America
Avoid VW if you don't wany headaches
I bought 3 tdi VW's for company employees.
Waste gate solenoid & turbochargers on all 3 cars required replacement at least once in 100k miles; one car 3 times.
One car transmission failure & replacement @ 7K miles.
One car transmission failure at 95K replaced w/new transmission and 2nd transmission failed 30K later.
Engine failure & replacement at 92K (2002 was only year w/o 100K power-train coverage)
Constantly blows rear taillight bulbs.
Sticking brake calipers, requiring replacement & new rotors. This happened twice in 60K.
Great fuel economy.
Expensive to repair.
Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? No
Review Date: 4th April, 2007