The Jetta is reliable, solid, and safe
I have not had one issue with this car in almost 3 years of ownership.
This car has been more reliable than any Japanese car I've had in the past, which even I am surprised by. I have had no issues whatsoever.
The performance of the 2.5L 5 cylinder is more than adequate especially in 'sport' mode. It handled very well in snow last winter with front wheel drive and standard traction / stability control. Gas mileage has been similar to that of my past 4 cylinder cars.
It has held up well to daily commuting on rough city streets, and still had no rattles or squeaks.
The amount of features in this car and solid build quality almost makes buying a luxury nameplate a complete waste of money, unless it's for name alone.
I plan on buying this car when my lease is up - I have full confidence it will continue to be a solid ride.
Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes
Review Date: 5th October, 2010