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Old 08-31-2009, 12:10 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by tjts1 View Post
Who cares if it gets 40mpg if it breaks down every 5 minutes. VWs are notoriously unreliable and expensive to fix. I've heard too many horror stories, seen too many Jettas burned down on the side of the road. I would buy a hummer before a new VW.

I've been happy with mine, 160k on a 2001 Jetta Tdi.

The biggest problem is the dealers don't know how to work on them and owners who treat them like gas motors. The take special maintance.

I have two friends with Tdi and they are happy. One friend has almost 300K on a 2001 Jetta.
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