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2012 Volkswagen Golf

2012 Volkswagen Jetta Sportwagen

  2012 Volkswagen Golf 4-door HB Auto Angular Front Exterior View 2012 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen
MSRP
$17,995
$20,195
Invoice $17,275 $19,387
MPG
City/Highway
23/42 23/42
Rating
7.8
/ 10
TCC Rating
7.8
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line The 2012 Volkswagen Golf feels like a premium vehicle, and it's priced like one too, especially its fuel-efficient TDI edition. Read Full Review The 2012 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen isn't exactly like its sedan counterpart--it's noticeably smaller but nicer inside. Read Full Review
Likes &
Dislikes

Likes:

  • Premium feel
  • Well-damped ride
  • Quick electric power steering
  • DSG, TDI are a winning combination
  • Great visibility

Dislikes:

  • Frumpy looks
  • Mediocre gas mileage on base Golfs
  • Less room than expected in three-doors
  • Premium pricing

Likes:

  • Super TDI fuel economy
  • High-quality interior
  • Sprightly handling
  • DSG transmission

Dislikes:

  • No all-wheel drive
  • Navigation's not as simple as some units
  • Five-cylinder's not so smooth
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