• Summary

    4 out of 5 4.0

    What does this car say about you?

    That I likecomfort style and economy, with a hint of sportiness.

    What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?

    They think it a good looking car, roomy and those who have driven it think it taut and responsive.

    Would you buy this car again and why?

    Yes I would buy this car again because it fulfills many roles. Its practical and frugal has a gigantic boot, seats 5 comfortably and when its pedal to the metal time goes quite quickly. Where safe to do so of course!

    What are you likely to buy next?

    Probably another VW, maybe something different, will have to see what VW come up with in the near future.

  • Buying experience

    4 out of 5 4.0

    Type of dealer you bought from?


    Did you buy this car new?


    What price did you pay?


    When did you buy the car?

    February 2013

    Did you get a good deal and why?

    A reasonable deal, price of Jetta probably around book price, but got good price on the Golf considering it being a 1999 car.

    Is there any special reason why you bought this car?

    Looking for room and economy, after owning aVW V5.

    What was the dealer like?

    No pressure not pushy, given time to look and test drive and make a decision. Polite and friendly, no showroom open sales lot with offices.

  • Driving it

    4 out of 5 4.0

    What's it like to drive?

    A lot quieter than anticipated, smooth and easy to drive and cruises quietly and effortlessly and is very comfortable.

    What's it like to park?

    Good to park,all round vision very acceptable aided by reverse sensors when backing into tight spaces.

  • Living with it

    4 out of 5 4.0

    Have you had any problems with the car?


    What's most practical about your car?

    Four doors plenty of inside room, and economical.

    Favourite gadget, option or accessory?

    Automatic gearbox.