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Available Features for the Volkswagen

  

Model Year 2009 2009 2009 2009 2009 2009
Model
Trim S SE TDI SEL Wolfsburg Edition GLI
Engines  
2.5L I5
DOHC-4v
170 hp@5700
177 lb-ft@4250
 2.5L I5<br>DOHC-4v<br>170 hp@5700 <br>177 lb-ft@4250 is a standard feature.  2.5L I5<br>DOHC-4v<br>170 hp@5700 <br>177 lb-ft@4250 is a standard feature.    2.5L I5<br>DOHC-4v<br>170 hp@5700 <br>177 lb-ft@4250 is a standard feature.    
turbocharged
2.0L I4 Diesel
DOHC-4v
140 hp@4000
236 lb-ft@1750
    turbocharged<br> 2.0L I4 Diesel<br>DOHC-4v<br>140 hp@4000 <br>236 lb-ft@1750 is a standard feature.      
turbocharged
2.0L I4
DOHC-4v
200 hp@5100
207 lb-ft@1800
        turbocharged<br> 2.0L I4<br>DOHC-4v<br>200 hp@5100 <br>207 lb-ft@1800 is a standard feature. turbocharged<br> 2.0L I4<br>DOHC-4v<br>200 hp@5100 <br>207 lb-ft@1800 is a standard feature.
Transmissions  
5-speed manual 5-speed manual is a standard feature. 5-speed manual is a standard feature.        
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic is an optional feature. 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic is an optional feature.   6-speed manually-shiftable automatic is a standard feature.    
6-speed manual     6-speed manual is a standard feature.   6-speed manual is a standard feature. 6-speed manual is a standard feature.
6-speed automated manual     6-speed automated manual is an optional feature.   6-speed automated manual is an optional feature. 6-speed automated manual is an optional feature.
Drivetrains  
FWD FWD is a standard feature. FWD is a standard feature. FWD is a standard feature. FWD is a standard feature. FWD is a standard feature. FWD is a standard feature.
Tires  
205/55HR16 tires 205/55HR16 tires is a standard feature. 205/55HR16 tires is a standard feature. 205/55HR16 tires is a standard feature. 205/55HR16 tires is a standard feature. 205/55HR16 tires is a standard feature.  
195/65HR15 tires 195/65HR15 tires is a standard feature. 195/65HR15 tires is a standard feature. 195/65HR15 tires is a standard feature.     195/65HR15 tires is a standard feature.
225/45HR17 tires     225/45HR17 tires is an optional feature. 225/45HR17 tires is a standard feature. 225/45HR17 tires is a standard feature. 225/45HR17 tires is an optional feature.
225/45WR17 tires           225/45WR17 tires is a standard feature.
225/40YR18 tires           225/40YR18 tires is an optional feature.
225/40HR18 tires           225/40HR18 tires is an optional feature.
Audio Systems  
Unbranded, 8 speakers Unbranded, 8 speakers is a standard feature.          
Unbranded, 10 speakers   Unbranded, 10 speakers is a standard feature. Unbranded, 10 speakers is a standard feature. Unbranded, 10 speakers is a standard feature. Unbranded, 10 speakers is a standard feature. Unbranded, 10 speakers is a standard feature.
Accessories  
AC power outletPowers devices with a regular home electrical outlet. Limited wattage: forget about using it to power a blow drier.       AC power outlet is a standard feature.      
Powers devices with a regular home electrical outlet. Limited wattage: forget about using it to power a blow drier.
Cruise control Cruise control is a standard feature. Cruise control is a standard feature. Cruise control is a standard feature. Cruise control is a standard feature. Cruise control is a standard feature. Cruise control is a standard feature.
Power front side windowsOften must be ordered with power rear side windows, if these are available.   Power front side windows is a standard feature. Power front side windows is a standard feature. Power front side windows is a standard feature. Power front side windows is a standard feature. Power front side windows is a standard feature. Power front side windows is a standard feature.
Often must be ordered with power rear side windows, if these are available.
Power locks Power locks is a standard feature. Power locks is a standard feature. Power locks is a standard feature. Power locks is a standard feature. Power locks is a standard feature. Power locks is a standard feature.
Power rear side windows Power rear side windows is a standard feature. Power rear side windows is a standard feature. Power rear side windows is a standard feature. Power rear side windows is a standard feature. Power rear side windows is a standard feature. Power rear side windows is a standard feature.
Remote keyless entryUnlock and lock the car using buttons on the keyfob.   Remote keyless entry is a standard feature. Remote keyless entry is a standard feature. Remote keyless entry is a standard feature. Remote keyless entry is a standard feature. Remote keyless entry is a standard feature. Remote keyless entry is a standard feature.
Unlock and lock the car using buttons on the keyfob.
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual is a standard feature. Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual is a standard feature. Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual is a standard feature. Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual is a standard feature. Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual is a standard feature. Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual is a standard feature.
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety  
4-wheel disc brakesRear disc brakes.   4-wheel disc brakes is a standard feature. 4-wheel disc brakes is a standard feature. 4-wheel disc brakes is a standard feature. 4-wheel disc brakes is a standard feature. 4-wheel disc brakes is a standard feature. 4-wheel disc brakes is a standard feature.
Rear disc brakes.
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seatsIf active, automatically move forward when the vehicle is rear-ended. Note: becoming less common.             Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats is an optional feature.
If active, automatically move forward when the vehicle is rear-ended. Note: becoming less common.
AlarmOnly listed when pricing a single model because insufficient data for all cars.   Alarm is a standard feature. Alarm is a standard feature. Alarm is a standard feature. Alarm is a standard feature. Alarm is a standard feature. Alarm is a standard feature.
Only listed when pricing a single model because insufficient data for all cars.
Antilock brakes (ABS)Automatically pulse the brakes in hard stops to prevent wheels from locking up, making it possible to brake and steer at the same time.   Antilock brakes (ABS) is a standard feature. Antilock brakes (ABS) is a standard feature. Antilock brakes (ABS) is a standard feature. Antilock brakes (ABS) is a standard feature. Antilock brakes (ABS) is a standard feature. Antilock brakes (ABS) is a standard feature.
Automatically pulse the brakes in hard stops to prevent wheels from locking up, making it possible to brake and steer at the same time.
Brake assistWhen a panic stop is sensed, fully applies the brakes.   Brake assist is a standard feature. Brake assist is a standard feature. Brake assist is a standard feature. Brake assist is a standard feature. Brake assist is a standard feature. Brake assist is a standard feature.
When a panic stop is sensed, fully applies the brakes.
Front airbagsMandatory, in all cars.   Front airbags is a standard feature. Front airbags is a standard feature. Front airbags is a standard feature. Front airbags is a standard feature. Front airbags is a standard feature. Front airbags is a standard feature.
Mandatory, in all cars.
Rear side airbagsTorso-level second row airbags, usually contained in the rear door. Some also protect the head, but not as well as side curtain airbags.   Rear side airbags is an optional feature. Rear side airbags is an optional feature. Rear side airbags is an optional feature. Rear side airbags is an optional feature. Rear side airbags is an optional feature. Rear side airbags is an optional feature.
Torso-level second row airbags, usually contained in the rear door. Some also protect the head, but not as well as side curtain airbags.
Side curtain airbagsAirbags contained just above the window level. Except in cars without a rear seat usually cover first and second row.   Side curtain airbags is a standard feature. Side curtain airbags is a standard feature. Side curtain airbags is a standard feature. Side curtain airbags is a standard feature. Side curtain airbags is a standard feature. Side curtain airbags is a standard feature.
Airbags contained just above the window level. Except in cars without a rear seat usually cover first and second row.
Stability controlSelectively applies the brakes to prevent excessive understeer or oversteer (spinning).   Stability control is a standard feature. Stability control is a standard feature. Stability control is a standard feature. Stability control is a standard feature. Stability control is a standard feature. Stability control is a standard feature.
Selectively applies the brakes to prevent excessive understeer or oversteer (spinning).
Temporary spare tire Temporary spare tire is a standard feature. Temporary spare tire is a standard feature. Temporary spare tire is a standard feature. Temporary spare tire is a standard feature. Temporary spare tire is a standard feature. Temporary spare tire is a standard feature.
Tire-pressure monitorTwo types: a warning light when a tire is low on air and a pressure readout for each tire.   Tire-pressure monitor is a standard feature. Tire-pressure monitor is a standard feature. Tire-pressure monitor is a standard feature. Tire-pressure monitor is a standard feature. Tire-pressure monitor is a standard feature. Tire-pressure monitor is a standard feature.
Two types: a warning light when a tire is low on air and a pressure readout for each tire.
Traction controlWhen a drive wheel slips, it is braked and/or engine power is reduced, restoring traction.   Traction control is a standard feature. Traction control is a standard feature. Traction control is a standard feature. Traction control is a standard feature. Traction control is a standard feature. Traction control is a standard feature.
When a drive wheel slips, it is braked and/or engine power is reduced, restoring traction.
Cargo Management  
Air-conditioned storage compartment Air-conditioned storage compartment is a standard feature. Air-conditioned storage compartment is a standard feature. Air-conditioned storage compartment is a standard feature. Air-conditioned storage compartment is a standard feature. Air-conditioned storage compartment is a standard feature. Air-conditioned storage compartment is a standard feature.
Cargo mat Cargo mat is an optional feature. Cargo mat is an optional feature. Cargo mat is an optional feature. Cargo mat is an optional feature. Cargo mat is an optional feature. Cargo mat is an optional feature.
Cargo net Cargo net is an optional feature. Cargo net is an optional feature. Cargo net is an optional feature. Cargo net is an optional feature. Cargo net is an optional feature. Cargo net is an optional feature.
Console with shifter Console with shifter is a standard feature. Console with shifter is a standard feature. Console with shifter is a standard feature. Console with shifter is a standard feature. Console with shifter is a standard feature. Console with shifter is a standard feature.
Overhead sunglass holderUsually part of an overhead console.   Overhead sunglass holder is a standard feature. Overhead sunglass holder is a standard feature. Overhead sunglass holder is a standard feature. Overhead sunglass holder is a standard feature. Overhead sunglass holder is a standard feature. Overhead sunglass holder is a standard feature.
Usually part of an overhead console.
Rear seat pass-throughUsually concealed behind a stowed armrest. Enables long items like skis to be carried without folding the rear seat.     Rear seat pass-through is a standard feature. Rear seat pass-through is a standard feature. Rear seat pass-through is a standard feature. Rear seat pass-through is a standard feature. Rear seat pass-through is a standard feature.
Usually concealed behind a stowed armrest. Enables long items like skis to be carried without folding the rear seat.
Climate Control and Infotainment  
Air conditioning Air conditioning is a standard feature. Air conditioning is a standard feature. Air conditioning is a standard feature. Air conditioning is a standard feature. Air conditioning is a standard feature. Air conditioning is a standard feature.
Audio controls on steering wheel     Audio controls on steering wheel is a standard feature.     Audio controls on steering wheel is a standard feature.
Aux inputJack for an iPod or similar device. No value because of incomplete data. Will soon be standard on nearly every car.   Aux input is a standard feature. Aux input is a standard feature. Aux input is a standard feature. Aux input is a standard feature. Aux input is a standard feature. Aux input is a standard feature.
Jack for an iPod or similar device. No value because of incomplete data. Will soon be standard on nearly every car.
CD changer, in-dashIncludes CD player.     CD changer, in-dash is a standard feature. CD changer, in-dash is a standard feature. CD changer, in-dash is a standard feature. CD changer, in-dash is a standard feature. CD changer, in-dash is a standard feature.
Includes CD player.
CD player CD player is a standard feature. CD player is an optional feature. CD player is an optional feature. CD player is an optional feature.   CD player is an optional feature.
DVD-compatible playerAudio system capable of playing DVDs on a front-row screen. Inoperative when the vehicle is moving. No value because of incomplete data.     DVD-compatible player is an optional feature. DVD-compatible player is an optional feature. DVD-compatible player is an optional feature.   DVD-compatible player is an optional feature.
Audio system capable of playing DVDs on a front-row screen. Inoperative when the vehicle is moving. No value because of incomplete data.
Heated windshield washer nozzles Heated windshield washer nozzles is a standard feature. Heated windshield washer nozzles is a standard feature. Heated windshield washer nozzles is a standard feature. Heated windshield washer nozzles is a standard feature. Heated windshield washer nozzles is a standard feature. Heated windshield washer nozzles is a standard feature.
Interior air filterFilters exterior air before it enters the passenger compartment. No default value because most cars have them, even in cases where they're not in the official list of features.   Interior air filter is a standard feature. Interior air filter is a standard feature. Interior air filter is a standard feature. Interior air filter is a standard feature. Interior air filter is a standard feature. Interior air filter is a standard feature.
Filters exterior air before it enters the passenger compartment. No default value because most cars have them, even in cases where they're not in the official list of features.
iPod integrationIntegrates an iPod with the vehicle's controls and speakers. Usually included if there is a USB port, but can also rely on a proprietary port.   iPod integration is an optional feature. iPod integration is an optional feature. iPod integration is an optional feature. iPod integration is an optional feature. iPod integration is an optional feature. iPod integration is an optional feature.
Integrates an iPod with the vehicle's controls and speakers. Usually included if there is a USB port, but can also rely on a proprietary port.
Media driveBuilt-in drive with at least 10 GB of storage for MP3 and other audio files.     Media drive is an optional feature. Media drive is an optional feature. Media drive is an optional feature.   Media drive is an optional feature.
Built-in drive with at least 10 GB of storage for MP3 and other audio files.
MP3-compatible playerAudio system capable of playing discs with MP3 files.   MP3-compatible player is a standard feature. MP3-compatible player is a standard feature. MP3-compatible player is a standard feature. MP3-compatible player is a standard feature. MP3-compatible player is a standard feature. MP3-compatible player is a standard feature.
Audio system capable of playing discs with MP3 files.
Navigation systemScreen-based navigation system.     Navigation system is an optional feature. Navigation system is an optional feature. Navigation system is an optional feature.   Navigation system is an optional feature.
Screen-based navigation system.
Rear air ventsVents at aft end of center console, in B-pillars, and/or in ceiling.   Rear air vents is a standard feature. Rear air vents is a standard feature. Rear air vents is a standard feature. Rear air vents is a standard feature. Rear air vents is a standard feature. Rear air vents is a standard feature.
Vents at aft end of center console, in B-pillars, and/or in ceiling.
Rear defrost Rear defrost is a standard feature. Rear defrost is a standard feature. Rear defrost is a standard feature. Rear defrost is a standard feature. Rear defrost is a standard feature. Rear defrost is a standard feature.
Rear heat ductsDucts under front seats direct heated air to the second row.   Rear heat ducts is a standard feature. Rear heat ducts is a standard feature. Rear heat ducts is a standard feature. Rear heat ducts is a standard feature. Rear heat ducts is a standard feature. Rear heat ducts is a standard feature.
Ducts under front seats direct heated air to the second row.
Satellite radioXM or Sirius. Includes a subscription for three to six months, after which monthly fees apply.     Satellite radio is a standard feature. Satellite radio is a standard feature. Satellite radio is a standard feature. Satellite radio is a standard feature. Satellite radio is a standard feature.
XM or Sirius. Includes a subscription for three to six months, after which monthly fees apply.
SD Card slotSD, CF, PCMCIA, or other digital media reader.     SD Card slot is an optional feature. SD Card slot is an optional feature. SD Card slot is an optional feature.   SD Card slot is an optional feature.
SD, CF, PCMCIA, or other digital media reader.
USB portOften permits an iPod or phone to be integrated into the vehicle's entertainment system and controls.     USB port is an optional feature. USB port is an optional feature. USB port is an optional feature.   USB port is an optional feature.
Often permits an iPod or phone to be integrated into the vehicle's entertainment system and controls.
Variable intermittent wipersTime between wipes can be precisely adjusted.   Variable intermittent wipers is a standard feature. Variable intermittent wipers is a standard feature. Variable intermittent wipers is a standard feature. Variable intermittent wipers is a standard feature. Variable intermittent wipers is a standard feature. Variable intermittent wipers is a standard feature.
Time between wipes can be precisely adjusted.
Exterior  
Body kit (gray/black)Side skirts and possibly a front air dam and rear apron. Not body color.             Body kit (gray/black) is a standard feature.
Side skirts and possibly a front air dam and rear apron. Not body color.
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)Increasingly often these are not actually connected to the exhaust.   Bright-finished exhaust tip(s) is a standard feature. Bright-finished exhaust tip(s) is a standard feature. Bright-finished exhaust tip(s) is a standard feature. Bright-finished exhaust tip(s) is a standard feature. Bright-finished exhaust tip(s) is a standard feature. Bright-finished exhaust tip(s) is a standard feature.
Increasingly often these are not actually connected to the exhaust.
Mud guardsFlaps mounted behind two to four wheels, to protect the body from mud and rocks.   Mud guards is an optional feature. Mud guards is an optional feature. Mud guards is an optional feature. Mud guards is an optional feature. Mud guards is an optional feature. Mud guards is an optional feature.
Flaps mounted behind two to four wheels, to protect the body from mud and rocks.
Sunroof Sunroof is an optional feature. Sunroof is a standard feature. Sunroof is an optional feature. Sunroof is a standard feature. Sunroof is a standard feature. Sunroof is an optional feature.
Gas Guzzler Tax  
-1300     -1300 is a standard feature.      
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors  
CompassWe haven't given this feature a value because it's hard to tell which cars have it.       Compass is a standard feature. Compass is a standard feature.   Compass is a standard feature.
We haven't given this feature a value because it's hard to tell which cars have it.
Fog lightsLight wide area close in front of the vehicle.             Fog lights is a standard feature.
Light wide area close in front of the vehicle.
Heated mirrorsClears ice and fog from mirrors.   Heated mirrors is a standard feature. Heated mirrors is a standard feature. Heated mirrors is a standard feature. Heated mirrors is a standard feature. Heated mirrors is a standard feature. Heated mirrors is a standard feature.
Clears ice and fog from mirrors.
Illuminated visor mirror, driverIncludes value of non-illuminated vanity mirror.   Illuminated visor mirror, driver is a standard feature. Illuminated visor mirror, driver is a standard feature. Illuminated visor mirror, driver is a standard feature. Illuminated visor mirror, driver is a standard feature. Illuminated visor mirror, driver is a standard feature. Illuminated visor mirror, driver is a standard feature.
Includes value of non-illuminated vanity mirror.
Illuminated visor mirror, passengerIncludes value of non-illuminated vanity mirror.   Illuminated visor mirror, passenger is a standard feature. Illuminated visor mirror, passenger is a standard feature. Illuminated visor mirror, passenger is a standard feature. Illuminated visor mirror, passenger is a standard feature. Illuminated visor mirror, passenger is a standard feature. Illuminated visor mirror, passenger is a standard feature.
Includes value of non-illuminated vanity mirror.
Map lightsFront row reading lights.   Map lights is a standard feature. Map lights is a standard feature. Map lights is a standard feature. Map lights is a standard feature. Map lights is a standard feature. Map lights is a standard feature.
Front row reading lights.
Outside temperature display Outside temperature display is a standard feature. Outside temperature display is a standard feature. Outside temperature display is a standard feature. Outside temperature display is a standard feature. Outside temperature display is a standard feature. Outside temperature display is a standard feature.
Power mirrorsIncludes value of manual remote mirrors.   Power mirrors is a standard feature. Power mirrors is a standard feature. Power mirrors is a standard feature. Power mirrors is a standard feature. Power mirrors is a standard feature. Power mirrors is a standard feature.
Includes value of manual remote mirrors.
TachometerReports engine speed.   Tachometer is a standard feature. Tachometer is a standard feature. Tachometer is a standard feature. Tachometer is a standard feature. Tachometer is a standard feature. Tachometer is a standard feature.
Reports engine speed.
Trip computerReports average fuel economy, and perhaps also instantaneous fuel economy, distance to empty, average speed, and other stats.     Trip computer is an optional feature. Trip computer is a standard feature. Trip computer is a standard feature.   Trip computer is a standard feature.
Reports average fuel economy, and perhaps also instantaneous fuel economy, distance to empty, average speed, and other stats.
Turn signals on or near mirrors Turn signals on or near mirrors is a standard feature. Turn signals on or near mirrors is a standard feature. Turn signals on or near mirrors is a standard feature. Turn signals on or near mirrors is a standard feature. Turn signals on or near mirrors is a standard feature. Turn signals on or near mirrors is a standard feature.
Xenon HID headlightsProvide a brighter, whiter light than halogen headlights.             Xenon HID headlights is a standard feature.
Provide a brighter, whiter light than halogen headlights.
Powertrain  
Launch controlElectronically controls engine and transmission for perfect launch.             Launch control is an optional feature.
Electronically controls engine and transmission for perfect launch.
Oil coolerOnly listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.   Oil cooler is a standard feature. Oil cooler is a standard feature. Oil cooler is a standard feature. Oil cooler is a standard feature. Oil cooler is a standard feature. Oil cooler is a standard feature.
Only listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controlsPaddles or buttons that can be used to manually shift the transmission. Only listed when optional or not always included with an automatic transmission.             Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls is an optional feature.
Paddles or buttons that can be used to manually shift the transmission. Only listed when optional or not always included with an automatic transmission.
Seats and Interior Trim  
Front buckets Front buckets is a standard feature. Front buckets is a standard feature. Front buckets is a standard feature. Front buckets is a standard feature. Front buckets is a standard feature.  
Front sport buckets           Front sport buckets is a standard feature.
Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench is a standard feature. Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench is a standard feature. Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench is a standard feature. Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench is a standard feature. Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench is a standard feature. Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench is a standard feature.
All-weather floor matsAll-weather floormats.   All-weather floor mats is an optional feature. All-weather floor mats is an optional feature. All-weather floor mats is an optional feature. All-weather floor mats is an optional feature. All-weather floor mats is an optional feature. All-weather floor mats is an optional feature.
All-weather floormats.
Aluminum trimReal aluminum trim on instrument panel, door panels, and/or center console. Deleted by wood trim even if they appear together.             Aluminum trim is a standard feature.
Real aluminum trim on instrument panel, door panels, and/or center console. Deleted by wood trim even if they appear together.
Center armrest(s), front row Center armrest(s), front row is a standard feature. Center armrest(s), front row is a standard feature. Center armrest(s), front row is a standard feature. Center armrest(s), front row is a standard feature. Center armrest(s), front row is a standard feature. Center armrest(s), front row is a standard feature.
Center armrest(s), second row   Center armrest(s), second row is a standard feature. Center armrest(s), second row is a standard feature. Center armrest(s), second row is a standard feature. Center armrest(s), second row is a standard feature. Center armrest(s), second row is a standard feature.
Door sill trim plates           Door sill trim plates is a standard feature.
Floor mats Floor mats is a standard feature. Floor mats is a standard feature. Floor mats is a standard feature. Floor mats is a standard feature. Floor mats is a standard feature. Floor mats is a standard feature.
Folding passenger seatFor carrying long items. Possibly also useful as a work surface.     Folding passenger seat is a standard feature. Folding passenger seat is a standard feature. Folding passenger seat is a standard feature. Folding passenger seat is a standard feature.  
For carrying long items. Possibly also useful as a work surface.
Folding second row seatsSeat folds to enlarge cargo area. Unless the seat is also removable, it usually folds flat or nearly flat.   Folding second row seats is a standard feature. Folding second row seats is a standard feature. Folding second row seats is a standard feature. Folding second row seats is a standard feature. Folding second row seats is a standard feature. Folding second row seats is a standard feature.
Seat folds to enlarge cargo area. Unless the seat is also removable, it usually folds flat or nearly flat.
Heated front seats Heated front seats is a standard feature. Heated front seats is a standard feature. Heated front seats is a standard feature. Heated front seats is a standard feature. Heated front seats is a standard feature. Heated front seats is a standard feature.
Leather seating surfacesSeating surfaces are trimmed in leather; other upholstery tends to be leatherette.             Leather seating surfaces is an optional feature.
Seating surfaces are trimmed in leather; other upholstery tends to be leatherette.
Leather-wrapped steering wheel   Leather-wrapped steering wheel is a standard feature. Leather-wrapped steering wheel is a standard feature. Leather-wrapped steering wheel is a standard feature. Leather-wrapped steering wheel is a standard feature. Leather-wrapped steering wheel is a standard feature.
Manual height adjuster, driver seat Manual height adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature. Manual height adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature. Manual height adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature. Manual height adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature. Manual height adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature. Manual height adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature.
Manual height adjuster, passenger seat Manual height adjuster, passenger seat is a standard feature. Manual height adjuster, passenger seat is a standard feature. Manual height adjuster, passenger seat is a standard feature. Manual height adjuster, passenger seat is a standard feature. Manual height adjuster, passenger seat is a standard feature. Manual height adjuster, passenger seat is a standard feature.
Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seatManually adjustable lower back support.   Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature. Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature. Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature. Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature. Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature.  
Manually adjustable lower back support.
Manual lumbar adjuster, passenger seatManually adjustable lower back support.   Manual lumbar adjuster, passenger seat is a standard feature. Manual lumbar adjuster, passenger seat is a standard feature. Manual lumbar adjuster, passenger seat is a standard feature. Manual lumbar adjuster, passenger seat is a standard feature. Manual lumbar adjuster, passenger seat is a standard feature.  
Manually adjustable lower back support.
Metal pedals           Metal pedals is a standard feature.
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seatLower back support power-adjustable vertically as well as in and out.             Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat is an optional feature.
Lower back support power-adjustable vertically as well as in and out.
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seatLower back support power-adjustable vertically as well as in and out.             Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat is an optional feature.
Lower back support power-adjustable vertically as well as in and out.
Power recliner, driver seat Power recliner, driver seat is a standard feature. Power recliner, driver seat is a standard feature. Power recliner, driver seat is a standard feature. Power recliner, driver seat is a standard feature. Power recliner, driver seat is a standard feature.  
Synthetic leather seating surfacesA.k.a vinyl, leatherette, MB-Tex, NuLuxe.     Synthetic leather seating surfaces is a standard feature. Synthetic leather seating surfaces is a standard feature. Synthetic leather seating surfaces is a standard feature. Synthetic leather seating surfaces is a standard feature.  
A.k.a vinyl, leatherette, MB-Tex, NuLuxe.
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires  
Alloy wheels Alloy wheels is a standard feature. Alloy wheels is a standard feature. Alloy wheels is a standard feature. Alloy wheels is a standard feature. Alloy wheels is a standard feature. Alloy wheels is a standard feature.
Sport suspension (upgrade)Only listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.             Sport suspension (upgrade) is a standard feature.
Only listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.
Wheel locksLug nuts that can only be removed using a special key. Prevents theft of wheels.             Wheel locks is a standard feature.
Lug nuts that can only be removed using a special key. Prevents theft of wheels.

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2009 Volkswagen Available Features: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2010 4dr Hatch turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed automated manual FWD
Touchscreen, six-disc, in-dash CD changer standard, with optional Dynaudio speakers. Rear side airbags optional. see full Volkswagen review
2010 4dr Hatch turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed automated manual FWD
Bluetooth, iPod interface and paddle shifters were very nice option for me. All fully integrated into the radio and Multifuction device interface. see full Volkswagen review
2008 4dr Hatch 170-horsepower 2.5L I5
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
For $20,000 you get 10 speaker stereo, lumbar support(a bit weak, I admit)for both driver and front passenger, tiptronic transmission, engine immobilization security, 4 years free road side assistance, brake pad wear indicator and tire pressure monitor. see full Volkswagen review
2008 4dr Hatch 170-horsepower 2.5L I5
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
4 wheel disc brakes, side curtains, turn signal controls, 6 spped tiptronic see full Volkswagen review
2008 2dr Hatch 250-horsepower 3.2L V6
6-speed automated manual AWD
AWD 4-Motion system, side air bags and curtains, fantastic brake system incorporating electronic brake assist, well-contoured front bucket seats with variable heat controls in both seats, and additional features as standard without options to purchase. see full Volkswagen review
2008 2dr Hatch 170-horsepower 2.5L I5
5-speed manual FWD
Cruise Control, Anti Theft System and vehicle info system were all standard on the base model. The number of airbags (6 I think) was also standard, not an option as on many entry level vehicles. see full Volkswagen review
2009 Volkswagen Available Features: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2009 2dr Hatch 170-horsepower 2.5L I5
5-speed manual FWD
OEM Features were expensive, very expensive. No HIDs, no full MFD, no premium audio, not the best seats see full Volkswagen review
2008 4dr Hatch turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed automated manual FWD
I would like to have been able to get homelink in my car. that is really my only complaint. see full Volkswagen review
 
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