Purchased as a used-corp. leased vehicle at a 30%+ discount
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.
The powerful V6 with a low RPM torque band starting at 2300 RPM which makes it a great city car vs my previous experience with 4-cylinder turbo engines in like compact vehicles. Engine as coupled with the DSG tranny is a fantastic combo.
Huge vented rotors in front and rear with electronic brake assist. Safety of the AWD 4-Motion drive system with the distribution of power up to 75% to the rear as needed. Safety of the full side curtains--front to rear. Electronic stability control
Rated by Edmunds as a "least cost" vehicle, coming in at a rate below the comparable vehicle costs of operation and ownership