The style is unique without being dated or odd. The body lines are straightforward, with the lighting being modern and functional without excessive styling cues. Platinum grey color looks good and seems to help the lines of the design flow together.
Typical german automobile - Functional and ergonomic. Everything is positioned to be easily accessible and simple to operate. Steering wheel controls have multiple functions keyed to operational mode of sound system.
Audio system controls Bluetooth hands-free, AM/FM/HD and Sat radio as well as SD Card and Media Device inputs. System works well and sound quality is rather better than expected.
2.5L engine and 6-speed Tip-tronic transmission work well together. Engine has broad power band, which allows the transmission to deliver reasonable pickup in normal mode, and quite a lot of fun in "Sport" mode. Normal driving provides good fuel e
Trunk is basically a small cave. I am constantly impressed at the amount of space available for luggage/boxes. I personally would not tow with this vehicle. The Jetta's personality just seems to reward a more relaxed and opportunistic driving style.