The redesigned Golf GTI ratchets up the performance over the outgoing version with more power and sharper handling, while preserving the civility that has long made Volkswagen’s sporty hatchback a polished daily driver. Unfortunately, the new infotainment system is a usability nightmare, making it complicated for the driver to perform even common audio and climate tasks.
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    Overall Owner Satisfaction

    Consumer Reports’ Annual Owner Satisfaction Survey can improve the chances of finding a compatible car match. How? Our survey data reveals whether, all things considered, owners would buy the same car again. The answer to that question is what determines our owner-satisfaction rating, which is a powerful piece of intel because it predicts how well a particular model will satisfy other owners.

    Predicted Overall Owner Satisfaction

    Predicted Owner Satisfaction with:

    Comfort

    Includes seats, climate control, noise, and ride

    Value

    Did you get what you wanted relative to the price you paid?

    Would you buy this car again?

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    Percentage of owners who would definitely purchase that same vehicle again. Owner-satisfaction Ratings are determined by the percentage of those who answered "definitely yes" to the question asked by the Consumer Reports Annual Auto Survey "Considering all factors (price, performance, reliability, comfort, enjoyment, etc.), would you get this car if you had to do it all over again?". If we don’t have sufficient data, a similar model might be used to form the owner-satisfaction score.
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