2009 Volkswagen Rabbit

    (6 Reviews)


    2009 Volkswagen Rabbit Review Summaries

    What reviewers liked most about the Volkswagen Rabbit

    • The Rabbit's cabin is a high point, and the level of quality in the materials says "German engineering" loud and clear.

      - Edmunds.com
    • (The six-speed automatic transmission) shifts so smoothly it's difficult to discern the shift points, and the extra ratios help the Rabbit to get the most out of the 150 horsepower from its 2.5-liter five-cylinder engine...

      - JSOnline.com
    • Though no rocket, we found the Rabbit to be quick, responsive and fun to drive.

      - New Car Test Drive

    What reviewers liked least about the Volkswagen Rabbit

    • Most consumers will be satisfied with the Rabbit's soft ride, though driving enthusiasts will likely be disappointed by the loss of that taut, European character of previous generations. Additionally, a switch to electric assist for the power steering has taken away some of the car's traditionally communicative steering feel.

      - Edmunds.com

    Volkswagen Rabbit Comparisons

    • In the current herd of hatchbacks, it offers standout performance, handling and comfort to go with its versatility.

      - JSOnline.com
    • Unlike many of its competitors, whether Asian or domestic, the Rabbit is a hatchback and therefore offers the advantage of cargo-carrying utility not provided by the typical two- or four-door sedan design.

      - New Car Test Drive

    Best one-liner about the Volkswagen Rabbit

    • Tangible German lineage and an exceptionally high level of interior fit and finish for this price combine to make the Rabbit the most sophisticated $15,000 vehicle on the road.

      - Kelley Blue Book

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