Spontaneous-combustion engine

Consumer Reports, it appears, is trying its best to sound a bit less Consumer Reports-y. From a February review of the new Volkswagen Jetta with the 1.4-liter turbo four:

Since its 2011 redesign, the Jetta sedan has offered more engines than Spinal Tap had drummers.

This will not encourage people who question VW’s overall reliability, if you know what I mean.


  1. miniapplejack »

    5 January 2016 · 1:29 pm

    Just as long as the VW engineers can take enough time off from doctoring engine mapping code to remember the difference between ” and ‘.

  2. McGehee »

    5 January 2016 · 3:55 pm

    What, did their list of available engines go up to 11?

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