My wife and I are picking up our brand new black on gray 2003 Jetta GL 5-speed TDI tonight, yay! I posted on here about a week ago when I was considering getting a '98 Jetta TDI, but that didn't happen. Then we found a 2000 Jetta TDI automatic at a local Toyota dealer. That didn't happen either because the sales guy seemed really weasely and was reluctant to even try to contact the previous owner to see when the timing belt was done (car had 93000 miles on it). So, we ended up getting a brand new car, with 1.9% financing for 60 months. The payment isn't a whole lot more than it was on our 2001 Accent with that finance rate. I spent the weekend looking over the manuals since we got the financing done on Saturday. One weird thing I noticed is that the first listed timing belt change in the maintenance book is 100000 miles? I didn't see anything previous to that at 40, 60 or 80000. I knew about the new 80000 mile belt, but what's up with the 100K interval? If it really is that long, that's a giant improvement in change intervals. Anyway, I'm looking forward to getting it. I currently also have an '89 Jetta TD, so I now have my "fleet" of diesels like I've always wanted.Have a good day everyone.