jrfields321 5pts With the newer dual cluth transmission, they are more efficient than the older automatic. They get just a good mileage than the manual if not better. I have read some negative reviews on the web about them and don't understand why some people don't like them. I really enjoy driving my 2010 Golf TDI DSG. You can not even feel the gears change! When it's time to get a newer car, I will be giving the Passat TDI DSG a spin!