1999 Volkswagen Jetta Overview

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GL
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Avg. Price: $2,999
GLX VR6
Avg. Price: $3,526
New GL
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Avg. Price: $3,880
New GL TDi Turbodiesel
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Avg. Price: $3,628
New GLS
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Avg. Price: $3,598
New GLS TDi Turbodiesel
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Avg. Price: $3,631
New GLS VR6
Avg. Price: $3,550
New GLX VR6
2 national listings
Avg. Price: $3,485
TDi Turbodiesel
Wolfsburg
6 national listings
Avg. Price: $3,913

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Based on 48 reviews

Vw Jetta: The Love/hate Story by Roudi
 — This was the first car that I have ever owned, bought for me by my parents. I knew then I wanted something that looked bold, stylish, and crafted with a touch of German. Not throwing out the idea ... Read More
Last Car I'll Ever Own (pending Availibility Of Diesel Fuel In 2050) by Nathan
 — Always wanted a diesel car. Glad I got one. Gets 50mpg on the highway and no less than 43 no matter how hard I run it on local runs. Will run 75mph at barely over 2500rpms. Car has 240k and, while... Read More
99 Vr6 Jetta by Philip
 — I like the amount of torque that comes with it. You can customize these cars in so many different ways to fit your profile. There is a great official manual that the experts use to work on this car. I... Read More

1999 Volkswagen Jetta Overview

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1999 Volkswagen Jetta

1999 was a changeover year for the Volkswagen Jetta, with some of the previous year's models still on sale for several months, and a new, next-generation version introduced later in the model year. With this new version, the Jetta's body was enlarged slightly, the engine and interior were updated, and the list of standard features available throughout the line was expanded.

The new Jetta GL sedan got an updated 115-horsepower, 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine, and came with a list of standard features that included a keyless entry system, power door locks, anti-lock brakes, dual airbags, air conditioning, a tilt/telescopic steering wheel, and an anti-theft alarm system.

Also available were a new higher-end Jetta GLS trim package, a GLX version with a 174-horsepower V6, and two new TDI turbodiesel trim packages. All versions came dual airbags and anti-lock brakes, among other features. The GLX came standard with leather seats and a power sunroof.

Overall, drivers were impressed with the Jetta's handling, smoothness over the road, comfort, and roominess. And while some drivers praised the overall build quality of the Golf, others noted frequent problems and reliability issues with the car.

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1999 Volk Jetta Sedan / Alarm Problem

Alarm won't disingage when attempting to start car. Is there a factory kill switch available if necessary?

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Sean, This Is My Second Car That I Buy. But It Seeims That Volkwagon Have A...

transmition shiffting at hi gears make like a nock noice. I wondering why volkswagon have this problems with the trasmition. I have 2 volkswagon in the las 6 months an im always having a trasmition p...

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Is There A Connector Or Adapter For 1999 Volkswagen Jetta Gls Without Cruis...

I have an 1999 Volkswagen Jetta (new body style) without cruise control, I have tried two recommended OEM throttle bodies and I have had the same problem. The connector on the OEM throttle bodies do n...

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My Alarm Won't Stop Going Off

MY battery in the car died and when we jump started it the alarm system went off. The key remote woudnt stop the alarm system so we disconnected the alarm. the car started and ran for a couple miles...

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Had Do I Get From Within The Trunk Inside The Car Through The Left Rear Sea...

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