1999 Volkswagen Jetta Overview

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GL
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GLX VR6
New GL
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New GL TDi Turbodiesel
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TDi Turbodiesel
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4.15 stars

Based on 49 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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Volkswagen Jetta Questions

Mike_m75
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Bought An Early 99 Vw Jetta 5 Speed A Couple Weeks Ago, While Driving Home ...

Dealership said it might be cause the gage cluster is out of another car and that's why it won't start also? Any clues?

25 views with 10 answers (last answer about a day ago)
daves68nova
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Where Is The Relay Or Fuse For Main Fan Funtion

I just bought a 8/1999 V.W Jetta Gsl and the coolant fan does not come on don' t know this car?

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Marc Oversteyns
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Car Won`t Start,nor The Remote Or Windows Working

I bought a 99 volkswagen Jetta 2.0l Got the engine replaced and the headgasket,so engine runs like new. Next day i tryed to start the car but won`t start nor the remote nor the windows work with the h...

24 views with 4 answers (last answer about a month ago)
squeakywitch
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My 1999 Volkswagon Jetta Wont Start

It started when I put my car in Reverse. It jerked because the Parking brake was still on. Then it stalled. I haven't been able to start it since. What can I do?

16 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 months ago)
Leonardo Torres-Colon
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Its Really Cold Out These Past Couple Days And It Seems Like My Oil Froze U...

Oil came out of oil filter.what's wrong with the car.

21 views with 2 answers (last answer 2 months ago)