2002 Volkswagen Jetta Overview

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GL
Avg. Price: $4,635
GL TDI
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Avg. Price: $4,416
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GLI VR6
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Avg. Price: $5,673
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GLS VR6
Avg. Price: $5,215
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Volkswagen Mark 4 Jetta 1.8t Is The Right Car For All by David
 — this is the first car i have ever bought. it was a car i have loved since the 1st Fast and the Furious movie came out (it didnt get my liking the mark 4 Jetta it just got me liking the Jetta's in gene... Read More
Finally Sold My Baby... by mtruther
 — I drove my 2002 Jetta TDI for 215,000 miles and 12-years, and it's easily been an amazingly dependable and efficient vehicle. It carried great crash ratings, and while I never tested that, it's maneu... Read More
Fun And Powerful...maybe Too Powerful For A Front Wheel Drive by Spencer
 — Very nice, every option you could think of mirrors and seats that change to the key your using, rain sensing wipers, passenger mirror that changes when shift into reverse, even heated windshield washe... Read More

2002 Volkswagen Jetta Overview

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2002 Volkswagen Jetta

For 2002, Volkswagen greatly expanded it lineup of Jetta wagons, which had been introduced a year earlier. The Jetta wagon was now available with a turbocharged 1.8T four-cylinder engine, which generated 180 horsepower (up 30 hp from the previous year), as well as a 90-horsepower, 1.9-liter four-cylinder diesel with the TDI (turbo direct injection) feature.

Jetta wagons were also available with the base 115-horsepower, 2.0-liter four cylinder engine and a 174-horsepower V6. Later in the model year, horsepower for the V6 was upped to 200.

On the sedan side, the high-end Jetta GLX V6 was equipped with a new five-speed automatic transmission with the Tiptronic feature, which enabled drivers to shift manually depending on driving conditions. A five-speed manual transmission was standard for the other Jetta sedans and wagons, while a four-speed automatic was available as an option.

For the sedans as well as the wagons, standard features included air conditioning, power door locks, power steering, dual airbags, anti-lock brakes, and an anti-theft alarm system. Higher-end models added such features as traction control, power windows, and a CD player. The GLX wagons and sedans added wood trim, heated front seats, leather seats, and a sunroof.

Finally, in an effort to meet head-on lingering complaints about the build quality of its Jetta models, Volkswagen effectively doubled the length of its bumper-to-bumper warranty, from two years/24,000 miles to four years/50,000 miles.

Drivers appreciated the Jetta's handling, safety features, power, and sportiness. However, some drivers noted that the car still had quality-control issues requiring expensive repairs. The transmission and electrical system were noted by some drivers as being particularly troublesome. Perhaps that extended warranty wasn't such a bad idea after all

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2002 Jetta Power Windows Not Working .

I have tried Fuse 5+14 Good Master switch Good I can here a small click at the door I try the window at but nothing.Everything else works Locks Lights Sunroof and so on .Can anybody HELP >THANKS

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Beth Fulster
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When I Unlock The Driver Door And Go To Push The Unlock Button Nothing Happ...

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incognito7
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2002 Vw Jetta, Bad Auto Trans, What Is It Worth?

2002 Jetta GLS, runs well but tranny is bad (hard shifts from 3rd-4th with hesitation). Otherwise runs well, body in fair condition with a few minor dents, scratches and scrapes, interior decent, l...

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Desmond11411
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I Have A 02 Jetta 1.8t Tech Tronic ,i Have A Bad Cluster So I Went To The ...

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GSUDAD
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'02 Jetta Won't Start....security System Issue??

My son just purchased a '02 Jetta. After trying to install a subwoofer system yesterday the car will not start. Car cranks, lights work etc but the car won't fire. Is it possible he tripped the securi...

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