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2003 Volkswagen Jetta Overview
Overall User Score
Based on 106 reviews
The big news for 2003 was that the extensive lineup of Jetta sedans and wagons came with expanded lists of standard features. For starters, power windows, cruise control, power heated mirrors, and a CD player were standard equipment across the line. Other standard features in all Jettas included power door locks, anti-lock brakes, dual airbags, and air conditioning.
Volkswagen also made some adjustments to its sedan and wagon trim packages. The GLX wagons were gone, for instance, although the GLX sedans with a 200-horsepower, 2.8-liter V6 engine remained. And new options were available for the high-end GLX 1.8T wagon, including leather seats, a leather-trimmed steering wheel, and steering-wheel mounted controls. In addition, options such as stability control and a CD changer were available across the line.
Driver's were impressed with the Jetta's handling, acceleration, safety features, and comfort, and with the gas milesage of the diesel-engined Jettas. On the downside, reliability and quality-control issues were noted by some drivers.
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Volkswagen Jetta Questions
Side Mirror Won't Move L Or R. It Will Move Up And Down. Possible Scenarios...
The driver's side mirror won't move left or right. It will move up and down and the passenger side mirror works perfectly well. Any suggestions?
I Have A 2003 Vw Jetta With A Autoamtic Transmission That Won't Go Into Rev...
at first the reverse will work in the morning or late afternoon then one day it just stop going into reverse, all the other gears are find. the car is also hard to move wend trying to push it back.
Jetta Starts But Won't Move
2003 Volkswagon Jetta GLS 1.8T.... I parked it over the winter, disconnected battery and add stabilizer to the fuel tank. I charged the battery this spring and started the vehicle with no problem. ...
Problem With 2003 Jetti 1.8t Transmission, Drives Only In 1st Gear
car stays in 1st gear and computer shows code 00652
What Are Possible Reasons For A Smell In My Heater Like Exhaust Or Burning ...
The engine has been steam cleaned and the exhaust manifold has been checked. The smell comes after the engine heats up and is more pronounced if I do not use the fan until the engine heats up.