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1988 Volkswagen JettaReview
Jeff writes:

First Car — This car was blast to drive and lasted nearly 18 years... sold it someone that was going to restore it... the original Jetta GLi 16 Valve DOHC engine that wuldn't die!

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1988 Volkswagen JettaReview
Michael writes:
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German Engineering — The body style of the jetta has changed little over the years. the performance factor was normal. I drove this car and put a lot ofmiles on it. This was the last car i owned before joining the military. It handled well in the snow.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: good handling,cost of ownership was low,and this one was in good shape.

Cons: issues began to arise just before i got rid of it. i sold it about a week before leaving to basic training.

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1988 Volkswagen Jetta GL Review
GuruV94MW says:
vs1988 Honda Civic LX
1988 Volkswagen Jetta GL winning categories:
  • Power
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Power Ranked 1988 Honda Civic LX better.
"genial ingeniering- simple and go to hell quality. perfekt motormanagement; power from the bottom up to near 6000 u/min"
Looks/Style Ranked 1988 Honda Civic LX better.
"looked slim and elegant"
Back Seats Ranked 1988 Honda Civic LX better.
"very roomy..no sensless middle armrest"

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2020 Volkswagen Jetta Reviews

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2019 Volkswagen Jetta Reviews

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2017 Volkswagen Jetta Reviews

Review By Jennifer

The 2017 VW Jetta is a great car! After reading reviews from US News & World Report, I had a strong interest in the car. (The timing to get a new car just wasnt right for me.) The manual transmiss... Read More

Review By Isabel

The car looks great and drives smooth. It came without mats, but the dealership ordered them. Read More

2016 Volkswagen Jetta Reviews

Review By Beasley

I love the rear view camera feature the car has it is awesome! Read More

Review By Longwalker

Solid VW feel, fun to drive. Zippy and powerful. Nice interior, plenty of features. We are most excited about the great fuel economy! Read More

2015 Volkswagen Jetta Reviews

Review By Barry

Awesome car. Great gas mileage and performance. Great car. Read More

Review By Chuck

So far I am really impressed with this car. It drives great, the diesel is very strong and fuel efficient (30 mpg with a lot of city driving). It handles well, super smooth shifting and cornering. ... Read More

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