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1988 Volkswagen JettaReview
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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
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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:
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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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2021 Volkswagen Jetta Reviews

Review By T

Nicely featured base model with peppy engine. Got 44.7 MPG on way home from dealer. Read More

2020 Volkswagen Jetta Reviews

Review By Lrgalan51

Excessive oil consumption. No oil showing on the stick before 10,000. Miles, again I liked 1700 more miles before oil change & no oil showing on stick. So VW changed oil & filter & said they added mor... Read More

Review By Michael

It is the perfect highway car, the smoothness of an American full size, the handling of a European sports sedan, and over 45 mpg on a trip. Read More

2019 Volkswagen Jetta Reviews

Review By Guru91MK33

Excellent basic car - outstanding warranty, gas mileage, performance, styling and interior space. Not a lot of bells and whistles, but the basics are there. Just as good or better than a Corolla or ... Read More

Review By Guru91Y4VW

I have the jetta highline with a 6 speed manual. Clutch feels great, transmission is smooth and comfortable. One major problem ive had with the car is the hill assist, this is a problem that is cons... Read More

2018 Volkswagen Jetta Reviews

Review By John

Price is right, gas mileage is unbelievable. Good deal. Read More

2017 Volkswagen Jetta Reviews

Review By Jd

I previously owned a 2014 VW Jetta and was completely satisfied with it. I would buy another Jetta. My concern with this particular car was what appeared to be exceedingly high mileage between oil c... Read More

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Good fuel eco .. comfortable.. functional.. good handling...good power for 1.4 Read More

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