1998 Volkswagen Jetta User Reviews

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    Displaying 31 - 40 of 42 1998 Volkswagen Jetta reviews.

    1998 Volkswagen Jetta GLX VR6 Review
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    Our Relationship Was Cut Short — I loved my little car! It had just enough power to play around, but not enough to get me in trouble. Looks like someone else liked my car just as much since they decided to help themselves to it!

    Pros: Power. Leather. Massage table fit in the trunk (along with room for a couple people). Fun to drive.

    Cons: It's in bits and pieces now.

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    1998 Volkswagen Jetta GL Review
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    My Lil Jetta Iii Gl — 5spd 4cyl - 8speaker w/sunroof. This was my Jetta of choice, optioned exactly how I wanted it. I have 224k miles on it.

    Pros: Hows 32 mpg average sound?  The 8 speaker factory stereo sounds great too - I have an integrated ipod adapter that takes place of the cd changer.

    Cons: I burned out the check engine light.

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    Phizer Mobile — It's a mini go-kart and it goes like stink. :) What isn't great is the various problems it's starting to have. I have 130k+ miles on it, so things are starting to fail. Just didn't expect the bits that hold the windows in place to fail, allowing the windows to slowly sink into the doors.

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    1998 Volkswagen Jetta GL Review
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    Good — Very good commuting car, gets above average mileage. Easy to change the oil.

    Pros: Above average mileage.

    Cons: Low performance.

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    1998 Volkswagen Jetta GLX VR6 Review
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    Vr6 Says It All! — I loved this car. -Tokico suspension -Intake -MK4 Wolfsburg Ed. Rims -3rRacing Seats -Tenzo Steering wheel -VR lip Yum

    Pros: Torque monster!!!!  It sounded pretty sweet too, even with stock exhaust.

    Cons: Major coolant issues...one after another.

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    1998 Volkswagen Jetta GLX VR6 Review
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    Awesome Car Should Have Never Sold It.....::wipes Away A Tear:: — the vr6 provided plenty of power, and it handled like a dream. it had every power option except heated seats. it was black with black leather seats, a very sharp looking car. the only problem was when it blew a head gasket (the old vr6 enginges are known for that). it was a real pain to fix because of the lack of room. later i found out that it's only a hand full of bolts to take the whole front end off.(oh well)

    Pros: everything!! one of my favorite cars that i've ever owned.

    Cons: a little too much torque steer on hard acceleration, weak head gasket, and the 5 disk cd changer was junk

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    1998 Volkswagen Jetta GL Review
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    The Best Jetta — Besides the fact that you never forget your first car (or was about girlfried?)... anyway, this is the best Jetta ever made, great performance, has owned for 135,000 Km and has never had a single failure and compared with the A4 versions, this one has a great space in the cabin and an awesome trunk space.

    Pros: Cabin space, performance, you can trust it reliability for thousands of miles

    Cons: Age

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    1998 Volkswagen Jetta GLS Review
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    Good Looking & Expensive To Fix — I purchased this car from a Buy Here Pay Here and it seemingly ran fine. Everything in it worked properly and the motor ran like a dream. However everything electronic in it seemed to zap out. Once out it was way too complicated to fix & parts/labor was ridiculous. Although it was fast and I could rely on it motor wise...the offtrack window falling down in 20 degree weather was miserable.

    Pros: fast, reliable motor, good looking

    Cons: horrible electronics, expensive fix, awkward trunk

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    1998 Volkswagen Jetta GL Review
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    Bought It For One Hundred Dollars — the one i have dosent have reverse, and the driver window dosent roll up but a very dependable car, when i bought it, it had a whole bunch of MSD Ignition stuff all over the engine compartment, not letting it run right so i took it all off and overhauled the engine and now it runs like a champ

    Pros: runs good

    Cons: its a ricer

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    1998 Volkswagen Jetta GLX VR6 Review
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    Jetta's Are Awesome Cars — My jetta had awesome handling, it cornered like a dream ,very reliable, great car in winter...

    Pros: there like the energizer bunny they just keep going and going

    Cons: the door open alarm got annoying really quick

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    Reviews From Other Years

    2014 Volkswagen Jetta Reviews

    Excellent By Mannyhutch

    Great daily driver, very good on gas, reliable, comfortable, this is a car that any person that has a long daily commute will enjoy, best part is going to the gas pump and not spending too much to fil... Read More

    Great Daily Driver For The People Who Enjoy Driving By dustan

    Overall a great car, I enjoy every drive. The car is comfortable and efficient all while being completely sexy. The car can get out of its own way well and it a blast to drive at highway speeds. The a... Read More

    2013 Volkswagen Jetta Reviews

    Love Our Jetta By chuckcars

    This is our go to town car. Had it 2 years. Changes the oil, free at dealer, and no trouoble. except for inability to change the clock time this year. Now for a trip to the dealer since it is still in... Read More

    Very Happy With Car By Jcar

    Super pleased with economy - I drive mostly highway, mostly 75-80 mph and average over 40 mpg. This is reason I bought the car - as I drive 120 miles to/from work. Great stereo, nice comfort, ve... Read More

    2012 Volkswagen Jetta Reviews

    2012 Vw Jetta By Will

    Amazing car! Fun to drive around for daily commutes and even better for long road trips with good friends. I have driven this car through the best and worst weather conditions and it has kept powering... Read More

    Decent Car For A Decent Price By lemoffett

    I loved that this car was under $20k brand new. I also liked that it came with black interior for a white car. The best thing about this car was that all windows rolled up/down with one click. I went ... Read More

    2011 Volkswagen Jetta Reviews

    2011 Vw Jetta Review By Hauk

    This model - the SEL - is loaded with navigation and all the other amenities including bluetooth, heated seats, the only thing it's missing is a back up camera Great car for the value. It has that so... Read More

    2011 Vw Jetta Review By Hauk

    This model - the SEL - is loaded with navigation and all the other amenities including bluetooth, heated seats, the only thing it's missing is a back up camera Great car for the value. It has that so... Read More

    2010 Volkswagen Jetta Reviews

    Great Student Car By Ginese1

    This car was the perfect pick for my daughter, she learned to drive with my Volvo SUV, then my Passat. These were a little big for her and harder to navigate parking situations. I surprised her with... Read More

    Great Value By Jonesb930

    Overall I am happy that I purchased this car. I am at 100K and ready to trade it in but have been hesitating since it was such a great car overall. I have driven a newer model Passat during the last s... Read More

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