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1998 Volkswagen Jetta GLX VR6Review
Stephanie writes:
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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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1998 Volkswagen Jetta GLSReview
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Great Value, Good Performance — The 1998 Jetta, built in Mexico, handles exceptionally well for the cost. New, it was priced under $20,000 with a fairly loaded package. The car has retained its residual value, and is still worth anywhere from $4-$7K depending on condition. The car has a good track record mechanically, and the manual transmission is fun to drive. The sound system is also solid. Good gas mileage -- 30+ miles on the highway.

Pros: fun to drive, reliable, good gas mileage

Cons: a little on the small and light side

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1998 Volkswagen Jetta GTReview
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If You Want To Save Gas Money But Have Some Driving Fun, Its A Pretty Good Car. — Well, being a BMW man myself, I wondered if it was wrong for me to purchase a VW, but after some long hard thought, I have come to a conclusion...... ITS NOT! Now if I bought a Benz, it would be a different story. The car looks alright, I do love the half "smoked" tail lights that came with it, and its not the ugliest thing out there at all. It was not built to look like a super car, so its not to bad for what it is. The Build Quality seems good for now, but i did buy this off a friend who treated it like his 4th child, so I will see how the car lasts in the future. Its only pumping 115hp, but it was not built to be fast. It takes corners pretty well for a family car, and with the 5speed, its still fun to drive.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: It's good on Gas

Cons: It's not fast at all

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1998 Volkswagen Jetta GLS Review
115 hp. 4 cylinders, 2729 curbweight. 24-31mpg. 2.0 engine. 14.5 gas tank. 4 wheel. front wheel. 2.8L V6. roomy and nice. not the safest for a family. more of a teenager car. i like it though. automatic windows.
vs1995 Oldsmobile Achieva 4 Dr S Sedan
1998 Volkswagen Jetta GLS winning categories:
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Front Seats Ranked 1995 Oldsmobile Achieva 4 Dr S Sedan better.
"two separate seats. shifter between. seat belts on the door. the jetta seats are smaller, the ceiling is lower, its not as easy to move the seats. "
Family Car Ranked 1995 Oldsmobile Achieva 4 Dr S Sedan better.
"achieva is 100x safer, has more room, is a larger car. the jetta is significantly smaller and for shorter people in my opinion. im small so i like it, but its not a family car. its more for teenagers and young adults. "
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2021 Volkswagen Jetta Reviews

Review By Jack

its comfortable and great on gas with plenty on power. Read More

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Roomy, priced right, good value for the price. Android auto connectivity is via a USB cable rather than wireless which is disappointing. Read More

2020 Volkswagen Jetta Reviews

Review By gdsnhanson

Good features for the base S model. Engine could use some more hp but that’s how it gets 40 mpg. Read More

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

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Review By Samuel

I love it. I love how it drives and how comfortable it really is Read More

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Well maintained vehicle. The previous owner took very good care of the vehicle Read More

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

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