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1999 Volkswagen Jetta New GLSReview
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Gold Digger — Well the only thing good is that it has four wheels an engine manual transmission and freakin fantastic gas milage. I mean getting 34 mpg out of a 2.slow i mean a 2.0 is nice. the maintanence costs....not so much

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Its a jetta it gets uber good gas milage

Cons: its a jetta, the question is not what is wrong with it, but is there anything not broken? And i take care of this girl too!

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1999 Volkswagen Jetta New GLReview
StephShepherd writes:
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Excellent Car — I absolutely love my VW Jetta. Its has been a GREAT car for me. It is by far my favorite vehicle I've ever owned. It has been reliable. I feel safe driving it, ive never worried about it breaking down. I'm really looking forward to purchasing a newer model. Highly recommended!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Comfortable seating, comfortable driving, smooth riding, sport style appearance, reliable, excellent build quality

Cons: Maintenance cost can be higher price,  parts to replace if something breaks can also be expensive

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1999 Volkswagen Jetta New GLReview
CGtanocasr writes:
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Enjoyable To Drive. — Overall I enjoy driving it, automatic, easy to park (medium size) ,cd player (8 cd carrier) am/fm radio, black exterior and interior, with automatic door safe look, spaced trunk for caring lugged or grocery shopping, 3 persons will be seated very comfortable on the back.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Original parts are expensives

Cons: Safe and reliable

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1999 Volkswagen Jetta GLReview
Matty writes:
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(could Be) Perfect —

A little buzzy saloon with no power. i love this cute little car and all of its inconvenient little quirks. this cars has its many ups yet plenty of downs. this car is a 50/50 chance. you either pick a good one or a mess. i was skeptical to buy the new generation of a whole new design of everything, but im kind of pleasantly surprised. i have the 2.0l inline 4 and its dreadful. it makes the whole car vibrate, shake, and rattle. its pretty unrefined, and i found it to be a german car thing, but it revs all the way up to 3000-3500 rpms before it shifts,(i guess thats why it uses so much oil!) and when it shifts its a slow abrupt one. id hate this car if it wasnt so quirky and reliable. i have banged it off almost everything in the bronx and it still drives fine. gas mileage is slightly mediocre for such engine dullness but the handling also makes up for that. it has such good sticky handling around turns but has a serious traction issue if its not 100% dry out. the trunk is huge but more space should have been given to the rear seats, because it is so tight. now here comes my main issue with the car. THE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM SUCKS. if its not one random light on the dash then its another light that wont turn on in the cabin, or if i put on my turn signals or even my headlights, the radio statics really bad. the radio for some reason had static since i bought it. i thought it was just the antenna , so i bought one and it cleared a little, but still sucks. through all these times i still love it because this car is so forgiving and just so......AH! i cant describe it! i just have such a passion for this car and i love it no matter what, i plan to drive it till its dead!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: quirky cuteness, for everyday use!

Cons: i hope you like changing MAF sensors!

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1999 Volkswagen Jetta GLX VR6Review
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'99 Vdub Glx — Awesome car. Takes turn amazingly. Nice acceleration. Wicked fun. My friends fight with each other to drive when we go somewhere (Usually the carpool car too) MKIII model, I personally like the boxy look (maybe just a bias but whatever.) A lot of options to choose from to personalize. Two Bose in the back - can really pump some noise.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Excellent first time driver car. Safe and easy to drive. Plus you won't be embarrassed by it and can showoff the VR6.

Cons: The leather seating was about 85% when I first got it. Scarring on the back middle. Driver's seat bottom has one of the stitching coming out, but I can fix that with a hooked needle and high quality thread.

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1999 Volkswagen Jetta TDi TurbodieselReview
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Best Car I Ever Owned — Great handling and exceptional mileage. Lowered 1.5 inches with Eibach Springs. Original Turbo and Clutch after 289,000 miles! I like it better than the new models I have tested, and will continue to run this one for many more miles

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Great mileage and handling

Cons: None

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1999 Volkswagen Jetta WolfsburgReview
Alan writes:
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1999 Vw Jetta — performance is great, quick acceleration, good braking, tight handling, Great gas mileage, however parts are extremely expensive Grinded while shifting even after getting new trans and clutch, floor boards rusting out is a common problem overall a fun car to drive,

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: fairly quick acceleration,

Cons: repairs are expensive

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1999 Volkswagen Jetta GLX VR6Review
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Not Many Vr6 Models Available Like This, With Leather Seats, Moonroof, Bose Amp & Speakers — great performance - fun to drive! good acceleration [optional 6 cylinder sport engine], braking & cornering. body in good shape but missing some trim pieces. leather seats very comfortable on long trips. rear bumper cover got scratched up from parallel parking - so replaced with a black cover which looks fine [see pic]. gets good gas mileage for a peppy car because of the car's size.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: fun!

Cons: power window switches not working

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1999 Volkswagen Jetta WolfsburgReview
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Headache — This car was ridden hard and put up wet. Although it is pretty peppy for a 4 cylinder, it is noisy and has all the squeaks and creaks of an old Chevy. Wheel bearings are difficult to replace. Electrical is a nightmare, horn blows intermittently, car won't start with out doing a ritualistic dance behind the wheel. Security system seems psychotic.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Has pretty good acceleration and semi sporty.

Cons: Electrical issues galore.

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1999 Volkswagen Jetta WolfsburgReview
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I Love This Car — 2.0 inline 4 cylinder 5 speed lowered 3 inches with eibach sportline springs and KYB struts all the way around. I drive this car daily for the $20 every other week its costs me in gas. Its kinda quick beat a eg hatch with lsv tec

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: yellow headlights

Cons: back brakes are bad

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2022 Volkswagen Jetta Reviews

Review By Guru9RMKL6

Smooth driving. Quiet engine. Easy to drive and shift. Like it has 6 speed. Not too thrilled about the dashboard. Liked the old better where the rpm and speedometer were both visible. Now it’s either... Read More

Review By Guru982R5V

Checks all my boxes off. Larger space than my Corolla. Heated seats, sun roof, leather type seats, electric drivers seat, digital dash. Read More

2021 Volkswagen Jetta Reviews

Review By Jack

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

Review By Guru9K742G

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

2019 Volkswagen Jetta Reviews

Review By Guru98GBZP

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

Review By sarad03

Great cat only downside is not having a back AC Read More

2018 Volkswagen Jetta Reviews

Review By John

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

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