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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
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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

2 of 4 people found this review helpful.
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2020 Volkswagen Jetta Reviews

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

Review By Paulstheman81

Very easy to operate and the SE trim features many items as standard equipment. Great handling. Read More

2019 Volkswagen Jetta Reviews

Review By Tom

I paid a little too much cuz it was a bad time to buy cars but love my car Read More

Review By Guru9BP6G3

I love this car, is very economical and plus it doesn’t have many miles. The only thing I do recommend is to have a lower cost, since it was very used from the inside. Read More

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Review By John

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

2017 Volkswagen Jetta Reviews

Review By Carlos

fully loaded with fog lights, signal lights on mirrors nice added safety for this type of vehicle. Read More

Review By Jack

Its just below a Passat in size but similar features. Read More

2016 Volkswagen Jetta Reviews

Review By Guru9VBWSG

Fun to drive the 1.8 T Sports model. Excellent car. Read More

Review By Sean

Great fuel efficiency with amazing acceleration and toque. Very responsive handling, comfortable.cockpit and rear seats, with spacious cargo trunk. Read More

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