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1999 Volkswagen Jetta New GLS TDi TurbodieselReview
Nathan writes:
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Last Car I'll Ever Own (pending Availibility Of Diesel Fuel In 2050) — Always wanted a diesel car. Glad I got one. Gets 50mpg on the highway and no less than 43 no matter how hard I run it on local runs. Will run 75mph at barely over 2500rpms. Car has 240k and, while some extras no longer work (heated seats, etc.), it doesn't appear that it will ever wear out. Biggest drawback is that is nearly impossible for a non-VW mechanic to work on as the motor is absolutely shoehorned into the engine compartment, and everything on the car is controlled by seemingly 10 different electric gizmos. Also requires about the most expensive 65 series tires money can buy. Bottom line, it does use some expensive parts, but they last forever, and I can't complain.

Pros: Love that diesel sound:)

Cons: almost too many bells and whistles (more stuff to potentially go wrong, i.e. my sunroff has occasionally opened itself)

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1999 Volkswagen Jetta WolfsburgReview
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1999 Vw Jetta 2.0 Wolfsburg, Best Little Car I've Ever Owned — The performance could be better. Has a couple rattles but thats ok for a 10 year old car. Appearance will be improved. Gas mileage is about 28mpg and I drive it very hard. This car is awesome to drive, I love it!

Pros: Comfortable, smooth as a Benz and MUCH cheaper.

Cons: Cupholders are too small, Big trucks driving behind blind you through the side mirrors,

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1999 Volkswagen Jetta WolfsburgReview
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Pack-leader — My car is a beast. It's a "wolfsburg" edition.... I like to call it the pack-leader, because it seems to feed monthly.The build is very tough and can withstand a great deal of beating. I love driving it though; the handling is great. It packs a lot of punch for just a four cylinder. The gas mileage is awesome. It gets about 28-30 miles to the gallon (highway). It's not high maintenance, just the usual stuff. The interior is very roomy for such a compact car.

Pros: Gas-mileage, handling, braking

Cons: not very stylish, built more for purpose

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1999 Volkswagen Jetta New GLS VR6Review
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99 Vr6 Jetta — I like the amount of torque that comes with it. You can customize these cars in so many different ways to fit your profile. There is a great official manual that the experts use to work on this car. It makes it very easy to break down your car and make the customizations yourself. I think with just some basic customizations you can make this car turn into a very sporty, fast sedan. German engineers really know what they are doing. I have 101,000 miles on my car and it actually runs better now than the day to bought it off the lot. Like I said with a few modifications to you can turn this "adorable" car into a little monster!

Pros: Great Performance- Lots of Potential

Cons: Bad on Gas

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1999 Volkswagen Jetta New GLSReview
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Love And Hate. — Before buying my car I should have researched more about it. It is a great car for fuel economy, but the motor is one of the lemons of that year/model. The person that owned it before I did must have not taken care of the car for the simple fact that a lot was broken before I owned it. With the styling, what more do I need to say? Its a Jetta. As far as performance goes, you would need to spend a couple thousand dollars just to get it to the level of a good sports car. Handling and braking are decent for the price and what the car is. I can fit five people in the car fairly comfortably but long journeys may get cramped in the back seat. I love my car just for the fac tof everything that i've been through with it, but if I had my choice I would have chosen something with more power in the end.

Pros: Great fuel economy, well built, and not bad looking when its cleaned up.

Cons: Hugely underpowered. Back seat is a little cramped. AEG engine is rubbish.

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1999 Volkswagen Jetta New GLS VR6Review
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12 Valves Of Fury! — Good performance but a little loose on the handling. Interior quality leaves a little desired but I'm loving the sound quality of the stock stereo. gas mileage is a lot better than reported especially on the manual transmission, and spare parts are fairly cheap as this generation of the Jetta is still in production in Mexico.

Pros: good gas milage

Cons: old VR6 means less power

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1999 Volkswagen Jetta New GLSReview
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1999 Volkswagen Jetta Gls — Performance - Pretty good performance, could have been a little better. Build Quality - I put this thing in 2 ditches and it still kept going... Tough little car! Appearance - I really liked the way it looked, kinda elegant looking. Cost of Ownership - good on gas, not too many maintenance costs... Fun factor- it was fun to drive.

Pros: Good on gas, fun to drive, good looking car, lots of room

Cons: Electric everything, which posed a problem... stuff stopped working..

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1999 Volkswagen Jetta GLReview
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Volkswagen Jetta Gl 2.0 — Its a solid long lasting car. Unfortunately a little slow, they call it a 2 point slow for a reason. Pretty good on gas, could be a lot better. I got it from some ukie that called himself a dealer. People say that because its foreign its more expensive to fix but thats bull.

Pros: Long lasting, VW, Manual

Cons: Slow

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1999 Volkswagen Jetta New GLS TDi TurbodieselReview
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Vw Jetta Tdi — Great fuel ecomomy and just keeps going. Nothing stoping it. It costs about 60 bucks a month to drive. That is if I drive the full 700 miles that it can go on one tank. That's right 700 miles. 45 mpg!!!

Pros: 45 mpg

Cons: Haven't had any.

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1999 Volkswagen Jetta New GLS VR6Review
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The Jetta Vr6 —

I've had my VW Jetta VR6 for quite some time. I have mixed feelings about the vehicle. The car has been fairly good to me getting me from point a to point b. Unfortunately- having this car you have to have heavy repair costs then you need to fix it. Parts aren't cheap and certainly the body shop charges and arm and leg for repairs, so be prepared. If you are a do it yourself person, the VR6 its a bit tougher to work on. There's not much room in the engine bay to work it. And getting to certain things may be a pain in the ass. The VR6 is pretty quick in acceleration, and response time is almost instant. None of the sluggish non-sense. In fact, probably one of the most responsive V6 engines I've driven. So you shouldn't have a hard time evading police (just kidding), getting on the high way or passing someone when you need to. In my opinion this car has awesome handling. The VR6 actually does get pretty gas mileage- the first long trip I took was from CT to TN. High way I averaged about 34.2 miles/gal using 93 octane. Overall- this car is a good car to own. I'd only recommend it to a friend if they have the cash to keep up with repair costs when the come along the way.

Pros: The Jetta is a decent car. It has really good handling in my opinion. The VR6 version has quick acceleration when you need it. Even the VR6 Model get pretty good gas mileage.

Cons: Expect high repair costs when you need to service this car. VW and Audi vehicles aren't cheap to fix. The newer models aren't easy to work on. Manufacture suggests that 91 or above (high test) for fuel. My car does not like 87 octane.

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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 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

2018 Volkswagen Jetta Reviews

Review By John

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

2017 Volkswagen Jetta Reviews

Review By John

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

Review By Carlos

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