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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GL TDIReview
Josh writes:
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Not Worth Iits Money!!!!! — its a great car enough power for a 90HP diesel engine the fuel mileage is awesome around town is 42-48 the best i ever got was 55.6. it is a very exspensive car to get work done on an that timing belt an V-belt have to be religiously replaced every 72,000-80,000 even then i came across a few even changing them within that time frame the belt still broke causing 5000 dollar engine work !!!! take the pros an cons your call, I WON'T BUY ANOTHER ONE!!!!!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: AWESOME FUEL MILEAGE

Cons: KEEP IT SERVICED WITHIN ITS RECOMMODED TIME FRAME !!!

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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLSReview
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Best 4500 I Ever Spent. — The car just keeps on going.. I have had it for about 8 months now and am nearly 50+ thousand miles deep. 2002 with 168,000 miles. I run synthetic oil every 5,000 and it has to be the most reliable car I have ever owned. Occasionally the coilpacks go out (every 30,000 or so) but, they are easy to swap and not too expensive and the car runs until they arrive. I drive 80+ everywhere I go and with the original motor, turbo, and all original drive-train Im amazed that it still responds instantly to my demands. Luckily my car was taken care of and I think she will go 300K+ before she gets a swap.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Smooth acceleration, good gas mileage even under boost. Reliabe

Cons: Coil packs, sludge if use cheap oil

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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS TDiReview
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This Care Is A Maintenance Nightmare, But It Sure Is Fun To Hear The Turbo Whine! — Do ever buy a Volkswagen. I have heard nothing but horror stories which I only found out about after I had to replace thousands of dollars worth of parts every couple of months to years! Avoid avoid avoid avoid avoid!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Great fuel milage.

Cons: Very expensive maintenance nightmare!

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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLX VR6Review
Aaron writes:
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One Of The Best Sounding Engines Alive — I love the ergonomics of my car! now i just need to beef it up. It needs some ecu tuning and suspension up grades. then i will be ready to track this car. until then its a cheap mans bmw. or mercedes, or bentley

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: COMFORT

Cons: expensive up keep

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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLSReview
Dawn writes:
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Good Car, Haven't Gotten In An Accident Yet! — Build Quality: It's in good shape but has eletrical/wiring problems with the sunroof etc... the front bumber is falling off!!! >.< But handles better than any other car in its class. Car Comparisons: Got talked into it by my ex.... but it's a good economy car.

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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS WagonReview
Kurt writes:
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My Work Ride — I've had this car for 2 years and have put 100k miles on it and it still runs and looks like a million bucks! It's my work vehicle, so......How can you go wrong with a VW as a work ride?

Pros: gas milage rocks

Cons: nothing

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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLSReview
Brett writes:
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Amazing — performance is amazing build quality is its german so yea appearance needs a little updateing but it happens cost of ownership all german vehicles are expensive to own fun factor its fast and quick i love the car just wish it wasnt so costly

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: fast and quick

Cons: expensive

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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS TDiReview
Caleb writes:
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It's A Car! — performance-slow, but handles decent enough. build quailty-good, few electrical issues and the cupholders block the stereo Appearance- I think it's very classy Cost of ownership-not that bad Fun factor- not too fun, but feels good getting 45 mpg on the highway and 30 when you drive hard

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: the mileage!

Cons: it's hard to start cold

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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS TDiReview
Acadia_24308 writes:
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Tdi=awsome — My mother's second car, i got to take it for alittle spin, and i must say it's very nice to drive, this one is the 5spd diesel, witch because of its really low end torque is extreamly hard to stall, making it an exelent car for first time stick shift driver's. Overall i really like this car, it's good looking and rather cool for what it is.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Easy to drive, Exelent fuel mileage, Comfortable, Cool, Fun to drive, Large trunk, Turbo charged.

Cons: Lack of rear head room,(I'm 5'7" and my hair was grazing the ceiling in the back) Noisey, Slightly hard ride.

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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS TDiReview
Benoit writes:
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If You Do Alot Of Millage It Is The Best Car! — -For a 90hp engine the performance a really good because it has alot of torque 155lb. -diesel car are very fun to drive and a very easy car to drive. I do about 5L for every 100km and thats better than any sub compact car.

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

Pros: about 1000km between each fill up!!!

Cons: not so easy to start at -20C

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

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2020 Volkswagen Jetta Reviews

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

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

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