2002 Volkswagen Jetta User Reviews

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    2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS TDi Review
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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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    2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS Review
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    What? — Performance: nice acceleration once the boost kicks in at about 2500-3000rpm, braking is adequate, hugs the road Build: repaired about 3000$ worth of parts in the last year, just passed 100k miles Appearance has a nice euro feel to it Gas mileage is really good 25-35mpg This car is a blast

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

    Pros: its a volkswagen

    Cons: needing different sets of tools to fix certain things

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    2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS Review
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    Sucked — oil problems, in the shop every 2 weeks for a 500 dollar repair, seats could not be kept looking good, lint collected so easily, it basically sucked. But I loved the way it looked on the outside, ughhhh wish i still had it. By the way, 2002's were duds, every other year should be fine.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Outside appearance only

    Cons: oil, engine

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    2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS Review
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    Almost Perfect 1st Car For Son Or Daughter, Good Safety Ratings — Performance: Great Acceleration with the 1.8 liter turbo engine, braking is average and handiling is average. Build Quality: Requires ALOT of repairs Appearance: Average appearance, not too sporty, just right amount of look to it. Cost of Ownership: Gas is very expensive for my model since its a turbo engine it takes Premium gas. Fun Factor: With the added speed, yes it is fun to drive.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: Fast, its compact, has average gas mileage

    Cons: Parts are very hard to come by for it, and if you do if you do find them, they are VERY expensive.

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    2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS Wagon Review
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    Overall A Good Car With Some Hiccups Along The Way. — My Jetta is an attractive, fun car loaded with features...moonroof, Monsoon stereo, heated seats, hatchback. I really like driving it. However, these Jettas are known for having many problems under the hood [due to Volkswagen trying to save some pennies], mostly in the wiring and engine areas. The coil packs are the most known problem. But once you get these things fixed, it's pretty much good to go.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: It's a fun car to drive, and it gives you lots of high end options on a mid-range car.

    Cons: Many known problems under the hood, especially with the coil packs.

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    2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS TDi Review
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    Would Buy Another Vw — awesome mileage, comfortable, awsome soundsystem, good overall car, great commuter, heated seats, everything power, stick shift, can go alot of km, already well over 200,000 km, paint job sucks, oil change is a pain in the ass, overall a great car

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: fuel economy

    Cons: electrical problems, oil changes are expensive

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    2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS Review
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    Nice Car To The City But No To Travel — it's a very good sedan, it has a very powerfull 2.0l engine with a 5 speed gearbox, top spees at 190km/h, and asisted by 4 ABS brakes, has a very good handling, but the maintenance is very expensive. a nice car to the city but no to travel long distances

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: top speed and handling

    Cons: maintenance and to delicated

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    2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS Review
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    Im In Love With My Vdub — Its my new baby and I lover her so much. She goes really fast and she is fun to drive. Really Cheap to own little problems. Of course she handles well on the road and when the turbo spins the BS ends

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Great car for my college studentness

    Cons: Be aware of turbo lag

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    2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS Review
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    Drivers Car. — Suspension is bad, but fixed with aftermarket shocks and springs. Power is good but for 500-1000 can bump up 40 hp with a chip. Never been stuck in the winter, and still on stock brakes/clutch after several drag, track and autoXs.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: Genre defining model, top of the line interior.

    Cons: Minor issues

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    2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS Review
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    Everything — performance 1.8t 340 hp Build Quality : excellent confortability Apperance , very good style , soft lines cost ; real high gas mileage , chaep maintenance Fun Factor, the car is so fast, great to have runs with friends, i really love this car . Every is nice

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: The engine

    Cons: nothing

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    Reviews From Other Years

    2014 Volkswagen Jetta Reviews

    Excellent By Mannyhutch

    Great daily driver, very good on gas, reliable, comfortable, this is a car that any person that has a long daily commute will enjoy, best part is going to the gas pump and not spending too much to fil... Read More

    Great Daily Driver For The People Who Enjoy Driving By dustan

    Overall a great car, I enjoy every drive. The car is comfortable and efficient all while being completely sexy. The car can get out of its own way well and it a blast to drive at highway speeds. The a... Read More

    2013 Volkswagen Jetta Reviews

    Love Our Jetta By chuckcars

    This is our go to town car. Had it 2 years. Changes the oil, free at dealer, and no trouoble. except for inability to change the clock time this year. Now for a trip to the dealer since it is still in... Read More

    Very Happy With Car By Jcar

    Super pleased with economy - I drive mostly highway, mostly 75-80 mph and average over 40 mpg. This is reason I bought the car - as I drive 120 miles to/from work. Great stereo, nice comfort, ve... Read More

    2012 Volkswagen Jetta Reviews

    2012 Vw Jetta By Will

    Amazing car! Fun to drive around for daily commutes and even better for long road trips with good friends. I have driven this car through the best and worst weather conditions and it has kept powering... Read More

    Decent Car For A Decent Price By lemoffett

    I loved that this car was under $20k brand new. I also liked that it came with black interior for a white car. The best thing about this car was that all windows rolled up/down with one click. I went ... Read More

    2011 Volkswagen Jetta Reviews

    2011 Vw Jetta Review By Hauk

    This model - the SEL - is loaded with navigation and all the other amenities including bluetooth, heated seats, the only thing it's missing is a back up camera Great car for the value. It has that so... Read More

    2011 Vw Jetta Review By Hauk

    This model - the SEL - is loaded with navigation and all the other amenities including bluetooth, heated seats, the only thing it's missing is a back up camera Great car for the value. It has that so... Read More

    2010 Volkswagen Jetta Reviews

    Great Student Car By Ginese1

    This car was the perfect pick for my daughter, she learned to drive with my Volvo SUV, then my Passat. These were a little big for her and harder to navigate parking situations. I surprised her with... Read More

    Great Value By Jonesb930

    Overall I am happy that I purchased this car. I am at 100K and ready to trade it in but have been hesitating since it was such a great car overall. I have driven a newer model Passat during the last s... Read More

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