2002 Volkswagen Jetta User Reviews

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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLSReview
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Volkswagen Mark 4 Jetta 1.8t Is The Right Car For All —

this is the first car i have ever bought. it was a car i have loved since the 1st Fast and the Furious movie came out (it didnt get my liking the mark 4 Jetta it just got me liking the Jetta's in general). The Performance this car is killer for performance. it has a 1.8 liter engine equipped with a stock Turbo Charger. it can smoke the majority of cars that are stock or have light performance upgrades. this car came from the factory with the optional bigger brake package and let me tell you, you can tell. it can stop quicker than any other car in its price range. The Build Quality this car still looks like new inside and out. i do keep it clean and well maintained (spring and fall tune ups). i dont hear any bad noise when i drive and and am constantly listening in case i do. Appearance the appearance is nice, it doesnt look like anything fast but it is. i is German so i doesnt have any outrageous styling to it; like most other German cars it is made to be a car and thats what it does. the car doesnt look like anything out of the ordinary and that is a good thing because if your like me and you bought one in silver or any other colour that is not Red the cops wont take a second look at it. this has come in handy before. the only thing i would change are the rims. i have the stock 17" GLS rims and i dont like them all that much. i am going to buy some aftermarket BBS rims for it soon. Cost of Ownership this car is alot of bang for the buck. the one i bought though had a problem with the clutch because it had cracked all the way through in 4 places (very rare and my mechanic has never seen or heard of it happening before in his life). this is not a problem with the car it is just the one that i bought had the clutch ridden harder than i though possible by the previous owner, but this is my cross to bear, back to the car in general. now that that is fixed the car run perfectly and have had no problems since. but on to something that everyone cares about or should car about, gas millage. this car is said to get 29 mpg in the city. that is good but i though i could do better. i was able to boost it to 34 mpg in the city. i was able to drive for a month on one tank of gas and i only drove it down to the half way mark; it still had a lot more gas to go. Conclusion this a a great car for anyone who wants a fast car. this could also work for a family if they wanted something fuel efficient for the city and something that go's like heck on the highway. basically anyone who wants a reliable car that is fast and wont attract alot of cop attention should seriously look at getting this car.

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

Pros: fast, fuel efficent, fun to drive, turbo charged, cops dont notice them, good build quality, does not have to be fixed often (parts last a long time)

Cons: seats are not bolstered enough, the rims are not the best looking (but they can be swithed out)

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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS TDiReview
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Good Car For Student — excellent car if u like volkswagen. quality is ok, has everything we need, heated mirors,heated seats, ac,... performance is good after you chip it! very good gas mileage! not the funest car to drive but does the job l

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: 1000km on a tank of diesel

Cons: nothing

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Rocks — i like absolutely everything about my car, the sound it makes, and every single thing, confort, stability and everysingle thing you could ask on a car, its fun to drift and handles like a babe, just amazing i reccomend it to everyone

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

Pros: handles likea  babe

Cons: no reason

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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS TDiReview
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Fuel Efficient Car That Last Long And Can Burn Alternative Fuels. — TDI engines can burn biodiesel, which is a renewable resource, and is relatively carbon neutral. The engine themselves lasts 25,000 hours...which at 40 mph at 50 % load is equal to more than a million miles. Maintenance is more involved...but easy enough for one to do. I get about 40 mpg in city, and 54 mpg on freeway.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: fuel saving long lasting engine.

Cons: vw build quality is hit and miss.

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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLSReview
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I've Had It For 3.5 Years, And Still Drive Around With A Stupid, Big Smile On My Face Everyday — I have a sick love affair with my car. I need to go to a support group. Fun Factor - Performance - Build - all great! Cost of Ownership????? That's a stupid question, big fat turbos and carbon fiber don't come cheap, so probably way too much.....

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

Pros: Fun Fun Fast  - for reasonable money

Cons: If you don't like buying premium gas, and all things German

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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLReview
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My Car Jettaaah!! — What a car. I liked it when I owned it. It was red. It has four wheels and four cylinders. Good gas mileage too. The shift was excellently smooth. Mine was a standard and all the more fun. Three of my friends bought VW after watchin me drive.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Pick-up.

Cons: Nothing.

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Great Car — Its a wolkswagen and its a great car, its turboed and i love it! weeeheee! jetta without turbo is useless! Its not very expensive, and yes its great... now get ur own jetta turboed! Thats about all i have to say

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

Pros: turbo

Cons: nothing

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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLSReview
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For Its Price I Wouldn't Get Any Other Car. — The turbo gives a considerable boost to acceleration. Around 80,000 miles it does start to need repairs. The monsoon sound system is great, but the car rattles in the back. The car looks great especially in red, the interior is comfortable, but some wear on the plastic. Needs premium which can get costly averages about 23-24mpg. Overall though it is very fun to drive.

Pros: It is a fun small car.

Cons: Its got a little too much roll for its size.

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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLSReview
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Love It !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! — performance--- acceleration is amazing 0-60 in 5 seconds and is great for zipping in and out of traffic "is baby can haul" build quality--- mine only has 35,8xx mailes on it but has needed no repairs and is smooth with no sound other then the engine Appearance---the styling of the car is amazing smooth and sexy but i think the hood tilts down a little too far Cost of ownership--- 30 miles to the gallon Fun Factor--- with its turbo charged engine and its chrome (after market :-) its an amazing car will always buy volkswagen

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: AMAZING AND SEXY

Cons: NONE

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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLXReview
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2002 1.8t Volkswagen Jetta — i love my jetta, it has an excellent balance of power, mileage, and comfort in a well put together package. the reliability is very stout, however the parts that have to be purchased for this car are alil harder to find through anyone but the dealer and tend to be more expensive... i like the stance and the look of the car.. the traction control is very intrusive on ice and cuts out the power too much.

Pros: the low end torque the lil turbo gas motor has

Cons: parts... and it is sometimes too new to work on

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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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