2003 Volkswagen Jetta Overview

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2003 Volkswagen Jetta Overview

The big news for 2003 was that the extensive lineup of Jetta sedans and wagons came with expanded lists of standard features. For starters, power windows, cruise control, power heated mirrors, and a CD player were standard equipment across the line. Other standard features in all Jettas included power door locks, anti-lock brakes, dual airbags, and air conditioning.

Volkswagen also made some adjustments to its sedan and wagon trim packages. The GLX wagons were gone, for instance, although the GLX sedans with a 200-horsepower, 2.8-liter V6 engine remained. And new options were available for the high-end GLX 1.8T wagon, including leather seats, a leather-trimmed steering wheel, and steering-wheel mounted controls. In addition, options such as stability control and a CD changer were available across the line.

Driver's were impressed with the Jetta's handling, acceleration, safety features, and comfort, and with the gas milesage of the diesel-engined Jettas. On the downside, reliability and quality-control issues were noted by some drivers.

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    Rogers Blount
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    03 Vw Jetta 1.8t

    Having shifting issues from 1st 2nd and sometimes 3rd the car shifts but takes along time i took it to a local small shop and it came back reading the Mass air Flow was not ready O2 oxygen sensor wa...

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    Gigis22
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    Why Does My 2003 Jetta Rev While I'm Driving

    I'll be driving down the highway and out of know where the engine will rev real high for a second or two then go back to normal. It never picks up sped, but the RPM go up then back down. Mechanic c...

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    RogerJ851
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    Door Unlock Button Does Not Unlock Rear Doors These Problem Has Just Starte...

    Replace battery +/_ 2months ago unlock button has always worked correctly, 2 days ago this problem appeared.

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    Krizz583
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    2003 Jetta 2.0

    Hi my 03 jetta wont start it was running good and everything. I was going to go to work and i turned the car on and once i turned the ac on the car started to turn off i tried to turn it back on bu...

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    SirHayes
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    Airbags And Engine

    I have a 2003 VW Jetta TDI and I wanted to ask if you're involved in an accident where your airbags deploy, does this also shut your engine down?

    7 views with 1 answer (last answer about a month ago)