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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    My Car Makes Weird Noise And Doesn't Accelerate... I Don't Know What It Is....

    Okay so about two weeks ago My mechanic did an oil change and everything seemed fine that day. After getting out from work that night I turned on my car , and as I was making a right turn my cars...

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    White Smoke Coming Out Muffler And Loud Put Put Noise Coming From Engine

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    Cold Weather Issue With 2003 Jetta ( Automatic).

    In cold weather my 2003 Jetta ( automatic). On cold days I start my Jetta I have issues every time I try to go from Park to Drive it's stuck ? Until the car warms up? can you tell me why this is hap...

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

    I Have An 2003 1.8 Turbo Engine Volts Wagon

    What's causes gas to come out of the fuel injector!!

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    Have an 03 jetta 2.0 started staling some times them it wouldn't start no check engine light but scanned it came up with crankshaft and mass airflow sensor changed both and still won't start ....P...

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