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2003 Volkswagen JettaReview
Guru9PB29P writes:
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Excellent car..only problem is electronics. 20 years of service ,things are going to get tired.The price of the original electronic components should be a lot cheaper than it is .as the stock should be the same price as 20 yrs agoand considered dead stock.

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2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8T SedanReview
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Zippy Little Commuter — I like the the pickup and quick response. It does good on gas and has good power.. Down fall is the amount of dealer specific items. Coolant, powersteering fluid,... Overall it's a good car and really have no complaints other than the back seat.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Zippy little car

Cons: Not much backseat room

13 of 14 people found this review helpful.
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0 SedanReview
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Excellent Car For Small Family Or A Single Person — I like the Jettas ability to respond to your reflexes. It has great pick up and speed. The cruise control is great and saves on gas. It is stylish and really fun to drive. A lot of trunk space and multiple cup holders.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Great on gas mileage

Cons: Back seat a little tight

12 of 13 people found this review helpful.
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0 SedanReview
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Great First Car. Reliable And Fun — I like the car I just wanted something newer and bigger. It drives great other than the automatic transmissions that were factory installed suck. Like I said other than that it is a great first car. I really enjoyed driving mine

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Good on winter roads.

Cons: Weak transmitions

6 of 7 people found this review helpful.
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLS TDi WagonReview
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Love It. — It would coast for mile and more up to stop signs out in the rural country, it was a challenge to guess when to start coasting so as to save fuel and not overshoot and have to lay on the brakes. Using brakes is totally wasted energy if not a hybrid car with regenerative brakes putting some charge back in a battery.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Stereo, dash lights, extreme German attention to the smallest of details, 42 to 50 mpg's all the time, with turbo, not neck breaking, but plenty of grunt and go diesel power, don't even have to down shift from 5th gear to pass.

Cons: Too little front legroom, not enough cabin heat from a diesel, had idea after 100,ooo miles, repair costs were going to climb, but depreciation of a diesel is SO low, just trade up to new one, keep factory warranty.

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2003 Volkswagen JettaReview
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Never Buy A Jetta — I purchased this car for $13k in 2006 and have since spent $10k in upkeep other than scheduled maintenance. You tell me if that is a good deal. I should have bought a car that didn't cost $1k every time it needed a repair.

Pros: Good looking car.

Cons: Continues to have electrical and transmission issues.

8 of 11 people found this review helpful.
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8T SedanReview
kboucher02 writes:
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Quick Car Chicks Dig It. Turbo, Intake, Coil Overs, Blow Off Valve 17 Inch Alloys — Has been good to me for several years and now that it is paid off I'm starting to have all kinds of issues. Nothing too serious yet. Thank god. Having a little trouble getting it on the road now because I am doing all the work myself. Do not have the money to bring it to a shop at the moment and certainly don't want to pay for a tow to bring it down the street. We shall see...

Pros: Basically had no problems from when I bought it six years ago (43,000 miles) to recently (105,000 miles). Quick nice looking car with above average gas mileage.

Cons: Ever since since I hit 100,000 miles I have been having multiple problems compared to barely any through 6 years.

10 of 11 people found this review helpful.
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg EditionReview
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Sleek Beautiful Body Style — What I really like about this car is the design of the body and the inside I have a black on black Wolfsburg and if you got the cash to spend then I recommend this car mostly because its safe it has many features such as heated cloth seats a monsoon factory system bbs racing rims stock it's just a super nice car

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Handling is amazing its fast hits corners like a charm I love my Volkswagen wont buy any other brand from now on

Cons: Fixing it is expensive

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2003 Volkswagen Jetta GL 1.8T SedanReview
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Cute, Sporty, And Fun! — All around good car for a first car. Its definitely a girly car because of the pink lights on the inside and outside. Awesome touchscreen slide out stereo. Tons of power and tons of fun to drive! And its the perfect size!

Pros: Cute, small little car. Loved all the power it gives. Very fun to drive.

Cons: Fixing it was hard because its a foreign car. Parts cost alot more.

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2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLS TDi SedanReview
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Great Commuter Car! — This car is a great commuter that gets 38 MPG combined driving, and about 42-44 highway driving. I love the spacious trunk and room in the front seats. The back seats a kind of small for room but it is not a full size sedan so I don't expect to fit 3 grown adults back there.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Fuel Economy

Cons: smallish back seat, and lacking some options

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2022 Volkswagen Jetta Reviews

Review By Guru9RMKL6

Smooth driving. Quiet engine. Easy to drive and shift. Like it has 6 speed. Not too thrilled about the dashboard. Liked the old better where the rpm and speedometer were both visible. Now it’s either... Read More

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Checks all my boxes off. Larger space than my Corolla. Heated seats, sun roof, leather type seats, electric drivers seat, digital dash. Read More

2021 Volkswagen Jetta Reviews

Review By Jack

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

Review By Guru9K742G

Roomy, priced right, good value for the price. Android auto connectivity is via a USB cable rather than wireless which is disappointing. Read More

2020 Volkswagen Jetta Reviews

Review By gdsnhanson

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

Review By Lrgalan51

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

2019 Volkswagen Jetta Reviews

Review By Samuel

I love it. I love how it drives and how comfortable it really is Read More

Review By Guru98GBZP

Well maintained vehicle. The previous owner took very good care of the vehicle Read More

2018 Volkswagen Jetta Reviews

Review By John

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

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