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2008 Volkswagen Jetta SEReview
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Great — Very good performance, just gives you what you need when you need it. V.Good acceleration, a bit slow in the beginning but very satisfied max speed; 190km/h good fuel consumtion 180-200 km/litr value for money high quality

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Everything

Cons: Recommended

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2008 Volkswagen JettaReview
rfecho writes:
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It's One Awesome Car. I Plan On Looking At Vw Cars First The Next Time I Go Car Shopping. — I thought I would never buy a four cylinder again until I came across my '08 2.0 turbo charged Wolfsburg Jetta. I love the acceleration response and handling. Sport mode really seems to haul. The only issue I've had so far is the mechatronic unit which controls the transmission and breaking. After about 20K miles my car would stutter at stops and starts. It was annoying. VW was awesome about it though. They gave me a long term rental (paid for by them) and then they extended the warranty on this part from 36,000 miles to 100,000 miles. Since it's been fixed it runs like a dream. It's very responsive and handles great. I had a little trouble with the stock Conti tires in the winter but I bought some bridgestone blizzaks with 16" wheels and now I fly around everyone even when it's snowing here in Michigan. The interior and exterior are sweet too. And the sound system is better then any aftermarket system I've put in in the past (including my jeep with infinities and subs). It is one fine ride.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Handling, Acceleration, Sound System, Exterior & Interior Styling, Warranty.

Cons: Special parts have to come from overseas so some things take a long time to fix.

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2008 Volkswagen Jetta SEReview
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It Is A Car That People Should Buy And Be Proud To Drive. Highly Recommended — Performance: Good for a drivers car. It is faster than most cars out there, that is for sure. You can also trust its brakes and handling more than others. Appearance: It is a gorgeous car in my eyes. The shape is designed well, and the interior is wonderfully laid out. Cost of Ownership: Parts are premium compared to cheaper American cars, but I am willing to bet my driving habits would have killed another dealer's gearbox. Fun Factor: Absolutely wonderful. Tiptronic is a godsend for a daily driver car that has a driver looking to have fun. Build Quality: It's German.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: It is an affordable German car. Looks great and is fun.

Cons: If you cannot afford insurance.

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2008 Volkswagen Jetta SELReview
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Would Definitely Buy Another. — 08 Wolfsburg - great car. Handles well, very good acceleration, brakes chatter on very hard deacceleration. Has a DSG 6 spped, love to manually shift. Very fun car to drive. Had a Pontiac GTP prior,, but love the handling and road feel of the Jetta. Hit a porcupine and busted front grill, changed it over to a Thunder bunny front end - changed the whole appearance of the car - looks leaner and meaner. No mechanical issues other that trim on moon roof. Great little sleeper and really fun to drive. My hobby is working on "true" race cars, Lola T8900, Gurney Eagle and Porsche 935 are a few in the stable. My profession is a Director Of Maintenance for a private fleet.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Comfortable, sporty, fun

Cons: Brakes - needs better balance

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2008 Volkswagen Jetta SELReview
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Good Car. — A German car that is designed for the Autobahn. Handles very well too. Good quality parts, and good material make a solid structured car. The car is fun to drive; especially when it's a stick. Would definitely recommend to anyone.

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

Pros: That it's German

Cons: 1st Gear Acceleration

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2008 Volkswagen JettaReview
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Volkswagen Review — I love the way it handles breaks well, most of all has great mileage. I enjoy the appearance my particular model has a sun roof. It is fun to drive with a Sun roof. Doesn't have much leg room though.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Great Mileage, fun to drive, breaks well. has a sun roof. lots of storage space

Cons: Lac of Leg room, in the back no automatic headlight swith

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2008 Volkswagen Jetta SReview
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Good Car, Just Make Sure You Have The Warranty! — Compared to driving my truck this is my "go-cart" Fun little car to drive and gets good miileage! The transmission might have a bad valve body, but it also lears how the driver drives, so it just might be that system causing us to think there is a problem.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Fun!

Cons: Will have had two warranty items replaced in under 12000miles

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2008 Volkswagen Jetta SReview
Benjamin writes:
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Great All Rounder — Great value for money, performance is moderate, comfortable and great build quality. Service costs are a bit high but it is German so that is expected. Great all rounder car. Sporty fun and comfortable. Volkswagen is a great company and would tell everyone to go check out any of their products!

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

Pros: Styling, Handling, Comfort, Quality and Great Value for Money

Cons: Service Costs

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2008 Volkswagen JettaReview
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Can Say Nothing Bad About It! Drivers Wanted! — As fun to drive as it is good looking! Excellent acceleration for a 5 cylinder. 6 speed gearbox works well and is well mated to the engine. Build quality is amazing! Every bit as well put together as a BMW or Audi!

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Fun, comfortable, and economical- the perfect combination!

Cons: You should buy this car

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2008 Volkswagen Jetta SEReview
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2008 Volkswagen Jetta — The performance of this car is pretty good. For acceleration means it does pretty good for the base model. Just after awhile the braking tends to wear off but it has extremely good handling. The quality of this car is okay, but because it is a foreign car the repairs are very costly. The cost of ownership is extremely great a low cost. As far as driving this car it is very nice to have as a car for everyday driving.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Illuminated Lights and Automatic Lights

Cons: Maintenance Costs

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2020 Volkswagen Jetta Reviews

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It is the perfect highway car, the smoothness of an American full size, the handling of a European sports sedan, and over 45 mpg on a trip. Read More

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I love this car, is very economical and plus it doesn’t have many miles. The only thing I do recommend is to have a lower cost, since it was very used from the inside. Read More

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Yes I think it’s a good value. It’s practical, simple and great on gas. ! Read More

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Review By John

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

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Review By Carlos

fully loaded with fog lights, signal lights on mirrors nice added safety for this type of vehicle. Read More

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Its just below a Passat in size but similar features. Read More

2016 Volkswagen Jetta Reviews

Review By Guru9VBWSG

Fun to drive the 1.8 T Sports model. Excellent car. Read More

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Great fuel efficiency with amazing acceleration and toque. Very responsive handling, comfortable.cockpit and rear seats, with spacious cargo trunk. Read More

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