Will a 2.5 l turbo 2000 beetle motor and trans mount in a 1998 2.0 l jetta gls?

Asked by Nov 01, 2012 at 12:59 PM about the 1998 Volkswagen Jetta GLS

Question type: Car Customization

5 Answers

4,775

200 Beetle Turbo was a 1.8T... no 2.5T engines have been available until just recently. It is possible it could fit, but it isn't the version you want to use...only 150hp. Look for a MkIV Jetta or GTI 1.8T...those are like 180hp. The Audi TT Quattro 1.8T is 225hp.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

okay cool. thank you

4,775

FYI....the new Audi A2 2.5TFSI is 300hp...so the 2.5 has some definite performance tweakability...but you would spend a mint on one...and another mint getting it to fit in you MkIII Jetta.

I know this is a old thread but my question is that, can i adapt a audi motor in a VW jetta mk4?

4,775

It is definitely possible...but always a question of the cost to do it. If the Audi motor is the same generation and displacement, it might be easy enough. "Exotic" swaps can be uber-costly and technically challenging. Do your research on the VW forums before making expensive decisions. Chances are, somebody has already tried to do what you're considering.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Jetta

Looking for a Used Jetta in your area?

CarGurus has 43,941 nationwide Jetta listings starting at $800.

ZIP:

Search Volkswagen Jetta Questions

Volkswagen Jetta Experts

#1 Goodwrench707
Goodwrench707
Reputation 2,340
#2 Deathjam4
Deathjam4
Reputation 1,800
#3 Scott Sr.
Scott Sr.
Reputation 1,440
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Volkswagen Passat
351 Great Deals out of 24,879 listings starting at $999
Used Honda Civic
824 Great Deals out of 83,792 listings starting at $750
Used Volkswagen GTI
92 Great Deals out of 8,293 listings starting at $1,995
Used Honda Accord
1,033 Great Deals out of 67,106 listings starting at $1,000
Used Volkswagen Golf
70 Great Deals out of 4,830 listings starting at $1,950
Used Toyota Corolla
947 Great Deals out of 68,804 listings starting at $1,800
Used BMW 3 Series
1,008 Great Deals out of 31,318 listings starting at $1,000
Used Toyota Camry
1,203 Great Deals out of 83,221 listings starting at $750
Used Audi A4
304 Great Deals out of 10,499 listings starting at $1,000
Used Nissan Altima
1,268 Great Deals out of 74,639 listings starting at $1,000
Used Volkswagen Beetle
180 Great Deals out of 9,164 listings starting at $1,950
Used Ford Focus
795 Great Deals out of 54,102 listings starting at $1,200

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Volkswagen Jetta For Sale
8 Great Deals out of 27,145 listings starting at $10,237
2016 Volkswagen Jetta For Sale
72 Great Deals out of 2,098 listings starting at $8,800
2015 Volkswagen Jetta For Sale
90 Great Deals out of 2,924 listings starting at $6,999
2014 Volkswagen Jetta For Sale
193 Great Deals out of 4,668 listings starting at $4,750
2013 Volkswagen Jetta For Sale
62 Great Deals out of 1,539 listings starting at $4,999

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.