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92 Jetta/NO Regrets
Performance
Comfort
Fuel Economy
Fun To Drive
Interior Design
Exterior Design
Build Quality
Reliability
By robert gorman
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Vehicle

1992 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan GL 4dr Sedan


Review

Purchased New in '92 car still Runs and Looks the same as when I bought it. No failings with Interior design but Closing & Locking mechanisms on rear doors are problematic and leave something to be desired. Have had no Engine or Tranny problems (automatic) and no real costs of maintenance other than routine tune ups & oil changes. Trunk is enormous for small sized car which is now 16 yrs old w/96k. This garage kept solid little car is great fun to drive & just can't give it up!


Best Features

Handling,Large Trunk, Gas mileage,


Worst Features

Rear doors Closing/Locking mechanisms.


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This car is Insane
Performance
Comfort
Fuel Economy
Fun To Drive
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By roger_smith
on

Vehicle

1992 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan GL 4dr Sedan


Review

I posted a reveiw a few weeks ago about
my '92 Jetta GL, I said it got factory
stats with a blown head gasket, I had a
compressions test done and it gets
awsome compression, Which in turns
means no blown head gasket. The things
it was going looked like one, but after
some time of trouble shooting, I
relized that an O-Ring on the coolent
Resivor had moved. Thus the pressure
wasnt regulating, no was allowed to
build up proberly. So if you think you
have a blow head gasket check the o-
ring on your resivor cap, and get a
compression test just to be safe.


Best Features

Very Relieable, ruged durability, and even off road capable. Rally car soul in that car.


Worst Features

Skid plats, and better splash gaurds around lower belts, oil pad and trans. Indepentent rear suspension.


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fairly good car for its age
Performance
Comfort
Fuel Economy
Fun To Drive
Interior Design
Exterior Design
Build Quality
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By jetta owner
on

Vehicle

1992 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan GL 4dr Sedan


Review

this is a fairly raliable car. it is
fun to drive although not very
comfortable. the engine runs great,
and it feels strong. i had repeated
problems with the heating and the
cooling system. i had to change many
things. like the transmission, the
suspensions and so on, but hey, this
is a 12 yro car...


Best Features

it is fun to drive it, easy to accelerate (with manual transmission), feels powerfull.


Worst Features

too late to improve it now.


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No Worries '92 Jetta GL 5spd
Performance
Comfort
Fuel Economy
Fun To Drive
Interior Design
Exterior Design
Build Quality
Reliability
By dr_roger_smith
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Vehicle

1992 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan GL 4dr Sedan


Review

Jetta will run forever never had
anything really wrong with it A few
typical things i.e. alternator but
nothing like engine/transmission
problems of any kind. Got
factory stats w/ blown head gasket
Not easy to find a good mechanic when
rarely needed had it for 3yrs 1st time
its had to go to the shop Im the 2nd
owner & this is the 1st time other than
oil changes its had to be in the shop
w/180k Not sure if thats a record
Interior/ body are good quality build.
Cant beat never less than 30mpg &
factory stats @ 12yrs quite an
achievement, built in Mex but 99% of
parts are from Germany Never, left
stranded, ever; not expected to happen


Best Features

Hard to say, love the car. VW in my genetic code man, really fun to drive


Worst Features

Should have put the antenna on the roof like the GLI, I’ve not seen a Jetta (older Jetta) with one left on hood. Possible VR6 option with a 6spd would make it a real bad ass.


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Love the 87 VW Wolvesburg Edition
Performance
Comfort
Fuel Economy
Fun To Drive
Interior Design
Exterior Design
Build Quality
Reliability
By Loved the 87 Wolvsbu
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Vehicle

1992 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan GL 4dr Sedan


Review

The gas milage is great. Quite roomy
with three kids. No power. What
happened to German quality. This
edition was not built in Germany. The
transmission is smaller than my 87'.
Although they are both 1.8 liters. The
87' Wolvesburg edition drove better
because of the better and bigger
trany. I still love VW's. I have a
96. Although I would rather take
another 87' Wolvesburg. Bring back the
style, comfort, simplicity, better gas
mileage and MADE IN GERMANY not US.


Best Features

The gas mileage.


Worst Features

Interior could use upgrades and transmission.


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