1997 Volkswagen Jetta Consumer Review: Great car ... but I've out gro
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1997 Volkswagen Jetta - Consumer Review

1997 Volkswagen Jetta

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Great car ... but I've out grown it
By Eloquence on

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1997 Volkswagen Jetta GL 4dr Sedan

Review

This car was amazing while I owned it. I
purchased it with about 60000 mi on it.
In almost 4 years the car has given me
little or no trouble whatsoever. I have
had to dish out only about $1000 over
and above regular maintenance costs. I
was in an accident in 2001 and I almost
totaled the Jetta. It needed over $5000
in repairs but when I got it back it was
just as good as ever. A robust, stout,
little beast... that's why I choose VWs.
Overall, it's an amazing car...which is
why I am buying a 2001 Jetta now! Great
trunk space, excellent handling, and VW
reliability have made this car a winner
in my eyes. Keep up the build quality VW.

Best Features

Smooth manual tranny, excellent trunk space, great handling, VW reliability and toughness, practical yet semi-luxurious.

Worst Features

Back seat space must be improved...my 6 ft friends always complained about that! Better acceleration!! The 2.0 is very slow!! I can't wait for the VR6. Cause compared to this slug its a rocket!
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