1998 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan Consumer Reviews 6
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1998 Volkswagen Jetta GL 4dr Sedan

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the worst car I have ever had
By funkykat on 09/25/03 00:00 AM (PDT)

Vehicle

1998 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan K2 4dr Sedan


Review

The first 1.5 years were great but now,I have replaced exhaust 3 times, clutch rod broke, tried to use hazzard lites, didn't work, have replaced both front and rear brakes and rotors, car now does not like to start in wet weather. horn is malfunctioning and had to pull the fuse to stop it. window washer feature comes out in a small stream of fluid. coolant needs to be purchased at the dealer so it is inconvenient and unsafe. it is not the car to have if you don't have one to rely on while it is in the garage. and it will be, all the time. I will never own another VW
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give it a
By bgs on 09/11/03 00:00 AM (PDT)

Vehicle

1998 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan K2 4dr Sedan


Review

Extremely reliable, comfortable and enjoyable to drive car, nice design inside and out, "feels" like a more expensive car than it is. Lacks a bit of power, bit sluggish on take-off. Small problems become annoying - moldings come loose, door handles stick, antennae needs to be tightened. Should note previously owned 92 Wolfsburg Jetta had none of these problems.
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Fun to Drive but pricey to maintain
By vwscal on 09/05/03 00:00 AM (PDT)

Vehicle

1998 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan GLX VR6 4dr Sedan


Review

This car is a lot of fun to drive and responds / handles beautifully. I don't think anyone can dispute that. But this car is expensive to maintain! Every repair is pricey! The moldings on my car fall off anually. I've had window regulators repaired and the ignition switch replaced and have had numerous electrical problems that took numerous visits to diagnose and fix. A lot of other interior things to numerous to list that scream - poor workmanship.
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Great VW
By Jeremy K. on 08/27/03 00:00 AM (PDT)

Vehicle

1998 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan GL 4dr Sedan


Review

I've owned this vehile for almost 3 years now and have felt nothing but love for it. I have to give a little extra care here and there but over all she's one awsome peice of work.
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Should've bought a Honda
By Guni on 08/21/03 00:00 AM (PDT)

Vehicle

1998 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan GL 4dr Sedan


Review

After having an 89 Accord for 10 years it was time to try something new since the body design on the Hondas began to look like suppositories. I really liked the style of the VW. This is not enough reason to buy a VW. Within 3 months the transmission acted up and the dealer tried to tell me it wasn't covered under the bumper2bumper warranty. A year later the ignition coil cracked and had to have that replaced which the dealer did do but the cleaning ($200) wasn't covered. Now there's either a bearing, the tension pulley for the timing belt or the AC compressor has gone. Never had these problems with my Accord. Not worth the headache.
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LOVE HATE RELATIONSHIP
By spietrowski on 08/08/03 00:00 AM (PDT)

Vehicle

1998 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan GLX VR6 4dr Sedan


Review

The pluses of this car are that it is very fun to drive. The engine is powerful and acceleration great. It feels solid on the road and handles well. HOWEVER, never again. In the 6 years I've owned it I've had to fix: various front end problems, the transmission, window regulators, security system, damaged hoses and now the ABS
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1998 Jetta Gt
By Jennifer on 07/22/03 00:00 AM (PDT)

Vehicle

1998 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan GT 4dr Sedan


Review

This is a great little car that is extremley fun to drive. Nice exterior styling with Gt upgrades- tinted rear lights, spoiler, alloys silver racing dials. Very, Very safe car. I've been in 2 head on collisions with this car at speeds over 60 km/hr and have walked out of those accidents with a couple bruises. The car goes nice on the highway and the fuel efficiency is fabulous.
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Nice Car Cheap Parts
By pdiddy8274 on 06/16/03 00:00 AM (PDT)

Vehicle

1998 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan Wolfsburg 4dr Sedan


Review

I purchased the car used with 50k on it with 1000 3 windows didnt work nor did the sunroof. the molding outside is falling off the car and the wipers do their own thing besides the $1500 in perforance parts i added to make the car actualy move it is not a suggested car.
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Word
By bmac on 05/27/03 00:00 AM (PDT)

Vehicle

1998 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan GL 4dr Sedan


Review

haha a great car
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Nice car
By camsoup on 05/25/03 00:00 AM (PDT)

Vehicle

1998 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan Wolfsburg 4dr Sedan


Review

5 speed manual - fun to drive - great second car.
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