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1999 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan - Consumer Reviews

1999 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan

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I love it!
Performance
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Fuel Economy
Fun To Drive
Interior Design
Exterior Design
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By sam-sf
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Vehicle

1999 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan GLS 4dr Sedan (midyear)


Review

I did have some of the problems with
the electrical system as stated by
others, but luckilly it was all fixed
while under warranty. Otherwise, the
car has had very little problems and
has been a great car to drive.


Best Features

Dashboard, clean design, compact size.


Worst Features

Quality, larger back seat.


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Jetta 1999 VR6 GLS
1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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By Steve@USA
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Vehicle

1999 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan GLS VR6 4dr Sedan (midyear)


Review

I loved the car when I purchesed it,
but this changed as problems arose.
High maintenance and a lot of problems.
Replaced several seals and gaskets,
a/c, transmission, catalytic converter.
The car only has 61,000 miles. Costly
to repair because only dealership
mechanics can practically fix these
cars.


Best Features

The ride and comfort. Its great.


Worst Features

Price vs size (space) vs reliability. Its just not there.


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Boycott VW
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By BadBadJetta
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Vehicle

1999 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan GLS VR6 4dr Sedan (midyear)


Review

My problems duplicate the others,
including the yellow door goo, bad
oxygen sensors, frequent check engine
light (can't believe it hasnt burned
out yet), cup holder, peeling door
handle, bad ignition coil, bad
catalytic converter, and so on.
I initially thought I had a lemon, but
let's face it folks, they are all like
this. After the last episode involving
the catalytic converter, I will be rid
of it shortly. I'm at the point where I
don't have enough faith to take it out
of town. And current owners who gave
good reviews....if you haven't seen
these problems yet, you're just
pressing your luck.


Best Features

Dashboard lights are sharp, it handles well, body looks nice (after I clean the goo off the doors).


Worst Features

Too many to list. Bottom line: VW, find some suppliers who make decent parts. Your "German engineering" is useless if the parts are junk. The cup holder is downright pathetic.


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Great First Car
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By JettaBabe
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Vehicle

1999 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan GL 4dr Sedan


Review

My first car and loving it. I love the
5 speed its smooth duability. Great
milage since gas has gone sky
rocketing.
con: manual roll down windows are time
consuming, no consul in the middle


Best Features

Keyless entry, tinted windows, manual


Worst Features

Faster HP, automatic windows


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Great Car!! Awful company!!!
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Fun To Drive
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By merlin101
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Vehicle

1999 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan GLS VR6 4dr Sedan (midyear)


Review

My car is a darling. Until the check
engine light comes on - then it's a
mystery until I'm in the middle of
traffic and I can no longer accelerate.
Service is awful! No one should have to
pay $45.00 for a light bulb change or
$30 for wiper refills, or wait two
months for a catalytic converter when
your car has failed NJ state inspection
emissions and you CANT DRIVE IT!!!
Volkswagen service needs an improvement
plan.


Best Features

My car without the Volkswagen relation. Absolute darling! Design is great. The plan is great - deployment is a disaster


Worst Features

Quality, Service, internal systems, supply chain, customer communications, availability of parts/service from other than the dealers. Tools to remove the Volkswagen signs from the cars.


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