The 1997 Volkswagen Jetta is offered in the following submodels: Diesel, Sedan. Available styles include Jazz 4dr Sedan, GLS 4dr Sedan, and TDi 4dr Sedan. Jetta models are available with a 2.0 l-liter gas engine or a 1.9 l-liter diesel engine, with output up to 115 hp, depending on engine type. The 1997 Jetta comes with front wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 5-speed manual. The 1997 Jetta comes with a basic warranty, a roadside warranty, and a powertrain warranty.
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Review I really hate this car with a passion. Literally every day something goes wrong. Yesterday my starter went. I had it replaced. Today the idle is going crazy and its smelling like gas really bad. The coolant system is terrible. Pretty much everything on this car is designed poorly and made of plastic. The exhaust rattles of the underside of the car. The electrical system is total junk. I have had problems with this car since day one. If you are reading this and are considering getting a VW, please go buy a Honda, seriously.
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1997 volkswagen jetta Jazz 4dr Sedan, 5-speed manual, regular unleaded 24 combined MPG 21 city MPG/29 highway MPG
What options are available on the 1997 Volkswagen Jetta?
Available Volkswagen Jetta 1997 Submodel Types: Sedan, 2.0T GLI, Diesel, Wagon, GLI SE PZEV, 2.0T GLI SEL PZEV, 2.0T GLI SE PZEV, 2.0T GLI SEL, GLI SEL PZEV, Hybrid
Available Trims: SE PZEV, 1.4T SE, S, 1.4T S, 1.4T Wolfsburg Edition, 1.8T SE Sport, 2.0T GLI, SE, 2.5, SEL PZEV, 1.8T SEL, S w/Technology, Wolfsburg Edition, GLS, TDI SE w/Connectivity, 1.8T Sport PZEV, GL, TDI S, SEL, SE PZEV w/Connectivity, SE PZEV w/Connectivity, Navigation, 1.4T S w/Technology, Sport, Limited Edition PZEV, TDI, TDI SEL, Wolfsburg Edition PZEV, GLS 1.8T, S PZEV, 1.8T SEL PZEV, 2.5 PZEV, GLI, Value Edition, Base, 1.4T SE w/Connectivity, GLI SE PZEV, GLS TDI, SE w/Connectivity, SportWagen SE, Value Edition , 1.8T SEL Premium, 1.8T Sport, 2.0T GLI SEL PZEV, GL TDI, GLX VR6, SportWagen SE PZEV, 2.0T GLI SE PZEV, GLS PZEV, Limited Edition, SE w/Connectivity, Navigation, 2.0T, 2.0T GLI SEL, GLI 1.8T, GLI SEL PZEV, GLS VR6, SportWagen S, SportWagen S PZEV, Value Edition PZEV, Base PZEV, Fahrenheit GLI, GL (1999.5), GL 1.8T, GL PZEV, GLI VR6, GLS TDi, Hybrid SEL Premium, SEL Premium PZEV
Exterior Colors: Platinum Gray Metallic, Pure White, Black, Black Uni, Reflex Silver Metallic, Tornado Red, Silk Blue Metallic, Candy White, White Silver Metallic, Tempest Blue Metallic, Moonrock Silver Metallic, Cardinal Red Metallic, Pure White/Black Roof, Platinum Gray Metallic/Black Roof, Toffee Brown Metallic, Platinum Gray, Deep Black Pearl, Blue Graphite Metallic, Salsa Red, Tornado Red/Black Roof, Campanella White, Reflex Silver, White Gold Metallic, Cool White, Dark Bronze Metallic, Galactic Blue, Silver Arrow Metallic, Wheat Beige, Alaska Green Metallic, Shadow Blue, Silver Arrow, Wheat Beige Metallic, Alaska Green, Atlantic Blue, Blue Graphite, Blue Lagoon Metallic, Deep Black Metallic, Laser Blue Metallic, Mojave Beige, Spice Red, Arctic Blue Silver, Baltic Green Pearl, Bright Green Pearl, Deep Black, Fahrenheit Yellow, Galactic Blue Metallic, Galactic Blue Pearl, Shadow Blue Metallic, Speed Blue
Interior Colors: Titan Black leatherette, Titan Black cloth, Cornsilk Beige leatherette, Palladium Gray/Black cloth, Titan Black w/Black Headliner leatherette, Titan Black w/Gray Contrast Stitching leatherette, Titan Black/Palladium Gray cloth, GLI Titan Black leatherette, Black/Ceramique leatherette, Gray, Anthracite leatherette, Art Gray leatherette, Latte Macchiato cloth, Pure Beige leatherette, Black, Ceramique (Gray) cloth, Beige, Anthracite velour, Gray leather, Titan Black/Carbon leatherette, Titan Black velour, Art Gray velour, Anthracite cloth, Anthracite leather, Art Gray cloth, Cornsilk leatherette, Pure Beige, Beige/Black leatherette, Black cloth, Anthracite, Black/Gray, Gray leatherette, Titan Black/Art Grey leatherette
Popular Features: Fold Flat Rear Seats, Rear Bench Seats, Stability Control, Tire Pressure Warning, Aux Audio Inputs, Post-collision safety system, Trip Computer, Bluetooth, Heated seats, Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel, Back-up camera, USB Inputs, Sunroof/Moonroof, Keyless Entry/Start, Power Driver Seat, Blind Spot Monitoring, Apple Carplay/Android Auto, Alarm, Navigation, Auto Climate Control, Multi-Zone Climate Control, Parking sensors, Adaptive Cruise Control, Pre-collision safety system, Upgraded Headlights, Leather Seats