1997 Volkswagen Jetta Consumer Review: smart/creative enginerin-defic

1997 Volkswagen Jetta - Consumer Review

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GL Sedan (2.0L 4-cyl. 5-speed Manual)

Build Quality
Reliability Value
smart/creative enginerin-deficient qual.
By don't buy; get Civic on


1997 Volkswagen Jetta GL 4dr Sedan


bought this car a year ago with
radio/speakers stolen. shortly
after,exhaust broke loose and paid
$450 for new dual-muffler system
(excluding catalytic converter, fixed
everything from there back. touchy
trunk opener latch but fixed. fixed
front/rear alignment 1 month ago;
needs rear again;no big bumps.brakes
glazed over.check engine lit;sensor
near fuel tank dealing with
economy.replaced pwr steering
reservoir & 2 hoses costing an
excessive $520.transmission giving out?
(jerk during accel).gas not bad, but
could be better.gets 29hwy but Civic
more power and runs 38hwy

Best Features

size of trunk; by folding rear seat down and scooting passenger seat forward, we actually fit two A-frame ladders inside.

Worst Features

more supportive seats, more engine power, better fuel economy, better quality, lower prices for parts in America.
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