1998 Volkswagen Jetta Consumer Review: a big bottomless hole in my wa

1998 Volkswagen Jetta - Consumer Review

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104 Total Reviews

K2 Sedan (2.0L 4-cyl. 5-speed Manual)

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5 of 8 people found this review helpful
a big bottomless hole in my wallet
By okayt on


1998 Volkswagen Jetta K2 4dr Sedan


I bought this car 2 years ago. The muffler fell off twice in 1 week right after I got it along with the siding (back on w/ double-sided tape) & the spoiler. Had to fix the ignition switch, buy a new radio/cd player. Several sets of new tires. Blinker/brake light problems which only worked for a year & stopped working again. The 2 back windows are being held up with pcs of wood. The power locks don't work from the inside (they'll lock me in). AC adaptor doesn't work & I was told they couldn't fix it. The glove compartment handle snapped off. & now it's back in the shop for some unknown reason. If it's more than a couple hundred I'm buying a new car & never buying a Dub again

Best Features

The seat color & the fact that they're heated

Worst Features

The bike rack is atrocious and I wish I could remove it. And everyone's right about the cup holders... it only holds a can. Oh and certifying more people to fix them. Design it so I can check my own fluids and fix the issues myself like I could with my old Sable :(
Recommend (5) (3)

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