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The used 1998 Volkswagen Jetta Diesel is offered in the following styles: TDi 4dr Sedan. Pre-owned Jetta Diesel models are available with a 0-liter diesel engine, with output up to 0 hp, depending on engine type. The used 1998 Jetta Diesel comes with front wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 5-speed manual.
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Review 240,000 miles of saving me fuel,,,bought new for 13,9999 saved more of the purchase price in fuel saving over the past 14 years...This vech. has been great,,average.. mpg 47...orig, fuel filter,,clutch...only replaced timing belt 3,,times changed the oil every 7500 miles,,...and tires....that is it...Liability insurance and just drive it...Why over do the maintance....Don't let the dealerships take your hard earn money....Good diesel fuel goes a long ways in these motors....No interior parts have broke yet...Note this car has never been garaged... Basic Jetta tdi,,roll up windows,,5 speed,,cruise,No AC,,I live in the Northwest...Get real,,this is all anyone needs...
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Available Volkswagen Jetta 1998 Diesel Trims: 1.4T S, 1.4T SE, SE PZEV, S, 1.8T SE Sport, 1.4T Wolfsburg Edition, 2.0T GLI, S w/Technology, SEL PZEV, GLS, SE, SE PZEV w/Connectivity, TDI, 1.8T Sport PZEV, 2.5, Sport, SE PZEV w/Connectivity, Navigation, Wolfsburg Edition, 1.8T SEL, TDI SE w/Connectivity, 1.4T S w/Technology, Limited Edition PZEV, SEL, TDI S, 1.8T SEL PZEV, GLI SEL PZEV, S PZEV, SE w/Connectivity, GLS 1.8T, TDI SEL, GL, GLS TDI, Wolfsburg Edition PZEV, 1.4T SE w/Connectivity, 2.0T GLI SE PZEV, GLI SE PZEV, 1.8T SEL Premium, 2.5 PZEV, GLX VR6, SEL Premium PZEV, 1.8T Sport, GLI SEL, SE w/Connectivity, Navigation, Value Edition, Value Edition , 2.0T GLI SEL PZEV, Base, Base PZEV, Fahrenheit GLI, GL PZEV, GLI SE, GLI VR6, Hybrid SEL Premium, Limited Edition, SportWagen SE, SportWagen SE PZEV, SportWagen TDI, Value Edition PZEV, 2.0T, 2.0T GLI SEL, GL 1.8T, GL TDi, GLI, GLI 1.8T, GLS VR6, SportWagen S, SportWagen SEL, TDI Value Edition
Exterior Colors: Platinum Gray Metallic, Black, Pure White, Silk Blue Metallic, Reflex Silver Metallic, Black Uni, Tornado Red, Cardinal Red Metallic, White Silver Metallic, Candy White, Moonrock Silver Metallic, Platinum Gray Metallic/Black Roof, Pure White/Black Roof, Tempest Blue Metallic, Toffee Brown Metallic, Deep Black Pearl, Tornado Red/Black Roof, Blue Graphite Metallic, Platinum Gray, Salsa Red, Campanella White, Dark Bronze Metallic, Shadow Blue, Cool White, Galactic Blue, Reflex Silver, White Gold Metallic, Baltic Green Pearl, Bright Green Pearl, Deep Black Metallic, Fahrenheit Yellow, Galactic Blue Metallic, Silver Arrow Metallic, Arctic Blue Silver, Baltic Green, Bright Green, Indigo Blue, Laser Blue Metallic, Mojave Beige, Spice Red, Wheat Beige
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, Titan Black/Carbon leatherette, Gray, Ceramique (Gray) cloth, Pure Beige leatherette, Art Gray leatherette, Latte Macchiato cloth, Black, Anthracite leatherette, Beige, Titan Black velour, Art Gray velour, Cornsilk leatherette, Gray leather, Anthracite velour, Titan Black/Art Grey leatherette, Anthracite, Art Gray leather, Beige/Black leatherette, Gray leatherette, Latte Macchiato velour, Pure Beige leather
Popular Features: Fold Flat Rear Seats, Rear Bench Seats, Stability Control, Tire Pressure Warning, Post-collision safety system, Aux Audio Inputs, Trip Computer, Bluetooth, Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel, Back-up camera, Heated seats, USB Inputs, Sunroof/Moonroof, Keyless Entry/Start, Blind Spot Monitoring, Apple Carplay/Android Auto, Power Driver Seat, Alarm, Navigation, Auto Climate Control, Multi-Zone Climate Control, Parking sensors, Upgraded Headlights, Adaptive Cruise Control, Pre-collision safety system, Leather Seats