1999 Volkswagen Jetta Consumer Review: Used to Love VW

1999 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan - Consumer Review

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Used to Love VW
By Brian B on


1999 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg 4dr Sedan


I bought my 1999 Jetta new with a 100,000 mile warranty. The starter went out at 38,000 miles (not covered). The window motor went out at 42,000 miles (not covered). The side molding came off at 50,000 miles (not covered). Now the stereo volume doesn't work properly and the big one, I need a new tranny and the clutch went out at 65,000 miles (probably covered but forgot to take it to the dealer). Oh yeah, my second starter went out at 55,000 miles and my second and third window motors are gone.

Best Features

This car is still fun to drive, though first gear should have a lower ratio.

Worst Features

Please VW, try to make a better quality car. After 20 years of VW ownership, I just bought my 1st Toyota.
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