2000 Volkswagen Jetta Consumer Review: An endless nightmare to own

2000 Volkswagen Jetta - Consumer Review

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

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An endless nightmare to own
By calltenten on


2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 4dr Sedan


The terrible 2000 Jetta 2.0 GLS that we bought in Aug. 1999. 1. Mar. 17, 2000. B-pillar trim cover fall off. 2. Oct. 18, 2000. Left rear exterior door handle broken of no reason. Retainer for handle had fallen inside door panel. - Even we seldom use the rear doors. 3. Feb. 12, 2001. Driver outside mirror defroster not function. 4. Mar 2, 2001. Driver's door lock ring broken. 5. Mar 7, 2001. When AC on, both right and left turn signals stay on and not blinking. Windshield wiper streak away when wipers on. 6. Sep. 5, 2002. Front lower valance fall off of no reason. 7. Sep. 15, 2003. Engine light starts on and off. Replace O2 sensor. One week later, engine light on again.

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Strong body and paint

Worst Features

This is a car with lots of defective designs and parts. Just see my repair history and you know what to improve.
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