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Vermont TDI
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By Vermont TDI
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLS TDI 4dr Sedan (1.9L 4cyl Turbodiesel 5M)


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No cold weather start problems, even in
a cold climate. Heated seat option is
awesome! Well-mannered car, somewhat
vague suspension, a "civilized" ride
that gives up a little on sporty
handling but gains in economy and (so
far) reliability. Fuel ratings not
quite what was quoted, I average 40mpg,
however, I drive the car pretty fast on
the interstate, and it's happy at 85-
mph! Relatively quiet, solid build, a
safe car to be in, excellent corrosion
warranty, a good 2 family car with a
little junior. Lousy rear seat leg
room for adults though.


Best Features

"Switchblade" ignition key, heated seats and rear view mirrors, nice stereo, very good gas mileage and power for a lowly 90-hp rated motor. It will pleasantly surprise you!


Worst Features

Bogus cupholder design, lack of cupholders, the drivers side seat sucks, in my opinion. Improve on handling and suspension settings.


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Best Compact Sedan
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By ivanrocco
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8T 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl Turbo 5M)


Review

The best compact sedan in the market.
Good looking, good performance.
Basicly the best value for your money!


Best Features

1. Engine 1.8T (180 HP) 2. Music (Moonson) 3. Sunroof 4. 17" alloy wheels 5. Trunk space


Worst Features

Tail lights should change to clear color.


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fastest car I ever owned
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By jbaril
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLI VR6 4dr Sedan (2.8L 6cyl 6M)


Review

Mine's tornado red with black leather,
moonroof, monsoon, the whole shebang, I
think. I know the point of the GLI was
performance, but I must, having had 2
Passats and a New Beetle, I miss the
trip computer and fog lights. Still,
it's quick and agile, and the sport
seats are comfortable. It's a nice car
and it kicks butt!


Best Features

power, 6-speed, night-lighting is unbeatable, solid build


Worst Features

needs just one, really well-designed, usable cupholder; I'm not a huge fan of 17 inch, bumpy wheels, but they're attractive.


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Red Jetta
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By Alvinm3
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl Turbo 5M)


Review

Great car. I love drivimg it. And
driving it fast!!!


Best Features

Heated Seats


Worst Features

None


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great looks but no room
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By el
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 5M)


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I have been driving this car for
almost a year, its awesome on gas
mileage/looks/performance...unfortunate
ly not a car for a small family of 4.
I cannot fit 2 child seats in the back
without cramping both front passengers
against the dashboard...had i known
about this space limitation would have
think twice before buying


Best Features

leather seats and red light dashboard


Worst Features

back seat leg room...maybe reduce trunk size?


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