Used 2008 Volkswagen Jetta Pricing


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2008 Highlights

The 2008 Volkswagen Jetta sees a few changes. Most notably, the sedan gets a bump up in power, thanks to a revised 2.5-liter standard engine good for 170 horsepower and 177 pound-feet of torque. Trim levels get new names: S, SE and SEL. The 2.0T engine is available only on the newly revised limited-edition Wolfsburg Edition model and the Volkswagen GLI. (Volkswagen has dropped the "Jetta" name in a move to make the GLI similar to the GTI. The GLI is reviewed separately.) A power two-way recline feature for the driver seat is now standard across all trims.

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Pros

  • Pleasant ride, high-end interior materials, long list of safety features, meticulous build quality.

Cons

  • Dull exterior styling contradicts nameplate's youthful image, unspectacular fuel economy.

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Used 2008 Volkswagen Jetta for Sale

Volkswagen Jetta 2008 SE 4dr Sedan (2.5L 5cyl 6A) Black Pure Beige leatherette75,132 miles
Used 2008Volkswagen JettaSE
List:$9,998
Est.Loan: $204/mo
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3.1 mi away
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Volkswagen Jetta 2008 SE 4dr Sedan (2.5L 5cyl 5M) 55,686 miles
Used 2008Volkswagen JettaSE
List:$6,815
Est.Loan: $140/mo
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Volkswagen Jetta 2008 SEL PZEV 4dr Sedan (2.5L 5cyl 6A) Reflex Silver Metallic Art Gray leatherette112,576 miles
Used 2008Volkswagen JettaSEL PZEV
List:$4,899
Est.Loan: $100/mo
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Volkswagen Jetta 2008 SE PZEV 4dr Sedan (2.5L 5cyl 6A) Platinum Gray Metallic 69,334 miles
Used 2008Volkswagen JettaSE PZEV
List:$6,995
Est.Loan: $143/mo
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$192 Below Market
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***ONE OWNER VEHICLE, LOW MILEAGE, HEATED SEATS, SUNROOF..............................2008 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA SE 2.5 SEDAN, PLATINUM GRAY WITH A CHARCOAL INTERIOR, TIPTRONIC AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION, AIR CONDITIONING, POWER WINDOWS, LOCKS, AND MIRRORS, HEATED SEATS, POWER SUNROOF, AM/FM CD MP3 PLAYER, LEATHER WRAPPED STEERING WHEEL, SIDE AIRBAGS, ANTI-LOCK BRAKES, ALLOY WHEELS WITH 4 NEW TIRES, ONLY 69K MILES***MUST PRINT AND PRESENT INTERNET AD FOR SPECIAL INTERNET PRICING BEFORE YOUR SCHEDULED APPOINTMENT. PLEASE CALL MAXIMUM AUTO OUTLET AT 703.822.7998. GUARANTEED CREDIT APPROVALS FOR EVERYONE. FINANCE RATES AS LOW AS 2.99 APR. WE ARE LOCATED AT 8503-O EUCLID AVE, MANASSAS PARK, VA 20111. OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK.PRICE EXCLUDES TAXES, TITLE, LICENSE, $595 DEALER PROCESSING FEE, & FINANCE CHARGES. 30 DAY LIMITED POWERTRAIN WARRANTY, SEE BUYERS GUIDE FOR WARRANTY OPTIONS.

Volkswagen Jetta 2008 SEL PZEV 4dr Sedan (2.5L 5cyl 6A) Platinum Gray Metallic Anthracite leatherette89,000 miles
Used 2008Volkswagen JettaSEL PZEV
List:$9,598
Est.Loan: $196/mo
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41.2 mi away
Volkswagen Jetta 2008 Wolfsburg Edition PZEV 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6AM) Reflex Silver Metallic Art Gray leatherette72,470 miles
Used 2008Volkswagen JettaWolfsburg Edition PZEV
List:$6,995
Est.Loan: $143/mo
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Volkswagen Jetta 2008 SE 4dr Sedan (2.5L 5cyl 6A) Anthracite leatherette0
Used 2008Volkswagen JettaSE
List:$3,400
Est.Loan: $70/mo
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2008 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA SE

Volkswagen Jetta 2008 SE 4dr Sedan (2.5L 5cyl 6A) Black Pure Beige leatherette122,250 miles
Used 2008Volkswagen JettaSE
List:$4,999
Est.Loan: $102/mo
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Volkswagen Jetta 2008 158,597 miles
Used 2008Volkswagen JettaS
List:$3,000
Est.Loan: $62/mo
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Volkswagen Jetta 2008 SEL 4dr Sedan (2.5L 5cyl 6A) Salsa Red Pure Beige leatherette156,545 miles
Used 2008Volkswagen JettaSEL
List:$3,999
Est.Loan: $82/mo
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Volkswagen Jetta 2008 SEL PZEV 4dr Sedan (2.5L 5cyl 6A) Blue Graphite Metallic 99,967 miles
Used 2008Volkswagen JettaSEL PZEV
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Volkswagen Jetta 2008 79,603 miles
Used 2008Volkswagen JettaWolfsburg Edition
List:$4,998
Est.Loan: $102/mo
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Volkswagen Jetta 2008 171,404 miles
Used 2008Volkswagen JettaSE
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Volkswagen Jetta 2008 SE 4dr Sedan (2.5L 5cyl 6A) Blue Graphite Metallic Art Gray leatherette82,261 miles
Used 2008Volkswagen JettaSE
List:$7,212
Est.Loan: $148/mo
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83.5 mi away
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Odometer is 43817 miles below market average%2521 2.5L I5 DOHC. Blue 2008 Volkswagen Jetta SE FWD 6-Speed Automatic with Tiptronic 2.5L I5 DOHC Clean CARFAX. 29/21 Highway/City MPG %2A%2A%2A%2APrice Includes %2524750 Finance Coupon%2A%2A%2A%2AAt Umansky Honda of Charlottesville, we strive to provide outstanding professional service in all areas of our dealership. For your next used or new car, truck or SUV visit us at www.umanskyhonda.com. 10 Speakers,AM/FM radio,CD player,MP3 decoder,Radio data system,SIRIUS Satellite Radio,Air Conditioning,Rear window defroster,Power driver seat,Power steering,Power windows,Remote keyless entry,Four wheel independent suspension,Speed-sensing steering,Traction control,4-Wheel Disc Brakes,ABS brakes,Anti-whiplash front head restraints,Dual front impact airbags,Dual front side impact airbags,Front anti-roll bar,Low tire pressure warning,Occupant sensing airbag,Overhead airbag,Rear anti-roll bar,Power moonroof,Brake assist,Electronic Stability Control,Panic alarm,Security system,Speed control,Bumpers%3A body-color,Heated door mirrors,Power door mirrors,Turn signal indicator mirrors,Driver door bin,Driver vanity mirror,Front reading lights,Illuminated entry,Leather Shift Knob,Leather steering wheel,Outside temperature display,Overhead console,Passenger vanity mirror,Rear seat center armrest,Tachometer,Telescoping steering wheel,Tilt steering wheel,Front Bucket Seats,Front Center Armrest,Heatable Front Bucket Seats,Heated front seats,Split folding rear seat,V-Tex Leatherette Seating Surfaces,Passenger door bin,Alloy wheels,Variably intermittent wipers

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Features & Specs

S 4dr Sedan (2.5L 5cyl 6A)SE 4dr Sedan (2.5L 5cyl 6A)SE PZEV 4dr Sedan (2.5L 5cyl 6A)
MPG242424
Seating555
Transmission6-speed shiftable automatic6-speed shiftable automatic6-speed shiftable automatic
Fuelgasgasgas
HorsepowerN/AN/AN/A

Safety

NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating

    OverallNot Rated
    Driver4/5
    Passenger4/5
  • Side Crash Rating

    OverallNot Rated
  • Side Barrier Rating

    OverallNot Rated
    Driver5/5
    Passenger5/5
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings

    Front SeatNot Rated
    Back SeatNot Rated
  • Rollover

    Rollover4/5
    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of RolloverNot Rated

IIHS Rating
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.
  • Side Impact Test
    G
    Good
  • Roof Strength Test
    Not Tested
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    M
    Marginal
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Not Tested
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test
    G
    Good

Top Consumer Reviews

Read what other owners think about the 2008 Volkswagen Jetta

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Consumer Rating


2008 VW Jetta SE Auto
We purchased our 2008 Jetta SE (auto) brand new. My wife was the primary driver on our Jetta and we could not have been more pleased with the Jetta. In fact, 7 months later I bought a 2007 Jetta GLI for myself. We considered an Accord Coupe but the Jetta was $3,000 less and had more features. The car now has over 50,000 miles on it and still has not had any repairs--just regular maintenace...still on original brakes and tires, even. City driving returned around 22 mpg and highway driving would return up to 35 mpg...usually averaged 32-33 mpg on road trips. Quiet and comfortable to drive, cavernouse trunk and loaded with features.
3 year lease end love it/hate it still pt. 1
I have leased my salsa red Jetta SE for almost 3 years now, mileage up to 32,000. I originally wrote the love it/hate it review and want to expand on that. Styling is still modern after 3 years, still a good looking car inside and out. The leatherette still looks great as all other interior components do also, even the carpet. I live in the NE so the carpet sees its fair share of wet and snowy shoes, still cleans up well. No problems with any interior components, all are like new. Exterior paint has chipped considerably, how very sad. Seems only the red paint suffered this as I have "red" about it on the internet. Above the rear license plate the paint has completely come off and rust has
First and last VW for me!
This car was bought for me as a first car and I absolutely loved everything about it. It's super cute, fun to dart in and out of traffic with and it had a great "giddy up" to it. Within the first year I started having mechanical issues with the car not starting. I took it to my local Firestone and got the battery, starter, alternator, and ignition checked out and I got a green light on everything. The next day I made an appointment with the VW dealership and they were just as unconcerned and rude as they could be. For almost two months I have been fighting this battle with VW for almost two months and I'm surely getting rid of this car as soon as possible.
Used 2008 Volkswagen Jetta Overview

The Used 2008 Volkswagen Jetta is offered in the following submodels: Sedan. Available styles include S 4dr Sedan (2.5L 5cyl 6A), SE 4dr Sedan (2.5L 5cyl 6A), SE PZEV 4dr Sedan (2.5L 5cyl 6A), S PZEV 4dr Sedan (2.5L 5cyl 6A), Wolfsburg Edition 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6AM), SEL PZEV 4dr Sedan (2.5L 5cyl 6A), S 4dr Sedan (2.5L 5cyl 5M), SE PZEV 4dr Sedan (2.5L 5cyl 5M), SE 4dr Sedan (2.5L 5cyl 5M), S PZEV 4dr Sedan (2.5L 5cyl 5M), SEL 4dr Sedan (2.5L 5cyl 6A), Wolfsburg Edition 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6M), Wolfsburg Edition PZEV 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6AM), and Wolfsburg Edition PZEV 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6M). The Used 2008 Volkswagen Jetta comes with front wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 6-speed shiftable automatic. The Used 2008 Volkswagen Jetta comes with a 4 yr./ 50000 mi. basic warranty, a 4 yr./ 50000 mi. roadside warranty, and a 5 yr./ 60000 mi. powertrain warranty.

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What's a good price on a Used 2008 Volkswagen Jetta?

Save up to $192 on one of 13 Used 2008 Volkswagen Jetta for sale at dealerships within 25 miles of Ashburn, VA with prices as low as $3,000 as of 04/27/2018, based on data from dealers and consumer-driven dealer ratings ranging from 1 to 5 out of 5 stars.

Price comparisons for Used 2008 Volkswagen Jetta trim styles:

  • The Used 2008 Volkswagen Jetta SE is priced between $3,400 and $9,998 with odometer readings between 0 and 122250 miles.
  • The Used 2008 Volkswagen Jetta SE PZEV is priced between $6,995 and $7,995 with odometer readings between 69334 and 112418 miles.
  • The Used 2008 Volkswagen Jetta SEL PZEV is priced between $4,899 and $9,598 with odometer readings between 89000 and 112576 miles.
  • The Used 2008 Volkswagen Jetta S is priced between $3,000 and $3,000 with odometer readings between 158597 and 158597 miles.
  • The Used 2008 Volkswagen Jetta SEL is priced between $3,999 and $3,999 with odometer readings between 156545 and 156545 miles.
  • The Used 2008 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition is priced between $4,998 and $4,998 with odometer readings between 79603 and 79603 miles.
  • The Used 2008 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition PZEV is priced between $6,995 and $6,995 with odometer readings between 72470 and 72470 miles.

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2008 Volkswagen Jetta Gas Mileage

2008 Volkswagen Jetta S 4dr Sedan (2.5L 5cyl 6A), 6-speed shiftable automatic, regular unleaded
24 compined MPG,
21 city MPG/29 highway MPG

2008 Volkswagen Jetta SE 4dr Sedan (2.5L 5cyl 6A), 6-speed shiftable automatic, regular unleaded
24 compined MPG,
21 city MPG/29 highway MPG

2008 Volkswagen Jetta SE PZEV 4dr Sedan (2.5L 5cyl 6A), 6-speed shiftable automatic, regular unleaded
24 compined MPG,
21 city MPG/29 highway MPG

EPA Est. MPG24
Transmission6-speed shiftable automatic
Drive Trainfront wheel drive
Displacement2.5 L
Passenger Volume107.0 cu.ft.
Wheelbase101.5 in.
Length179.3 in.
Width70.1 in.
Height57.4 in.
Curb Weight3285 lbs.