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Better than a Prius - VWs drive well, in general, the TDI is great, low maintenance, kinda zippy, ergonomic and sensibly laid out - it's German. Your number one reason for...

4.0
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Sporty, comfortable, easy to drive. LOVE it. - This is the 3rd Jetta I've had (2 sedans and 1 sport wagon) and they get better each one. I love the 45-52 MPG it gets. Love that it always starts i...

5.0
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Need to move on up - Like the feel of it and the manueverability. A husband and two toddlers later my pretty car has become a space capsule....

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Good, reliable car - I like that it is reliable and does not need very much maintenance other than the head and tail lights needing to be replaced all the time....

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I LOVE IT - Everything. Plus it helps to have a relationship with a mechanic who only works on VWs...

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Safety Ratings
2014 Volkswagen Jetta
Overall Front Crash 4.0000
Front Crash Driver Side 4.0000
Front Crash Passenger Side 4.0000
Rollover 4.0000
Number of Recalls0
Number of Complaints0
Number of Investigations0
2013 Volkswagen Jetta
Overall 4.0000
Overall Front Crash 4.0000
Front Crash Driver Side 4.0000
Front Crash Passenger Side 4.0000
Overall Side Crash 5.0000
Side Crash Driver Side 4.0000
Side Crash Passenger Side 5.0000
Rollover 4.0000
Side Pole Crash 5
Number of Recalls0
Number of Complaints20
Number of Investigations0
2012 Volkswagen Jetta
Overall 2.0000
Overall Front Crash 2.0000
Front Crash Driver Side 2.0000
Front Crash Passenger Side 2.0000
Overall Side Crash 2.5000
Side Crash Driver Side 2.0000
Side Crash Passenger Side 2.5000
Rollover 4.0000
Number of Recalls4
Number of Complaints112
Number of Investigations2
2011 Volkswagen Jetta
Overall 4.0000
Overall Front Crash 4.0000
Front Crash Driver Side 4.0000
Front Crash Passenger Side 4.0000
Overall Side Crash 5.0000
Side Crash Driver Side 4.0000
Side Crash Passenger Side 5.0000
Rollover 4.0000
Side Pole Crash 5
Number of Recalls4
Number of Complaints190
Number of Investigations1
2010 Volkswagen Jetta
Front Crash Driver Side 4.0000
Front Crash Passenger Side 4.0000
Side Crash Driver Side 5.0000
Side Crash Passenger Side 5.0000
Number of Recalls3
Number of Complaints369
Number of Investigations3
Recall Notice

LemonFree has found some important recall information regarding Volkswagen Jetta vehicles

2012 Volkswagen Jetta (10/3/2011)  

Campaign Number: 11V490000

Component Name: FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL

Manufacturer: Volkswagen of America, Inc.

Description: VOLKSWAGEN IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL 2009-2012 JETTA AND JETTA SPORTWAGEN VEHICLES, MANUFACTURED FROM MAY 2008 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 2011, MODEL YEAR 2010-2012 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF VEHICLES, MANUFACTURED FROM MAY 2009 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 2011, AND MODEL YEAR 2010-2012 AUDI A3 VEHICLES, MANUFACTURED FROM SEPTEMBER 2009 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 2011, THAT ARE EQUIPPED WITH A 2.0L TDI COMMON RAIL DIESEL ENGINE/CLEAN DIESEL ENGINE. THE FUEL INJECTION PULSES COULD COINCIDE WITH THE NATURAL FREQUENCY OF THE INJECTOR LINE #2, IN SPECIFIC LOAD AND RPM CONDITIONS. THIS RESONANCE CREATES ADDITIONAL STRESS IN THE FUEL LINE.

Defect: DUE TO THE RESONANCE CONDITION, INJECTOR LINE NUMBER 2 COULD DEVELOP SMALL CRACKS WHICH COULD LEAD TO FUEL LEAKAGE. LEAKING FUEL IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, MAY LEAD TO A FIRE.

Corrective Action: VOLKSWAGEN WILL INSTALL AN IMPROVED FUEL INJECTOR LINE FOR THE NUMBER 2 CYLINDER ON CERTAIN VEHICLES AND WILL INSTALL VIBRATION DAMPERS ON ALL OF THE INJECTOR LINES. VOLKSWAGEN AND AUDI WILL NOTIFY OWNERS TO HAVE THE VEHICLES REPAIRED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING NOVEMBER 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VOLKSWAGEN AT 1-800-822-8987.

2011 Volkswagen Jetta (10/3/2011)  

Campaign Number: 11V490000

Component Name: FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL

Manufacturer: Volkswagen of America, Inc.

Description: VOLKSWAGEN IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL 2009-2012 JETTA AND JETTA SPORTWAGEN VEHICLES, MANUFACTURED FROM MAY 2008 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 2011, MODEL YEAR 2010-2012 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF VEHICLES, MANUFACTURED FROM MAY 2009 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 2011, AND MODEL YEAR 2010-2012 AUDI A3 VEHICLES, MANUFACTURED FROM SEPTEMBER 2009 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 2011, THAT ARE EQUIPPED WITH A 2.0L TDI COMMON RAIL DIESEL ENGINE/CLEAN DIESEL ENGINE. THE FUEL INJECTION PULSES COULD COINCIDE WITH THE NATURAL FREQUENCY OF THE INJECTOR LINE #2, IN SPECIFIC LOAD AND RPM CONDITIONS. THIS RESONANCE CREATES ADDITIONAL STRESS IN THE FUEL LINE.

Defect: DUE TO THE RESONANCE CONDITION, INJECTOR LINE NUMBER 2 COULD DEVELOP SMALL CRACKS WHICH COULD LEAD TO FUEL LEAKAGE. LEAKING FUEL IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, MAY LEAD TO A FIRE.

Corrective Action: VOLKSWAGEN WILL INSTALL AN IMPROVED FUEL INJECTOR LINE FOR THE NUMBER 2 CYLINDER ON CERTAIN VEHICLES AND WILL INSTALL VIBRATION DAMPERS ON ALL OF THE INJECTOR LINES. VOLKSWAGEN AND AUDI WILL NOTIFY OWNERS TO HAVE THE VEHICLES REPAIRED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING NOVEMBER 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VOLKSWAGEN AT 1-800-822-8987.

2010 Volkswagen Jetta (10/3/2011)  

Campaign Number: 11V490000

Component Name: FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL

Manufacturer: Volkswagen of America, Inc.

Description: VOLKSWAGEN IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL 2009-2012 JETTA AND JETTA SPORTWAGEN VEHICLES, MANUFACTURED FROM MAY 2008 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 2011, MODEL YEAR 2010-2012 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF VEHICLES, MANUFACTURED FROM MAY 2009 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 2011, AND MODEL YEAR 2010-2012 AUDI A3 VEHICLES, MANUFACTURED FROM SEPTEMBER 2009 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 2011, THAT ARE EQUIPPED WITH A 2.0L TDI COMMON RAIL DIESEL ENGINE/CLEAN DIESEL ENGINE. THE FUEL INJECTION PULSES COULD COINCIDE WITH THE NATURAL FREQUENCY OF THE INJECTOR LINE #2, IN SPECIFIC LOAD AND RPM CONDITIONS. THIS RESONANCE CREATES ADDITIONAL STRESS IN THE FUEL LINE.

Defect: DUE TO THE RESONANCE CONDITION, INJECTOR LINE NUMBER 2 COULD DEVELOP SMALL CRACKS WHICH COULD LEAD TO FUEL LEAKAGE. LEAKING FUEL IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, MAY LEAD TO A FIRE.

Corrective Action: VOLKSWAGEN WILL INSTALL AN IMPROVED FUEL INJECTOR LINE FOR THE NUMBER 2 CYLINDER ON CERTAIN VEHICLES AND WILL INSTALL VIBRATION DAMPERS ON ALL OF THE INJECTOR LINES. VOLKSWAGEN AND AUDI WILL NOTIFY OWNERS TO HAVE THE VEHICLES REPAIRED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING NOVEMBER 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VOLKSWAGEN AT 1-800-822-8987.

2009 Volkswagen Jetta (10/3/2011)  

Campaign Number: 11V490000

Component Name: FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL

Manufacturer: Volkswagen of America, Inc.

Description: VOLKSWAGEN IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL 2009-2012 JETTA AND JETTA SPORTWAGEN VEHICLES, MANUFACTURED FROM MAY 2008 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 2011, MODEL YEAR 2010-2012 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF VEHICLES, MANUFACTURED FROM MAY 2009 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 2011, AND MODEL YEAR 2010-2012 AUDI A3 VEHICLES, MANUFACTURED FROM SEPTEMBER 2009 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 2011, THAT ARE EQUIPPED WITH A 2.0L TDI COMMON RAIL DIESEL ENGINE/CLEAN DIESEL ENGINE. THE FUEL INJECTION PULSES COULD COINCIDE WITH THE NATURAL FREQUENCY OF THE INJECTOR LINE #2, IN SPECIFIC LOAD AND RPM CONDITIONS. THIS RESONANCE CREATES ADDITIONAL STRESS IN THE FUEL LINE.

Defect: DUE TO THE RESONANCE CONDITION, INJECTOR LINE NUMBER 2 COULD DEVELOP SMALL CRACKS WHICH COULD LEAD TO FUEL LEAKAGE. LEAKING FUEL IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, MAY LEAD TO A FIRE.

Corrective Action: VOLKSWAGEN WILL INSTALL AN IMPROVED FUEL INJECTOR LINE FOR THE NUMBER 2 CYLINDER ON CERTAIN VEHICLES AND WILL INSTALL VIBRATION DAMPERS ON ALL OF THE INJECTOR LINES. VOLKSWAGEN AND AUDI WILL NOTIFY OWNERS TO HAVE THE VEHICLES REPAIRED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING NOVEMBER 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VOLKSWAGEN AT 1-800-822-8987.

2012 Volkswagen Jetta (9/8/2011)  

Campaign Number: 11E036000

Component Name: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

Manufacturer: Volkswagen of America, Inc.

Description: VOLKSWAGEN IS RECALLING CERTAIN STAINLESS STEEL EXHAUST TIPS, PART NUMBER 1K0 071 910 U, SOLD AS ACCESSORY EQUIPMENT FOR USE ON MODEL YEAR 2011-2012 JETTA SEDAN VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM MARCH 18, 2010, THROUGH AUGUST 22, 2011. THESE EXHAUST TIPS MAY EXTEND BEYOND THE ORIGINAL LENGTH OF THE FACTORY-INSTALLED EXHAUST PIPES. IT IS POSSIBLE FOR INADVERTENT CONTACT TO OCCUR WITH A PERSON'S LEG.

Defect: IF THE TAILPIPE EXTENSION IS HOT DURING INADVERTENT CONTACT, A BURN COULD OCCUR.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE THE STAINLESS STEEL EXHAUST TIPS AS NECESSARY FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING NOVEMBER 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VOLKSWAGEN AT 1-800-822-8987.

Used VOLKSWAGEN JETTA for sale under $2,000

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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS

$1,988

2001 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA GLS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 224789 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Hackettstown, NJ
  • MPG: 21 City / 28 Hwy

2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS

New Listing
$1,578

2000 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA GLS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 185593 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Fort Collins, CO
  • MPG: 21 City / 28 Hwy

1998 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition

$1,800

1998 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA WOLFSBURG EDITION

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 202485 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Mount Olive, NC
  • MPG: 19 City / 26 Hwy

1999 Volkswagen Jetta GLS

$2,000

1999 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA GLS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 171612 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Ogden, UT
  • MPG: 21 City / 28 Hwy

2001 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition

$1,995

2001 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA WOLFSBURG EDITION

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 122169 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Hazel Crest, IL
  • MPG: 22 City / 28 Hwy

2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS

$1,995

2000 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA GLS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: N/A
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Lancaster, PA
  • MPG: 19 City / 26 Hwy

1997 Volkswagen Jetta GT

$1,950
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1997 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA GT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 150534 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Black
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Portland, OR
  • MPG: 19 City / 26 Hwy

1998 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition

$1,888

1998 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA WOLFSBURG EDITION

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 239507 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Black
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Seattle, WA
  • MPG: 19 City / 26 Hwy

1998 Volkswagen Jetta GLS

$1,977

1998 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA GLS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 151070 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Denver, CO
  • MPG: 19 City / 26 Hwy

1998 Volkswagen Jetta GT

$1,993

1998 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA GT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 176547 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Annapolis, MD
  • MPG: 19 City / 26 Hwy

1998 Volkswagen Jetta GL

$1,900

1998 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA GL

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: N/A
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Sterling, VA
  • MPG: 19 City / 26 Hwy

1998 Volkswagen Jetta GT

$1,500

1998 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA GT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 199000 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Las Vegas, NV
  • MPG: 19 City / 26 Hwy

1999 Volkswagen Jetta GLS

$2,000

1999 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA GLS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 165445 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Bensalem, PA
  • MPG: 19 City / 26 Hwy

1996 Volkswagen Jetta GL

$1,900

1996 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA GL

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 212000 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Warwick, RI
  • MPG: 19 City / 26 Hwy

1999 Volkswagen Jetta GLX

$1,999

1999 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA GLX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: N/A
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Rock Hill, SC
  • MPG: 16 City / 23 Hwy
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