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Precise and sturdy - Good build quality. Safe. Amazing mileage. Slightly better than average driving experience. Great for useable space. Holds value well.No Diesel stink...

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Pricing Trends

The average listing price for a 2012 Volkswagen Jetta:

On LemonFree: $17,378
In Massachusetts: $16,384

Pricing difference by year:

2013 $20,540 + $3,162
2011 $15,392 - $1,986

Average price by trim:

2.5 $17,294
Base $13,595
GLI $20,016
GLI Autobahn $20,319
GLI Autobahn PZEV $19,461
GLI PZEV $20,316
S $13,653
SE $15,730
SE PZEV $15,471
SEL $17,816
SEL PZEV $17,327
SportWagen S $18,595
SportWagen S PZEV $16,688
SportWagen SE PZEV $15,224
SportWagen TDI $21,772
TDI $19,573
Safety Ratings
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
Recall Notice

LemonFree has found some important recall information regarding 2012 Volkswagen Jetta vehicles

2012 Volkswagen Jetta (8/4/2015)  

Campaign Number: 15V483000

Component Name: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Description: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2010-2014 Volkswagen CC, and Passat, 2010-2013 Eos, 2011-2014 Golf, GTI, Jetta, and Tiguan, and 2012-2014 Jetta Sportwagen vehicles. In the affected vehicles, debris may contaminate the air bag clock spring, a spiral wound, flat cable that keeps the air bag powered while the steering wheel is being turned. This contamination may tear the cable and result in a loss of electrical connection to the driver's frontal air bag.

Defect: A loss of electrical connection to the driver's frontal air bag will prevent the air bag from deploying in the event of a vehicle crash, increasing the risk of injury.

Corrective Action: Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will install a protective cover over the steering wheel clock spring if the air bag light is off. If the airbag light is on and the steering wheel clock spring requires replacement, dealers will install a new steering wheel clock spring. These repairs will be performed free of charge. The recall began on January 15, 2016. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-822-8987.

2012 Volkswagen Jetta (10/20/2014)  

Campaign Number: 14V656000

Component Name: SUSPENSION:REAR

Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Description: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2011-2013 Jetta vehicles manufactured March 1, 2010, to November 30, 2012, and 2012-2013 Beetle vehicles manufactured March 1, 2011, to July 31, 2013. The durability of the rear trailing arms may be reduced in vehicles whose rear trailing arms have been previously deformed, such as a result of a rear or side-rear impact crash.

Defect: The reduced durability of the trailing arm may result in its sudden fracture, possibly causing loss of vehicle control and increasing the risk of a crash.

Corrective Action: Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will install a sheet metal inlay on the rear axle trailing arms designed to prevent a sudden loss of control in the event of trailing arm sudden fracture, free of charge. The recall began April 7, 2015. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298.

2012 Volkswagen Jetta (3/7/2014)  

Campaign Number: 14E007000

Component Name: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Description: The Gates Corporation (Gates) is recalling certain aftermarket Tru-Flow Water Pumps, part number TFW 41127, sold at certain NAPA Auto Parts and/or installed by automotive service technicians after November 1, 2013 (and manufactured August 2013 through October 2013) that have a black-colored pulley/sprocket or do not have 'US9377' stamped on the water pump housing. These service replacement parts were sold for use in model year 1999-2005 Audi A4, 2000-2006 Audi TT, 1998-2005 Volkswagen Beetle, 1999-2006 Golf, 1999-2008 and 2011-2013 Volkswagen Jetta, and 2000-2005 Volkswagen Passat. In the affected water pumps, the pulley or sprocket that turns the timing belt may develop microfractures causing the timing belt to fail.

Defect: A failure of the timing belt may cause the engine to shut down, potentially increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.

Corrective Action: Gates will notify owners, and dealers will replace the water pump, free of charge. The recall began during May 2014. Owners may contact The Gates Corporation at 1-303-744-1911.

2012 Volkswagen Jetta (10/3/2011)  

Campaign Number: 11V490000

Component Name: FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL

Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group 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 Group 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 2012 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA for sale in Westborough Massachusetts

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$15,904

2012 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA GLI

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 35,837 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Stratham, NH
  • MPG: 24 City / 32 Hwy
  • 18 Days on Lot
$12,998

2012 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA S

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 54,239 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Norwood, MA
  • MPG: 23 City / 29 Hwy
  • 2 Days on Lot
$11,998
$12,599
Price Reduced!

2012 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA S

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 39,100 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Norwood, MA
  • MPG: 22 City / 33 Hwy
  • 5 Days on Lot
$13,998

2012 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA SE

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 61,337 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 5 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: North Attleboro, MA
  • MPG: 24 City / 31 Hwy
  • 5 Days on Lot
$13,935
$15,878
Price Reduced!

2012 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA SE CONVENIENCE

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 36,720 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 5 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Danvers, MA
  • MPG: 24 City / 31 Hwy
  • 23 Days on Lot
$9,997
$11,987
Price Reduced!

2012 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA SE

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 69,641 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 5 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Newtonville, MA
  • MPG: 24 City / 31 Hwy
  • 20 Days on Lot
$15,995

2012 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA SEL PREMIUM

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 35,550 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 5 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Whitinsville, MA
  • MPG: 24 City / 31 Hwy
  • 10 Days on Lot
$9,477

2012 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 44,310 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Palmer, MA
  • MPG: 22 City / 33 Hwy
  • 7 Days on Lot

2012 Volkswagen Jetta SE

$11,426

2012 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA SE

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 26,317 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 5 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Wallingford, CT
  • MPG: 24 City / 31 Hwy
$13,761

2012 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA SE

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 59,963 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 5 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Hyannis, MA
  • MPG: 24 City / 31 Hwy
  • 29 Days on Lot
$12,000

2012 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA GLI

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 88,588 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Seymour, CT
  • MPG: 22 City / 33 Hwy
  • 68 Days on Lot
$12,995

2012 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA SE CONVENIENCE

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 29,482 Miles
  • Ext Color: Brown
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 5 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Worcester, MA
  • MPG: 23 City / 33 Hwy
  • 54 Days on Lot
$9,449

2012 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA SE

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 59,110 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 5 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Marlborough, MA
  • MPG: 24 City / 31 Hwy

2012 Volkswagen Jetta SEL

$12,998

2012 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA SEL

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 39,596 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 5 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Wakefield, MA
  • MPG: 24 City / 31 Hwy
$10,487

2012 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA BASE

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 34,502 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Norwood, MA
  • MPG: 23 City / 29 Hwy

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