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Volkswagen Jetta 2013

2013-2014 Volkswagen Idle Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on July 27, 2016

CARS.COM The problem: The engine may idle rough and stumble upon acceleration. This may be due to faulty engine control module software maladjusting the valve timing. Vehicles affected b... Read More
Our 2013 VW TDI: Sell It or Fix It?

By Joe Bruzek on June 29, 2016

CARS.COM — As Volkswagen announces its proposed settlement terms, we're left with the question: Sell our 2013 Jetta Sportswagen TDI for a lot more than we paid for it, or hang on to it... Read More
How Powerful is our 2013 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen TDI Before a Diesel Scandal Fix?

By Joe Bruzek on May 19, 2016

CARS.COM — We bought a 2013 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen TDI with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder diesel engine — a vehicle at the heart of VW's diesel controversy — to test it be... Read More
2013-2014 Volkswagen Brake Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on April 15, 2016

CARS.COM The problem: Affected vehicles may experience squealing from the rear brakes when applied. This may be due to a problem with the rear brake pads. This problem does not affect perfor... Read More
Our Jetta SportWagen TDI Crushes Its EPA Ratings Before a Potential Fix

By Joe Bruzek on March 30, 2016

CARS.COM — After Volkswagen admitted to cheating on federal emissions testing with its diesel-powered vehicles, Cars.com bought a 2013 Jetta SportWagen TDI. We're testing it before a p... Read More
We Bought a 2013 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen TDI Video

By Kelsey Mays on February 10, 2016

CARS.COM — Call us crazy, but Cars.com just welcomed the problem child of Volkswagen's diesel emissions scandal into our long-term test fleet — the 2013 Jetta SportWagen TDI. Why... Read More
Recall Alert: 420,000 Volkswagen Sedans, SUVs, Convertibles, Hatchbacks and Wagons

By Matt Schmitz on August 14, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 420,000 Volkswagen vehicles, including model-year 2010-14 CC and Passat sedans, and Tiguan SUVs; model-year 2010-13 Eos convertibles and Jetta sedans; model-year... Read More