1998 Volkswagen Jetta

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7 reviews
Available Price Range Get Value Trims6 Combined MPG 18-36 Seats 5

Our Take on the 1998 Volkswagen Jetta

Our Take


Our Expert Reviews

Diesels are a state of mind: Acceleration is sacrificed for economy; fuel is not available at every station; the exhaust is sooty; and they are noisier than gasoline engines. Volkswagen, however, has a 1.9-liter, turbocharged, direct-injection diesel (TDI) four-cylinder that overcomes many of these objections, and it is available in the Jetta and Passat. I sampled this new-wave diesel in a bas... Read Full Review

Consumer Reviews

3.9 out of 5

Based on 7 reviews

Best Car I Knowed

by Jon from Lancaster, PA on October 6, 2009

Stock this car was amazing. But the modification options are amazing. There are so many options with this vehicle. I really enjoyed the power the vehicle offered stock and modded. Stock this car gave ... Read Full Review

6 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up. It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 3 recalls for this car.

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