• (4.0) 8 reviews
  • Inventory Prices: $21–$4,769
  • Body Style: Sedan
  • Combined MPG: 18-36
  • Engine: 115-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
1998 Volkswagen Jetta

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Great car!

by Nicole from Tamaqua on July 20, 2017

This car was very reliable, had great power and was really roomy. Mine was made in Mexico. It did have some problems, but always got me where I needed to be.

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There are currently 3 recalls for this car.

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Estimated Service & Repair cost: $5,000 per year.

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