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2002 Volkswagen Jetta
2002 Volkswagen Jetta
Available Price Range $1,058-$6,222 TrimsN/A Combined MPG 23-46 SeatsN/A

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Like the GTI hatchback, Volkswagen’s Jetta sedan gets some engine improvements for 2002. The 1.8-liter turbo now is rated at 180 horsepower — 30 hp more than before — and can work with a five-speed Tiptronic automatic transmission. During the 2002 model year, a new VR6 4V engine r... Read Full Report


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She'd gone back to Barney Street, to a time when her age was just childhood. That was 43 years ago in Marshall, Tex., where she grew up. Now she was reminiscing in the whirr of traffic on I-95, heading south toward Richmond. I tried to listen, but my mind was lost somewhere in the fifth gear of the 2001 Volkswagen Jetta Wagon GLX. I was smiling, and perhaps my wife thought I was follo... Read full review for the 2002 Volkswagen Jetta

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by college student from Boone, NC on January 4, 2013

This car has been in my family for nearly 7 years now; my dad drove it for 6 years and I have been driving it for the last year and a half now. Its a great little car, with the 2.0L 4-cyl engine. This... Read Full Review


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