2002 Volkswagen Jetta Ratings

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Volkswagen Jetta 2002
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    2002 Volkswagen Jetta - GLS L (M5) Wagon

    Pros: none

    Cons: customer service

    Advice: don't!!!!!!!!!!!!! buy

    I have had the worst trouble with this car and highly advise not to buy this car. I have had the engion worked on repeatly as well as a ton af small repairs and the windows keep falling into the door. the service dept is nice but cant seem to get the job done right the first time. As far as the main office they are a nightmare to deal with.I have had to get the bbb involved in order for something to be done. I will never ever own another vw and am telling everyone i can of my troubles.

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    2002 Volkswagen Jetta - GLS TDI (M5) Sedan

    Pros: Handling

    Cons: Reliability

    Advice: Make sure you have a good service department

    Many problems with the vehicle. Including ignition coils (twice), arm rest, leaking sunroof (twice), anti-lock brake recall, cruise control recall, leaking oil pan gasket, replaced oil pump, windshield washer fluid hose, radio short circuit (twice). Car was bought new, has 39,000 miles on it.

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    2002 Volkswagen Jetta - GLX (EOP Week 40) (M5) Sedan

    Pros: looks great

    Cons: new problems every other month

    Advice: looks can be deceiving

    excellent performance for its class. 200 hp v6 more than enough power for this little car. great looks. got lots of compliments from other motorists. chassis felt tight, but many little rattles everywhere. recalls. multiple problems with radio, windows, engine, speakers, and that darned vw shop in bayside nyc.

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    2002 Volkswagen Jetta - GLS L (M5) Sedan

    Pros: Heated seats, indigo blue interior lights

    Cons: rattling doors, poor service

    Advice: I wouldn't buy it again.

    I am currently looking to sell my VW Jetta. I should have done it long ago when I was taking it into the shop each month. Actually, I should have taken VW up on their offer to buy it back when they couldn't fix my 2001. Instead, I accepted a 2002 trade, thinking that maybe I would have better luck with it. Not so. I regret my VW choice.

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    2002 Volkswagen Jetta - GLS L (M5) Sedan

    Pros: instant acceleration

    Cons: sort of small should be more distrinctive than other just plain cars

    Advice: buy it the Turbo that is

    I love the 'rocket car' -- I have 30k miles on it. I would buy it again.

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    2002 Volkswagen Jetta - GLS TDI (M5) Sedan

    Pros: Ridiculously good fuel mileage

    Cons: nothing

    Advice: Use synthetic oil rated for diesels -- CH4 or higher. Not what the dealers typically put in.

    A very comfortable, yet reasonably firm ride. Similar to more expensive German performance sedans. Excellent fit and finish. Well featured.

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    2002 Volkswagen Jetta - GLS (M5) Sedan

    Pros: Stereo system

    Cons: Rear seat... no room

    Advice: There have been problems with this model, make sure you take it for a test drive and find all the faults now.

    This is my second Jetta. My first was a used previously lease 1998 Jetta. I believe this will be my last Jetta. The styling attracted me to the Jetta, but there has been some problems. Here are some problem I've had with my present Jetta... blown internal fuse on radio, passenger door window would not roll up, engine down shift roughly from 2nd to 1st gear (automatic transmission, intermitten problem), cup holder rattles all the time, a lot of wind noise inside the car during highway speeds. Those are the some problems I've remembered, I'm sure I have more but can't remember.