The 3rd generation of the Jetta has a cumulative PainRank™ of 4.03. That can be compared against other Volkswagen generations. Shopping for a Volkswagen? So far, so good. But there are some warning signs to watch for.
Owners of the 1992–1999 Jetta model years have sent in 79 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the electrical (21%) followed by the engine (17%) and the transmission (12%).