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2003 Volkswagen Jetta

2003 Volkswagen Jetta
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Design. Performance. Value. Here we have the quintessential Volkswagen mid-size sedan that thinks it's a sports car. As usual, Volkswagen's signature steering/handling are part of the "fun driving experience" with the 2003 Volkswagen Jetta, and really compliments the Jetta's many outstanding standard features like nothing else. If it's complete exhilaration you want, find a Jetta and hit the gas.

Available Models
Five showstopper models grace Jetta's stage: GL, GLS, GLI, GLX, and the diesel TDI (turbo direct engine).

Interior Features
Offering everything under the sun doesn't always contribute to the driving experience - which is why you won't find a toaster in the 2003 Volkswagen Jetta. What you will find is an eight-speaker cassette stereo system, air conditioning, interior air filter, tilt wheel, power windows, power door locks, 60/40 split folding rear seat, dual rear reading lights, power outlet in trunk, and tachometer. With the GLS you can upgrade with a power sunroof and in-dash CD player. With the GLI, add a leather-wrapped steering wheel and front seat lumbar support. Topping off with the GLX, add leather upholstery, heated 8-way power front seats w/driver-seat memory, steering-wheel radio controls, automatic climate control, power sunroof, Monsoon sound system, automatic day/night rear-view mirror, trip computer, and outside-temperature indicator.

Exterior Features
The 2003 Volkswagen Jetta exterior features include heated driver and passenger side remote mirrors, clear lens halogen head lamps, and intermittent rear wiper washer. The GLS sees the addition of alloy wheels. The GLI sees dual chrome exhaust tips, and heated windshield washer nozzles added. And finally the GLX adds fog lights, rain-sensing wipers, and rear-window sunshade.

The first available engine is the 2.0-liter, 4-cylinder model capable of 115 horsepower and 122 lb-ft of torque. The second engine steps up the performance level with a 1.8-liter, 4-cylinder motor with 180 horsepower and 174 lb-ft of torque. Next up is the incredible alternate fuel TDI (turbo direct injection) model. It is equipped with a 1.9-liter, in-line, turbo-charged direct injection 4-cylinder diesel engine, generating 90 horsepower and 149 lb-ft of torque. For fuel economy, the TDI tops the charts with a rating of 42/49 mpg (city/hwy) for manuals, 34/45 mpg (city/hwy) for automatics. Topping off engine options is the 2.8-liter, V6 that pumps out 200 horsepower and 195 lb-ft of torque. Transmissions avail in 5-speed manual, optional adaptive 4-speed automatic, or optional 5-speed automatic with Tiptronic on 1.8T.

Safety and Security
Safety is Volkwagen's self-proclaimed most important standard feature. Take for instance an anti-theft alarm system, an immobilizer that prevents the 2003 Volkswagen Jetta from being started up if an unauthorized key is used, electronic stabilization program for better handling and control. Further down the list of standard safety features are the dual front and front side impact airbags, anti-intrusion side door beams, and a collapsible upon impact steering column. You can also opt for side curtain protection airbags that extend down the roofline to help minimize head and upper torso injury. Four-wheel ABS power assisted, vented front discs with solid rear discs give you braking security.

2003 Volkswagen Jetta

Air conditioning, CFC-free
Halogen headlamps with clear, light weight, chip-resistant polycarbonate lenses
Anti-theft vehicle alarm system for doors, hood, trunk lid, radio and starter, with warning LED in driver's door top sill and audible/visual de/activation verification
Immobilizer theft deterrent system (Transponder III)
Speedometer, tachometer, odometer, trip odometer, coolant temperature gauge, fuel gauge, gear indicator (if equipped with optional automatic transmission), warning lights, digital clock

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Fast Stats
MSRP from
2.0L 4-cylinder
1.8L 4-cylinder
2.8L V6
1.9L turbo diesel
115 @ 5200
90 @ 3750
180 @ 5500
200 @ 6200
4-speed automatic
5-speed manual
6-speed manual
MPG: City/Hwy
2.0L man. 24 / 31
1.8L man. 24 / 31
2.8L man. 21 / 30
1.9L man. 42 / 49

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