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2008 Volkswagen Jetta Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 2008 Volkswagen Jetta

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 2008 Volkswagen Jetta is between $471 and $576 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

Repair Cost Index Score
33
2008 Volkswagen Jetta
scores in the least expensive range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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33
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39
- average of all models
What does this score mean?
$523
Annual Repair Cost
on average
An ignition coil or spark plug may fail unexpectedly resulting in an engine misfire and possible illumination of the Check Engine Light. Vehicles equipped with spark plug wires may also develop a m...
Electrical issues that are difficult to diagnose—and sometimes intermittent—are typically due to ground wiring issues. The most troublesome ground locations are under the battery or a...
Condensation in the heater case may cause a musty odor from the heating, ventilation and AC (HVAC) system after sitting for two hours or more. Our technicians tell us that a cleaner is available ...
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When driving at night and turning on my headlights, the brake lights illuminate and stay on which...
He set the cables up backwards when he jumped it. The battery isn't fried and niether are any fus...
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Overall (4 Reviews)
Body, Interior & Misc.
Brakes
Drive Train
Electrical & Lights
Engine
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
August 10, 2011
2008 Volkswagen Jetta
Just bought my 2008 SE 2.5 6 speed Auto last week. Got a solid deal from a VW dealer in central NJ. Certified/ balance of BTB Warrantee till June, 2012, then 2/24 over that. Drive is excellent. 170...
May 31, 2011
2008 Volkswagen Jetta
I bought this 2008 Jetta 2.5L new with minimal options. The car is quick, it handles well, and the brakes are fine for most driving situations. Fit and finish are pretty good, there are no rattl...
August 30, 2010
2008 Volkswagen Jetta
I've had no problems with my Jetta and everyone compliments me on the looks. My brother is the only other person that has driven it and commented on the brakes being better than his Cadillac. Love it!