Volkswagen Jetta Repair & Maintenance Costs

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

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The annual maintenance cost of a Volkswagen Jetta is $632. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and shop.

Most Common Volkswagen Jetta Problems

Volkswagen Jetta vehicles have 39 reported problems.The most commonly reported Volkswagen Jetta problem is: High Mileage Automatic Transmissions May Have Shifting Problems
Shifting issues due to internal problems in high mileage automatic transmissions can be difficult to resolve without ...
An ignition coil or spark plug may fail unexpectedly resulting in an engine misfire and possible illumination of the ...

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Volkswagen Jetta Reliability Rating
Above Average

The Volkswagen Jetta Reliability Rating is 4.0 out of 5.0, which ranks it 24th out of 36 for compact cars. The average annual repair cost is $632 which means it has poor ownership costs. The severity of repairs is low while frequency of those issues is average, so major issues are uncommon for the Jetta.

Volkswagen Jetta Reviews

Volkswagen Jetta vehicles rate highest in Suspension and needs improvement in Electrical
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Most Common Volkswagen Jetta Questions

There are 1987 related questions for Volkswagen Jetta vehicles. RepairPal's professional community answers hundreds of questions each day. Below are the most commonly asked Volkswagen Jetta questions.
vw jetta gls 2.0 98,000 miles engine A P 1517 MAIN RELAY ELECTRIC CIRCUIT. Also have other codes 2177, 3212, 04...
The key broke off in the ignition. When I tried to start the car using pliers and the broken key, it started and shut...