10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
60,000 miles

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2012 Volkswagen Jetta Owner Comments

problem #4

Dec 272016

Jetta

  • 35,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The contact owns a 2012 Volkswagen Jetta. The contact stated that while driving at various speeds, the horn failed to function. The contact stated that the horn functioned intermittently. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 35,000.

- Chicago, IL, USA

problem #3

Oct 282016

Jetta

  • 90,000 miles
The contact owns a 2012 Volkswagen Jetta. When the horn was activated, it failed to operate without warning. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 90,000.

- Huntsville, AL, USA

problem #2

Mar 042015

Jetta

  • 70,000 miles
The contact owns a 2012 Volkswagen Jetta. While driving at an unknown speed, another vehicle veered into the contact's lane. The horn malfunctioned and failed to alert the other person. As a result, the other vehicle crashed into the driver side of the contact's vehicle. A police report was not filed and no injuries were reported. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 70,000.

- Jacksonville, NC, USA

problem #1

Jun 182013

Jetta 5-cyl

  • 45,000 miles
The horn on this vehicle becomes unresponsive at times. When it does work, the horn tone is very low and is difficult to hear. This could be a safety issue. It also concerns me since an operational horn is needed to pass the state safety inspection. I have not taken it to the dealership yet for repair, but a quick internet search, I have confirmed this is far too common problem on newer model Jetta's.

- Perris, CA, USA

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