Notes: VW updated the Jetta's interior and added new features like backup cameras to certain trims. Time will tell if these adjustments start falling apart.


hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
77,800 miles

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2013 Volkswagen Jetta Owner Comments

problem #2

Jan 122016

Jetta Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • 130,000 miles


The contact owns a 2013 Volkswagen Jetta. While driving 55 mph, the service immediately warning light illuminated. The vehicle was taken to a dealer where it was diagnosed that the inter cooler needed to be replaced with a revised charge air cooler kit. The vehicle was repaired the manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 130,000. Updated 07/14/16

- Troy, PA, USA

problem #1

Jul 152014

Jetta 4-cyl Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • 25,600 miles
TL * the contact owns a 2013 Volkswagen Jetta. The contact stated while driving 40 mph, the vehicle stalled as the check engine light illuminated. The failure recurred multiple times. The vehicle was taken to a dealer. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The failure and current mileage was 25,600. Updated 10/03/14

- Boerne, TX, USA

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