When did the Volkswagen Jetta GLX VR6 come out?
Its 1.8-liter engine only made a measly 90 horsepower but the GLI was light, agile and a shit-ton of fun to drive. In 1993, North America was introduced to the third-gen Jetta known—believe it or not—as the MKIII. That model is generally credited with making the Jetta a household name in this half of the world.
What kind of engine did the Volkswagen Jetta Glx have?
Not only did it wear an “X” instead of an “I” in its nomenclature, it was the first quick Jetta to be powered by the VR6 engine, the same engine that powered the Corrado performance hatchback. The GLX basically kept the standard Jetta’s McPherson strut suspension, but with stiffer springs and larger sway bars.
What kind of car is the Volkswagen Jetta?
There’s the Honda Civic Si, the Hyundai Elantra Sport and the Volkswagen Jetta GLI, to name a few. And the Jetta kind of gave birth to the whole compact sport sedan segment, now didn’t it? Think about it. Back in the 1990s, if you wanted four doors, performance and a bit of refinement, you had to dish out large sums of money for a BMW or an Audi.
What was the horsepower of a VW Jetta in the 90s?
I guess that’s all you needed in the ’90s to be considered “hot.” That 2.8-liter narrow-angle V6 would send a claimed 172 horsepower and 173 lb-ft of torque straight to the front wheels. While an automatic gearbox was available, the one to get was the close-ratio five-speed manual.
When was the last model year of the Volkswagen Jetta?
These cars were designed to be fast, but also subtle and unassuming, and boy did they nail it back then. Next to this, today’s cars look like Christmas trees with their fancy LED’s and fake air vents. 1998 was the last model-year of the third generation Jetta here in North-America.
What kind of radio does a Volkswagen Jetta use?
AM/FM/CD Classic Radio with Bluetooth by Custom Autosound®. Custom Autosound’s USA4-DIN radio is a great choice for any classic car or truck with a “DIN” radio opening (approx. 7.2″ x 2.11″). This includes most foreign and domestic… Double DIN Digital Media Receiver with Bluetooth, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, Siri, Sirius XM by Sony®.
When did the VW Jetta MkIII come out?
In 1993, North America was introduced to the third-gen Jetta known—believe it or not—as the MKIII. That model is generally credited with making the Jetta a household name in this half of the world. The Classic Green aspiring gentleman’s sedan you see here is kind of an oddball in the GLI’s timeline.
What does the yellow warning light on a VW mean?
The solid yellow Volkswagen warning light means ESP/ASR is inactive. A flashing warning light signifies an ESP/ASR event. Contact your local authorized Volkswagen dealer for more information. The yellow check engine light code could mean your filter is blocked with soot. See owner’s manual for more information.
What does the green light on the VW dashboard mean?
Switch the ignition off and on again if this inspection light comes on. If the light stays on, contact an authorized Volkswagen dealer or service facility. This green light means the brake must be applied to shift vehicle into gear. There is a problem with your steering column.
How much does a used VW Jetta cost?
Monthly Estimate based on a 4.4% rate for 60 months, $9,900 vehicle price, $0 down payment, $0 trade-in, $0 sales tax. Great experience. Friendly salesman, no high pressure sales tactics.