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MSRP: $15,695 - $30,875
Invoice: $15,067 - $29,641
MPG: 23 City / 29 Hwy
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Volkswagen Jetta Recalls & Reliability

Recalls

There has been 1 safety recall issued from NHTSA.

POWER TRAINRecall Date: 11/13/2013
  • Summary: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 Jetta Hybrid vehicles manufactured October 2012 through October 2013 and equipped with a DQ-200 direct-shift gearbox. Due to gearbox fluid additives, the control module within the gearbox may corrode. The deposits from this corrosion may cause an electrical short and result in a stall-like condition.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 3837
  • Consequence: This sudden loss of power while driving increases the risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the gearbox oil with a non-corrosive version, free of charge. The recall began on December 6, 2013. Owners may contact Volkswagen at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's recall number is 34F6/4V.
  • Dates of Manufacture SEP 30, 2012 to OCT 30, 2013
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: 34F6/4V
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 13V568000

Reliability

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Warranty

Volkswagen covers the 2014 Jetta with a three-year/36,000-mile new vehicle limited warranty and a five-year/60,000-mile powertrain limited warranty.

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