Volkswagen Jetta Sedan 1986

This generation of Volkswagen Jetta has been produced from October, 1986 to April, 1992. We can provide information about 16 modifications of this generation. The car has been produced with front wheel drive (14 versions) and all four wheel (4x4) drive (2 versions).

This Volkswagen (VW) is available with seven petrol engines with displacement from 1.3 to 1.8 litres and power of from 54 to 129 horsepower un four diesel engines with displacement 1.6 litres and power of from 54 to 80 horsepower.
The car is available with both manual (13 versions), as well as automatic (3 versions) gearbox.

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Volkswagen Jetta sedan average fuel consumption in combined cycle for petrol engine is from 7.2 to 9.3 litres per 100km, whereas for diesel engine - from 5.7 to 6.2 litres per 100km. The most economical Volkswagen Jetta petrol engine version is Volkswagen Jetta 1.3, consuming 7.2 litres per 100km. While the most economical Volkswagen Jetta diesel - Volkswagen Jetta Turbo Diesel for 100 kilometers consumes 5.7 liters of diesel.

The best acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h - 9.3 seconds has Volkswagen Jetta GTX 16V version, conversely the tardiest one is Volkswagen Jetta Diesel reaching this speed only in 19.3 seconds.

Lenght of Volkswagen Jetta is 432 cm, it is medium size car. Volkswagen Jetta gross weight is from 1000 to 1500 kg (depending on modification), which is about 6 percent lighter than the average for this age and class.

This Volkswagen (VW) is relatively cheap - it can be purchased (in Latvia) for around 1300 $. According to user reviews, average Volkswagen Jetta repair costs are 20 $ per year. Users calculated Volkswagen Jetta cost of ownership for this generation, got average 2000 € cost per year and 0.23 € cost per one kilometer. Fuel costs were estimated at around 54%, while repair and maintenance costs - around 27% from total. We have an excellent car cost calculator, calculate ownership costs of Volkswagen Jetta for your situation and driving habits here! Below you will find more detailed information about Volkswagen Jetta prices and costs.

In user reviews Volkswagen Jetta received average grade 8.0 (from 10) - better than average rate for same years cars (7.5). All authors of reviews would recommend Volkswagen Jetta to the friend.

Volkswagen Jetta modifications

Modification Engine Power Fuel cons. Gearbox Drive type
Volkswagen Jetta 1.3 Oct 1986 — Oct 1991 1.3 Petrol 54 HP 7.2 l/100km Manual (4 gears) Front wheel drive (FWD)
Volkswagen Jetta 1.6 Jan 1989 — Apr 1992 1.6 Petrol 69 HP 7.9 l/100km Manual (5 gears) Front wheel drive (FWD)
Volkswagen Jetta 1.6 Jan 1989 — Apr 1992 1.6 Petrol 69 HP 9 l/100km Automatic Front wheel drive (FWD)
Volkswagen Jetta 1.6 Oct 1986 — Jan 1989 1.6 Petrol 72 HP 7.8 l/100km Manual (4 gears) Front wheel drive (FWD)
Volkswagen Jetta 1.6 Oct 1986 — Jan 1989 1.6 Petrol 72 HP 8.2 l/100km Automatic Front wheel drive (FWD)
Volkswagen Jetta Diesel Oct 1986 — Apr 1992 1.6 Diesel 54 HP 6.2 l/100km Manual (4 gears) Front wheel drive (FWD)
Volkswagen Jetta Diesel Oct 1986 — Apr 1992 1.6 Diesel 54 HP 5.8 l/100km Manual (5 gears) Front wheel drive (FWD)
Volkswagen Jetta KAT-Diesel Jan 1990 — Apr 1992 1.6 Diesel 60 HP 6 l/100km Manual (5 gears) Front wheel drive (FWD)
Volkswagen Jetta Turbo Diesel Oct 1986 — Oct 1990 1.6 Diesel 69 HP 5.7 l/100km Manual (5 gears) Front wheel drive (FWD)
Volkswagen Jetta Turbo Diesel Oct 1989 — Apr 1992 1.6 Diesel 80 HP 5.7 l/100km Manual (5 gears) Front wheel drive (FWD)
Volkswagen Jetta 1.8 Oct 1986 — Apr 1992 1.8 Petrol 90 HP 8.3 l/100km Manual (5 gears) Front wheel drive (FWD)
Volkswagen Jetta 1.8 Oct 1986 — Apr 1992 1.8 Petrol 90 HP 9.3 l/100km Automatic Front wheel drive (FWD)
Volkswagen Jetta 1.8 Syncro Aug 1987 — Jan 1989 1.8 Petrol 90 HP 8.5 l/100km Manual (5 gears) All wheel drive (AWD, 4x4)
Volkswagen Jetta 1.8 Syncro Jan 1989 — Oct 1991 1.8 Petrol 98 HP 9.1 l/100km Manual (5 gears) All wheel drive (AWD, 4x4)
Volkswagen Jetta GTX Aug 1987 — Oct 1991 1.8 Petrol 107 HP 8.8 l/100km Manual (5 gears) Front wheel drive (FWD)
Volkswagen Jetta GTX 16V Aug 1987 — Oct 1991 1.8 Petrol 129 HP 8.7 l/100km Manual (5 gears) Front wheel drive (FWD)

Volkswagen Jetta prices

Volkswagen Jetta 1986 - 1992 sedan price in Latvia is from 550 $ to 3900 $.
Comparing to analogical vehicles Volkswagen Jetta price is below average - Volkswagen Jetta is approximately for 33 percents cheaper then average sedans of this age (compare sedans 1986 - 1992 prices). Despite of relatively low price Volkswagen Jetta quality is above average (see below), so this Volkswagen (VW) can be a good buy.

YearLowestAverageHighestAvailability
Volkswagen Jetta 1991 price 800 $ 1100 $ 1400 $
Volkswagen Jetta 1990 price 550 $ 1200 $ 2600 $
Volkswagen Jetta 1989 price 550 $ 900 $ 1100 $
Volkswagen Jetta 1988 price 550 $ 650 $ 900 $
Volkswagen Jetta 1987 price 900 $ 1800 $ 2400 $
Volkswagen Jetta 1986 price 800 $ 1900 $ 3900 $

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Volkswagen Jetta sedan features (options)

Percentage of Volkswagen Jetta with corresponding feature (option)

Sunroof
60%
Metallic paint
56%

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Volkswagen Jetta reviews

Total 8 Volkswagen Jetta owner reviews

Volkswagen Jetta 1987 Diesel 1.9 litres, Manual gearbox
Purchase year:2014 (age of car 27 years) Owned for:10`000 kilometers (3 years)
Average fuel consumption: 5.0 litres per 100km (30% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 66.6 $ (~ 22 $ per year)
Total car rating:
8/10
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