Volkswagen Tells Dealers To Stop Selling Some Jettas, Passats, Beetles

There might an issue if you're in the market for some of the best-selling Volkswagens. According to a dealer memo obtained by Jalopnik, some 2014 models are under a stop-sale order over transmission problems. This means the cars can't be sold until there's a fix. » 4/08/14 8:56pm 4/08/14 8:56pm

The '98 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition: The Ramen Noodles Of Cars

Everyone has a first car, but there's one ride that feel a bit like everyone's first car: the '98 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition. » 2/24/14 12:00pm 2/24/14 12:00pm

This 425 HP Volkswagen Jetta Will Make Your Ex-Girlfriend Go Very Fast

Even if it's cheaper and not as Euro-chic as it used to be, the Volkswagen Jetta is still a perfectly nice car for people like your ex-girlfriend. But this insane 425 horsepower tuned version on display at SEMA has enough oomph to level an entire sorority house. » 11/07/13 2:40pm 11/07/13 2:40pm

Screw Strip Clubs, Blowing Up A Jetta Is The Ultimate Bachelor Party

Not content with normal bachelor party festivities like doing Jägerbombs at a strip club, this crew decided to blow up a Volkswagen Jetta using a rifle and some explosives, leaving a giant-ass crater in the ground. » 7/24/13 9:20am 7/24/13 9:20am

This Cat Rode 15 Miles In An Engine Bay And Lived

When Harrisburg, Pa. resident Damon Walton tried to start his Volkswagen Jetta for his daily drive to work the other day, he wondered why the car was running so rough. It turns out that there was a cat somewhere inside the front of his car. So he kicked the side of the car and assumed the cat ran away. » 3/04/13 3:00pm 3/04/13 3:00pm

Meet The Egyptian Journalist Who Chased Down And Scolded Her Own…

Cairo, Egpyt is notorious for its horrible traffic. Roadways are packed solid and anarchy reigns over intersections. But on rare occasions, even the worst gridlock can be a good thing. » 1/17/13 12:20pm 1/17/13 12:20pm

Volkswagen recalls 170,000 diesels for mysterious fuel defect

Volkswagen said today it would recall nearly 170,000 diesel-powered Golfs, Jettas and Audi A3 to fix a fuel line that could leak. What makes it more interesting is just how hard VW had to work to find the defect. » 10/06/11 2:30pm 10/06/11 2:30pm

This is what a new $14,000 VW Jetta actually looks like

There's a certain type of car shopper who wants to pay as little as possible and still be able to say they bought a new vehicle. For this stingy crowd, we present the cheapest 2011 Volkswagen Jetta you can buy. Hope comes optional. » 3/18/11 3:30pm 3/18/11 3:30pm

"I came out and a bear was crapping in my car and drinking my beer..."

As if it's not bad enough to come outside and find a bear sitting shotgun in your Volkswagen Jetta, to then find out the bear spent his time defecating in your Jetta really is the crap icing on the cake. » 2/12/11 12:35pm 2/12/11 12:35pm

2011 Volkswagen Jetta: Supersize Me

This is the 2011 Volkswagen Jetta. It is larger and lighter than its predecessor. It was unveiled today at a beach in Times Square. Yes. A beach. UPDATE: Pricing/powertrain details plus pop star Katy Perry dancing on a car. » 6/15/10 10:00am 6/15/10 10:00am

2011 VW Jetta: Bigger, Longer, Camry-ier

This is the 2011 Volkswagen Jetta. Unlike previous Jettas, it doesn't share a platform with VW's smaller Golf. It's 3.5 inches longer in wheelbase and borrows styling cues from the NCC concept seen at the Detroit show in January. Farvergbeigen? » 6/14/10 3:00pm 6/14/10 3:00pm

Trunklid Beer Tap Is Best/Worst Car Mod Ever

It's what every tailgate aficionado dreams of, but never actually follows through on. One enterprising VW owner installed a working beer tap on his Jetta's trunk. As long as it's disconnected while driving, it doesn't violate open container laws! [TCL] » 5/21/10 3:30pm 5/21/10 3:30pm

Did A Dog Crash This Prius?

A Minneapolis driver's claiming a dog driving a Toyota Prius t-boned his VW Jetta in a parking lot. Wrap your noodle around the silliness while we explain how this is actually possible. » 5/19/10 3:30pm 5/19/10 3:30pm

Chinese VW Jetta Facelift Comically Bad

What we know as the second-generation VW Jetta has been in continuous production in China since 1991 and, because they also sell newer Volkswagens there, they've constantly upgraded it to match the corporate image. Now it's just ridiculous. » 2/09/10 10:00am 2/09/10 10:00am

LeMons Torture Test Results: Volkswagen Golf/Jetta/Scirocco

Check out that near-perfect three-way split for the VWs! That means you just never know how you'll do when you bring a Golf or one of its cousins to a LeMons race. Will it grenade the engine? Maybe! Will the electrical system poop out? Could be! Or will the car keep buzzing around the track all weekend? It's happened! » 1/17/10 10:00pm 1/17/10 10:00pm

Day One In The Books: RX-7 Leads, Monte Carlo Catching Up!

The White Lightning Mazda RX-7 has pretty much led all day, and the Lightning McQueen Jetta has been filling its rear-view mirror the whole time... but a G-Body Chevy Monte Carlo in third? » 9/12/09 11:15pm 9/12/09 11:15pm

VW Voluntarily Recalls 13,500 Vehicles Over DSG Transmission Woes

VW of America says a small number of Jetta, Jetta SportWagen, GTI, and Eos models built between September 2008 and August 2009 may have faulty DSG transmissions and has recalled 2009 and some 2010 vehicles. [PRNewswire] » 8/20/09 4:30pm 8/20/09 4:30pm

VW Passat-a-Bot Transformer Attacks Beijing Mall

The lack of Volkswagen robot action in Transformers 2 didn't stop a Beijing mall from trying to latch on to the Transformer fever sweeping China, building a home-made VW Passat-a-bot to publicize their recently-opened movie theater. Gallery below. » 7/14/09 10:00am 7/14/09 10:00am