2004 Volkswagen Jetta Owners Manual – Volkswagens have traditionally already been recognized for their diesel engines, as well as 2004, the Jetta sedans and wagons have a far more powerful TDI (turbo injection that is direct diesel that still obtained around 50 miles per gallon from the freeway. The diesel that is 1.9-liter for sale in the wagons, GLS sedans and Jetta GL, saw its horse power upped from 90 to 100, providing the diesel-powered Jettas a bit of an extra kick off the line and a bit more assist when driving at highway speeds.
The conventional engine in the GLS and GL wagons and sedans is a 115-hp, 2.0-liter petrol engine. A five-speed handbook transmission ended up being standard throughout the range, except for the high-end GLI packages, which came with a six-speed transmission that is manual. A four-speed automated transmission is recommended with the gas-engined Jettas, while a five-speed automated ended up being optional for Jettas with turbocharged engines.
Standard features for the base 2004 Volkswagen Jetta GL bundle included air conditioning, power microsoft windows, energy home hair, front side and side airbags for the motorist and traveler, anti-lock brakes, a steering that is tilt/telescoping, an anti-theft alarm system, a keyless entry system, cruise control, and an audio system with a CD player. Higher-end Jettas included such services as an electric sunroof, security controls, a leather-trimmed tyre, an electrical sunroof, and heated front seats.
The Jetta’s speed, handling, safety, and braking qualities had been mentioned as positive points by drivers, while some mentioned that aggravating quality-control issues persisted with the car. The electric program and automated transmission are singled out by some drivers as especially troubling.