rnch saidAre Jettas available in America still assembled in Mexico?
If so.....EPIC FAIL past 40K.
Hoping that the German assembled models are more reliable.
Yeah I wouldn't buy one made in Mexico. My GTI was made in Brazil and have never had a problem with it in almost 10 years. Just gotta check the inside of the driver's side door to see where it's built. I think they are even making some in America now?
A good friend of mine leased a 2008 Jetta, assembled in Mexico. He loved the car, I loved the car. Red exterior, tan interior, the trick DSG transmission. Interior that rivaled any Audi for quality of materials and richness and attractiveness.
When the 3 year lease expired, he had all of 29K trouble free miles on the car.
Over my strong objection, he purchased the car. (I had read of and heard horror stories from high mileage mexican Jetta owners.)
After about 45K it gave him ALL kinds of trouble: fuel injection, oil & water leaks, electrical gremlins, paint went down hill, interior trim pieces came loose over bumps in the road, mysterious A/C failures, reminded me of Jags of the early 1970's.....
At 55K he gave up. We fixed everything on that south-of-the-boarder POS we could and he traded it off on a new Camry.