VOLKSWAGEN JETTA - Everything You Need to Know | Up to Speed

  • Published: 11 July 2019
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    The Jetta is VW’s most popular sedan, but it’s not just a Golf with a trunk! Join James as he dives deep into the Jetta’s past, and tells you all of it’s secrets!

    A big thank you to David @David Inglesby, Will @RubADub Media, and Mike @Eurowise Inc for contributing footage!

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  • Kevin McAfee
    Kevin McAfee  38 minutes back

    My MK4 Golf's fuse panel caught fire and all the wires under the dash melted. Now I own a buyback MK6 Jetta Sportwagen TDI with a leaky sunroof and a bunch of broken sensors. I love VW through and through but sometimes it's tough to be a dub man.

    • monica93304
      monica93304  6 hours back

      The content is good, but this dude is annoying.

      • Richard Ibarra
        Richard Ibarra  15 hours back

        OK this guy is annoying bye

        • Zero719
          Zero719  21 hours back

          Mk4 boys where u at?

          • GiovanniLACA17XD
            GiovanniLACA17XD  2 days back

            please do a video on the S class

            • Richard Edwards
              Richard Edwards  2 days back

     please check out my mates channel there just starting so the more subs the better.

              • Nick Dwyer
                Nick Dwyer  2 days back

                10:47 best part ever! Also Im a vw kid and I just bought a mk4 for 800 bucks and I love it

                • Michael Kormondy
                  Michael Kormondy  2 days back

                  jewish people can't drive on Saturday

                  • Lachlan Pickles
                    Lachlan Pickles  3 days back

                    8:15 sounds like a wet fart

                    • Mike G
                      Mike G  3 days back

                      How am I supposed to take in any information if I'm laughing hysterically?

                      "HRSPRS" Lol

                      • Heather Shuler
                        Heather Shuler  3 days back

                        Please do a Hyundai Veloster!!!

                        • El shaddai
                          El shaddai  4 days back

                          Remake the z episode man... I want the enthusiastic man

                          • Connor Good
                            Connor Good  5 days back

                            My 1999 Jetta vr6 is probably the only one ever that didn't smell like crayons.

                            • Aidie
                              Aidie  1 weeks back

                              Rip abby

                              • Hoonigan wannabe
                                Hoonigan wannabe  1 weeks back

                                I had to watch this considering i own a 98 tdi

                                • nathan stotts
                                  nathan stotts  1 weeks back

                                  03 gli vr6 woot woot stage 2 .. :) fast as f

                                  • Robert Trisca
                                    Robert Trisca  1 weeks back

                                    up to slow to dacia , james may would love it.

                                    • Darrian Weathington
                                      Darrian Weathington  1 weeks back

                                      this episode, we see James demonstrate what happens when your tired and working in the morning, but youre a energetic person

                                      • Diego Silva
                                        Diego Silva  2 weeks back

                                        Why’d I get an ad for a kissing boot camp?

                                        • Ralph Conti
                                          Ralph Conti  2 weeks back

                                          Just don't race it against a Honda S2000

                                          • Athul Anilkumar
                                            Athul Anilkumar  2 weeks back

                                            So James’ dad is... Frank Sinatra?!

                                            • LackyLuis
                                              LackyLuis  2 weeks back

                                              vr6 its not a v6 its w6 engine. Same in passat b5 w8 engine not v8

                                              • Juho Jalonen
                                                Juho Jalonen  2 weeks back

                                                You mean the Jetta no Vento no Bora no Jetta again?

                                                • Anthony Keegan
                                                  Anthony Keegan  2 weeks back

                                                  Even the Jetta in The Fast and the Furious lost... I always thought they looked cool though.

                                                  • Anthony Keegan
                                                    Anthony Keegan  2 weeks back

                                                    "Send your mom in her Jetta straight up to the store tell that bi*** to bring home some faygo!"

                                                    • Shaded scar
                                                      Shaded scar  2 weeks back

                                                      Offer a mk7 or mk8 tdi and boom, problem solved

                                                      • Dakoda Rousselle
                                                        Dakoda Rousselle  2 weeks back

                                                        Do an up to speed on the Chevy sonic

                                                        • Joseph Denio
                                                          Joseph Denio  2 weeks back

                                                          Whoop whoop wicked clowns

                                                          • Zacchaeus Wimberly
                                                            Zacchaeus Wimberly  2 weeks back

                                                            8:31 NICE

                                                            • Sam J
                                                              Sam J  2 weeks back

                                                              Camry.. Toyota Camry dude

                                                              • Dark Marine
                                                                Dark Marine  2 weeks back

                                                                WTF!!! I just got a mark 4 jetta and when I picked it up it smelled like crayons 😂

                                                                • Josie Casas
                                                                  Josie Casas  2 weeks back

                                                                  Trunk full of Faygo, Car full of fat chicks😂 MMFCL!!! Juggalo love🤡💯

                                                                  • Pain5k
                                                                    Pain5k  2 weeks back

                                                                    in Europe with the 4th generation the VR6 came with the 4motion system as standard cuz we always get the cooler stuff !!

                                                                    • English90210 YT
                                                                      English90210 YT  2 weeks back

                                                                      Why haven’t you guys done the CORRADO??

                                                                      • Ivan-senpai UwU
                                                                        Ivan-senpai UwU  2 weeks back

                                                                        9:42 aaaah el famoso boriqua,con su famoso 1.8 T ROJAAAA!!!! ndeaaaaa

                                                                        • D Grooves
                                                                          D Grooves  2 weeks back

                                                                          We need an episode on the Corrado

                                                                          • CR Smyth
                                                                            CR Smyth  2 weeks back

                                                                            lol in northern ireland atleast the mk5 was the 18 year old guys dream, cut the springs right out, straight pipe it and if you had the money some nice rims and that was the OP car

                                                                            • Kyle Tennant
                                                                              Kyle Tennant  3 weeks back

                                                                              I use to drive an 02 Jetta. It definitely smelled like crayons. I was told it was because of the glue/adhesive used with the fabric of the interior.

                                                                              • Kinkeyy
                                                                                Kinkeyy  3 weeks back

                                                                                Crayon smell is from the type of adhesive they used for the headliner and other bits of the car. Now ya know!

                                                                                • PetrolHead's Garage
                                                                                  PetrolHead's Garage  3 weeks back

                                                                                  What about an episode about all the versions of the Mk3's?? there's a lot to explore haha.

                                                                                  • PetrolHead's Garage
                                                                                    PetrolHead's Garage  3 weeks back

                                                                                    MK3 powaaaaaa!!!!!!!

                                                                                    • Zach Mills
                                                                                      Zach Mills  3 weeks back

                                                                                      Actually really like the look of the MK VII. Problem I've always had with the new VW's is that they are high maintenance, not worth it at its price point imo.

                                                                                      • TRAP LORD
                                                                                        TRAP LORD  3 weeks back

                                                                                        Omg lol my 2006 c230 benz smelled like crayon too lol I miss that car rip

                                                                                        • Sohaib El ouardy
                                                                                          Sohaib El ouardy  3 weeks back

                                                                                          I love you dude sooo fucking much 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣♥️♥️

                                                                                          • H6 H6
                                                                                            H6 H6  3 weeks back

                                                                                            Where you said there 7 cup holders I remembered the Toyota Sienna has 17 (at least the older ones)

                                                                                            • RickySpanish
                                                                                              RickySpanish  3 weeks back

                                                                                              Pics of Abby driving Pumphrey to prom or it didn't happen...

                                                                                              • Dawson Hicks
                                                                                                Dawson Hicks  3 weeks back

                                                                                                You guys should do a wheel house episode about diesel gate.

                                                                                                • Cody Ownby
                                                                                                  Cody Ownby  3 weeks back

                                                                                                  could you guys do an up to speed on things like F1 and nascar