VW MK3 Jetta How To Install A Cargo (Trunk) Liner


This DIY will explain the procedure for installing a Weathertech cargo (trunk) liner in a MK3 Jetta.

    Category: Interior Interior
    Difficulty: Very Easy Very Easy
    Author: DIYChris

Note: Although the trunk design is different between the Jetta and Golf/GTI, as well as between generations (MK3, MK4, etc.), the installation procedure is the same for all of them.
Be sure to check out the review in our Reviews section!


Here’s a list of recommended tools to complete this job:

No tools are required for this project!


Weathertech Cargo LinerHere’s is the part needed for this project:

1) Weathertech cargo liner


DISCLAIMER: No warranty or guarantee is provided for the information provided on this site; you use it at your own risk. Although contributors to DIYNexus have an impressive depth of knowledge, neither they, nor DIYNexus can be held liable for any technical inaccuracies, typographical errors or consequences from the use of this information. Depending on the project, it is possible to void your factory warranty, disable a safety feature, create a hazardous condition, be injured or killed. 🙁 If you are uncomfortable or inexperienced working with anything described on this site, please consider having the work done professionally.

MK3 trunk1) Open the trunk and empty it. This is a perfect time to vacuum away all the little bits that have mysteriously gathered, and somehow multiplied in your trunk.

Cargo Liner2) Remove the liner from it’s shipping box.

Cargo LinerThe liner has been rolled up in the box for a while, and some of the edges may look a bit creased or out of shape. Don’t worry, this isn’t a problem, as you’ll see in the next step.

Liner in trunk3) Maneuver the liner into the trunk. The liner is made out of a flexible resin, so it’s very easy to move around until it’s in place. If any part of the liner is lifting away from the bottom of the trunk, simply place a weight on it to help it flatten out. Once it’s been in the car on a warm, sunny day, the heat in the trunk will help relax the liner and it’ll lay flat against the floor.

4) That’s it! You can remove the weights and fill the trunk back up with everything you removed in the first step.


Please post any questions, comments or suggestions under this page’s notification post on Facebook

Did you enjoy this post? Learn how you can support our blog, without spending a dime!