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2001 Volkswagen Jetta Overview
Overall User Score
Based on 87 reviews
Volkwagen made an effort to upgrade the "fit and finish" elements of its Jetta models for 2001 with a number of improvements. Interior cloth fabrics were upgraded, for instance, and the cupholders got an update in an effort to make them more durable (they tended to break easily in earlier models). Side-curtain head-protection airbags were offered as optional equipment, audio controls were added to the steering wheels of some models, and the optional sports suspension was tightened up.
Overall, the Jetta was available in a wide variety of trim packages for 2001, including all-new wagons, which came with either a 115-horsepower, 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine or a 174-horsepower, 2.8-liter V6. The V6 was available in two wagon trim packages, the GLS and the GLX. Air conditioning, anti-lock brakes, dual airbags, and power door locks were among the standard features for all three wagon models. The GLX V6 added power windows and a sunroof, among other features.
The Jetta sedans were similarly available with a number of engine options, including the base 115-horsepower, 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine; a turbocharged 150-horsepower 1.8T four-cylinder; a 90-horsepower, 1.9-liter TDI diesel engine; and the V6.
The Volkswagen Jetta, and especially the turbocharged models, continued to receive high marks from the drivers, who liked the car's power, styling, build quality, safety features, and handling. As always, though, some drivers noted that the car needed too many trips to the repair shop. There were complaints about VW customer service as well.
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Volkswagen Jetta Questions
Replaced Fuek Pump On 2.0 2001 Jetta, Pulled It In Drive Way And Now It Won...
battery seems fine, all interior accessories are working fine, windows locks radio , sun roof, all seem fine, id did sit for some time with battery disconnected, put new pump in , moved into drive way...
My Car Kinda Feels Like I'm Running Out Of Gas For A Split Second As I'm Dr...
Car Wont Start
i have a 2001 jetta 2.0 automatic and the starter recently went out i replace it 2 weeks ago. it was running fine until yesterday and i had it replaced again. it ran once and now it isn't turning ove...
Replaced Ignition Car Still Won't Start
I bought a 2001 vw jetta VR6. Someone had tired to steal it and busted the ignition. I bought a new ignition and installed it but I can't get the security system to reset. I don't have any of the or...
My 2001 Jetta Won't Start.
I was driving home from my parents house a week ago and the battery light, and the seat belt light. The tachometer and speedometer went to nothing. I went to leave the next day and the battery was ...