2001 Volkswagen Jetta Overview

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GL
23 national listings
GL TDi
2 national listings
GLS
109 national listings
GLS 1.8T
36 national listings
GLS TDi
Avg. Price: $5,391
GLS VR6
Avg. Price: $4,275
GLS VR6 Wagon
GLS Wagon
10 national listings
GLX
Avg. Price: $4,603
GLX Wagon
Avg. Price: $4,599
Wolfsburg Edition
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Vw Love by Armaan
 — It's an extremely fun car to drive, with predictable limits. Power from the torquey VR6 is more than enough to send you flying into triple digit speeds. Speaking of the VR6, it gets surprisingly... Read More
2001 Volkswagon Jetta Gls by Matt
 — I can't say anything bad, after all my cars 7 years old and it looks new, and still runs great. It drives just as I though, which was pretty damn good. I really wish I had gotten Manuel though but for... Read More
Best Car I've Ever Owned by Cathy_C
 — I’ve owned my Jetta going on 13 years (got it in October 2000) and have racked up over 100K miles. It has been so much fun to drive. I live and work in the Washington DC area and avoid driving to wo... Read More

2001 Volkswagen Jetta Overview

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2001 Volkswagen Jetta

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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I Have 2001 Jetta I Just Had Battery Replaced In The Car It Start Up At O...

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2001 Jetta Smokes At 75mph, Not Tdi

A friend of mine has a 2001 Jetta, she said that when she is driving on the highway at about 75mph it will smoke badly and lose power. If she slows down (even to 65mph) it stops. Any ideas? This is...

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2001 Jetta 2.0,how To Remove Thefuel Lines On Fuel Filter

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01 Jetta Running Rough After Water Pump Changed

I have a 01 jetta glx/vr6. approx 2 months ago i was beginning to to see signs my water pump was failing while at work. i filled the reservoir up and drove it home(1mile). The car then sat in the d...

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Where Is The Transmission Relay On An 01 Vw Jetta Vr6

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