2001 Volkswagen Jetta Overview

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GL
24 national listings
GL TDi
3 national listings
GLS
106 national listings
GLS 1.8T
29 national listings
GLS TDi
Avg. Price: $5,510
GLS VR6
Avg. Price: $4,210
GLS VR6 Wagon
GLS Wagon
Avg. Price: $4,462
GLX
Avg. Price: $4,517
GLX Wagon
Avg. Price: $4,550
Wolfsburg Edition
5 national listings
Avg. Price: $5,386

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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

Overall User Score

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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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What's The Best Quick Release For A 2001 Jetta ?

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What Could Be Wrong With My Car?

I have a 2001 volkswagen jetta 1.8t, 5 speed. It has trouble starting up in the cold weather, We've replaced the battery and it still has the issue. My check engine light is on we havent tested it out...

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I Have A 2001 Volkswagon Jetta 1.8 Turbo. The Transmission Is Shot. Can I R...

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2001 Jetta Won't Start After Sitting In Underground Parking For 10 Months

My jetta won't start after its been sitting for almost a year, the key buttons don't work either, nothing works, windows, lights, mirrors etc. I did try to jump it with cables attached to my husband...

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Is 240000 Too Many Km For A 2001 Volkswagen Jetta To Buy?

I'm looking into buying a 2001 Volkswagen Jetta. It has 240000km but I would only be driving it to school and back and just around town. Leather Heated seats 4 New Tires Lowered Remote start Tur...

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