2001 Volkswagen Jetta Overview

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GL
20 national listings
Avg. Price: $4,137
GL TDi
1 national listing
GLS
66 national listings
GLS 1.8T
Avg. Price: $4,701
GLS TDi
9 national listings
GLS VR6
23 national listings
GLS VR6 Wagon
GLS Wagon
Avg. Price: $3,859
GLX
37 national listings
GLX Wagon
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Wolfsburg Edition
10 national listings

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4.15 stars

Based on 91 reviews

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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Volkswagen Jetta Questions

ScottRM
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My 2001 Jetta Just Decided It Doesn't Want To Start?

after I hadn't used it for a week. It turns over but won't start... it has a brand new battery, fuel filter, air filterI tried boosting it but that didn't help. Also there is a epc light and battery ...

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I Have A 2001 Vw Jetta Gls And This Morning As I Was Coming To A Stop Light...

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Kai Wharton
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I Want To Replace My Engine On A Jetta 2001 2.0 Lt To Something With More P...

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Jchavezv23
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Can Anyone Help As To Why My 01 Vw Jetta Wont Start?

Ok so i have a 01 jetta that one day it started a knocking noise in the motor area, i ignored it and later that while i was stopped at a red light my car just turned off. The lights that came on ...

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vernice
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Is It True, If A 2001 Volkswagen,jetta 1.8 Gls 4 Cylinder With 160,000 Mile...

Took car in cause anti freeze & water won't stay in, I was told I need water pump and timing belt kit

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