2001 Volkswagen Jetta User Reviews

2001 Volkswagen Jetta Review Ratings

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  • Performance:4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5
  • Appearance:4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars 4.1 / 5
  • Build Quality:3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars 3.9 / 5
  • Overall: 4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars 4.1 / 5

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"ride" 42 reviews
"fuel economy" 28 reviews
"power" 27 reviews
"handling" 23 reviews
"speed" 18 reviews
CONS
"expensive car" 12 reviews
"power" 8 reviews
"high maintenance" 7 reviews
"fuel economy" 6 reviews
"expensive part" 5 reviews

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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS Wolfsburg Edition Review
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turbo

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technology

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Jetta — Its boring, too much techonolgy, doesnt go low enough, but its quick and looks nice. It also smells like crayon inside. It reliable and always starts. I should have bought a VR6, but hey what can i do? v w

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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fun and fast

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you dont feel as if your going nearly as fast as you really are

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Good Car And Lasts For Ever — Performance - acceleration not so graeat Performance - braking pretty good Performance -real good ive made some tweaks so the back right wheeldoesnt come off the ground in hard left turns like most of them did along with a lot of other cars Build Quality -its needed some repairs mostly from me racing and stuff but its a 1.8 L with a turbo and ive needed to replace the turbo and the clutch went last year so it gave me a ood excuse to get a lighter race clutch no squeeks or rattles that ive found yet Appearance - pretty good if your someone that like that curved styling but me personmally i like the older ones like 85-00 my self but this ones growing one me the interior is pretty good its a mid level car so it pretty roomy and comfy Cost of Ownership - petty low ok on gas and not much heavy maintence i mean like oil changes and wheel allignment but really thats it Fun Factor - this car is really fun to drive i race it a lot and i really like it

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS Wolfsburg Edition Review
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fast

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bad transmission

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Fast — good performance, good acceleration, braking and handling bad transmission average apperearance good in gas fun to drive, nice turbo, beated a lot of cars in the streets loved the rims and the acceleration, really hard to find one of those now

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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they are quick and handle

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they suck and fall apart.

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Dont Buy For Ur Life. — its fast and can handle pretty good if its running correctly which is only 60% of the time. they fall apart. easily and require a lot of maintenance. do not buy this car u will regret it for ever trust me.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS TDi Review
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Sporty, and efficient

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Low to the groud

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Worth Buying — - 330,000 km - 0-100 km/h in 12 secs - Fully Loaded, heated seats, tilt steering, power windows, power mirrors, heated mirrors, 6 CD changer, adjustable height seats, power sunroof, 5 speed standard, A/C - 50 miles to a gallon on highway - Awesome to drive, costed me 6500 from a previous owner (at 189,000 km)

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Turbo

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parts are expensive

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Fun Everyday Car — Highly recommend to upgrade ECU and exhaust...mine Has Revo Stage 2 upgrades, fender mount cold air, 4 Bar fuel pressure regulator, Stratesphere Diverter valve, Eurospeed 2' downpipe and Magna Flow exhaust. It puts HP up to around 245 at 16-18lbs of boost...a lot of power for a 4cylinder. Prior to upgrades I had a lot of ECU problems, now just the typical coil pack blowing now and then. Plus I get 28-30mpg

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS VR6 Review
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it burns 2nd and chirps 3rd

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its exspensive to maintain

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I Absolutley Love It — the VR6 is a beastly 6 cyl motor and i love it. it has the most beautiful undertone and a snotty mean heart throne. my car is awsome. its pretty stock except for a neuspeed perf. chip, remus axle back exhaust, ported swiss intake box, and a badgeless grill.

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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS VR6 Review
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Great handling, tight turning radius, fast ride, sturdy/safe

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Expensive repairs

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Vw Jetta 2001 — The best car ever!! Will never buy a North American car as long as I can afford it...Gas can be a bit pricey when I put the pedal to the metal but it is worth it because she goes!!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS Review
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CUTE and FUN car to drive. Not bad on gas mileage but lots of engine issues

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Maintenance costs are $$$

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Really Fun Car To Drive...not So Fun On The Wallet — Bought JT second hand from the original owner in Chicago. Love driving JT but drawbacks include mass airflow issues, lots of maintenance and engine light is always on even right after I resolve the error codes. :( Two words: Extended Warranty!! :)

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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German Engineered, Quality of materials and design, 1.8T, Modifications, Culture

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Mechanical failure, so-so mileage, expensive repairs

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German Enigneered. — My favorite car, VW should have refined the mechanical build though. A great german-engineered car with lots of problems though. The innovation at the time was great, as VW introduced the 20v 1.8T. However I experienced many mechanical problems, mostly with the automatic 01m transmission (notorious for railure), and electrical. Had to replace tranny twice within a year. I loved the community surrounding the mods of vw's though, and the mk4 had endless tuning options. Car was overall a sleek simple looking one too. Interior is simple enough to be elegant. Handling was okay, pretty normal for an econobox.

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2014 Volkswagen Jetta Reviews

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2013 Volkswagen Jetta Reviews

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2012 Volkswagen Jetta Reviews

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2011 Volkswagen Jetta Reviews

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This model - the SEL - is loaded with navigation and all the other amenities including bluetooth, heated seats, the only thing it's missing is a back up camera Great car for the value. It has that so... Read More

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2010 Volkswagen Jetta Reviews

Great Student Car By Ginese1

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