2001 Volkswagen Jetta User Reviews

2001 Volkswagen Jetta Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 91 reviews

  • 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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PROS
"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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handling, acceleration

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electrical problems

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2001 Wolfsberg — Great car until the warranty ran out then it was nothing but trouble.

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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GL TDi Review
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Awesome running car.  Good mileage.  About 50mpg town.

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Needs a/c, passenger mirror, paint touch up, fix hood, get sheetrock screws out of rear of car.

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Awesome Car. — I upgraded from a regular to a diesel for my 2nd car. This car runs well. As my friend put it, "Oooh, diesel power". She has a few nicks and is missing a mirror, but my dad and I are working on her.

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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS TDi Review
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2001 Jetta Tdi — Typical German engineering solid great handeling fantastic on gas but short on balls and a chronic problem with the turbo

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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS VR6 Review
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Reliability

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Alot of enigine noises..that dont affect the performance of the car

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Its A Great Car..with Power All Throught The Gears — Volkswagen is a great car company

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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GL TDi Review
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One of the top MPG of any car on the road, and you don't have to drive in a tiny car.  All the things people love about driving a German car.

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It's a German car.  It is not for anyone who likes to shy away from maintenance.

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Oil Burning Jetta — This car is simply the most practical car on the market that will exceed 40 MPG. Wonderful German feel and build. Loads of torque from the turbo charged diesel engine. The engine is responsive and the handling feels solid. Plenty of interior space for a mid sized sedan, with a cavernous trunk.

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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS Wolfsburg Edition Review
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Great when brand new.

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Steep down hill after 6 months.

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Too Many Recall Notices. — Wolfsburg has a turbo charger. Dealship kept on refusing that there was something wrong. I've driven other turbo charged vehicles so I know what a lag is. The lag was HUGE and it was not corrected... since about six months into the lease.

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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS VR6 Review
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Styling, VR6 power, handling,

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Reliability, cost of parts and labor

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Beautiful Car, Terrible Reliability - Sadly, Buyer Beware!!! — Absolutely amazing car to drive - tons of fun, great looking, high-quality interior, great handling, and very fast with the VR6 engine and 5-speed. Based on driving experince alone, it's a 5-star car. Durability with this car however, was a nightmare. My Jetta was completely incapable of going 1,000 miles without the "check engine" light coming on and requiring a random repair. The cost of parts and labor are ridiculous, and were the determining factors in selling it after only 1 year of ownership. (The VR6 barely fits in engine bay, causing labor for something simple like an altinator replacement to cost far too much). I hate to say it, but this vehicle has probably turned me off from buying another VW for quite some time.

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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS Wolfsburg Edition Review
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Good in the winter with snow tires

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No leather in the Wolfsburg Ed.

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It's Out Dated — It's been a good reliable car... except when the fuel pump died. Still like Audi much better for comfort and quattro, nothing beats AWD

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fast for 150hp!

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Slight understeer

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Hot! — Slight understeer, turbo lag needs improving, should have had more stock horsepower, and a short throw shift 6speed

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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS TDi Review
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Fully Economic, Comfortable interior, awesome exterior

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Seems to have some spots of rust, acceleration sometimes not always enough

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Awesome Car! — I have a fully equipped 1.9TDI and I love the acceleration, even if this is not the best. It's easy to make 950kms with about 50liters of diesel even if you drive at 140km/h... (said too much I think :D). The interior is awesome, I like the lighting at night and the heating seats. Leather is good quality and I like very much the 2-way sunroof.

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2012 Volkswagen Jetta Reviews

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I loved that this car was under $20k brand new. I also liked that it came with black interior for a white car. The best thing about this car was that all windows rolled up/down with one click. I went ... Read More

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2011 Volkswagen Jetta Reviews

2011 Vw Jetta Review By Hauk

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

2011 Vw Jetta Review By Hauk

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2010 Volkswagen Jetta Reviews

Great Student Car By Ginese1

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Great Value By Jonesb930

Overall I am happy that I purchased this car. I am at 100K and ready to trade it in but have been hesitating since it was such a great car overall. I have driven a newer model Passat during the last s... Read More

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