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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Displaying 81 - 90 of 91 2001 Volkswagen Jetta reviews.

Ken writes:
2001 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition Review
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3

Pros

Great when brand new.

Cons

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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Sara733 writes:
2001 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition Review
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3

Pros

Good in the winter with snow tires

Cons

No leather in the Wolfsburg Ed.

25

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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Trevor writes:
2001 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition Review
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5

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fast for 150hp!

Cons

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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Robert writes:
2001 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition Review
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4

Pros

Monsoon Audio. BBS rims and a sport-tuned suspension

Cons

Needs a little more omph.

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Wolfsberg Is Where Its At — The Wolfsberg Edition Jetta is exactly what a Jetta should be. A four door sedan with a tight suspension and a monsoon audio system to lure the driver to go on a cruise. Even though the Jetta is front-wheel drive the sport-tuned suspension was toght enough to make it feel sporty.

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Zack writes:
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLX Review
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5

Pros

Power, handling, and styling

Cons

Expensive to fix

35

Germans Got Something Right — the car is absolutly amazing in more ways than one. Power is unbelievable, handles like a dream for what it is, and interior is amazing for a car that originally 20,000

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Greg writes:
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS TDi Review
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5

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mileage is awesome!  Torque is really good which makes it fun to drive.

Cons

small back seat

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Excellent Commuter Car For Longer Distances — excellent mileage and handling with over 300,000km and counting. Definitely needs its maintenance done properly and on time.

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Ritwick writes:
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GL Review
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1

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Semi-Quick. Good Gas Millage. Odometer is a nice blue. Lots of mod available for it.

Cons

Smells like crayons. Too many Recalls. Everything electronic seems to break. small engine bay hard to work on

175

Das Jetta Ist Nicht Sehr Gut!! — I hate my Jetta. Nothing but problems. Pretty fast . Intake and thats about all I did.

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George writes:
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS VR6 Review
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4

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Space, trunk, price

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Gas consume, automatic transmssion, services costs

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Good Space For The Price — Nice ride, but if u r going to get the vr6, get it with manual transmission, not automatic

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Dali writes:
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GL TDi Review
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4

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Eazy to drive great Braking and handling!

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Slow at start

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Smooth — Smooth. Eazy to drive great Braking and handling! Very reliable German Machina!

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Alex49 writes:
2001 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition Review
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5

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turbo

Cons

front wheel drive

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Turbo — 1.8L turbo is great 5spd shifts very smoothly beautiful 17in. bbs alloys amazing handling sweet sound system

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To Fast For Its Own Good Death Trap In The Wrong Hands! By Steven

well what can i say this little red monster was purchased from germany but did not run and had a poo 1.8 8v on carbs 115bhp after i got my hands on it and now it has a 1.8 20v turbo now 230 bhp and on... Read More

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The Car Is Prepared To Install Everything By Joel

is the best car I have. a great classic design, good build quality, low maintenance at low costs and engine that let do anything any upgrade is plug and play, the car is prepared to install everything... Read More

Little Jetta By Vytas

I love this car... I love all MKII Jetta's and Golf's. What i cas about this car? Build quality is i think is good, Spare Parts cheap, and you can get it in every car part's shop. This car usefull, yo... Read More

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1985 Volkswagen Jetta Reviews

Fun Car When It Was Running By Phatrick

I owned this car when it was 5-6 years until it was about 12-13 years. It was certainly a nice car to drive. It was quick and handled like it was on rails. The interior was well designed ergonomica... Read More

Great By Bryan

first car i ever bought. this thing is a tank. i have taken it off road and beaten the hell out of it. real simple to work on as well. the 1.8 L engine puts out some good power for size Read More

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