2005 Volkswagen Jetta Overview

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2.5 PZEV
Avg. Price: $6,803
2.5L
Avg. Price: $6,688
GL
Avg. Price: $5,926
GL PZEV
Avg. Price: $5,377
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Avg. Price: $7,136
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Avg. Price: $5,468
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Avg. Price: $8,325
GLS PZEV
Avg. Price: $5,776
GLS TDi
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Avg. Price: $6,997
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4.55 stars

Based on 48 reviews

2005 Volkswagen Jetta Gli Rocks by Amy
 — I am so biased! I love this car. It is now 5 years old. It still looks great! I have had a bit of mechanical troubles...the car was preowned and in an accident, so I don't know how much of my trou... Read More
Nearly Perfect. by Cyrus
 — This is a Mk IV Jetta... mine handles very well. Braking is very fast with no fade at all. Cornering is stable and fast. Traction control works extremely well for turning. Acceleration in 1st gear is ... Read More
It's Awesome. Def The Best I've Owned. by Kyle
 — in performance I will say stock it was sporty and fun. with the add-ons it was very fun. with just exhaust intake and APR software it bumped up the power from 180hp to 240hp and almost 300ft/lbs of to... Read More

2005 Volkswagen Jetta Overview

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2005 Volkswagen Jetta

2005 was a transitional year for the Volkswagen Jetta. In anticipation of a redesigned vehicle introduced mid-year, the previous year's models were sold well into the current year, and no changes were made to the Jetta wagons.

When the restyled New Jetta sedans did arrive, they were longer and heavier than previous models, with a length of nearly 15 feet and a weight of just under 3,300 pounds. Upgrades included a longer front end, new taillights, an improved safety system with additional airbags, a new steering system, and a new, more rigid suspension.

The standard engine was also upgraded, to a 150-horsepower, 2.5-liter five-cylinder powerplant, which was linked to a standard five-speed manual transmission. A six-speed automatic, also new for 2005, was optional. The 1.9-liter turbodiesel engine, which pumped out 100 horsepower, was also available.

In addition, standard features for the Jetta sedan were expanded for 2005, and included air conditioning, power windows, power door locks, a CD player, anti-lock brakes, and traction control. Stability control was standard on the higher-end trim packages, as were rain-sensing windshield wipers, heated seats, dual-zone automatic climate control, a CD changer, and a trip computer.

Drivers' reviews of the 2005 Jetta were mixed. Some drivers were impressed with the longer, heavier, more powerful vehicles while others felt the changes did little to improve the car. Some  expressed concerns about the car's fuel economy, performance, and styling, though most felt the Jetta's interior appointments, safety features, and comfort were noteworthy.

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Holbrookhill
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Where Is The Power Steering Reservoir On The 2005 Jetta 2.5 Engine?

Its an automatic and i cant seem to locate the reservoir?

28 views with 9 answers (last answer about a week ago)
rfry2nd
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Fuse Issue?

Yesterday all of a sudden my remote key (locks, trunk) stopped working along with the warning alert that beebs when you have left your lights on and it also seems like the antenna function stopped too...

8 views with 1 answer (last answer about a week ago)
Kingeniero
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Which Relay Is For Pasenger Window?

Which is the Pasenger window RELAY locaciĆ³n?

13 views with 1 answer (last answer 4 weeks ago)
RachelAbreu
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I Have A 2005 Vw Jetta And Several Months Ago The Engine Light Came On. My ...

I have a 2005 VW Jetta manual and several months ago the engine light came on. I called VW and they said as long as the engine light wasn't flashing then i could drive it. so I have been. Over the ...

32 views with 8 answers (last answer about a month ago)
Sydney1993
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Why Is My 2005 Vw Jetta Randomly Making A Rattling/almost Grinding Vibratin...

I just noticed recently that my 2005 vw jetta is making a weird random noise. At first I noticed it when I would turn my wheel when stopped, then I noticed that it will sometime make it when I pu...

158 views with 3 answers (last answer 2 months ago)