2005 Volkswagen Jetta User Reviews

2005 Volkswagen Jetta Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 47 reviews

  • Performance:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5
  • Appearance:4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5
  • Overall: 4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5

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PROS
"ride" 20 reviews
"fuel economy" 18 reviews
"power" 16 reviews
"handling" 12 reviews
"speed" 9 reviews
CONS
"turbo" 4 reviews
"fuel economy" 2 reviews
"expensive car" 2 reviews
"power" 2 reviews
"sound" 2 reviews

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Displaying 31 - 40 of 47 2005 Volkswagen Jetta reviews.

Kim writes:
2005 Volkswagen Jetta GLI Review
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2

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Fast get and go. Super handling with a luxery interior.

Cons

The car was a lemon and the problem has never been recalled.

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I Have Mixed Feelings. If The Air Conditioning Had Never Broke, I'd Probably Still Own This Car. — Well, I absolutely loved this car. It has paddle shifters on the steering wheel, tip tronic shifting and all the get up and go a girl needs. The leather seats were wonderful in the summer and winter. The car handled perfect and was tight to the road. I felt I could race the Indy 500 and be racing in luxery. Now for the downside. The air conditioning to a DUMP!!! The car was never fixed after 3 attempts I gave up. The car was never the same again. So sad. It had great potential.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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wantaX6 writes:
2005 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5L Review
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4

Pros

Fun and peppy midsize car.

Cons

Start-up sounds like a diesel.

wantaX6
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Nice Car... Don't Let Your Factory Warrenty Run Out. — Its been 3 years since I bought my pre-owned Jetta...now 34,000 mi. No major problems so far. Had A/C compressor replaced once, also motor on gas tank latch. Its beginning to rattle more than usual, but still a fun car to drive.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Steven writes:
2005 Volkswagen Jetta GLI Review
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4

Pros

fast clean built strong

Cons

part are alot

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A Fun Car To Have But A Lot To Work On — performance ig great on this car my acceleration is fast my breaking is hard and my handling is perfect for a FW drive car the car has not needed any repairs no squeaks or rattels...the interior is black on black and the exterior is gray on black no updated pic but rims are black the grill is black and the window are too..... gas mileage depends on the boost level but the car is fun to drive people turn head when u beat a 50k car it great lol i love this car .......

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

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Harrison writes:
2005 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5L Review
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4

Pros

comfortable, quick get up

Cons

a lot of little creaks and squeaks and speakers are good at first but die out after a while

25

Sweet — well its a volkswagon so engine lights on so get it under warranty, but the handling and engine power is exceptional! i would like the sound of the speakers a little better but they are pretty good. it is a very fun car and sleek looking car.

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

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Travis1294 writes:
2005 Volkswagen Jetta GL Review
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5

Pros

Gas mileage, looks, daily commute, student car

Cons

No turbo. :[ But that's the only reason.

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The Only Thing I'd Change About It Is Put A 1.8t Tiptronic In It. That's It. — Everything. Comfortable OEM interior, drives nice, beautiful color, get compliments all the time on color, great gas mileage, cheap to own, for the most part. Learn to do repairs yourself. it's more fun that way. Over all, A++++. <3 Volkswagen.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Cody writes:
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5

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Great all-round car

Cons

Lack of gadjets

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Super Car And Great To Drive. Perfect For Anyone — Great performance even though I drove the 1.6. It has great comfort. Super smooth on the roads. Car is pricy at first and value drops quick on it. the car has good handling but it is too far off the ground making it at times felling as though you are driving a 4X4 lol

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Jennifer writes:
2005 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5L Review
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5

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quality

Cons

it has some miles on it but really no big deal comparing to how long they last

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Great — Love this car, it's very nice! It is quiet, very smooth. It definitely rides better than my last car, but not much competition there.. I hope to have it for a long long time. Still I miss my Neon, but damn, this car is HOT!

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Josiah writes:
2005 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Review
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5

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everytihing

Cons

nothing

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Vw Jetta — amzing car! the qouality of the cars is second to non! the perfominse was great!!! the handleing was awsome! the cost ver low to own! this ride was a sick car to drive it handled great on ice and on drie roads

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Jim writes:
2005 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Review
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5

Pros

fuel economy

Cons

Turbo lag. lack of performance. pretty much what you'd expect from a diesel. Lack of space

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800 Km A Tank In The City - 1100-1200 Km A Tank On The Highway....nuff Said — Great commuter car. Great fuel economy. Unfortuneatley the room inside is rather economical. Good car for what it is....

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Ruben writes:
2005 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Review
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4

Pros

defnitly the performance

Cons

not much leg room at the rear

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It`s A Gr8 Car — i love our car handling is good,performance is great for the size of the car.interior styling isn`t to bad,extrior is just beautifull it has this fearce bulldog look.my overall impression is i just love this car

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

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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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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

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