2006 Volkswagen Jetta Overview

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2.0T
Avg. Price: $8,783
2.5 PZEV
Avg. Price: $7,939
2.5L
Avg. Price: $7,802
GLI
Avg. Price: $8,856
TDI
Avg. Price: $9,356
Value Edition
Avg. Price: $7,276
Value Edition PZEV
Avg. Price: $7,692

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Average User Score

4.65 stars

Based on 73 reviews

Besides The Taillights, What's Not To Like? by samuraibx
 — I love this car... enough that I bought one after the test drive. It's an excellent car for the price and makes you feel as if you spent more. The engine is lively (do NOT drive the 2.0T FSI e... Read More
Fine Car With A Few Issues by Ryan3171
 — The VW Jetta is a nice car, but even nice cars have problems. This car is easily the best in its class but it's also the most expensive. The price is not the problem. In my opinion the problem is the ... Read More
Great German Engineering At An Affordable Price. by John
 — I bought the car new in May 2006. I now have 185,000 kms on it and I have not had a single repair other that routine maintenance. I have replaced a few bulbs, the serpentine belt at 150,000 kms and ... Read More

2006 Volkswagen Jetta Overview

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2006 Volkswagen Jetta

After redesigning the Jetta a year earlier, Volkswagen introduced two new models of its popular family sedan for 2006. The high-end Jetta 20T featured a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that pumped out 200 horsepower. It was linked to a six-speed manual transmission, which was standard. Other standard features included air conditioning, power windows, power door locks, a sunroof, a CD player, anti-lock brakes, cruise control, traction control, and stability control.

Also new was a high-end Jetta GLI, which came with the same engine and transmission as the 20T, but added a sport package that included high-intensity xenon headlights, sport bucket seats, a tighter suspension, and larger 17-inch wheels.

The base engine for the 2006 Jetta was a 150-horsepower, 2.5-liter five-cylinder powerplant, which was linked to a standard five-speed manual transmission. A six-speed automatic was optional. The base engine powered the Jetta 2.5L trim package, as well as a Value Edition Jetta, which came with a basic list of standard features that included air conditioning, power windows, power door locks, dual airbags, anti-lock brakes, and traction control.

While drivers found the Jetta's new stying to be a bit bland, when compared to earlier models, most had nothing but kind words for the 2006 models. Features and amenities were considered to be generous, and many drivers were impressed with the car's performance, particularly the turbocharged models with the six-speed manual transmissions. On the negative side, some drivers pointed out that gas mileage could be better.

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Volkswagen Jetta Questions

autohamer
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How Do I Rate A Dealer?

I drove 150 miles to see a car advertised by a dealer in Oregon as in an excellent condition. once i checked the car at VW dealer i found out that the car was not safe to drive back to Seattle.

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mdyoungjr
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Can I Put A Tdi Diesel Engine In A 2006 Jetta That Was Previously A Gasolin...

I am purchasing a salvaged 2006 VW Jetta that has blown engine. I am curious to know if I can replace the blown gasoline engine with a VW TDI diesel engine

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Im Looking For A Abs Module Jetta 2006 I Found One On Ebay But Numbers Are ...

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Jake Bitz
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The Key Will Go Into The Ignition, But Will Not Turn To Start The Car. How ...

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DaddyMagic
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06 Jetta Tdi Blown Engine Fix Or Sell For Parts?

My 06 TDI Jetta has a bad Thrust Bearing and the mech says new engine needed. The car is still in good shape otherwise. 130k miles. New engine is about $6k. So new engine or sell for parts?

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