2006 Volkswagen Jetta User Reviews

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Nick writes:
2006 Volkswagen Jetta 2.0T Review
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awesome to drive, all the bells and whistles(leather, heated seats, etc)

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not finding any

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Awesome — reliable and love hearing that turbo spool... and awesome gas mileage vs. the superduty. Was dad's car to begin with but when he wanted the BMW I wanted the GLI. It would definitely give his 2010 328i a run on the highway

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Tammie writes:
2006 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5L Review
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5

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Very reliable

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If you have a large family, you should get a bigger car. Maybe the Passat, CC, or Touareg!

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Awesomely Fun To Drive! — My car is pretty good. It's reliable and fun to drive. 6 speeds get you up and going quicker. I love the "S!" It helps when whenever I have to pull out of a busy intersection. I love the black interior, wish I had a moonroof though. That'd be perfect. And I am looking to trade rims. I would like the Jetta rims.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Ryan3171 writes:
2006 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5L Review
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5

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Overall performance
+ Steering and handling
+ Seat comfort and support
+ Ride comfort  

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Performance at higher elevations
- Engine noise when accelerating
- Difficult manual seat adjustment

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Fine Car With A Few Issues — 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 engine is a little weak and the interior is just a hair too small. Widen the car a couple of inches and add about 30-40 HP and this car would be PERFECT Did I say it gets 48 MPG? Great looks. Smooth ride, wonderful handling. Even the diesel model has that great throaty VW rumble. The trunk is a canyon. You could just about fit another car in there. Great pickup, even for a diesel. Great safety ratings, inadvertantly tested. Cons: Oy, those sightlines. They are awful, partly because of the thickness required for the side curtain airbags. I'm an average height guy. But I have to put the seat so high to see the front of the car, it goes above the lumbar support. Hence, I have to supplement the support with a pillow. Ouch. I dare you not to mix up the turn signal and the cruise control stalks. Could use a bit more legroom. And, it's a VW. No matter how much you save on fuel, you'll end up spending it on parts and service

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MKVmech writes:
2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Review
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5

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Awesome car.  Built well and incredible mileage.  Comfortable with all amenities.

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Pricey to buy.

MKVmech
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Great Car For Drivers — I have owned this car for three years after purchasing used. It has been reliable and low cost to own. Currently needs a Dual Mass Flywheel replaced. The recall for this issue skipped this particular vehicle as it was a 2007 model but sold/acknowledged as a 2006. I would buy another.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Steve writes:
2006 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5L Review
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5

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Big trunk, motor has a lot of torque.

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Wish it was better on gas. Likes to eat light bulbs.

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Fun Car To Drive — One of my favorite drives (which I've owned) of all time. It's quick and very responsive. Loads of trunk space and ample cabin room. I have never changed so many light bulbs on a car ever. Every once in a while a bunch will burn out one right after another and then stop for a couple of months then start burning out one by one all over again.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Erick writes:
2006 Volkswagen Jetta GLI Review
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Unique look, turbo rush, smooth acceleration, great transmission, awesome brakes, HID headlamps

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rides a little high, prone to speeding tickets, and maintenance can sometimes be a little expensive.

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This A Awesome Daily Driver That Puts A Smile On My Face All The Time. — The car is outstanding daily driver.I get about 27 mpg on a good day. The car is a little slow off the line but once it gets going, it goes!!!!Comfortable leather sport seats, bright xenon headlights, thick sporty steering wheel, smooth turbo

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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ak1551 writes:
2006 Volkswagen Jetta GLI Review
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5

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Really fun daily driver for younger people.  A great car all around, all the economy of a Honda but with a lot more fun.

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Appearance, the taillights and it rides really high.

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Excellent Car — I actually bought one of these, it's been awesome. I have driven 19,000 miles on it. It is the best car I have ever owned. It is quick, 0-60 in 6.7 seconds, ran a 14.9 at the drag strip. It is capable of good gas mileage, but it's hard to not run all out all the time. It does understeer, but you can force it to oversteer quite easily. It is really fun to drive and it is easy to drive on the highway. I can do about 450 miles on a tank at 75 mph. The brakes are unbelievably good. The car is excellent for anyone looking for a fun daily driver. The trunk space is also very good. The trunk is much larger than it seems. You can fit 3-4 large suit cases with the seats up. The engine also requires little maintenance, the first two oil changes are at 5000 and 10000; then they are every 10000 miles.

Owner for 1 years, 11 months

Miles Driven per Year:11,000

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Adam writes:
2006 Volkswagen Jetta GLI Review
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To many to list.

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Not enough to remember, if any.

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My Baby. — The performance of the car is amazing. No repairs needed, just the oil changed every 5000 miles. No squeaks or rattles. The exterior and Interior of the car is beautiful only a few minor scratches. and the Interior has the GLI Plaid stitch. The cost of ownership is very low, I commute 450 miles a week and it costs roughly 60 dollars a week for gas and there is nothing really to be maintained which costs a lot. This car is extremely fun to drive.

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Christopher writes:
2006 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5L Review
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5

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Fast, great sound, exterior sound is barely heard, bluetooth - GPS - ipod  video and netflix with cable -

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averages mpg of 24

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Better Than Most — I loooooooved this car. But I am a Bimmer fan. The second owner, and took great care of this car using only premium synthetics. Went on two road trips in this, and never ever has had an issue. I also changed out the lights, so those are new too!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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creardon writes:
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I really liked this car as far as a fuel efficient Sedan is concerned. I'm more of a Jeep girl, but was commuting too much to purchase another Jeep when mine died. However, if I had to have a small car for a few years, I'm glad this was the one!

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I didn't like having to put my dog in the back seat, instead of having cargo space for her, but that's no different than any other small sedan.

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Jetta — Overall a great car- loved it's feel and driving, was very happy with it. Although I prefer an SUV, I have no real complaints about the Jetta at all. The Jetta has power, style and fits pretty much anywhere. For a sedan, it has an unbelievable amount of storage capacity.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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