2006 Volkswagen Jetta User Reviews

2006 Volkswagen Jetta Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 75 reviews

  • Performance: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
  • Appearance: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
  • Build Quality: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
  • Overall: 4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5

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PROS
"fuel economy" 35 reviews
"ride" 28 reviews
"power" 24 reviews
"handling" 12 reviews
"speed" 11 reviews
CONS
"power" 11 reviews
"fuel economy" 7 reviews
"expensive car" 5 reviews
"ride" 4 reviews
"turbo" 4 reviews

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2006 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5L Review
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Its a Jetta

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Its an MK5 Jetta

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Its A Jetta — Performance- Needs to be faster. Build Quality- It's actually pretty solid. Appearance- Too girly for me... Cost of Ownership- It's pretty good on gas. 30 mpg city. Fun Factor- You can stand on it in the rain and burn through 4th gear ;)

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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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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2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Review
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Great handling, easy on fuel.

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none

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Buy It! — Great car! This car handled like a sports car. Suspension was spectacular for a car in this price range. It was a TDI and average mielage was 50 MPG and at times it would do over 60 MPG. Solid car, no rattles or squeaks. Interior was great, easy to access everything from driving position and it looked good.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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2006 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5L Review
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It excelerates like a madman!!  Handling is awesome, overall sexy car!!

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Minor problems like the stereo has some volume problems, I have to get that fixed soon

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2006 Bat Outta Hell 2.5l — It performs excellently. Its a sexy car, black paint w/ crome, black leather, cant go wrong. gas mileage is great, a full tank(14+gallons) is about 450+miles. Drives great, wicked fun car to drive and putting that pedal to the floor will never get old.

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

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2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Review
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Fuel Econ!

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Clutch,Cams, Rear brakes

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My Vw Jetta Tdi — Its a good car to get around and alot of fun if you get it chipped but no matter what you do (chipped not chipped) you need to plan on replacing the rear brake pads often, the clutch needs replaced to a better higher torque rated clutch and the CAMs. And that is if the rest of car is in good shape. VW cheaped out on these items or even worse these items are design flaws! Fuel is pretty easy to find and you can make your own and it is easier than you think.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Review
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Reliable

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Slow

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150bhp Tdi Engine — NIce body sharp and colour, Nice build Quality, reliable, cheap running cost, just little bit slow. normal TDi ENGINE is not fast enough for this car, should get myself a 150bhp TDi ENGINE. more powerful and much faster. and if next time I need a car to replace this one, I will get myself a nice 4X4, haha.

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2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Review
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fun

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load

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Cool And Somewhat Good Looking — Very fun to drive in in sport mode. very eco with 57.5 MPG! that alot for a car that can go 156 MPH. very cool looking too just needs a body kit. I get this cat when I'm 15 1/2, but for now I drive on the back roads.

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

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2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Review
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fuel effiency

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electrical probs

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Standard Tdi Jetta — Great fuel milage- 50-55mpg if you drive normally, 45 if you have a lead foot. Made of steal and a heavy gauge that is aproved in Germany. The appearance is very sportsy and sleak, very nice. however the it has had much electronical problems, besides that, it runs beautifully. The clutch is a true VW- VERY TRICKY. will stall in a heart beat, but if you can drive it you can drive any standard. I perfer this car though over any other (including the caddy).

Primary Use: Family transportation

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2006 Volkswagen Jetta GLI Review
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color and performance

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nada

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Vw Gli 2006 — Love it and would never own another car other than a VW or an Audi. Very reliable, fast, and can add a lot of cool add ons to it. Good gas mileage considering it is a sports car and the black and red trim with red calibers makes it cool to look at.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2006 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5L Review
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quick when needed, good looking interior and exterior

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no ipod hook up

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The Yetta — good starting car, i really love it. the looks are great. interior is nicely done, as well as the exterior. the braking is really good, and it excellerates well. the shifting is smooth, and the manual mode is pretty sick. overall its a really nice car to start out with

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2013 Volkswagen Jetta Reviews

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2012 Volkswagen Jetta Reviews

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Amazing car! Fun to drive around for daily commutes and even better for long road trips with good friends. I have driven this car through the best and worst weather conditions and it has kept powering... Read More

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I loved that this car was under $20k brand new. I also liked that it came with black interior for a white car. The best thing about this car was that all windows rolled up/down with one click. I went ... Read More

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2011 Volkswagen Jetta Reviews

2011 Vw Jetta Review By Hauk

This model - the SEL - is loaded with navigation and all the other amenities including bluetooth, heated seats, the only thing it's missing is a back up camera Great car for the value. It has that so... Read More

2011 Vw Jetta Review By Hauk

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2010 Volkswagen Jetta Reviews

Great Student Car By Ginese1

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