2001 Volkswagen Jetta Overview

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2001 Volkswagen Jetta Overview

Volkwagen made an effort to upgrade the "fit and finish" elements of its Jetta models for 2001 with a number of improvements. Interior cloth fabrics were upgraded, for instance, and the cupholders got an update in an effort to make them more durable (they tended to break easily in earlier models). Side-curtain head-protection airbags were offered as optional equipment, audio controls were added to the steering wheels of some models, and the optional sports suspension was tightened up.

Overall, the Jetta was available in a wide variety of trim packages for 2001, including all-new wagons, which came with either a 115-horsepower, 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine or a 174-horsepower, 2.8-liter V6. The V6 was available in two wagon trim packages, the GLS and the GLX. Air conditioning, anti-lock brakes, dual airbags, and power door locks were among the standard features for all three wagon models. The GLX V6 added power windows and a sunroof, among other features.

The Jetta sedans were similarly available with a number of engine options, including the base 115-horsepower, 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine; a turbocharged 150-horsepower 1.8T four-cylinder; a 90-horsepower, 1.9-liter TDI diesel engine; and the V6.

The Volkswagen Jetta, and especially the turbocharged models, continued to receive high marks from the drivers, who liked the car's power, styling, build quality, safety features, and handling. As always, though, some drivers noted that the car needed too many trips to the repair shop. There were complaints about VW customer service as well.

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    lorenderrow
    20

    Car Wont Start

    i have a 2001 jetta 2.0 automatic and the starter recently went out i replace it 2 weeks ago. it was running fine until yesterday and i had it replaced again. it ran once and now it isn't turning ove...

    8,935 views with 16 answers (last answer 6 days ago)
    ssarbrwn1
    0

    Why Vw Jetta Won't Shift Gears

    I have a 2001 VW Jetta, 5 speed...It will not shift gears and I don't know why..Do you?

    9,038 views with 7 answers (last answer 2 weeks ago)
    Pachello1019
    10

    Please Help Me! Cheek Engine Light & Epc Light Is On & My Car Will Not Star...

    Ok bought vw 2 days ago!! It ran great & yesterday I realized check engine light came on!,,then today I go out to start car & it will NOT START!!! Everything else came on like radio, lights etc.!! I...

    6,591 views with 7 answers (last answer 3 weeks ago)
    agodd
    0

    Why My 2001 1.8t Vw Jetta Wont Turn Over

    i bought a new battery and starter ....still wont turn over all fuses inside looks good ....i was driving and my low pressure oil light was flashing.....i pulled over checked oil level it was fine ....

    4 views with no answers yet
    Nicalyn04
    0

    Transmission For A 01 Jetta

    Will a 2000 VW Passat transmission fit an 01 VW Jetta

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