2005 Volkswagen Jetta Top Comparisons

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2005 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5LReview
Sherrill writes:
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Whew I Love My Baby! — Love my baby! Drives like a dream, great XM radio, lots of fun to drive, mechanically sound. Car has great acceleration, and is very roomy inside. It is bigger inside than my father's Lexus IS 350, a car that I disdain to the ends of the earth.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Lots of fun to drive; corners on a dime!

Cons: a bit pricey...

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2005 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5LReview
Mathew writes:
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Well Rounded Car — Performance-it has average get up and go and tight handling Build Quality-everything was put together well, tight interior Appearance-the styling was average Cost of Ownership-excellent gas mieage, 20-26 mpg average Fun Factor-fun to drive on the twisties, but didn't accellerate as fast as I would like

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: interior

Cons: no get up and go

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2005 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5LReview
wantaX6 writes:
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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

Pros: Fun and peppy midsize car.

Cons: Start-up sounds like a diesel.

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2005 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5LReview
Nicholas writes:
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My Jetta — Performance- 1st Gear: 1-20mph exellent acceleration 2nd Gear: 20-35mph Pretty Good After 2nd gear it's nothing special. I don't really like the style of the car but alot of other people do so I dont complain. Front wheel drive car with above average handling.

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

Pros: Great beginner car to drive. Good handling and fun.

Cons: My CD player broke. Very weak body, easily damaged.

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2005 Volkswagen Jetta GLSReview
Nicholas writes:
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Nice Vw Jetta — The care is very nice. It handles well and is a smooth ride. The sun/moon roof is nice. The truck is really big. The down side of the car is that it doesnt have much acceleration but the up side to that is that it gets around 30 miles a gallon.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: It rides nice, nice stereo system, awesome MPG

Cons: Not much get up and go

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2005 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5LReview
Michael writes:
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Jetta 2.5 - Good Commuter Car — I'd recommend this car to anyone who's looking for a good commuter or a fun car to drive. Aside from the wheels, the car has not cost me that much in terms of cost of ownership. Some complain of the noise, I'm not.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Decent gas mileage, fun, comfortable

Cons: Tires

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2005 Volkswagen Jetta TDIReview
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Nearly Perfect. —

This is a Mk IV Jetta... mine handles very well. Braking is very fast with no fade at all. Cornering is stable and fast. Traction control works extremely well for turning. Acceleration in 1st gear is like most decent cars. In 2nd, the turbo kicks in and the car goes from "I'm a nice little sedan" to "RAWRRRR!". The diesel engine also has plenty of torque at any standard (Under 95 MPH) speed. Passing at any speed is effortless. Hills don't require much of a change in throttle. Even at altitude (8000 feet), the car is frisky and responsive. Build quality is superb. The vents can rattle, but that's about it. It could look better. The black interior seems a bit too serious for a Dub. I'd have preferred tan. Maintenance can be a bit steep, but the car is well made and needs little. Gas mileage has run an average of 47.5 with a low of 42 and a high of 48.5. City to highway is not much of a difference for some reason. This car is GREAT to drive... I've only seen a few that can match it for the price... and nothing touches it with the fuel economy that it has.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Driving dynamics - fuel  economy - build quality

Cons: buy it, you moron!

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2005 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5LReview
Harrison writes:
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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.)

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

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2005 Volkswagen Jetta GLReview
Travis1294 writes:
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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

Pros: Gas mileage, looks, daily commute, student car

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

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2005 Volkswagen JettaReview
Cody writes:
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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

Pros: Great all-round car

Cons: Lack of gadjets

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Reviews From Other Years

2022 Volkswagen Jetta Reviews

Review By Guru982R5V

Checks all my boxes off. Larger space than my Corolla. Heated seats, sun roof, leather type seats, electric drivers seat, digital dash. Read More

Review By leahsmith805

This gets such good gas. It’s an amazing car with really cool features. It’s so sleek and clean. Read More

2021 Volkswagen Jetta Reviews

Review By Jack

its comfortable and great on gas with plenty on power. Read More

Review By Guru9K742G

Roomy, priced right, good value for the price. Android auto connectivity is via a USB cable rather than wireless which is disappointing. Read More

2020 Volkswagen Jetta Reviews

Review By gdsnhanson

Good features for the base S model. Engine could use some more hp but that’s how it gets 40 mpg. Read More

Review By Lrgalan51

Excessive oil consumption. No oil showing on the stick before 10,000. Miles, again I liked 1700 more miles before oil change & no oil showing on stick. So VW changed oil & filter & said they added mor... Read More

2019 Volkswagen Jetta Reviews

Review By GuruSL823

Bad news no communication with me and will buy some where else Thanks Read More

Review By Guru98GBZP

Well maintained vehicle. The previous owner took very good care of the vehicle Read More

2018 Volkswagen Jetta Reviews

Review By John

Price is right, gas mileage is unbelievable. Good deal. Read More

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