2006 Volkswagen Jetta Overview

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2006 Volkswagen Jetta Overview

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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    Alec Anterni
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    Radio

    I have a 2006 Jetta GLI that came with a connector for an iPhone 4s or earlier built into the car that works as an aux. how do I switch the radio into aux mode?

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    simple3490
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    Left Singal Light Is Not Working At Night

    All lights are working properly during day time. However, the driver side signal light (tail) will not be working soon after I turned on lights for night time. When I restart my car, the turning sig...

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    candytuft12
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    Jetta Tdi, No Power, Smoking, What To Do?

    Camshaft replaced, per Dealers recommendation. Car idles fine, when given throttle, car barely moves, rides rough, blows black smoke, no power. Same symptoms as before Camshaft replaced. Note pro...

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    Enrique1973
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    Check Engine Light On

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    hugh1990
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    I Have 06 Jetta Gli That Wouldnt Gointo Drive Or Reverse. I Drove It On Day...

    car wouldnt move when i shift into gears and the light on the shift position indicator on the dashboard blinks. this happened all of a sudden. it was working fine and then i parked the car for a da...

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