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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    2006 Jetta Won't Start Is It Possible That The Security System Has Been Tri...

    2006 has something draining the battery. Have amp clamp trying to identify where the draw is coming from. Pulled the fuses one by one to identify where the draw is. Now the car won't kick over. ...

    551 views with 4 answers (last answer 5 days ago)

    Grinding And Scraping Noise. Abs Light On

    Car making a knocking/grinding/scraping noise at lower speeds and turns especially. At higher speeds (50+) More of a clicking sound. Sounds like from the front passenger side, also under the front...

    2 views with 1 answer (last answer about a week ago)

    Where Is Oil Pressure Switch Location

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    M Fans In My 2006 Jetta Wont Cut Off

    i was working on my car replacing the radiator fan and as soon as i turn on my car the fans came on and they i dint shut off after that i have to pull a fuse so they can shutt off

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    Making Loud Sound From Valve Cap Broken

    My car is making a loud whistle sound with a little howling when I push down to go faster the noise stop but soon I take my foot off noise starts back started making noise day after oil change... 2...

    4 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 weeks ago)