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2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDIReview
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Great Car To Own! — I've had this car for 100,000 kms and it's been good. I've lost a turbo and clutch but I've also had a few different drivers on this car. Maintenance can be costly but I've noticed that I have fewer repairs that need to be done. I've transitioned this car to my son now because I do trust it. Keep up the maintenance and it's wonderful.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Handling, mileage, comfort.

Cons: Repairs can be expensive, finding a decent mechanic.

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2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDIReview
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Awesome — I loved this car!! When clean, it still looks like new, 8 years later? The only issue I have ever had is that it sounds like a truck because it is a diesel. In fact, sometimes people comment on the engine not knowing about diesels...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Looks great, drives great, gas mileage great!

Cons: Diesels make noise

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2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDIReview
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Attractive, Efficient, Fun — The efficiency was as tested or better on long road trips, we found the seats to be comfortable, and the vehicle to be very responsive to the driver steering or asking for more power, especially in a situation like at speed accelerating to pass a car. Definitely has some get-up-and-go. We rarely experienced any lag in power. All in all a car we would buy again.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: It has a HUGE boot!  Honest to goodness I have been so impressed by the cargo capacity.  It's a crazy-large trunk. Comfy front seats.

Cons: Not quite enough room for a 6'4" man in front and a rear facing carseat in the back on the same side of the Jetta.  The rear-facing carseat we owned did not fit in the middle of the back either.

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2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDIReview
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Great Car For Drivers — I have owned this car for three years after purchasing used. It has been reliable and low cost to own. Currently needs a Dual Mass Flywheel replaced. The recall for this issue skipped this particular vehicle as it was a 2007 model but sold/acknowledged as a 2006. I would buy another.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Awesome car.  Built well and incredible mileage.  Comfortable with all amenities.

Cons: Pricey to buy.

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2006 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5LReview
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Fun Car To Drive — One of my favorite drives (which I've owned) of all time. It's quick and very responsive. Loads of trunk space and ample cabin room. I have never changed so many light bulbs on a car ever. Every once in a while a bunch will burn out one right after another and then stop for a couple of months then start burning out one by one all over again.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Big trunk, motor has a lot of torque.

Cons: Wish it was better on gas. Likes to eat light bulbs.

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2006 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5LReview
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V-dub Yo Lolz — good all around fun car. lot of trunk space and comfortable to sit in the front. will keep stock and trade in for VW Scirocco lol nothing wrong with the jetta or even the TDI model but come on....50 mph hatch and looks better than the golf. Had high hopes for the Golf R, but the price isnt right. 15,000 for a scirocco sounds way better than 36,000 for a Golf R.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: trunk space and that it was the first VW car i owned.  not gonna lie, im liking volkswagen lol

Cons: feels cramped in the back seat for me

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2006 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5LReview
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Jetta — Overall a great car- loved it's feel and driving, was very happy with it. Although I prefer an SUV, I have no real complaints about the Jetta at all. The Jetta has power, style and fits pretty much anywhere. For a sedan, it has an unbelievable amount of storage capacity.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: I really liked this car as far as a fuel efficient Sedan is concerned. I'm more of a Jeep girl, but was commuting too much to purchase another Jeep when mine died. However, if I had to have a small car for a few years, I'm glad this was the one!

Cons: I didn't like having to put my dog in the back seat, instead of having cargo space for her, but that's no different than any other small sedan.

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2006 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5LReview
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Better Than Most — I loooooooved this car. But I am a Bimmer fan. The second owner, and took great care of this car using only premium synthetics. Went on two road trips in this, and never ever has had an issue. I also changed out the lights, so those are new too!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Fast, great sound, exterior sound is barely heard, bluetooth - GPS - ipod  video and netflix with cable -

Cons: averages mpg of 24

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2006 Volkswagen Jetta 2.0TReview
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A Blast With A Price Tag — car is quick, handles great, car looks sharp, car is fun to drive as a 6 speed manual but cost alot to fix anything, have spent about 3000 in last year on maintenance and car only has 57000 kms on car

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: worth the cost for the speed

Cons: costs a ton to fix

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2006 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5LReview
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Jettas Are Economical If You Do Not Get A Lemon — Electronics caused engine to quit and lock down due to a security feature Great on gas if the engine was properly built Cargo space was ample... backseat leg room limited Peep in her step for being a 2.0 but overall Lemon

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: LEMON

Cons: LEMON due to electronic malfunction that caused the car to seize

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2022 Volkswagen Jetta Reviews

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 Guru98GBZP

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

Review By sarad03

Great cat only downside is not having a back AC Read More

2018 Volkswagen Jetta Reviews

Review By John

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

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