2005 Volkswagen Jetta Diesel New TDI 4dr Sedan (1.9L 4cyl Turbodiesel 5M)
Buy another car. Within the first 11 days of owning my New Jetta: 1. The driverís side light cover fell off. 2. The outside temperature sensor failed. 3. The driverís side door rattles 4. The center console cover rattles. A month later I am happy to report that my car has been back to the dealer twice and nothing is fixed. In fact the service manager called me to let me know that the temperature sensor has arrived; but Volkswagen has instructed the dealer that they can not install this part and that they must return the part and wait for another one. Nobody can tell me when my car will be fixed.
Fun to drive, when car parts are not falling off, rattling, and working properly.
For Volkswagen - Build a quality product. For Consumers - Purchase another car.
My TDI was great until I hit 60000 miles then a check engine light came on. Replaced sensors, cooling kit, thermostat and the intake flap motor 3 times. Check engine light still on and VW won't take any responsibility for faulty design on flap motors. I've spent over $2,000 already. Owners of TDIs beware!!!! Sell your car before it goes out of warranty because VW will not stand behind thier product.
Fun to drive and great mileage when no check engine lights are on.
Fix faulty intake flap motors and stand behind products.
Ive had this car for 4 years and it blew a turbo at 80 000 km and the dc bus to the glow plugs at 90 km but it was all covered by vws excellent warranty and i havent had any problems since and i have 225 000 km on it now, would definately buy another.Great in the snow and of course mileage is unbeatable.
2005 Volkswagen Jetta Diesel New TDI 4dr Sedan (1.9L 4cyl Turbodiesel 6AM)
The Jetta TDI 2005.5 is an exceptionally well built car and is a top performer. The diesel engine is quiet and smooth. Acceleration is crisp and road handling excellent. I do quite a bit of back road, very windy driving and it handles the road wonderfully. Fuel economy so far on a brand new 1 week old engine is 45 mpg! in mixed city driving. Top speed going to work is maybe 50 mph. Avergae speed is 40 mph.
Engine performance and fuel economy is tops. Classy car, climatic control, Tiptronic transmission, seating, sunroof, alloy wheels, etc. Love it all.
Remove the satillite radio from Pack #2 and make it a stand alone option. Not evreyone wants it or may want to add it to Pack #1.
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