2005 Volkswagen Jetta Consumer Review: Great car... But BEWARE!!!!

2005 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan - Consumer Review

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Great car... But BEWARE!!!!
By Luftlinea on


2005 Volkswagen Jetta New 2.5 4dr Sedan (2.5L 5cyl 5M)


Bought this certified pre-owned car with 25,000 miles. Although it was 3 yrs old... It seemed new. Friends and family love this little car. I have gotten many compliments at stop lights. Here are a few problems I have experienced. Some rattling sounds. Have taken it to dealer twice to fix, but panels keep coming loose. Cold start is very load and diesel like... They say its normal. Wiper come on for no reason. There was one occasion where trunk release did not work. Had to replace the gas tank release mechn. Word of advise... I have extended warranty until 74,000 mi. Do not be afraid to take it back to get fixed. Every is great at the dealership. They know me by name.

Best Features

Interior lights, heated seats, six disc CD changer and large trunk. Friendly staff at dealership. Great support even though some problems keep recurring.

Worst Features

Crap Happens!!! what the hell is that noise during cold starts?
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