2005 Volkswagen Jetta Consumer Review: So Far So Good
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2005 Volkswagen Jetta - Consumer Review

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Value Edition Sedan (2.5L 5-cyl. 5-speed Manual)

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So Far So Good
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2005 Volkswagen Jetta New Value Edition 4dr Sedan (2.5L 5cyl 5M)

Review

We bought one of the first New Jettas in 2005 after considering Toyota and Honda, but the interior of the Jetta was far superior. So far the only trouble we've had was a cooling fan that would not stop running and was replaced by the dealer under warranty. There was one surprise: the rear brake pads needed to be replaced at 18,000 miles while the front brake pads looked like new. Beware of the state troopers - the car really comes alive once you pass 80 mph!

Favorite Features

The seats, I couldn’t find anything close to the Jetta’s front seats for the money.

Suggested Improvements

The gas mileage is OK, but it could be better.
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