2006 Volkswagen Jetta Consumer Review: German Engineering--seriously?
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2006 Volkswagen Jetta - Consumer Review

2006 Volkswagen Jetta

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TDI Sedan (1.9L 4-cyl. Turbo Diesel 6-speed Automated Manual)

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German Engineering--seriously?
By steveocda on

Vehicle

2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 4dr Sedan (1.9L 4cyl Turbodiesel 6AM)

Review

I have a 2006 TDI. I have replaced the dual mass flywheel because the original failed. That is a very expensive repair and negates a whole lot of good gas mileage savings. I also had to replace the cracked plastic valve cover. The rubber coating on the radio and radio buttons has peeled off and looks horrible. The mechanism on most of the air vents have broken off so they don't move easily. The fuel door lock sticks so the fuel door doesn't close easily.

These kinds of problems simply shouldn't exist on a car at this price point. I haven't seen that kind of poor quality in any other late model I have driven.

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It is a stylish and attractive, fun car to drive.
Recommend (5) (5)

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