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love my jetta
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By ghari
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan GLS VR6 4dr Sedan (2.8L 6cyl 5M)


Review

ilove almost everything about my jetta
this is my 2nd jetta and i had my first
on for 11 yrs without any major
problems it could use some redesigning
on the height of the car it easily
hits humps and concrete parking slabs
if you are not careful also they need
to redesign the way the seats adjust
the screw knob is hard to turn


Best Features

ilove the look and the colour of my car it is atlantic blue it drives great and is sporty enough without being to small and handles great in the mountains love the moon roof and has great pickup for getting on freeway


Worst Features

seat adjustments and car is too low to ground


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RUN AWAY!!!
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By deandeandean
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan GLS VR6 4dr Sedan (2.8L 6cyl 5M)


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This was one of the best cars I'd ever
bought, until the ENGINE SEIZED UP
flying down the interstate @ 80+. It
seems the dealership FORGOT to put the
drain plug back in after an oil change.
After THREE WEEKS in a rental GEO
Metro, the dealership returns the jetta
to me with a "new" engine that BLEW UP
less than a month later. Mind you, the
car had just under 19,000 miles! I took
the car to another VW dealer (you have
to so the warranty pays) and they
replaced the engine AGAIN! At 23,368
miles, this "new" one DIED. Dead. No
note, no clues, just graveyard dead.
When the dealership picked up the car,
I gave them the keys, too.


Best Features

Interior lights are unusual. Nice.


Worst Features

Set it on fire and let the insurance pay it off. I will NEVER have any dealings with VW again.


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Like it or leave it!
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By ry1987
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan GLS 1.8T 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl Turbo 5M)


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I find that most people have a like it
or leave it attitude with jettas, they
either like the styling or dont. Like
the build quality or dont. Build
quality is something that these cars
have problems with and volkswagen knows
about it so 95% of the things that are
going to go wrong do so under warranty
and its not a problem. The car is a
blast to drive although the 180hp
engines in the newer cars would have
been nice to have there are times when
I feel underpowered. The clutch on all
volkswagens lets out(grabs/catches)
extremely high which is another thing
that I am not too fond of. The
suspension and chassis are awsome the
car handles extremely well.


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Jetta GL
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By hilarie29
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan GL 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 5M)


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This is fun car to drive. My only
issues have been with the O2 sensor
(replaced twice) and the front bumper
pulling off from parking over a
sidewalk or curb (an expensive lesson
that has taken me 3 times to learn).
Its a reliable car but the automatic
isn't as quick and peppy.


Best Features

The cupholders and the key


Worst Features

change the recline dial on the seats to a lever. A make it easier to get under the seats, if you drop something, good luck trying to reach it.


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Avoid it...or pay...
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Performance
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Fun To Drive
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By evilveedub
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan GLS Wolfsburg Edition 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl Turbo 5M)


Review

This is my second VW Jetta. Traded my
98 Jetta GT. In fact, I've never owned
any other car but a VW!

I love this car, but...nothing but
problems.

Here's the "brief" list:
335 miles - dash rattles, door rattles.
2,400 - glove box light
24,301 - dash lights
26,250 - both front window regulators
32,000 - two wheel bearings
36,506 - brake light switch and coil
pack.
42,000 - BBS wheels pitted.

Do yourself a favor, DO NOT BUY
ANYTHING MADE IN MEXICO.

This is a car I have babied since day
one!

I called vw to complain, and they
could care less.

NEVER AGAIN VW...NEVER!
Hello Honda Accord.


Best Features

European styling. Seats and wheels. Stereo.


Worst Features

End Mexican production. Quality control would be a nice thought. Customer service. BOTTOM LINE: You couldn't do any worse than VW...


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