2001 Volkswagen Jetta Consumer Review: Lively but an extra $5k gets a

2001 Volkswagen Jetta - Consumer Review

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GLX VR6 Sedan (2.8L V6 5-speed Manual)

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Lively but an extra $5k gets a 325ci
By Swiz on


2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLX VR6 4dr Sedan (2.8L 6cyl 5M)


Great, sporty, practical car. I have
a black/black leather 5spd and I must
say it looks sharp. The woodgrain
interior moldings and blue tachs make
you feel your in a much more expensive
auto. This car is quick but I find
that the front wheel drive offers too
much torque steer. There are times
when I have to fight to keep the car
in straight line. I've driven it 27k
in less than a year w/o a single
problem. I bought this because I
didn't have the money for a BMW at the
time. Even thought it is a great
riding car I wish I would have waited
because the BMW offers so much more
performance-wise over the VW.

Best Features

Engine is very smooth w/a smooth, even delivery of power. This car also offers every option you could ask for at a decent price. The leather seats are of high quality & I love the seat heaters in the winter!

Worst Features

Warranty is a total joke. Who offers a 24k warranty anyway? Guess they're spending too much on their marketing.
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