2005 Volkswagen Jetta Consumer Review: Decent investment

2005 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan - Consumer Review

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Decent investment
By michman247 on


2005 Volkswagen Jetta GL 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 5M)


I bought this car used, 2.0l, 5 speed manual, with under 95k miles. So far I haven't had any problems and it runs great. Overall, the exterior and interior are fine, nothing to brag about although it is a little snug in the back. The car handles well, the power is what you'd expect out of a 4 cylinder, 1st gear is almost worthless. As far as maintenance is concerned, I can do most of the basics easily but the more advanced fixes are not cheap. If you can find one that had the timing belt, water pump, tensioner and etc changed recently then you'll save yourself a couple hundred dollars. If I had the choice again, I'd probably purchase another VW.
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