(3.7) 51 reviews
MSRP: $716$5,808
Body Style: Sedan
Combined MPG: 23-45
Engine: 115-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
2001 Volkswagen Jetta

Our Take on the 2001 Volkswagen Jetta

Our Take

As Volkswagen’s most popular model in the United States by far, the Jetta will get a new safety feature and an additional body style later this model year. Curtain-type airbags that deploy in side collisions to protect the heads of occupants in both the front and rear seats will become stan... Read Full Report


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We've been anxious to get behind the wheel of Volkswagen's new Jetta station wagon. We were hoping that this smallest VW wagon would give us the best of both worlds - affordability along with European styling. Affordability turned out to be the main issue with our top-of-the-line 2001 Jetta GLX wagon. It had a base price of $25,400 and a couple of options, including an $875 four-s... Read full review for the 2001 Volkswagen Jetta

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Great little Car

by Tomkat from Rhode Island on January 29, 2012

Just bought this used for my daughter. Great car - I have driven this and feel completely confident of her safety and comfort. It holds tight to the road, the interior fully loaded - I couldn't ask fo... Read Full Review

13 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.

It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 7 recalls for this car.

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