Vw Jetta 2005 - 2010 - Used car, advantages, disadvantages

Vw Jetta

Vw Jetta

In 2005, the fifth generation of the Vw Jetta sedan comes on the market. It replaced the predecessor, that is, the fourth generation that bore the name VW Bora.

The front end shows the impact of the Vw Golf, while the rear side of the Jette has a lot in common with the Vw Passat and is a good replacement alternative to the larger Passat. The length of the Vw Jette is 4,560 mm, the width is 1,760 mm, the height is 1,460 mm, and the wheelbase is 2,578 mm. The boot volume is 527 liters, and the rear seats are foldable, so the boot volume can be increased.

Vw Jetta

The engine of the fifth-generation Vw Jette is seated: the starting engine is a 1.6-liter 115hp petrol engine that comes with a six-speed manual transmission. In 2007, that engine was replaced 1.4 TSI engine with 122 bhp which takes 0 seconds to accelerate from 100-9.8 km / h and consumes 6.3 l / 100 km. 1.4 TSI engine it is also available with 160hp and sevenhp DSG gearbox. He was available for a short time 2.0 FSI engine with 150bhp, al was soon replaced by the aforementioned 1.4 engine. The most powerful gasoline engine is the 2.0hp 200T FSI engine - the engine used with the 2005 Golf GTI.

Vw Jetta

Vw Jetta

The weakest diesel engine is a 1.6 TDI engine with 105 hp and a common rail system introduced in mid-2009. The fuel consumption of this engine is about 4.3 l / 100 km. The Jetta diesel is available with a 1.9 TDI 105hp engine that is noisier. This engine is also available as a 1.9 TDI BlueMotion model with a reduced CO2 emissions of 122 g / km and a fuel consumption of 4.6 l / 100 km. The most powerful diesel 2.0 TDI with 140bhp or 170bhp it is available in two versions: the older PD engine is quite noisy and the newer one with the common rail system is much quieter, with a minimal amount of cabin vibration.

Of the standard safety equipment, the Vw Jetta includes front airbags for driver and front passenger, side airbags, air curtain, ESP with EDL (Electronic Differential Lock). ABS and traction control.
Volkswagen The Jetta is available with three trim levels: S, SE and SPORT.
The S package includes: semi-automatic air conditioning, 16-inch alloy wheels, central locking, alarm, rain-sensing wipers, power windows, electronically adjustable mirrors and CD stereo.
The SE package includes: chrome slats around the windows, height-adjustable front seats, leather steering wheel and transmission.
The Sport package includes: 17-inch alloy wheels, front sports seats, lower sports suspension and front fog lights.

Technical characteristics 

Manufacturer VW
Model Jetta
The year of production 2005 -. 2010.
Variants limo, van
Length 4,560 mm
Width 1,760 mm
Height 1,460 mm
Trunk capacity 527 L
Curb weight 1343-1490 kg
Permissible load (kg) 522 kg.
Wheelbase 2,578 mm


  • Good and quality workmanship
  • A cheaper and smaller version than the larger Passat
  • Good choice of engine
  • Big trunk
  • Udobnost


  • Noisy TDI engines
  • Oil Pump Problems (2.0 PD)
  • Problems with DSG gearbox
  • Fuel Injector Problems (2.0 TDI)
  • Check engine light comes on during rainy weather
  • Peeling paint in the interior
  • Timing Chain Problems (1.4 TSI)

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