Used Volkswagon Jetta
Long Volkswagen’s best-selling vehicle, the VW Jetta sedan gets better year after year. Recently Jettas are offering new styling, upgraded interiors and a number of new safety features (blind-spot detection and forward-collision warning.) Along with three gasoline engine choices, the Jettas can be purchased in hybrid or diesel forms. Those seeking all-out performance will want the GLI’s 2.0-liter turbo with 210 horsepower and a 6-speed manual. All Jettas offer excellent road manners, good feedback from the steering and brakes and an ability to round corners without fuss. T
Used Volkswagon Jetta Interior
For a compact, the Jetta sedan by Volkswagen has good interior space. Especially notable is the amount of cargo space behind the rear seat. At 15.5 cubic feet, the sedan’s trunk is ample and when you need even more room the rear seats fold. Design-wise, the Jetta’s interior could be called “minimalist.” Advanced technology and a plethora of high-quality materials are laid out in a simple, easy-to-use format.
Used Volkswagon Jetta Exterior
The Volkswagen Jetta is stylishly conservative compared to such design-focused competitors. Indeed, compared to the many entrants in this segment, the Jetta’s clean lines we expect to age well. GLI versions increase the excitement level with a honeycomb grille, 17-inch alloy wheels, smoked taillights and dual exhaust tips.
Used Volkswagon Jetta Standard Equipment
The entry level VW Jetta S offers air conditioning, power windows/doors/mirrors, keyless entry, 15-inch steel wheels, Bluetooth and an AM/FM/CD audio unit. Spend a little more and you can get optional items such as a leatherette interior, heated front seats, push-button start, heated washer nozzles and 6-speaker sound system with iPod adapter. The SEL trim package gets you a power driver’s seat, Fender premium audio, automatic climate control and keyless access and start.
Used Volkswagon Jetta Optional Equipment
Most extras in the Jetta sedans are had by climbing trims. Among them are sunroof, navigation system, VW’s Car-Net connectivity service, push-button start, touch-screen radio, power driver’s seat and rearview camera. The top-line GLI and Hybrid models bring bi-xenon headlights, automatic climate control and Fender premium audio system.
Used Volkswagon Jetta Engines
Depending on the year you are considering, you will one of five engines. Used only on the base S sedan is a 4-cylinder connected to a 5-speed manual transmission. You can move up a trim to obtain VW’s 1.8-liter turbocharged-4, also connected to a 5-speed manual or 6-speed auto. GLI models offer a turbocharged 2.0-liter 4-cylinder that makes 210 horsepower. Transmission choices are 6-speed manual or 6-speed auto. The Hybrid employs a 1.4-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder and electric motor, and 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission.