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Volkswagen Jetta Reviews from Consumer Reports

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Volkswagen Jetta Reviews

The Volkswagen Jetta is a sedan offered in a 4dr Man 1.4T S, 4dr Auto 2.0T GLI SE, 4dr Man 1.4T S w/Technology, 4dr Auto 1.8T SEL Premium, 4dr Auto 1.4T SE w/Connectivity, 4dr Auto 1.8T SEL, 4dr DSG Hybrid SEL Premium, 4dr Auto 2.0T GLI SEL, 4dr Man 2.0T GLI SE, 4dr Man 2.0T GLI SEL, 4dr Auto 1.4T S, 4dr Auto 1.4T S w/Technology, 4dr Man 1.4T SE and 4dr Auto 1.4T SE. The powertrains include 1.4-liter 4 hybrid (170 hp), 1.4-liter 4 turbo (150 hp), 1.8-liter 4 turbo (170 hp) and 2.0-liter 4 turbo (210 hp) engines, and 5-speed manual, 6-speed automatic, 6-speed manual, 6-speed sequential and 7-speed sequential transmissions. It is Front wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 22 mpg city to 33 mpg highway. The Jetta GLI Autobahn 4-cyl MT uses Premium fuel.

Competing models include Hyundai Elantra, Toyota Corolla , Subaru Impreza, Mazda3 and Kia Forte.

Last Model Reviewed: 2012

Reviewed Volkswagen Jettas from Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports has placed the following models through over 50 tests at our test track:

  • 2015 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 4-cyl
  • 2014 Volkswagen Jetta SE 4-cyl
  • 2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid SE 4-cyl
  • 2012 Volkswagen Jetta GLI Autobahn 4-cyl MT
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 4-cyl
  • 2010 Volkswagen Jetta wagon TDI 4-cyl MT
  • 2009 Volkswagen Jetta sedan TDI 4-cyl
  • 2006 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 5-cyl

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