2018 Volkswagen Jetta

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2018 Volkswagen Jetta Ratings
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Consumer Rating

The J.D. Power 100-Point Score is based on hundreds of thousands of independent and unbiased opinions of verified car owners.
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Out of 100

Quality & Reliability

Measures the level of defects, malfunctions, and design flaws experienced by vehicle owners. Covers the entire vehicle from engine to infotainment system. A higher rating means fewer problems.

Driving Experience

Owners' evaluation of the vehicle's design, performance, comfort, functionality, safety, and technology, comprise this rating. Newer and recently-redesigned vehicles tend to score better.


J.D. Power's forecast of depreciation (how much of its current value the vehicle will likely lose) over the next three years. Lower depreciation equals a higher rating.

Dealership Experience

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Best Compact Car of 2018

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#3 Volkswagen Jetta

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Owners Like

Measured owner satisfaction with 2018 Volkswagen Jetta after 90-days of ownership.
  • Amount of trunk/hatch space
  • Rear visibility
  • Comfort of the 2nd row seats

Owners Don't Like

The problems experienced by owners of the 2018 Volkswagen Jetta during the first 90-days of ownership.
  • The vehicle's heating and air conditioning
  • Styling of gauges and instruments
  • Engine smoothness

Performance Specs

MPG City

24 - 28


33 - 40


150 - 210


5 speed, Manual w/OD, 6 speed, Automatic w/OD, 6 speed, Auto-Shift Manual w/OD


Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4, Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4


Front Wheel Drive

Available Trims

2018 Volkswagen Jetta Review

You’re on your way and you’re ahead of schedule. Keep the momentum going with a Volkswagen Jetta. It’s worthy of a status update because every aspect of the Jetta is a step up. Choose from six models starting with the S and moving through the top-of-the-line GLI . Experience the power of German engineering. Your choice of three turbocharged engines bring plenty of get up and go+—and up to 40 miles to the gallon . Inside Bluetooth technology with audio streaming adds voice control so you can keep your attention on the road where it belongs. Available Volkswagen Car-Net App-Connect brings select smartphone apps to a touchscreen display—it’s compatible with Apple CarPlay Android Auto and MirrorLink . And best of all every Jetta comes with America’s best bumper-to-bumper warranty—The People First Warranty. Choose from a variety of colors options and Genuine Volkswagen Accessories and build a Jetta that’s all yours. In a Volkswagen Jetta every part is the fun part.
The Volkswagen Jetta has all the technology you want in your car. Bluetooth technology with audio streaming lets you enjoy the ease of voice control—and keeps your eyes on the road where they belong. Available Volkswagen Car-Net App-Connect with Apple CarPlay Android Auto and MirrorLink compatibility lets you access select smartphone apps right from your dash. Available SiriusXM Satellite Radio brings news music weather and more—wherever you are. And get where you’re going with available Discover Media Touchscreen Navigation. The Volkswagen Jetta. It’s the smart car you want.
With its available Volkswagen Driver Assistance features the Volkswagen Jetta is definitely a step up. For starters there’s the available Blind Spot Monitor which can alert you if another car’s sneaking into your blind spot. Then there’s available Park Distance Control which can help you back your Jetta into parking spaces. And available Rear Traffic Alert to help you back up with more confidence—once it saves you from getting hit you’ll never back out of a driveway or parking spot without it again . Welcome to the Volkswagen Jetta. Take your peace a step above.
The Volkswagen Jetta is just plain fun to drive. And with three turbocharged engines available you can get up to 210 horsepower or up to 40 miles to the gallon —it’s your choice. The Jetta might be the last car offered with a 5-speed manual transmission. A six-speed automatic with Tiptronic and Sport Mode4 is available and so is a DSG dual-clutch with paddle shifters. The 4-corner independent suspension was built for the autobahn—which means you can hug corners tight. The Volkswagen Jetta. Put yourself in the cornering office.

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