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2016 Volkswagen Jetta

At a Glance

Pricing $17,895 - $28,995
Drive Types FWD
Engines 1.4l I4 T, 1.8l I4 T, 2.0l I4 T
Transmissions A6, M5, M6, SM6
Fuel Economy 23-28 (city), 33-40 (highway)

Our Ratings

Velocity Index 63
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What Changed:

Lineup simplified to S, SE, SEL, and GLI. Hybrid model no longer available.

Official Word:

The Jetta has held the crown as the best-selling Volkswagen in America for many years, a title that has continued to this day, thanks to the success of the sixth-generation car, released as a 2011 model. New for 2017 The Jetta lineup is simplified in 2017. The base S trim includes a 1.4-liter, 150-horsepower TSI(R) engine, 16-inch steel wheels as standard, along with a rearview camera, LED DRLs, and two-tone cloth seats. It offers optional 16-inch...Read.

Model/Trim/Package EL Engine MPG VjI Base Price
Jetta 1.4T S 2 1.4l I4 T (150-bhp) M5 FWD 28/40/33 55 $17,895
Jetta 1.4T S 2 1.4l I4 T (150-bhp) A6 FWD 28/38/32 48 $18,995
Jetta 1.4T SE 2 1.4l I4 T (150-bhp) M5 FWD 28/40/33 55 $20,895
Jetta 1.4T SE 2 1.4l I4 T (150-bhp) A6 FWD 28/38/32 48 $21,995
Jetta 1.8T SEL 2 1.8l I4 T (170-bhp) A6 FWD 25/35/30 56 $24,995
Jetta 2.0T GLI 2 2.0l I4 T (210-bhp) M6 FWD 23/33/28 63 $27,895
Jetta 2.0T GLI 2 2.0l I4 T (210-bhp) SM6 FWD 24/33/28 63 $28,995

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