2020 Volkswagen Jetta

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$18,895 - $27,945
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2020 Volkswagen Jetta Complete In-depth Review & Buying Guide

Updated on: July 20, 2020

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The compact sedan segment is full of well-accomplished competitors but you may find them all a bit too playful. If you desire a more grownup car that brings German character at a lower price, 2020 Volkswagen Jetta with a starting price of $18,545 is worth a look. It looks business, is well built and has a combination of precise steering and compliant ride quality.

Moreover, the huge rear seats with abundant legroom and cavernous trunk make it as family-friendly as a midsize sedan. However, the interior may feel a bit too bland and there are plenty of hard plastics – it’s not as upscale inside as some of the rivals. Engine options include a 1.4L engine putting out 147hp while delivering 33 mpg combined.

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Pros

Best in Class Warranty

Interiors ooze with Space

Long list of Features

Aggressive Starting Price

Superb MPG figures

Cons

Only 1 Engine on offer

Styling may look subdued to many

What's New?

Wireless Charging and Wi-Fi Hotspot make their way to the lineup

Updated VW Car-net Telematics system

New Aluminum Alloys in the SEL and SEL Premium Trims

Standard Cold Weather package on SEL and SEL Premium trims


Features

vehicle bio

base price

$18895

bodystyle

4dr Sedan

passenger capacity

5

drivetrain

FWD

engine type

displacement

85 cu.in.

horsepower

147 hp @ 5000 rpm

torque

184 lbs.-ft. @ 1400 rpm

transmission

6-Speed Manual

chassis

frame type

Unibody

suspension front

Independent front strut suspension

suspension rear

Semi-independent rear torsion beam suspension

brake rotors (f/r)

11.5/11.5

dimensions

wheelbase

105.7 in.

length

185.1 in.

width

70.8 in.

height

57.4 in.

curb weight

2959 lbs.

ground clearance

5.6 in.

capacity

passenger volume

94.7 cu ft.

cargo volume

14.1 cu ft.

towing capacity

5000 lbs.

payload capacity

970 lbs.

performance

zero to 60 mph

7.7 sec.

standing ¼-mile

16 sec.

braking (70-0 mph)

191 ft.

fuel economy

city/combined/highway

30/39/34 mpg

highway range

528 mi.

warranty

basic warranty

4 yr. /50000 mi.

drivetrain warranty

4 yr./ 50000 mi.

corrosion warranty

7 yr. /100000 mi.

roadside assistance

3 yr. / 36000 mi.


Pictures & Videos

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Styles

2020 Volkswagen Jetta in Black Uni color 2020 Volkswagen Jetta in Habanero Orange Metallic color 2020 Volkswagen Jetta in Pure White color 2020 Volkswagen Jetta in Platinum Gray Metallic color
Black Uni

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Ratings

Features

8.0

Fuel Economy

7.0

Interior

7.5

Exterior

5.5

Safety

9.0

Competition

7.0

7.4

OVERALL RATING

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Trims and Configurations

MSRP


2020 Volkswagen Jetta S

S

power
147 hp @ 5000 rpm
fuel
Regular unleaded
mpg
34 combined

$18,895 - $19,695


Style Prices MPG Engine Transmission Drivetrain Seats Colors
S 4dr Sedan (1.5L 4cyl Turbo 6M) Starting at $18,895 MSRP (30/34/39) 147 hp @ 5000 rpm, 1.4 L, Inline 4, regular unleaded
6-Speed Manual front wheel drive 5
S 4dr Sedan (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 8A) Starting at $19,695 MSRP (30/34/39) 147 hp @ 5000 rpm, 1.4 L, Inline 4, regular unleaded
8-Speed Automatic w/Tiptronic front wheel drive 5

2020 Volkswagen Jetta SE

SE

power
147 hp @ 5000 rpm
fuel
Regular unleaded
mpg
34 combined

$22,645


Style Prices MPG Engine Transmission Drivetrain Seats Colors
SE 4dr Sedan (1.4L 4cyl 8A) Starting at $22,645 MSRP (30/34/39) 147 hp @ 5000 rpm, 1.4 L, Inline 4, regular unleaded
8-Speed Automatic w/Tiptronic front wheel drive 5

2020 Volkswagen Jetta R-Line

R-Line

power
147 hp @ 5000 rpm
fuel
Regular unleaded
mpg
34 combined

$22,695 - $23,495


Style Prices MPG Engine Transmission Drivetrain Seats Colors
R-Line 4dr Sedan (1.4L 4cyl 6M) Starting at $22,695 MSRP (30/34/39) 147 hp @ 5000 rpm, 1.4 L, Inline 4, regular unleaded
6-Speed Manual front wheel drive 5
R-Line 4dr Sedan (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 8A) Starting at $23,495 MSRP (30/34/39) 147 hp @ 5000 rpm, 1.4 L, Inline 4, regular unleaded
8-Speed Automatic w/Tiptronic front wheel drive 5

2020 Volkswagen Jetta SEL

SEL

power
147 hp @ 5000 rpm
fuel
Regular unleaded
mpg
34 combined

$25,495


Style Prices MPG Engine Transmission Drivetrain Seats Colors
SEL 4dr Sedan (1.4L 4cyl 8A) Starting at $25,495 MSRP (30/34/39) 147 hp @ 5000 rpm, 1.4 L, Inline 4, regular unleaded
8-Speed Automatic w/Tiptronic front wheel drive 5

2020 Volkswagen Jetta SEL Premium

SEL Premium

power
147 hp @ 5000 rpm
fuel
Regular unleaded
mpg
34 combined

$27,945


Style Prices MPG Engine Transmission Drivetrain Seats Colors
SEL Premium 4dr Sedan (1.4L 4cyl 8A) Starting at $27,945 MSRP (30/34/39) 147 hp @ 5000 rpm, 1.4 L, Inline 4, regular unleaded
8-Speed Automatic w/Tiptronic front wheel drive 5

Expert Review

7.4

Overall Rating


The Jetta, as you might know, is a family sedan. Cost-cutting in the Jetta can be observed all over the car and the inside too. The 2020 Jetta bears the same Volkswagen design language which might seem a little similar to its sister brand, Audi. The interior looks and feels cheap. The leatherette, artificial Leather on the seats and on the armrest on the center and the doors. The dashboard, doors and center console are made up of hard plastic. But opting for a high trim of the car will replace that hard plastic with the soft-touch material. But this car isn't all disappointment. Stick with us and we will tell you more about the 2020 Jetta.

With a total of 5 Trims are on offer, namely the S, SE, R-Line, SEL and SEL Premium, and prices ranging from nearly $18,500 to over $27,000. It goes head-on with the likes of the Hyundai Elantra, Toyota Corolla, Honda Civic, Chevrolet Cruze and a lot more other sedans.

2020 Volkswagen Jetta front view
2020 Volkswagen Jetta front view

8.0/10
Features

7.0/10
Fuel Economy

7.5/10
Interior

5.5/10
Exterior

9.0/10
Safety

7.0/10
Competition


2020 Volkswagen Jetta Features

8.0/10

Volkswagen is known to offer a long list of trims available for its cars, to suit the buying choice of, theoretical, everyone. Primarily there are five trims are available: S, SE, R-Line, SEL and SEL Premium. The S and SE trims are offered in both, 6-speed Manual and 8-speed Automatic transmission. As always, opting for a higher trim will bring you more features than the comparatively cheaper trim.

Trim S SE SE R-Line SEL SEL Premium
MSRP (Manual) $18,895 - $22,695 - -
MSRP (Automatic) $19,695 $22,645 $23,495 $25,495 $27,945
Key Features Power Operated Side Mirrors Adds to the Features from the ‘S’ Trim  Adds/Upgrades features from ‘SE’ Adds/Upgrades features from ‘R-Line’ Adds/Upgrades features from ‘SEL’
  Automatic LED Headlights with LED DRL’s Leather-wrapped steering and Seats  Black Grill Accents, Side Mirrors, Rear Sport Valance Rain Sensing Windshield Wipers with Heated Washer Nozzles, Wiper Park Side Mirrors with Memory Function
  LED Tail Lights Start-Stop System Black Headliner VW Digital Cockpit VW Car-Net Security
  16” Rama Alloy Wheels Keyless Access with Push Button Start 17” Trenton Alloy Wheels 17” Aluminum Alloy wheels Ventilated Front Seats
  Cruise Control  Dual Zone Climate Control XDS Cross Differential  Beats Audio System Sport Bolstered Comfort Seats 
  Multi-Function Steering wheel Blind Spot Monitor, Rear Traffic Alert Fog Lamps with low-speed Corner Illumination Feature Auto-Dimming Inside Rear View Mirror Front Seats with adjustable lumbar support
  6 Way Manually Adjustable Driver’s Seat Heated Front Seats Center Arm Rest on the Rear Seats Heated Steering Wheel, Rear Seats 6-way power adjust driver seat with Memory
  VW Car-Net App-Connect Power Sliding Panoramic Sunroof R-Line Badging on Front Grill High Beam Assist and Remote Start Front Collision Warning
  USB Port with Bluetooth for Audio Streaming 10 Color Customizable Interior Lighting   1 Front USB and 1 USB Charging port  
 

6.5” Touchscreen Infotainment System with Rear View Camera

8” Touchscreen System with Voice Control and Proximity Sensor      
  60/40 split-folding Rear Seat        

We Recommend

Although the 1.8L TSI in Jetta SE sport is exciting, It slaps a huge 4 mpg penalty for just 20 hp more. That’s why we will stick with still satisfying but very efficient 1.4L TSI. The SE trim looks sensible to us as it has leatherette upholstery, 6.5-inch infotainment with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto and a power sunroof for just $3000 more than base Jetta S.

2020 Volkswagen Jetta Engine and Performance

The Volkswagen Jetta drives with a German character with precise well-weighted steering and composed high-speed manners. The available TSI engine complements the chassis well too. The 1.4L engine putting out 147hp offers excellent efficiency and satisfying drive giving you enough grunt with better fuel efficiency.  Chauffeur driven owners will also appreciate the supple suspension.

 

2020 Volkswagen Jetta gains more Horsepower than its previous generation

The 2020 Jetta comes only with Front-Wheel drive drivetrain. Stuffed with a 1.4L TSI engine delivering 150-hp and 184 pounds-feet of torque. This engine gets a slick-shifting standard 6-speed manual with a light clutch. Also, there is an 8-speed automatic available as an option. Although there are some occasional hiccups at slow speeds, it’s otherwise smooth and silky.

Models

Volkswagen Jetta S Sedan

Toyota Corolla L Sedan*

Honda Civic LX Sedan*

Mazda 3 Sport Sedan*

Hyundai Elantra Sedan SE*

MSRP

$19,695 (A/T)

$19,620

$21,145

$20,035

$18,985

Engine

1.4L Turbo Inline 4

1.8 L inline-four

2.0 L inline-four

2.0 L inline-four

2.0 L inline-four

Transmission

8 Speed Automatic

CVT

CVT

6-speed Auto

6-speed Automatic

Horsepower

147hp @ 5000rpm

132hp @ 6000 rpm

158hp @ 6500 rpm

155hp @ 6000 rpm

147hp @ 6200 rpm

Torque

184lbs-ft @ 1400rpm

128 lb-ft@4400

138 lb.-ft @ 4200 rpm

150 lb.-ft. @4000 rpm

132 lb.-ft. @ 4500 rpm

Even after having the smallest engine of the lot, the Jetta still manages to put a sufficient amount of power figures to make it compete strongly. It does get overshadowed by the power outputs of bigger 2.0L engines in both Honda and Mazda.

Acceleration

The 2020 Jetta with a 1.4-liter engine pulls to 60 mph in 7.7 seconds. These stats make the car cover a quarter-mile of distance in under a short of 16 seconds. Although the turbocharged engines in the Jetta have a slight delay in power delivery at lower revs that quickly vanishes as the turbos spool up. 

 

2020 Volkswagen Jetta Acceleration

Models

Volkswagen Jetta

Toyota Corolla L Sedan*

Honda Civic LX Sedan*

Mazda 3 Sport Sedan*

Hyundai Elantra Sedan SE*

0-60 MPH(sec)

7.7

9.4

8.2

8.0

8.3

Quarter mile(sec)

16.0

17.2

16.3

16.2

16.4

Emission 

(Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year) 

5.2

9.8

8.4

11.2

10.2

Curb Weight (lbs.)

2959

2840

2742

2899

2767

This is one segment where even with the smallest capacity engine the Jetta overshadows other rivals. showcasing the best 0-60mph timings and even quarter-mile time is better than most bigger capacity engine rivals.

 Ride and Handling

The Volkswagen has replaced the earlier twist-beam rear suspension in the Jetta with independent multilink rear suspension resulting in more composed ride quality. This is further aided by cushy 16-inch wheels in the base version of Jetta. The steering has a German well-weighted feel giving it a grown-up character against other compact sedans and the long-wheelbase aids high-speed stability.

Volkswagen is constantly trying to improve their car every year to keep up with the competition. The independent rear suspension is made standard for every trim of the Jetta. Because, why not. The result is a well-balanced driving experience. Not excellent in any particular driving aspect but better in every aspect, giving you that driving performance satisfaction.

Braking

With improving technology standards, you’d expect the Sedan to have improved on all aspects. The Jetta gets 11.5-inch brake rotors in front wheels and 10.8-inch rotors in the rear wheels. The brake pedal feels light and has a long travel. This combined with linear response makes smooth stops an easy affair. The Jetta stops from 70 mph in 191 feet. Although this is a short distance, we do have a shorter distances from other rivals.

 

2020 Volkswagen Jetta Disc Brake

Models

Volkswagen Jetta Sedan

Toyota Corolla L Sedan*

Honda Civic LX Sedan*

Mazda 3 Sport Sedan*

Hyundai Elantra Sedan SE*

Brake Front (in.)

11.5

10.8

10.2

10.7

10.3

Brake Rear (in.)

10.8

9.1

9.8

9.5

9.7

70-0 MPH (ft.)

191

183

180

179

182

The Jetta loses big time in the braking comparison. Taking the longest distance to come to a halt form 70MPH by a big margin as compared to the competitors. The Mazda 3 manages to have the shortest distance of 179ft. followed by 180ft of Civic and 182ft. of Elantra. 

2020 Volkswagen Jetta Fuel Economy

7.0/10

Something to really like about the Volkswagen Jetta is the fuel economy. Giving 30 miles per gallon in the city and 39 miles per gallon on the highway, making a combined of 34 mpg. It is obvious that opting for an automatic variant will give you a lesser fuel economy. Adding an automatic transmission to this engine decreases the highway fuel economy figure by 2 mpg. It is also equipped with a tank capacity of 13.2 gallons, which brings a single tank range of around 400 miles.

Models

Volkswagen Jetta Sedan

Toyota Corolla Sedan

Honda Civic Sedan

Mazda 3 Sedan 

Hyundai Elantra Sedan

MPG (city)

30

28

25

26

26

MPG (highway)

39

36

36

35

36

MPG (combined)

34

32

29

30

29

Fuel Tank Capacity(Gal.)

13.2

13.2

12.39

13.2

14

Range(City/Hwy)

396/528 miles

370/475 miles

310/446 miles

343/462 miles

364/504 miles

Again, Jetta delivers a combined efficiency which is above all rivals, all credits to its smaller capacity engine. While rivaling cars still manages a few miles less in both city and highway efficiency, making them offer lesser combined fuel efficiency. 

2020 Volkswagen Jetta Interior

7.5/10

The Volkswagen Jetta’s spacious interiors and the largest trunk in class may make you believe you are sitting in a midsize sedan. The great outward visibility just adds to the airy feeling. However, it’s miserly appointed and there are plenty of hard plastics – the competitors feel decidedly more upscale. Build quality is as solid as expected from a German product though.

2020 Volkswagen Jetta Interior Design

The Jetta interior has one thing in abundance – space. In fact, the Jetta is second only to the Toyota Corolla in terms of rear-seat legroom and the large rear doors make ingress and egress easier (and elegant). That said, the headroom is average in the class. While the base Jetta S comes with basic fabric upholstery, all other Jetta get leatherette draped interiors.

Models

VW Jetta Sedan

Toyota Corolla Sedan

Honda Civic Sedan

Mazda 3 Sedan

Hyundai Elantra Sedan

Passenger capacity

5

5

5

5

5

Front (Head/Shoulder/Leg) (In.)

38.5/55.9/41.1

38.3/54.8/42.3

39.3/57.0/37.1

38.3/54.8/42.3

38.8/56.2/42.3

Second (Head/Shoulder/Leg) (In.)

37.2/54/37.4

37.1/55.0/37.4

37.1/55.0/37.4

37.6/54.4/35.8

37.3/55.0/35.7

Front passengers will never be complaining about space as there is ample availability. With a decent amount of headroom for most passengers along with the Shoulder room and Legroom being sufficient too. The passengers won’t have much to complain about.

Cargo capacity

Cargo is the other best thing in this car. The boot space is surprisingly spacious in this car at 14.1 cubic feet as compared to 12.4 cubic feet in the Mazda3. The trunk of the Jetta comes with a spare tire to help you in the flat tire situations.

 

2020 Volkswagen Jetta Cargo Space

Models

VW Jetta

Honda Civic

Mazda 3 

Toyota Corolla Sedan

Hyundai Elantra

Cargo Capacity (cu.ft)

14.1

15.2

12.4

13.0

14.4

With 14.4cu.ft. of cargo space in Elantra and 12.2cu.ft. in the Honda Civic, the Jetta loses a little with its 14.1cu.ft. of capacity. 

Infotainment System

The infotainment system is mounted lower on the dashboard in Jetta. While the base Jetta S gets 5.0-inch infotainment, the Jetta SE and higher trims get an 8-inch infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay capability. The touchscreen has crisp graphics and offers a quick response. The Jetta SEL  with a Beats premium audio system caters to the audiophiles.

 

2020 Volkswagen Jetta Infotainment Display
  • 10.65” Digital Cockpit
  • 1 Front Data and 1 Charging port
  • 8” Touchscreen System with Navigation, Voice Assist, MP3/WMA Compatible Audio Player
  • Audio Streaming via Bluetooth 
  • AM/FM/HD/SiriusXM Radio
  • 400W Beats Audio System 
  • Qi Wireless Charging and Wi-Fi hotspot
  • New Gen Car-Net Telematics system
  • VW App connect with Apple Car Play and Android Auto

Interior Features

Like the infotainment, the Jetta's interiors too come loaded with a long list of features. Some of the most noteworthy convenience features include the following

  • Panoramic Sunroof
  • Heated Steering Wheel and Heated Seats
  • Auto-dimming Interior Rearview mirror
  • Leather Wrapped Multi-Function Steering Wheel
  • Keyless Access with push-button Start
  • Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Dual-Zone Automatic Climate Control
  • Ventilated, Heated and 6 Way Powered Driver Seats with lumbar adjust and memory
  • 60/40 Split-folding rear seats
2020 Volkswagen Jetta interior
2020 Volkswagen Jetta interior
2020 Volkswagen Jetta front seat
2020 Volkswagen Jetta front seat
2020 Volkswagen Jetta rear seat
2020 Volkswagen Jetta rear seat
2020 Volkswagen Jetta steering
2020 Volkswagen Jetta steering
2020 Volkswagen Jetta
2020 Volkswagen Jetta
2020 Volkswagen Jetta center console
2020 Volkswagen Jetta center console

2020 Volkswagen Jetta Exterior

5.5/10

The Volkswagen Jetta gets an unmistakably German looks with clean lines and very conservative styling. This is one of the few compact cars that offer easy and elegant access to the rear seats thanks to the large rear gates. Its understated charm will definitely impress you if you long for those large expensive German saloons.

2020 Volkswagen Jetta Exterior Design

 

The Jetta is just as heavy as the competition car, Mazda3 sport a little less than 3000 lbs. The Jetta comes in, on average, 2.5 inches longer than the competition cars resulting in the larger space back in the trunk. The width of the car is 70 inches and the height is 56.6 inches. While the other cars the wheelbase around 106.3 inches, the Jetta has a relatively shorter wheelbase at 104.4 inches. The best thing is, this does not trade-off with the legroom in the back. A 6 feet person can sit on the rear with some leg room space left unoccupied.

Model

VW Jetta

Toyota Corolla Sedan

Honda Civic Sedan

Mazda 3 Sedan 

Hyundai Elantra Sedan

Curb weight (lbs.)

2767

2840

2724

2899

2844

Length(in)

185.1

183.1

182.3

180.3

181.9

Width(in)

70.8

69.9

70.8

70.7

70.9

Height(in)

57.4

57.3

55.7

57.3

56.5

Ground clearance (in)

5.6

6.7

6.3

6.1

5.3

Wheelbase (in)

105.7

106.3

106.3

106.3

106.3

 

Exterior Features

Following the major changes that went in last year's update, Volkswagen now added a plethora of updates on the inside of the Jetta. Here is the list of  most notable features on the outside of the 2020 Volkswagen Jetta

  • LED Headlights
  • LED Daytime Running Lamps
  • LED Tail Lights and License plate Lights
  • Powered Side Mirrors with Memory Function
  • Rain Sensing Windshield wipers
  • Heated Side Mirrors
  • Fog Lights with low-speed corner illuminating feature
  • 17” Alloy Wheels
  • Powered Sunroof
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2020 Volkswagen Jetta headlight
2020 Volkswagen Jetta headlight

2020 Volkswagen Jetta Safety

9.0/10

Being one of the safest cars in the segment, Jetta showcases a large number of safety features to safeguard its passengers. The list of available active safety features includes Adaptive Cruise Control, Blond-Spot Monitor, Forward Collision Warning and more. It has been rewarded top safety pick in the IIHS Rating for 2020. As the 2020 car remains unchanged, it was sure to perform better than before. 

Some Safety Features in the VW Jetta include 

  • ABS with EBD and Hydraulic Brake Assist
  • Electronic Stability Control with Anti Slip Regulation
  • Electronic Differential Locking and Engine Brake Assist
  • Driver and Front Passenger Front and Side Thorax Airbag
  • Front and Rear Side Curtain and Head Protection Airbag
  • Front Seatbelt with pre-tensioners and load limiters
  • LATCH child seat anchor points
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System

2020 Volkswagen Jetta Competition

7.0/10

Volkswagen Jetta vs. Honda Civic Sedan

The Honda Civic is frequently called the best available compact car and for good reasons. It magically blends a terrific fuel economy with an enthusiastic engine. It rides comfortably and offers corner craving dynamics as well. Its interior is attractive and feature-loaded and it’s priced competently too. However, the Jetta is more spacious and many appreciate its understated looks at an age well.

 

2020 Honda Civic Sedan

Volkswagen Jetta vs. Mazda3 

The main plus point of the Mazda3 is its amazing ride and handling characteristics in the compact sedan segment. Mazda's always has great sporting characteristics added to their cars, this is true while comparing Mazda 6. Even though there isn't any update in it for the 2020 year version. The driving experience is great in both cars. Where Mazda3 outshines the Jetta us it's well-built interior and eye-catching exterior design. You can consider that the Mazda3 is a better offering over the VW Jetta.

 

2020 Mazda 3 sedan

Volkswagen Jetta vs. Toyota Corolla 

The Corolla is the car that defines the compact-sedan segment and has the distinction of best-selling car in the world. The reason is simple – immense practicality, bulletproof reliability, sofa-like rear seats with unbelievable legroom for a compact car and excellent value for money. It’s a perfect point A to B tool. The Corolla also features a lower price tag in comparison to Jetta. One downside attached with Corolla is its lack of driving excitement or enthusiasm which is way above in the Jetta. 

2020 Toyota Corolla

 

2020 Volkswagen Jetta Final Verdict

The Volkswagen Jetta has carved a niche for itself among the playful crop of compact cars with its uniquely German understated looks, solid build quality, and composed driving manners. It has precise handling and turbocharged TSI engine offer delightfully smooth performance. Most distinctively, the current Jetta offers expansive rear seats and largest in the class trunk.

However, the Jetta lacks any of the wow factor offered by the competition. The performance is better than before. It is more fun and thrilling this year. Although the interior is usable and conveniently laid out, it’s too bland with plenty of hard plastics. The same goes for exterior – it’s very conservative. However, if this simple and functional approach impresses you and if you are okay with buying a Volkswagen product after all the dieselgate drama and DSG reliability issues, buy one.

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