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Used 2018 Volkswagen Jetta for Sale

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About the 2018 Volkswagen Jetta

Vehicle Summary

For a fun, sporty but economical drive, the 2018 Volkswagen Jetta compact sedan is an excellent choice for singles, couples and small families who appreciate superior engineering. Thoughtful available features such as a cooled glovebox, rear-seat pass-through, lowered sport suspension, paddle shifters and keyless access make it easy for everyone to enjoy the ride. Available in four different trims, the S, SE, SEL and GLI, the Jetta delivers a range of features as well as their top-of-the-line Wolfsburg edition, so finding a Jetta that matches your lifestyle and driving style is easy. Prefer the economy and fun of a stick-shift? No problem. Want a bigger engine and paddle shifters for a fun, sporty ride? We've got you covered. Volkswagen's available Car-Net®, when activated, delivers numerous features such as advanced navigation, local information, mobile device app access on the Jetta's touchscreen and protection features.2 With eight paint colors, five interior finishes and six wheel options, you're sure to find a Jetta that fits your style.

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Q: How many people can the 2018 Volkswagen Jetta seat?

A: The 2018 Volkswagen Jetta, as with many compact sedans, has two front bucket seats with available heated sport-bolstered comfort and adjustable lumbar support, as well as a 60/40 split flat fold three-passenger bench seat in the back with available center armrest with integrated cupholders and pass-through. This allows the Jetta to seat five people including the driver.

Q: How fuel efficient is the 2018 Volkswagen Jetta?

A: With three different engines and both manual and automatic transmissions available, the 2018 Volkswagen Jetta has a range of fuel economies. At the high end of the fuel efficiency, the 1.4L inline-four turbo engine with a manual five-speed transmission has an EPA estimate of 28 mpg city, 40 mpg highway and 33 mpg combined, while at the lower of the end, the 2.0L inline-four turbo engine with an automatic transmission has an EPA estimate of 24 mpg city, 33 mpg highway and 27 mpg combined.1

Q: What kind of technology and connectivity features does the 2018 Volkswagen Jetta have?

A: There are a number of great options in the 2018 Volkswagen Jetta. With standard features including smartphone connectivity, USB port and Bluetooth® connectivity and available SiriusXM® satellite radio and driver assist features, you'll be able to stay connected and informed on the go.2 Available Volkswagen Car-Net App-Connect, when activated, gives you access to a wide range of features, including enhanced navigation, weather, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay®, parking location assistance and door lock status.2

Q: What kind of powertrain does the 2018 Volkswagen Jetta have?

A: With numerous powertrain options, the 2018 Volkswagen Jetta is bound to be available in a combination that you like. Three different engines include a 1.4L inline-four turbo engine producing 150 hp and 184 lb-ft of torque, a 1.8L inline-four turbo engine delivering 170 hp and 184 lb-ft of torque and a 2.0L inline-four turbo engine providing 210 hp and 207 lb-ft of torque. The Jetta also has three different transmissions, a five-speed manual, a six-speed automatic with Tiptronic® and Sport modes and a six-speed automatic with paddle shifters in addition to Tiptronic and Sport modes.

Q: What are some popular features on the 2018 Volkswagen Jetta?

A: Though it's an entry-level car, the 2018 Volkswagen Jetta may have some features that surprise you. Available features include rain-sensing windshield wipers, heated windshield wiper nozzles, Fender® premium audio system, Climatronic® dual-zone automatic climate control, power tilt/slide sunroof, driver-assist features and heated front seats and side mirrors.

1Fuel economy figures are based on EPA estimates for when vehicle sold as new. Fuel economy may vary for reasons like driving conditions and vehicle history. Unless specified, figures are for vehicles equipped with an automatic transmission. See

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Generation Overview

Unveiled in Detroit at the 2018 North American International Auto Show, the seventh generation of the Volkswagen Jetta moved the compact sedan onto Volkswagen's MQB platform that is also used by the Golf and the Atlas. Larger than preceding generations, the seventh-generation Jetta adds more room and VW's latest infotainment system. It features a ten-color customizable ambient interior lighting, including the dash and instrument panel lights, digital cockpit, footwells and front and rear doors. Available panoramic sunroof, heated and ventilated leather-trimmed seats, Beats Audio® system and numerous driver-assist features make the seventh-generation Jetta a luxurious but economical ride.

Safety Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration's independent crash tests help you make informed decisions about vehicle safety. NHTSA's 5-Star Safety Ratings give consumers insights into how vehicles perform in crash tests, with more stars equaling higher safety ratings. Here are the ratings for the 2018 Volkswagen Jetta. Certain vehicles may have unrepaired safety recalls. Visit to look up a specific vehicle.

NHTSA Overall Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Test: A head-on collision between two similar vehicles traveling at 35 mph.
Front Driver Side
Front Passenger Side
Side Barrier Crash Rating Test: A vehicle standing in an intersection sustains driver side impact from a vehicle moving at 38.5 mph.
Rear Passenger
Side Pole Crash Rating Test: A vehicle slides sideways at 20 mph and impacts a tree or telephone pole.
Combined Side Barrier and Pole Crash Ratings: Test data is combined to indicate overall safety by passenger location.
Front Seat
Back Seat
Rollover Resistance Test: A single vehicle moving at 55 mph loses control on a curve, leaves the road, and rolls over.
Rollover Rating
Dynamic Test Result
No Tip
Risk of Rollover

Reviews for 2018 Volkswagen Jetta

Overall Rating

3.3 out of 5 (11 reviews)

Horrible Mistake

such a hassle and headache can't even enjoy the car always something and have drive 45min to dealership have of 4,000 miles I put on car is from back and forth dealership check engine light


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- Valerie Thompson, 2018 Volkswagen Jetta

great car not a lot of tech

the car is fun to drive and has a good ride.


  • Ride and Handling: handles great and rides nice.
  • Power: it is quick
  • Interior Space: very roomy


  • Technology and Entertainment: not much of it. no apple play or android auto and no nav system. very small screen.

- Dave Gilleo, 2018 Volkswagen Jetta

great quality for the price

my son has been driving this car with excellent mpg it’s sporty has a good sound system and is overall really reliable.


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  • Visibility: the wipers needed to be replaced when we bought the vehicle.

- amanda brown, 2018 Volkswagen Jetta

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