2014 Volkswagen Jetta review

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Volkswagen Jetta highlights

Customer rating

Mileage (EPA estimate)

23 city, 29 highway, 25 combined

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All Volkswagen Jetta years

What is new for the 2014 Volkswagen Jetta?

  • The Jetta is available in a variety of new trims, including the GLI EDITION 30 and TDI Value Edition.
  • Jetta trims have been upgraded with Rear Spoiler as standard equipment this year.
  • SMG Transmission features are now available as options on select trims.
  • The SE trim now comes with Turbo Charged Engine and Smart Key as standard equipment.
  • The GLI Autobahn trim now comes with Smart Key as standard equipment.
  • The TDI trim now comes with Smart Key and Rear View Camera as standard equipment.
  • The SEL trim now comes with Rear View Camera and Turbo Charged Engine as standard equipment.

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Ratings & reliability

Customer ratings

The 2014 Volkswagen Jetta is a car that has been on the customer's eye for a while. It is roomy without feeling like you're driving a boat and is fuel efficient. The customer service at CarMax is great and the employees are all great. The customer service is honest and the employees are like friends. The customer service is also helpful and the employees take their time to answer all the customer's questions. The car is a smooth ride and is quick. The body style is great and the interior is spacious and comfortable.
Above Average

RepairPal gave the Volkswagen Jetta an overall reliability rating of 4 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Above Average. This rating ranks Volkswagen Jetta 25th out of 46 among Compact Cars.

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Volkswagen Jetta features and specs

TDI Value Edition 2WD 4D Sedan

Standard Features

  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • CD Audio
  • Cloth Seats
  • Cruise Control
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Defroster
  • Satellite Radio Ready
  • Side Airbags
  • Traction Control
  • Turbo Diesel Engine
  • Bluetooth Technology

Drive Wheels

Front Wheel Drive (2WD)

Engine size




Torque (ft-lbs)


Engine type

Turbo Diesel

Fuel capacity




Overall length






Leg room

F 41.2"/R 38.1"

Head room

F 37"/R 37"

Front tires


Rear tires


Seating capacity




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