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2016 Volkswagen Jetta

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Volkswagen Jetta highlights

Customer rating

Mileage (EPA estimate)

23 city, 33 highway, 27 combined

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What is new for the 2016 Volkswagen Jetta?

  • The Jetta is available in a new trim called the SEL Premium.
  • The Base, TDI S, TDI SE, and TDI SEL trims have been discontinued for 2016.
  • Jetta trims have been upgraded with Parking Sensors and Fender Audio as standard equipment this year.
  • Automated Cruise Control, Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto features are now available as options on select trims.
  • The S trim now comes with Turbo Charged Engine as standard equipment.
  • The SEL trim now comes with Bluetooth Technology as standard equipment.
  • The GLI SEL trim now comes with Bluetooth Technology as standard equipment.

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Ratings & reliability

Customer ratings

4.5 out of 5

8 customer reviews
The 2016 Volkswagen Jetta is a great car. Customers like the gas mileage, the roomy interior, and the reliability of Volkswagon engineering. The car is also affordable and has a lot of features.
4
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

SEL 2WD 4D Sedan

Standard Features

  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alloy Wheels
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • CD Audio
  • Cruise Control
  • Fender Audio
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • Leatherette Seats
  • Navigation System
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Defroster
  • Rear View Camera
  • Satellite Radio Ready
  • Side Airbags
  • Smart Key
  • Sunroof(s)
  • Traction Control
  • Turbo Charged Engine
  • Android Auto
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Automated Cruise Control
  • Blind Spot Monitor

Drive Wheels

Front Wheel Drive (2WD)

Engine size

1.8L

Horsepower

170

Torque (ft-lbs)

184

Engine type

Turbo Gas

Fuel capacity

14.5

Wheelbase

104.4"

Overall length

183.3"

Width

70"

Height

57.2"

Leg room

F 41.2"/R 38.1"

Head room

F 38.2"/R 37.1"

Front tires

P225/45HR17

Rear tires

P225/45HR17

Seating capacity

5

Transmission

Automatic

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