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Updated on: October 5, 2020

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“BETTA GETTA JETTA” - These are the 1st words that you’ll see if you manage to stumble upon the new 2020 Jetta on Volkswagen USA’s webpage. Well, with the new 7th Gen model being launched last year, the New Jetta does have a lot going for itself and hence the Catchphrase. The Jetta is also one of the longest-running nameplates in the business and has been around for over 40 years now.

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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


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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

Videos
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Colors and 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

Pricing And Features

8.0

Engine And Performance

6.4

Fuel Economy

7.0

Interior

7.5

Exterior

5.5

Safety

9.0

Competition

7.0

7.3

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, Pricing Analysis and Buying Guide

7.3

Overall Rating


Starting at just nearly $18,500, the 2020 Volkswagen Jetta has a lot to offer. Mechanically, the Sedan remains unchanged from 2019 and you still have to live with the 4 Cylinder Turbocharged motor. However, the Jetta is one of the few cars in the segment that comes with the option of a slick manual transmission as well. Talking of the changes from 2020, you’ll find Wireless Charging and Wi-Fi capabilities inside the Jetta. Also new for 2020 is the Cold Weather package that is optional on a few trims of the Jetta and standard on the others. VW has also updated it’s Car-Net Telematics System and is offering it as standard on all trims of the 2020 Jetta.

5 Trims are on offer, namely the S, SE, R-Line, SEL and SEL Premium, prices of whom range from nearly $18,500 to over $27,000. That pits it directly against the likes of the Hyundai Elantra, Toyota Corolla, Honda Civic, Chevrolet Cruze and a lot more other sedans.

2020 Volkswagen Jetta third quarter view
2020 Volkswagen Jetta rear third quarter view

8.0/10
Pricing and Features

6.4/10
Engine and Performance

7.0/10
Fuel Economy

7.5/10
Interior

5.5/10
Exterior

9.0/10
Safety

7.0/10
Competition


2020 Volkswagen Jetta Pricing and Features

8.0/10

After getting a thorough redesign in 2019, VW has decided to not overhaul the 2020 iteration of the Jetta. However, having said that, VW has made some changes to the trim lineup. The Cold Weather Package is now available as an option on the SE and the SE R-Line trims, while it’s standard on SEL and above. Wireless Charging makes its way to the SEL and the SEL premium trims and you also get an updated Car-Net Telematics system.

Trims 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        

Which trim is the best buy?

The R-Line trim of the 2020 Jetta, not only feels the sportiest of the entire range but comes with some cool features as well. Because of all this exclusivity and list of features, we would recommend this R-Line trim.

2020 Volkswagen Jetta Engine and Performance

6.4/10

The engine in the VW Jetta is one of the most “Lively” in the class. Response from the Turbocharged 1.4L 147hp engine is crisp and precise and is probably one of the best in class. The massive 184lbs-ft of Torque also adds to the driving experience and makes the Engine feel at ease, most of the time.

2020 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan engine bay

The 2020 Volkswagen Jetta gains more Horsepower than its previous generation and also improves overall efficiency. One of the best bits about the engine is the fact that the Jetta’s engine can run on regular unleaded gasoline, unlike its competitors, which can only run on premium fuel.

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)

$19,600

$20,550

$20,035

$18,985

Engine

1.4L Turbo Inline-4

1.8 L inline-4

2.0 L inline-4

2.0 L inline-4

2.0 L inline-4

Drivetrain FWD FWD FWD FWD FWD

Transmission

8-Speed Automatic

CVT

CVT

6-Speed Auto

6-Speed Automatic

Power

147hp@5000rpm

132hp@6,000rpm

158hp@6,500rpm

155hp@6,000rpm

147hp@6,200rpm

Torque

184lb-ft@1,400rpm

128lb-ft@4,400

138lb-ft@4,200rpm

150lb-ft@4,000rpm

132lb-ft@4,500rpm

* Used for MY 2019 for reference purposes.

The Turbocharged Motor in the VW delivers the maximum torque in this comparison and the 8-speed Automatic Transmission adds to the European Driving Experience that the VW is known for. There is a Manual Transmission on offer in the VW as well in the base variant for people, who want a more Connected Driving Experience with the Jetta. The transmission, in general, is pretty decent on shifts and usually shifts at around 4,000rpm. The Manual is redlined at 6,400rpm while the Automatic Variant redlines at around 6,000rpm.

Is it as fast as its adversaries?

Given the turbocharged motor inside the 2020 Volkswagen Jetta, the acceleration timings of the Jetta ranks among the best in class. With German refinement and available power in hand, the Jetta turns out to be a good daily driver and making overtaking maneuvers when in the right gear. 

2020 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan hits 0-60 mph just in 7.7 sec

Models

Volkswagen Jetta

Toyota Corolla L Sedan*

Honda Civic LX Sedan*

Mazda 3 Sport Sedan*

Hyundai Elantra Sedan SE*

0-60 MPH

7.7 sec

9.4 sec

8.2 sec

8.0 sec

8.3 sec

Quarter Mile

16.0 sec

17.2 sec

16.3 sec

16.2 sec

16.4 sec

Top Speed N/A 112 MPH 120 MPH 131 MPH 116 MPH

Engine

1.4L Turbo Inline-4

1.8 L inline-4

2.0 L inline-4

2.0 L inline-4

2.0 L inline-4

The Turbocharger in the Jetta also gives it an advantage in terms of the emissions as the exhaust gases are well utilized by the turbocharger, to generate less-polluting exhaust gases.

How good is the Ride and Handling?

Buyers who would want to buy the 2020 Jetta, would expect a Typical European ride out of the Jetta. In reality, though, the Jetta isn’t exactly on the same levels. The Suspension setup on the Jetta is less sophisticated than what the rivals have to offer. The Jetta tends to bounce over speed humps more than you would expect it to. The Ride isn’t unsettling in any way but it’s just that the German Flair that one expects from the Jetta is lacking.

The MQB platform though has significantly changed the Way the Jetta handles. The handling is tilted towards the Sportier side and the Low profile Tires add to the drama of driving the Jetta. The Steering is Lightweight and is quick to respond to inputs. As with the Braking, the Jetta handles the best while being driven around the city at 40MPH. However, take the Jetta down a motorway and you’ll find the need for a better tune of suspension for handling the additional speed or composure. The R-Line trim comes the closest here in offering a far better and composed ride, courtesy of a better suspension and handling package.

How good is the Braking performance?

With an All-New generation of any sedan, you’d expect the Sedan to have improved on all aspects. Sadly, that’s not the case with the 2020 Volkswagen Jetta. The Braking performance is decent while driving around the Cities or near School Zones. However, as you climb up the speed ladder and suddenly have to encounter a sudden braking situation, the brakes will slightly let you down. The Pedal feel is decent but a bit more byte and feedback from them would have been a big welcome.

2020 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan brakes

Models

Volkswagen Jetta Sedan

Toyota Corolla L Sedan*

Honda Civic LX Sedan*

Mazda 3 Sport Sedan*

Hyundai Elantra Sedan SE*

Brake Rotors Front

11.5"

10.8"

10.2"

10.7"

10.3"

Brake Rotors Rear

10.8"

9.1"

9.8"

9.5"

9.7"

Curb Weight

2959 lbs

2840 lbs

2742 lbs

2899 lbs

2767 lbs

70-0 MPH

191 ft

183 ft

180 ft

179 ft

182 ft

The Jetta takes the highest distance to come to a halt form 70MPH by a big margin as compared to the competitors. The ESP and Traction Control do offer confidence and reduces the wobbliness of the Car when braking hard. However, rivals like the Mazda 3, offers a better level of braking performance and feel overall.

2020 Volkswagen Jetta Fuel Economy

7.0/10

The 2020 Volkswagen Jetta’s turbocharger is not only good on performance but good on efficiency as well. It has one of the best MPG figures in the segment and the efficient gearing, allows the VW to squeeze out the maximum efficiency from the 1.4L Motor. Combine the superb MPG figures of the Jetta with its 13.2-gallon fuel tank and you have a minimum range of nearly 400 miles. That’s Insane!

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 Capacity

13.2 gallons

13.2 gallons

12.39 gallons

13.2 gallons

14 gallons

Range (City/Hwy/Combined)

396/528/448 miles

370/475/422 miles

310/446/359 miles

343/462/396 miles

364/504/406 miles

Emission 

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

5.2

9.8

8.4

11.2

10.2

Talking of the rivals of the Jetta and you will find the ultra frugal Toyota, coming the closest to the VW, in terms of MPG figures. All the others in this category have similar MPG figures but it’s the Elantra that shines from the rest, courtesy of its bigger fuel tank.

2020 Volkswagen Jetta Interior

7.5/10

One of the reasons why the MQB platform of the VW group has become famous is the Increase in interior Space. The MQB in the VW Jetta has created a similar impact in the 7th Gen Jetta as well. The Steering Pedals have been well-positioned while the Steering is in the right position.

2020 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan cockpit area

The Interior layout is typical German in Build. Customers won’t see many Inconsistencies or Panel gaps in the interiors of the Jetta and will be thoroughly impressed by the quality of materials used. The Seats have been given better bolstering and cushioning than the previous-gen car and have been made more ergonomic.

Models

VW Jetta Sedan

Toyota Corolla Sedan

Honda Civic Sedan

Mazda 3 Sedan

Hyundai Elantra Sedan

Seating Capacity

5

5

5

5

5

Front Row (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

Rear Row (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

Passengers in the Front seat will enjoy the Space liberated via the use of the MQB platform in the Jetta. The headroom is decent for most passengers while the Shoulder room and Legroom will be something, the customers won’t complain much about. Similar Story exists for the Rear as well wherein, customers will get oodles of Space to comfortably rest their Bodies while on long drives. 

How good is the Cargo carrying capacity?

The Expanded Interior Storage of the 2020 Jetta has caused a minuscule reduction in the Cargo Space of the Jetta. This is in no way can be termed small and is still comparable and somewhat better to what most rivals offer.

2020 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan cargo space

Models

VW Jetta

Honda Civic

Mazda 3 

Toyota Corolla Sedan

Hyundai Elantra

Cargo Capacity 

14.1 cu.ft.

15.2 cu.ft.

12.4 cu.ft.

13.0 cu.ft.

14.4 cu.ft.

The Honda Civic offers the Best Cargo space due to its Compact Interiors however, the Jetta is not behind as it offers 14.1 cu ft. of Space. This coupled with Increased Cubby Holes and Storage compartments in the Cabin makes the Jetta, a very practical sedan.

How good is the Infotainment system?

Volkswagen has ensured that the infotainment system of the Jetta remains easy-to-use and understand. The infotainment system is loaded with all the modern bells and whistles that you'd expect from a sedan of this category. The interface as discussed is easy to use and understand but we would have appreciated a slightly slicker response from the unit. But that's just nit-picking. The other standout features of the infotainment includes the following few features

2020 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan 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

What features to expect on the inside?

Like the infotainment, the Jetta's interiors come loaded to the hilt with a plethora of features on the inside. 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

Volkswagens of the past have always been criticized for their Boring and Dull Exteriors and Styling. With the 7th Generation of the Jetta, VW has tried to change this reputation of theirs by incorporating better design and character. 

2020 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan side view

The Design is not offensive or aggressive unlike the competition but tends to stay Nonoffensive. The Looks may still be conservative but will attract more attention than the previous generation model  There are Sharp lines across the bonnet of the Sedan that offers some Flair to the otherwise “Subtle” front. The Standard LED Headlamps do tend to grab the attention of On Lookers but Young Buyers may not feel the same.

How has the design evolved over time?

The 7th Gen Jetta has changed heavily in terms of Weights and Dimensions, after the incorporation of the MQB platform. It has grown considerably bigger over its previous generation avatar owing to the same fact. The Grill has grown bigger than before, with a more prominent VW Logo in the front. 

The Wheelbase has grown to 105.7 Inch while the overall length has grown to 185.1 Inch. This overall increase in Length has liberated more space in the interiors however, the Cargo Space has reduced by 2 Cubic Feet to 14.

Model

VW Jetta

Toyota Corolla Sedan

Honda Civic Sedan

Mazda 3 Sedan 

Hyundai Elantra Sedan

Curb Weight

2767 lbs

2840 lbs

2724 lbs

2899 lbs

2844 lbs

Length

185.1"

183.1"

182.3"

180.3"

181.9"

Width

70.8"

69.9"

70.8"

70.7"

70.9"

Height

57.4"

57.3"

55.7"

57.3"

56.5"

Ground Clearance

5.6"

6.7"

6.3"

6.1"

5.3"

Wheelbase

105.7"

106.3"

106.3"

106.3"

106.3"

The Jetta is now the Longest Sedan in this Comparison courtesy of the MQB platform. The Tall Height of the Jetta allows Tall passengers to be accommodated comfortably in the Cabin. One downside to the new design, however, is the low ground clearance, which means you will have to be a little bit careful while going over speed bumps.

What are the most notable Exterior features?

With the massive change in 2019, Volkswagen introduced a plethora of updates on the inside of the Jetta. The same has been carried forward for 2019 as well. Here are the 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

The VW Jetta has been one of the safest cars in the segment. It earned a Top Safety Pick in the IIHS Rating for 2019, which is a testimony to VW’s preference for the Safety of its Cars. The 2020 car remains mostly unchanged from 2019 Version and hence, we expect it to have similar Safety ratings.

The 2020 VW Jetta tested by the IIHS nor the NHTSA up till now but we will update you with the same once we have the final results.

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 has been the King of the Hill of the compact sedan segment for a variety of reasons. The Civic sedan offers unmatched reliability, cavernous interiors, and cargo space and an exciting drive. In terms of the resale value, you will find the Civic rank high on that list as well. The Civic handles better than the German and feels a bit more composed albeit underpowered than the Honda as well.

The VW, on the other hand, offers Unmatched Build Quality, something that even the Japanese have to match. The VW offers features like LED headlamps and Tail Lights as standard, even in the base variant which is a feature unheard of in this segment. Most importantly, the VW is cheaper than the Honda by $1,000 which makes it a good value.

2020 Honda Civic Sedan

Volkswagen Jetta vs. Mazda3 

The Mazda Mazda3 has been the top pick among the buyers in the compact sedan segment for its amazing ride and handling characteristics. The Mazda has great sporting credentials and it instigates enthusiastic driving in the driver. The Mazda, however, is yet to get a 2020 edition and for now, it’s starting to feel dated.

The VW, on the other hand, is a fresher design, higher cargo capacity, and superb build quality to help its cause. The VW is also the cheaper among the 2 and has the edge in terms of features offered in the various trims as well.

2020 Mazda 3 sedan

Volkswagen Jetta vs. Toyota Corolla 

The Toyota Corolla has been the most selling car in the compact sedan segment for a while now. People have loved the Corolla’s reliability, practicality, low cost of maintenance and economy. The 2020 Corolla, addresses it in a lot of ways but then again, people who want a corolla, will buy it in any case.

As of now, despite being cheaper than the VW, the Corolla doesn’t offer the Driving excitement or enthusiasm of the Jetta. It also doesn’t feel as well built as the Jetta and doesn’t feel as consistent in design as the VW. The VW also has the best Bumper to Bumper warranty in America and the Corolla also doesn’t match the Jetta in terms of features offered.
 

2020 Toyota Corolla

2020 Volkswagen Jetta Final Verdict

With the 7th Generation of the Jetta and the added features in 2020, VW has reignited the fire in the slowly dying compact sedan segment. The Jetta offers the best bumper to bumper warranty in America and with its German build, we hardly expect any flaws or reliability issues from the same as well. Sure, there are powerful or sportier or better handling cars than the Jetta in the segment. But, people who are bored of seeing a lot of Japanese or American cars on the roads and want a Handsome looking sedan with a European flair and with features that match/outruns the rivals, they should BETTA GETTA JETTA.

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2020 Volkswagen Jetta Overall Reviews


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Denis S. Santos

2021 Volkswagen Jetta

S 4dr Sedan (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 8A)

9

User Overall Rating

Posted On: January 8, 2021

2021 Volkswagen Jetta

Pros - Good mpg, spacious, beautiful

Cons - Stereo is not up to the mark, interior quality

Overall Review

9 /10 Overall Rating

A good option among automobiles.

10/10
Features
7/10
Interior
8/10
Design
9/10
Safety
8/10
Reliability
10/10
Deal Value
9/10
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Jarrett C. Stalvey

2021 Volkswagen Jetta

R-Line 4dr Sedan (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 8A)

7

User Overall Rating

Posted On: January 8, 2021

Jetta 2021

Pros - Reliable, safe, low maintenance

Cons - Interior, the drive is not smooth

Overall Review

7 /10 Overall Rating

One of the greatest models, revisited.

9/10
Features
6/10
Interior
7/10
Design
7/10
Safety
8/10
Reliability
7/10
Deal Value
10/10
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Boyd D. Warren

2021 Volkswagen Jetta

SEL Premium 4dr Sedan (1.4L 4cyl 8A)

9

User Overall Rating

Posted On: January 8, 2021

2021 Volkswagen Jetta

Pros - Brakes, visibility, comfortable seats

Cons - Bluetooth, the passenger seat is not power-adjustable.

Overall Review

9 /10 Overall Rating

One car that certainly is being overlooked by prospective buyers.

10/10
Features
7/10
Interior
8/10
Design
8/10
Safety
9/10
Reliability
10/10
Deal Value
9/10
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Used Volkswagen Jetta for Sale

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2021 Volkswagen Jetta 3 $12,569 8283 Listings
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2019 Volkswagen Jetta 245 $4,000 3122 Listings
2019 Volkswagen Jetta 20 $14,750 53 Listings
2019 Volkswagen Jetta 56 $12,288 1218 Listings
2018 Volkswagen Jetta 0 $22,745 2 Listings
2018 Volkswagen Jetta 56 $8,425 662 Listings
2018 Volkswagen Jetta 16 $10,963 249 Listings
2017 Volkswagen Jetta 423 $5,995 3175 Listings
2017 Volkswagen Jetta 56 $9,400 851 Listings
2016 Volkswagen Jetta 16 $7,875 148 Listings
2016 Volkswagen Jetta 249 $4,995 1514 Listings
2015 Volkswagen Jetta 3 $7,995 44 Listings
2015 Volkswagen Jetta 163 $3,995 885 Listings

Top User Reviews

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User Overall Rating

2021 Volkswagen Jetta

A good option among automobiles.

by Denis S. Santos

7

User Overall Rating

Jetta 2021

One of the greatest models, revisited.

by Jarrett C. Stalvey

9

User Overall Rating

2021 Volkswagen Jetta

One car that certainly is being overlooked by prospective buyers.

by Boyd D. Warren

10

User Overall Rating

2021 VW Jetta

Loads of fun for a fair amout of money.

by William B. Wall

8

User Overall Rating

2021 Jetta

This was absolutely a good purchase.

by Rodney M. Nolan

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