Volkswagen Jetta Sedan
With diesel and hybrid variants out, the 2017 Volkswagen Jetta is limited in offerings but still touts spry handling and good efficiency.
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If you want a sporty, European-derived compact sedan at a non-European price, the 2017 VW Jetta delivers the contemporary design and handling dynamics for which German cars are known. The Jetta is also fuel-efficient, earning up to 40 mpg with a manual transmission.
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What's New for 2017
For 2017, the Jetta lineup loses its diesel and hybrid offerings, and has been trimmed to four trims. Even base models now get a rearview camera standard, and the blind-spot monitoring safety system is standard starting on Jetta SE models.
How does it compare?
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|#3||2017 Mazda MAZDA3||155|
|#4||2017 Volkswagen Jetta||150|
|#5||2017 Mitsubishi Lancer||148|
|#1||2017 Ford Focus||35|
|#2||2017 Nissan Versa||34|
|#3||2018 Hyundai Elantra||33|
|#4||2017 Volkswagen Jetta||33|
|#5||2017 Hyundai Elantra||33|
|#1||2018 Mazda MAZDA3||9|
|#2||2017 Mazda MAZDA3||9|
|#3||2018 Kia Forte||8.8|
|#4||2017 Kia Forte||8.8|
|#11||2017 Volkswagen Jetta||8.4|
Based on 371 ratings for the 2011 - 2018 models.
January 31, 2018
Previous 4 cars were European luxury performance cars so I was hesitant to buy the Jetta. But the GLI model comes close for much less...
January 23, 2018
just looking for value
just looking for value
December 29, 2017
For the money it cant be beat!
This little four cylinder turbo with a manual 5-speed is awesome. The 1.4 liter engine is smaller than most big motorcycle engines, but...
October 17, 2017
Im very happy with my 2017 GLI Manual. It feels solid, handles great, has plenty of power and is very refined. I love driving it and...
October 06, 2017
Awesome compact car
I have had the SE since June and cant be happier with this car. Engine is so quiet and smooth. Turbo is great and mileage is true to the...
October 05, 2017
My daily commute is 100 miles. I bought my Jetta brand new and have owned it for 9 months now. Tomorrow I take it in for my 20,000 mile...
May 17, 2017
We love our Jetta. The turbo engine is awesome.
This car is great. My 3rd favorite car that I have ever owned. #1 My 1969 Mustang Mach 1. #2 My 2000 Honda Accord Coupe. As I stated...
New to VW
May 06, 2017
Being new to VW my expectations were based on the customer reviews from sites such as KBB. With nearly 500 miles behind me in highway...
March 02, 2017
2013 Jetta GLI
Ive owned this car for a little over a year bought it as a certified pre owned vehicle. Ive owned 2 other VWs 1984 Sirocco and a 2002...
December 13, 2016
2017 VW Jetta SE Manual - Pure White/Titan Black
I ended up buying this car for under $17,500 new. For the price, it was a great decision. Many fault the Jetta for the lack of design...