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2011 Volkswagen Jetta 2.0L TDI

4dr Sedan

2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI

4dr Sedan

2014 Kia Forte LX

4dr Sedan

2011 Volkswagen Jetta
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2010 Volkswagen Jetta
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2014 Kia Forte
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*Does not include customer cash-back incentives or options
N/A N/A    $16,541*
MSRP $22,995 $22,830 $15,900
Destination Charge $770 $750 $800
Invoice Price $22,075 $21,528 $15,599
Total List Price $23,765 $23,580 $16,700
Available Engines 140-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (diesel) 140-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (diesel) 148-hp, 1.8-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Available Transmissions 6-speed manual w/OD 6-speed auto-shift manual w/OD and auto-manual 6-speed manual w/OD 6-speed auto-shift manual w/OD and auto-manual 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual 6-speed manual w/OD
Fuel Economy City 30 mpg 30 mpg 25 mpg
Fuel Economy Highway 42 mpg 41 mpg 37 mpg
NHTSA Crash Test Data      
Other, Overall Rollover Rating
Side - Pole, Side - Pole -
Side, Rear Seat -
Side - Barrier, Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat -
Side - Barrier, Side Barrier Rating Driver -
Overall, Overall -
Side - Pole Barrier combined, Side - Pole Barrier combined (REAR) -
Front, Overall Front -
Side - Pole Barrier combined, Side - Pole Barrier combined (FRONT) -
Front, Driver's
Side, Front Seat -
Side - Barrier, Side - Barrier -
Front, Passenger's
Side, Overall Side -
IIHS Crash Test Data      
Front, Head/Neck - - Acceptable
Moderate overlap front, Right Leg/Foot Good Marginal Good
Side, Driver Torso Acceptable Good Acceptable
Side, Driver Pelvis/Leg Good Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Restraints Good Good Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Seat Head/Restraint Geometry Good Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Pelvis/Leg Good Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Head/Neck Good Good Good
Side, Driver Head and Neck Good Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Head Protection Good Good Good
Front, Retraints and dummy kinematics - - Poor
Side, Rear Passenger Head and Neck Good Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Torso Acceptable Good Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Overall Rear Good Good Good
Front, Chest - - Good
Moderate overlap front, Chest Good Good Good
Front, Lower leg/foot - - Marginal
Front, Structure and safety cage - - Poor
Moderate overlap front, Left Leg/Foot Good Good Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Dynamic Rating Good Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Overall Front Good Good Good
Side, Structure/safety cage Good Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Structure/safety cage Good Good Good
Other, Roof Strength Good Good Good
Front, Overall evaluation - - Poor
Front, Hip/thigh - - Poor
Side, Overall Side Good Good Good
Side, Driver Head Protection Good Good Good
Overview 2011 Volkswagen Jetta 2.0L TDI 2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2014 Kia Forte LX
Safety Overview driver and passenger front impact airbags, rear center 3 point seatbelt, ABS brakes, immobilizer Standard:
driver and passenger front impact airbags, rear center 3 point seatbelt, ABS brakes, immobilizer
driver and passenger front impact airbags, rear center 3 point seatbelt, ABS brakes
N/A Available:
driver and passenger front impact airbags, rear center 3 point seatbelt
N/A
Drive-Type Overview front wheel drive front wheel drive front wheel drive
Audio Overview Standard:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, 6, theft deterrent, window grid diversity antenna
Standard:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted 6-disc CD changer, MP3 decoder, 10, theft deterrent, window grid diversity antenna, radio steering wheel controls
Standard:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, 4, window grid antenna, radio steering wheel controls
Available:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder
Available:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted 6-disc CD changer, MP3 decoder
Available:
6
N/A Available:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder
N/A
Interior 2011 Volkswagen Jetta 2.0L TDI 2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2014 Kia Forte LX
Air conditioning, front manual manual manual
Air filter Standard Standard Standard
Underseat ducts Standard Standard Standard
Cargo concealed storage N/A N/A Standard
Cargo net Available Available Available
Cargo tie downs Standard Standard N/A
Clock in-dash in-dash in-dash
Compass N/A Standard Available
Cruise control Standard Standard Available
Cup holders front and rear front and rear front and rear
Gear shift knob trim leather leather urethane
12V DC power outlet 2 3 2
Overhead console mini with storage Standard:
mini with storage
N/A
N/A Available:
mini
N/A
Floor console full full full
Floor mats Standard:
carpeted front & rear
Standard:
carpeted front & rear
Available:
carpeted front & rear
Available:
rubber front & rear
Available:
rubber front & rear
N/A
Front windows power power power
Rear windows power power power
1-Touch Window Up front and rear front and rear N/A
1-Touch Window Down front and rear front and rear driver
Programmable garage door opener N/A N/A Available
Instrumentation analog analog analog
Driver information center Standard Standard N/A
Tachometer Standard Standard Standard
Trip computer Standard Standard Standard
Water temp gauge N/A Standard Standard
Low fuel warning Standard Standard Standard
Service interval warning Standard N/A Standard
Exterior temperature display Standard Standard Standard
Lighting - glovebox Standard N/A Standard
Lighting - map lights front & rear front N/A
Lighting - dome light fade fade fade
Lighting - cargo light Standard Standard Standard
Illuminated vanity mirrors driver and passenger driver and passenger Available:
driver and passenger
Rear window defogger Standard Standard Standard
Rearview mirror day-night day-night Standard:
day-night
N/A N/A Available:
auto-dimming day-night
Mirrors - visor vanity mirrors driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger
Fuel door release N/A power mechanical
Remote trunk release power power mechanical
Retained accessory power Standard Standard Standard
Seatback storage pockets 1 2 Available:
1
Tilt-Wheel adjustable steering column Standard Standard Standard
Steering wheel material leather leather urethane
Tire inflator N/A N/A Standard
Seats 2011 Volkswagen Jetta 2.0L TDI 2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2014 Kia Forte LX
Front seat type bucket bucket bucket
Seating capacity 5 passengers 5 passengers 5 passengers
Front seat driver direction controls 6-way 2-way power 6-way
Front passenger seat direction controls 6-way 2-way power 4-way
Lumbar support Available:
driver
driver and passenger N/A
Front armrests center center Standard:
center
N/A N/A Available:
center sliding
Front head restraints adjustable adjustable adjustable
Heated front seats driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback N/A
Rear seats 60-40 bench 60-40 bench 60-40 bench
Rear armrest with pass-thru with pass-thru Available
Rear head restraints 3 - adjustable 3 - adjustable 3 - adjustable
Seat trim leatherette leatherette cloth
Entertainment 2011 Volkswagen Jetta 2.0L TDI 2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2014 Kia Forte LX
Radio AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
CD player in-dash mounted single Standard:
in-dash mounted 6-disc
in-dash mounted single
N/A Available:
in-dash mounted single
N/A
MP3 capability Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary audio input Standard Standard Standard
Steering wheel audio controls N/A Standard Standard
Speakers 6 10 Standard:
4
N/A N/A Available:
6
Speed-Sensitive Volume Standard Standard Standard
Entertainment system N/A Available:
with DVD
N/A
Navigation system Available Available N/A
1st row LCD screen 1 1 N/A
Bluetooth Compatibility Standard Standard Standard
Safety and Security 2011 Volkswagen Jetta 2.0L TDI 2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2014 Kia Forte LX
Airbags, frontal driver and front passenger driver and front passenger driver and front passenger
Airbags, side impact seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger
Airbags, side curtain curtain 1st and 2nd row curtain 1st and 2nd row curtain 1st and 2nd row
Occupant sensor Standard Standard Standard
Traction control ABS and driveline ABS and driveline ABS and driveline
Height adjustable safety belts front front front
Seatbelt pretensioners front Standard:
front
front
N/A Available:
front and rear
N/A
Headlights halogen halogen halogen
Exterior light control N/A N/A auto off
Delay off headlamps N/A N/A Standard
Headlight washer N/A N/A Standard
Daytime running lights Standard Standard N/A
Illuminated entry Standard Standard Standard
Remote keyless entry keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors) Available:
keyfob (all doors)
Keyless access system Available N/A N/A
Panic alarm Standard Standard Available
Door locks power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock
Rear child safety door locks Standard Standard Standard
Content theft-deterrent alarm system Standard Standard N/A
Ignition disable Standard Standard N/A
Theft deterrent radio Standard Standard N/A
Low tire pressure warning Standard Standard Standard
Warranty 2011 Volkswagen Jetta 2.0L TDI 2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2014 Kia Forte LX
Warranty - Basic (mths/miles) 36/36,000 36/36,000 60/60,000
Warranty - Power Train (mths/miles) 60/60,000 60/60,000 120/100,000
Warranty - Corrosion/Perforation (mths/miles) 144/unlimited 144/unlimited 60/100,000
Warranty - Roadside Assistance (mths/miles) 36/36,000 36/36,000 60/60,000
Warranty - Maintenance (mths/miles) 36/36,000 36/36,000 N/A
Exterior 2011 Volkswagen Jetta 2.0L TDI 2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2014 Kia Forte LX
Antenna window grid window grid window grid
Body material fully galvanized steel fully galvanized steel fully galvanized steel
Paint clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone
Bodyside moldings N/A Available:
black
N/A
Grille trim Standard:
black
chrome black w/chrome surround
Available:
chrome
N/A N/A
Fog/driving lights Available:
front
N/A N/A
Door count 4 doors 4 doors 4 doors
Rear cargo door trunk trunk trunk
Tinted windows light light light
Rear window type fixed fixed fixed
Mirrors dual power remote dual power remote dual power remote
Heated side mirrors Standard Standard Standard
Sunroof 1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass Available:
1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass
N/A
Spoiler Available:
lip
Available:
wing
Available:
lip
N/A Available:
lip
N/A
Tires Standard:
P205/55HR16.0 BSW AS
Standard:
P205/55HR16.0 BSW AS
Standard:
P195/65HR15.0 BSW AS
Available:
P225/40HR18.0 BSW AS
Available:
P225/45HR17.0 BSW AS
Available:
P205/55HR16.0 BSW AS
N/A Available:
P225/40HR18.0 BSW AS
N/A
Wheels Standard:
16" silver aluminum
Standard:
16" silver aluminum
Standard:
15" steel
Available:
18" silver aluminum
Available:
17" silver aluminum
Available:
16" silver aluminum
N/A Available:
18" black aluminum
Available:
steel
N/A Available:
18" silver aluminum
N/A
N/A Available:
17" painted aluminum
N/A
Spare tire and wheel full-size steel full-size steel N/A
Windshield wipers - front variable intermittent variable intermittent variable intermittent
Mud flaps Available Available Available
Mechanical 2011 Volkswagen Jetta 2.0L TDI 2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2014 Kia Forte LX
Engine 2.0L I-4 2.0L I-4 1.8L I-4
Engine - valvetrain DOHC DOHC DOHC
Turbocharger intercooled turbo intercooled turbo N/A
Brakes 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc
Antilock braking system (ABS) 4-wheel 4-wheel 4-wheel
Brake assist Standard Standard Standard
Drive type front-wheel front-wheel front-wheel
Exhaust stainless steel stainless steel stainless steel
Steering rack & pinion rack & pinion rack & pinion
Speed sensitive steering Standard Standard N/A
Suspension tuning regular regular regular
Front suspension type strut strut strut
Front anti-roll bar Standard Standard Standard
Front shocks gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Front springs coil coil coil
Rear suspension type torsion beam multi-link semi-independent torsion beam
Rear anti-roll bar Standard Standard N/A
Rear shocks gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Rear springs coil coil coil
Electronic stability system Standard Standard Standard
Tiptronic automatic Available Available Available
Transmission Standard:
6-spd man w/OD
Standard:
6-spd man w/OD
Standard:
6-spd man w/OD
Available:
6-spd auto-shift man w/OD
Available:
6-spd auto-shift man w/OD
Available:
6-spd auto w/OD
Axle ratio Standard:
3.45
Standard:
3.45
Standard:
4.33
Available:
4.12
Available:
4.12
Available:
3.07
Remote vehicle starting system N/A N/A Available
Specifications 2011 Volkswagen Jetta 2.0L TDI 2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2014 Kia Forte LX
Exterior length 182.2 " 179.3 " 179.5 "
Exterior body width 70.0 " 70.1 " 70.1 "
Exterior height 57.2 " 57.4 " 56.5 "
Engine 2.0L I-4 2.0L I-4 1.8L I-4
Horsepower 140 @ 4,000 rpm 140 @ 4,000 rpm 148 @ 6,500 rpm
Torque 236 @ 1,750 rpm 236 @ 1,750 rpm 131 @ 4,700 rpm
Fuel economy - city 30 mpg 30 mpg 25 mpg
Fuel economy - highway 42 mpg 41 mpg 37 mpg
Bore-and-Stroke 3.19 / 3.76 " 3.19 / 3.76 " 3.19 / 3.43 "
Curb weight Standard:
3,161 lbs.
Standard:
3,184 lbs.
Standard:
2,736 lbs.
Available:
3,210 lbs.
Available:
3,239 lbs.
Available:
2,776 lbs.
Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) N/A Standard:
4,366 lbs.
N/A
N/A Available:
4,410 lbs.
N/A
Payload 1,076 lbs. Standard:
1,061 lbs.
N/A
N/A Available:
1,050 lbs.
N/A
Wheelbase 104.4 " 101.5 " 106.3 "
Front track 60.4 " 60.6 " Standard:
61.5 "
N/A N/A Available:
61.1 "
Rear track 60.3 " 59.8 " Standard:
62.0 "
N/A N/A Available:
61.7 "
Turning radius 18.2 ' 17.9 ' 17.4 '
Drag coefficient .30 .31 .27
Front legroom 41.2 " 41.2 " 42.2 "
Rear legroom 38.1 " 35.4 " 35.9 "
Front headroom 38.2 " 38.5 " 39.1 "
Rear headroom 37.1 " 37.2 " 37.3 "
Front hiproom N/A N/A 53.8 "
Rear hiproom N/A N/A 53.1 "
Front shoulder room 55.2 " 54.8 " 56.1 "
Rear shoulder room 53.6 " 53.1 " 54.9 "
Luggage volume 15.5 cu.ft. 16.0 cu.ft. 14.9 cu.ft.
Luggage volume (max) 15.5 cu.ft. 16.0 cu.ft. 14.9 cu.ft.
Passenger volume 94 cu.ft. 91 cu.ft. 96 cu.ft.
Fuel tank 14.5 gal. 14.5 gal. 13.2 gal.