Volkswagen Jetta

2007 Volkswagen Jetta

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  • (4.2) 45 reviews
  • MSRP: $2,502$8,958
  • Body Style: Sedan
  • Combined MPG: 26-27
  • Engine: 200-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (premium)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 6-speed auto-shift manual w/OD and auto-manual
2007 Volkswagen Jetta

Our Take on the 2007 Volkswagen Jetta

Volkswagen last redesigned its Jetta halfway through the 2005 model year. For 2007, an auxiliary audio input jack and tire pressure monitoring system become standard, and a premium sound system, 115-volt power outlet, built-in garage remote and iPod adapter are now available. Not available for 20... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Performance at higher elevations (base model)
  • Ride comfort (GLI)
  • Engine noise when accelerating (base model)
  • Difficult manual seat adjustment
  • Reliability history
  • Gets pricey with options

Notable Features

  • Manual or automatic
  • 200-hp GLI model
  • Wolfsburg, Fahrenheit special editions
  • Six standard airbags
  • Available stability system

2007 Volkswagen Jetta Reviews

Cars.com Expert Reviews

When it comes to rolling out special editions of existing cars, Volkswagen is giving Chrysler (think PT Cruiser) a run for its money. The Fahrenheit GLI is one of five special VWs on the market this year. It's a version of the Jetta GLI, and its bright yellow paint job is sure to generate instant love-it or hate-it reactions.Get past the color, and the Fahrenheit has all the charm of the s... Read full review for the 2007 Volkswagen Jetta

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Consumer Reviews

4.2

Average based on 45 reviews

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Looks more expensive than it is...

by jldude from SC on November 24, 2008

Don't get me wrong, mine set me back $22K, but every time I look at it, I feel like I might as well be looking at a BMW. After I get some aftermarket wheels and window tint this car will look thousand... Read Full Review

5 Trim Levels Available

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2007 Volkswagen Jetta Safety Ratings

Crash-Test Reports

IIHS Ratings

Based on Volkswagen Jetta 2.0T

Head Restraints and Seats
M
Moderate overlap front
G
Side
G

IIHS Ratings

Based on Volkswagen Jetta 2.0T

G Good
A Acceptable
M Marginal
P Poor

Head Restraints and Seats

Dynamic Rating
M
Overall Rear
M
Seat Head/Restraint Geometry
G

Moderate overlap front

Chest
G
Head/Neck
G
Left Leg/Foot
G
Overall Front
G
Restraints
G
Right Leg/Foot
M
Structure/safety cage
G

Side

Driver Head Protection
G
Driver Head and Neck
G
Driver Pelvis/Leg
G
Driver Torso
G
Overall Side
G
Rear Passenger Head Protection
G
Rear Passenger Head and Neck
G
Rear Passenger Pelvis/Leg
G
Rear Passenger Torso
G
Structure/safety cage
G
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is a nonprofit research and communications organization funded by auto insurers. IIHS rates vehicles good, acceptable, marginal or poor based on performance in high-speed front and side crash tests. IIHS also evaluates seat/head restraints for protection against neck injuries in rear impacts.

NHTSA Ratings

Based on Volkswagen Jetta 2.0T

Overall Rollover Rating

NHTSA Ratings

Based on Volkswagen Jetta 2.0T

Overall Rollover Rating
Driver's
Passenger's
Front Seat
Rear Seat
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is part of the U.S. Department of Transportation. NHTSA provides vehicle safety information such as front- and side-crash ratings and rollover ratings. Vehicles are rated using a star rating system from 1-5 stars, with 5 being the highest.

Recalls

There are currently 4 recalls for this car.


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Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,400 per year.

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Asking Price Range
$16,490 - $24,110
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