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of the 2018 Volkswagen Jetta. Base trim shown.
From the Cars.com Vehicle Test Team
- Terrific manual transmission
- Cornering poise
- Supportive front seats
- Rear-seat legroom
- Big trunk
- Interior materials quality
- Pricey for its class
- Wind noise in cabin
- New Wolfsburg Edition and SE Sport models
- Five-seat compact sedan
- Backup camera standard
- Apple CarPlay, Android Auto connectivity available
- Performance-oriented Jetta GLI available
CARS.COM — Volkswagen has impressed us recently with wins in our compact and three-row SUV Challenges, with models that should become big sellers if U.S. buyers know what's good for them. But for now, the brand's best-seller in America remains the Jetta compact sedan. For cars, Americans tend to prefer trunks to hatches, and the version currently on sale was developed for the 2011 model year to suit U.S. tastes.
For 2019, VW has developed an all-new, seventh-generation Jetta on a newer platform, known internally as MQB, that somehow is flexible enough to underpin everything from the wee Audi TT coupe to the hulking Atlas three-row SUV. Thanks to newfound autonomy after Volkswagen decentralized into five global regions, the North American region welcomed journalists to its Arizona Proving Grounds south of Phoenix for the first time since its construction in 1992 to drive early builds of the 2019 Jetta. The cars I drove were wrapped in zebra print on the outside and fairly covered up on the inside as well, but VW sources said they are American-spec vehicles and essentially preproduction — off the assembly line in Puebla, Mexico — meaning they're not hand-built prototypes. Many of the all-new models Cars.com tests before they hit dealerships fit the same description.
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SO much better!
I bought the 2018 VW jetta last month and I LOVE it. I bought a new chevy traverse last year and it turned out to be everything I didn't want in a vehicle. The jetta is such an upgrade. Its ... Read full review
before it looked old , now ,,, well just its,,BUTT UGLY just as noise as the last jettas ,m uderpowered if need more power going to cost more Read full review
The 2018 Volkswagen Jetta currently has 0 recalls
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