The 2018 Volkswagen Jetta is the brand’s compact sedan. Combining a more refined driving experience and mature styling, the Jetta looks and feels more grownup than some of its funky competitors. A highlight is the smooth and efficient turbocharged four-cylinder engine, which was named one of Ward’s 10 Best Engines. Prices start at an MSRP of $18,645.
Pros: Graceful Styling, Refined Engine, Roomy Interior, Seat Comfort
Cons: Pricier Than Competitors. Cheap Interior Details
Looks Best In: Cardinal Red exterior/Cornsilk interior
What You Should Know: With a redesigned model just around the corner, now is the time to snag a great deal on a 2018 Jetta.
Coolest Feature: Optional Fender audio system with 400 watts of power
Competition: Toyota Corolla, Hyundai Elantra, and Honda Civic
Summary: The Jetta is very much a European interpretation of a compact car, with more of a focus on driveability, comfort and stability than some rivals. While it can’t compete on price, it offers a more upscale ambiance than models like the Toyota Corolla or Honda Civic.
Did You Know? The Jetta is Volkswagen’s best-selling car in the United States.
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