Kelley Blue Book Value®
$6,082 - $26,095
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
30 City / 42 HWY
Horsepower
115-170
Seats
5
Front passenger 3/4 w/ wheels turned.
Select a color
Kelley Blue Book Value®
$6,082 - $26,095
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
30 City / 42 HWY
Horsepower
115-170
Seats
5

Volkswagen Jetta Ranked #12 by Owners

Expert Review

By Kelley Blue Book Editorial Staff

3.3 Overall Score
Performance 3.4 Comfort 3.2 Styling 3.3 Value 3.3

You'll Like The 2011 Volkswagen Jetta If...

Interior quality, driving dynamics and individuality are still Jetta strong suits. Now that prices are down and roominess is up, Volkswagen's perennial best-seller can even appeal to you...

Volkswagen Jetta Models & Trims

Base Sedan $16,465
Horsepower: 115 hp
Engine Type: Gas I4
Standard Seating: Cloth
Standard Wheels: 15 x 6.0, 18 in. - Aluminum, Steel
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
S Sedan $16,495 - $21,095
Horsepower: 115 hp - 170 hp
Engine Type: Gas I4, Gas I5
Standard Seating: Cloth
Standard Wheels: 15 x 6.0, 18 in. - Aluminum, Steel
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
SE Sedan $18,195 - $23,745
Horsepower: 170 hp
Engine Type: Gas I5
Standard Seating: Premium Synthetic
Standard Wheels: 16 x 6.5, 18 in. - Aluminum, Steel
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
SE w/Convenience Sedan $6,118 - $7,725*
Horsepower: 170 hp
Engine Type: Gas I5
Standard Seating: Premium Synthetic
Standard Wheels: 16 x 6.5, 18 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
SE w/Convenience & Sunroof Sedan $20,795 - $21,895
Horsepower: 170 hp
Engine Type: Gas I5
Standard Seating: Premium Synthetic
Standard Wheels: 16 x 6.5, 18 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
SEL Sedan $7,123 - $8,740*
Horsepower: 170 hp
Engine Type: Gas I5
Standard Seating: Premium Synthetic
Standard Wheels: 17 x 7.0, 18 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
SEL w/Sunroof Sedan $7,123 - $8,740*
Horsepower: 170 hp
Engine Type: Gas I5
Standard Seating: Premium Synthetic
Standard Wheels: 17 x 7.0, 18 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
SEL w/Sport Pkg Sedan $22,995 - $24,095
Horsepower: 170 hp
Engine Type: Gas I5
Standard Seating: Premium Synthetic
Standard Wheels: 17 x 7.0, 18 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
TDI Sedan $7,356 - $8,989*
Horsepower: 140 hp
Engine Type: Turbocharged Diesel I4
Standard Seating: Premium Synthetic
Standard Wheels: 16 x 6.5, 18 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
TDI w/Nav Sedan $24,195 - $25,295
Horsepower: 140 hp
Engine Type: Turbocharged Diesel I4
Standard Seating: Premium Synthetic
Standard Wheels: 16 x 6.5, 18 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
TDI LE Sedan $22,095 - $23,195
Horsepower: 140 hp
Engine Type: Turbocharged Diesel I4
Standard Seating: Premium Synthetic
Standard Wheels: 16 x 6.5, 18 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
Base $6,082 - $7,537*
Horsepower: 115 hp
Engine Type: Gas I4
Standard Seating: Cloth
Standard Wheels: 15 x 6.0, 18 in. - Aluminum, Steel
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
S $16,495 - $21,095
Horsepower: 115 hp - 170 hp
Engine Type: Gas I4, Gas I5
Standard Seating: Cloth
Standard Wheels: 15 x 6.0, 18 in. - Aluminum, Steel
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
SE $18,195 - $23,745
Horsepower: 170 hp
Engine Type: Gas I5
Standard Seating: Premium Synthetic
Standard Wheels: 16 x 6.5, 18 in. - Aluminum, Steel
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
SE w/Convenience $19,545 - $20,645
Horsepower: 170 hp
Engine Type: Gas I5
Standard Seating: Premium Synthetic
Standard Wheels: 16 x 6.5, 18 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
SE w/Convenience & Sunroof $20,795 - $21,895
Horsepower: 170 hp
Engine Type: Gas I5
Standard Seating: Premium Synthetic
Standard Wheels: 16 x 6.5, 18 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
SEL $21,395 - $22,495
Horsepower: 170 hp
Engine Type: Gas I5
Standard Seating: Premium Synthetic
Standard Wheels: 17 x 7.0, 18 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
SEL w/Sunroof $22,295 - $23,395
Horsepower: 170 hp
Engine Type: Gas I5
Standard Seating: Premium Synthetic
Standard Wheels: 17 x 7.0, 18 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
SEL w/Sport Pkg $22,995 - $24,095
Horsepower: 170 hp
Engine Type: Gas I5
Standard Seating: Premium Synthetic
Standard Wheels: 17 x 7.0, 18 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
TDI $22,995 - $26,095
Horsepower: 140 hp
Engine Type: Turbocharged Diesel I4
Standard Seating: Premium Synthetic
Standard Wheels: 16 x 6.5, 18 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
TDI w/Nav $8,147 - $9,742*
Horsepower: 140 hp
Engine Type: Turbocharged Diesel I4
Standard Seating: Premium Synthetic
Standard Wheels: 16 x 6.5, 18 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
TDI LE $22,095 - $23,195
Horsepower: 140 hp
Engine Type: Turbocharged Diesel I4
Standard Seating: Premium Synthetic
Standard Wheels: 16 x 6.5, 18 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
S Sport $16,495 - $21,095
Horsepower: 115 hp - 170 hp
Engine Type: Gas I4, Gas I5
Standard Seating: Cloth
Standard Wheels: 15 x 6.0, 18 in. - Aluminum, Steel
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
SE Sport $18,195 - $23,745
Horsepower: 170 hp
Engine Type: Gas I5
Standard Seating: Premium Synthetic
Standard Wheels: 16 x 6.5, 18 in. - Aluminum, Steel
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
TDI Sport $22,995 - $26,095
Horsepower: 140 hp
Engine Type: Turbocharged Diesel I4
Standard Seating: Premium Synthetic
Standard Wheels: 16 x 6.5, 18 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning

*Prices are Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range

Owner Reviews

4.24

142 Reviews

44% 39% 15% 1% 1%

Owner reviews are verified by our team and cannot be altered or removed.

Touch screen radio and 5 disc CD changer!

I love my Jetta! It is a perfect sedan. Runs smooth. Has seat warmers which are great for the winter months! Touch screen radio. Sirius XM compatible. Sd card. 5 disc CD changer. Bluetooth even better, so no fighting over the AUX cord. Leather seats. Also can go from automatic to standard. Sun roof. Only downfall is since it is German engineered it can get expensive for repairs. Does require full synthetic oil change. They are also kinda of infamous for the ac systems going out. And the ignition switch getting locked.

- Jasmin J

Drives well but dashboard warning lights are unreliable.

The electrical system on my car is not dependable. The headlights need to be replaced frequently and often warning lights go off on the dashboard but there is not really a problem as indicated by the light. Often the warning light that goes off is the headlight warning light. Gas mileage is good in the city and on the highway. I have vinyl seats. The vinyl on the driver's seat is torn even though I do not think that I am particularly rough on the car and it was torn at about 40 thousand miles -- not that much use.

- Andrea W

My Jetta is the best car I have had.

I love my Jetta. It is extremely reliable and I have not had many huge problems with it. I drive this car to and from school, which is 3. 5 hours from home, at least 3 times a semester and have never had a problem on the drives. I make other drives throughout the school year and do not have many problems. Right now, the only problem I have is my oil is leaking. However, I have gotten it checked out and it is not a huge problem. I just have to add oil to it every once in awhile.

- Morgan K

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Compare Models & Key Features

Front passenger 3/4 w/ wheels turned.
Drivers side profile with drivers side door open.
Key Specs

Overview

MSRP

MSRP
$16,465
$16,495 - $21,095

Horsepower

Horsepower
115 hp
115 - 170 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Not Available
Standard

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.0L DOHC SMPI I4 engine
2.0L DOHC SMPI I4 engine
2.5L DOHC 20
Interior Features

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm

Alarm
Not Available
Standard

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Not Available
Standard

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Not Available
Standard

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Not Available
Standard

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Not Available
Standard

Power Windows

Power Windows
Standard
Standard

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
Standard
Standard

Power Steering

Power Steering
Standard
Standard

Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.2 in.
41.1 - 41.2 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38.2 in.
38.2 - 38.4 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
38.1 in.
35.5 - 38.1 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.1 in.
37.1 - 38.1 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
15.5 cu. ft.
15.5 cu. ft.

Entertainment

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Not Available
Standard

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Not Available
Standard

AUX Input

AUX Input
Not Available
Standard

CD Player

CD Player
Not Available
Standard

Heating & Cooling

Navigation & Communication

Seats

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Cloth
Cloth

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Not Available
Standard

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat
Standard
Standard

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Not Available
Standard
Exterior Features

Accessories

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Steel
Steel

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Not Available
Optional
Optional

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
195 - 225
195 - 225

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
104.4 in.
101.5 - 104.4 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
36.4 ft.
35.8 - 36.4 ft.

Length

Length
182.2 in.
179.4 - 182.2 in.

Width

Width
70 in.
70 - 70.1 in.
Mechanical Specs

Engine & Performance

Weight

Weight
2881 .lbs
2804 - 3257 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
115 hp
115 - 170 hp

Torque

Torque
125 ft. lbs.
125 - 177 ft. lbs.

Maximum Towing Weight

Maximum Towing Weight
.lbs
200 .lbs

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes
Not Available
Standard

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional
Optional
Standard

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder
5 Cylinder, 4 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
14.5 gal.
14.5 gal.

Combined

Combined
23 - 29 mpg
24 - 31 mpg

City

City
23 - 23 mpg
23 - 24 mpg

Highway

Highway
29 - 29 mpg
29 - 33 mpg

Suspension

Transmission

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Standard
Standard
Safety Features

Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes
Standard
Standard

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System
Standard
Standard

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks
Standard
Standard

Stability Control

Stability Control
Standard
Standard

Traction Control

Traction Control
Standard
Standard

Assistance

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking
Standard
Standard

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
Standard
Standard

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
Standard
Standard

Rear Side Airbag

Rear Side Airbag
Not Available
Optional
Optional

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag
Standard
Standard

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag
Not Available
Standard

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor
Standard
Standard

Safety & Reliability

NHTSA Crash Test
  • Overall

  • Front

  • Side

  • Rollover

*National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

IIHS Crash Test
  • Moderate Overlap Front

  • Side

  • Roof Strength

  • Driver-side Overlap Front

    N/A

*Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

JD Power Rating
  • ‌Overall

  • Mechanical

  • Powertrain Quality

  • Body & Interior Design

  • ‌Features

*JD Power Circle Ratings