Kelley Blue Book Value®
$15,427 - $26,352
New Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
28 City / 38 HWY
Horsepower
150-210
Seats
5
1 / 88
  • Front passenger 3/4 w/ wheels turned.
  • Drivers side profile with drivers side door open.
  • Front Drivers side wheel at profile.
  • Drivers Side Headlight.
  • Passenger Side Taillight.
  • Drivers Side Door handle.
  • Front angle view.
  • Gas cap open.
  • Sunroof/moonroof.
  • Front angle medium view.
  • Front angle view, low wide perspective.
  • Exterior Bonus Shots (no set spec)
  • Front angle medium view.
  • Overhead.
  • Low/wide front.
  • Low/wide rear.
  • Low/wide front 5/8.
  • Low/wide rear 5/8.
  • Drivers side mirror, rear
  • Rear manufacture badge/emblem
  • Rear model badge/emblem
  • Close up of Grill.
  • Rear 3/4 angle view.
  • Inside of drivers side open door,window open.
  • Drivers side inside window controls.
  • Front seats from Drivers Side.
  • Rear seats from Drivers Side.
  • Closeup of radio head unit
  • Centered wide dash shot
  • Front center divider.
  • Speedometer/tachometer.
  • Courtesy lamps/ceiling controls.
  • Seat Adjustment Controllers.
  • Cup holders.
  • Gear shifter/center console.
  • Passenger seat.
  • Auxiliary jack props.
  • Cup holder prop (primary).
  • Cup holder prop (quaternary).
  • Glove box open.
  • Front center console with closed lid, from drivers side looking down
  • Rear center console with closed lid from drivers side looking down.
  • Drivers floor mat and pedals. Mid-seat level from outside looking in.
  • Rear drivers side floor mat. Mid-seat level from outside looking in.
  • Key fob on drivers seat.
  • Centered wide dash shot night shot.
  • Main power point.
  • Fake Buck Shot Interior from Passenger B pillar.
  • Interior Hero (drivers side).
  • Steering wheel/Center Console.
  • Center Console/Passenger Side.
  • Steering Wheel Controls (Left Side)
  • Steering Wheel Controls (Right Side)
  • Keyless Ignition
  • Heated Seats Control
  • Pure White
  • Pure White
  • Pure White
  • Silk Blue Metallic
  • Silk Blue Metallic
  • Silk Blue Metallic
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Cardinal Red
  • Cardinal Red
  • Cardinal Red
  • Black
  • Black
  • Black
  • Tornado Red
  • Tornado Red
  • Tornado Red
  • White Silver Metallic
  • White Silver Metallic
  • White Silver Metallic
  • Pure White W/ Black Roof
  • Pure White W/ Black Roof
  • Pure White W/ Black Roof
  • Platinum Gray Metallic W/ Black Roof
  • Platinum Gray Metallic W/ Black Roof
  • Platinum Gray Metallic W/ Black Roof
  • Tornado Red W/ Black Roof
  • Tornado Red W/ Black Roof
  • Tornado Red W/ Black Roof
Select a color
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Kelley Blue Book Value®
$15,427 - $26,352
New Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
28 City / 38 HWY
Horsepower
150-210
Seats
5

Expert Review

By Kelley Blue Book Editorial Staff

4.1 Overall Score
Performance 4.2 Comfort 4.3 Styling 4.2 Value 3.9

Editor's Overview

Volkswagen’s least expensive model, the 2018 Volkswagen Jetta is a sporty turbocharged compact sedan with as much as 210 horsepower. Stylish, fuel-efficient and fun to drive, the new VW ...

Volkswagen Jetta Models & Trims

1.4T S $15,427 - $17,770*
Horsepower: 150 hp
Engine Type: Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Standard Seating: Cloth
Standard Wheels: 16 X 6.5 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
1.4T SE $15,805 - $18,390*
Horsepower: 150 hp
Engine Type: Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Standard Seating: Premium Synthetic
Standard Wheels: 16 X 6.5 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
1.8T SEL $19,152 - $22,315*
Horsepower: 170 hp
Engine Type: Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Standard Seating: Premium Synthetic
Standard Wheels: 17 X 7 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
1.4T Wolfsburg Edition $16,003 - $18,598*
Horsepower: 150 hp
Engine Type: Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Standard Seating: Premium Synthetic
Standard Wheels: 16 X 6.5 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
2.0T GLI $22,621 - $26,352*
Horsepower: 210 hp
Engine Type: Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Standard Seating: Premium Synthetic
Standard Wheels: 18 X 7.5 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
1.8T SE Sport $17,612 - $20,467*
Horsepower: 170 hp
Engine Type: Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Standard Seating: Premium Synthetic
Standard Wheels: 17 X 7 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

4.71

72 Reviews

75% 21% 4% 2 star 0% 1 star 0%

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

Great car for the price! Nice braking & lane changing assist features.

My 2018 VW Jetta 1.8t sport is a very nice vehicle for the price I paid for. There are a few thing that VW made it so wrong because they do not keep their traditional! (1) cheap interior quality, (2) soft suspension, (3) it is second top trim but VW does not include (or remove) digital climate control, auto headlamp, remote garage opener, lousy speakers (head unit should be ok!). However, these are pro items - great engine, good freeway mileage, solid body, great brake & lane changing assist.

- Erik E

This car drives so smooth on any road.

I really love driving a Jetta. The car is the perfect size (not too big, but has plenty of room for what I need). The drive is so smooth regardless of the road condition I am driving on. The speed builds smoothly as well. The Bluetooth for my phone is perfect because it hooks up easily, and I am able to use the steering wheel controls for the music too. The heated seats are also perfect for cold nights. The trunk also fits a decent amount in it.

- Caroline M

Great gas mileage turbo is great to have when you need to drive in a busy city.

I absolutely love this vehicle I have had no issues with it so far. The gas mileage is fantastic I can go 2 weeks driving back and forth to work on one tank of gas and still have gas left my job is only about 5 miles away but I also drive long distances sometimes with my job and I just love how far I get. Another thing that I love about this car is the power it has if I need to get up and go the power is right there.

- Tammy H

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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

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$15,427 - $17,770
$15,805 - $18,390

Horsepower

Horsepower
150 hp
150 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Standard
Standard

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Standard
Standard

Engine Type

Engine Type
1.4L TSI I
1.4L TSI I
Interior Features

Convenience & Comfort

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Not Available
Standard

Alarm

Alarm
Optional
Optional

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Standard
Standard

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional
Optional

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Standard
Standard

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Standard
Standard

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
Standard
Standard

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Standard
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.
41.2 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38.2 in.
38.2 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
38.1 in.
38.1 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.1 in.
37.1 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
15.7 cu. ft.
15.7 cu. ft.

Entertainment

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Standard
Standard

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Not Available
Standard

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Not Available
Standard

AUX Input

AUX Input
Standard
Standard

CD Player

CD Player
Standard
Standard

Heating & Cooling

Navigation & Communication

Seats

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Cloth
Premium Synthetic

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Optional
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
Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Optional
Optional

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
P205/55HR16
P205/55HR16

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
104.4 in.
104.4 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
36.4 ft.
36.4 ft.

Length

Length
183.4 in.
183.4 in.

Width

Width
70 in.
70 in.
Mechanical Specs

Engine & Performance

Weight

Weight
2930 - 3009 .lbs
2930 - 3009 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
150 hp
150 hp

Torque

Torque
184 ft. lbs.
184 ft. lbs.

Turbocharged

Turbocharged
Standard
Standard

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes
Standard
Standard

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Standard
Standard

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder
4 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
14.5 gal.
14.5 gal.

Combined

Combined
34 mpg
34 mpg

City

City
28 mpg
28 mpg

Highway

Highway
39 mpg
39 mpg

Suspension

Transmission

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Standard
Standard
Safety Features

Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Conventional Spare Tire
Conventional 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

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Standard

Cross Traffic Alert

Cross Traffic Alert
Not Available
Standard

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
Standard
Standard

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
Standard
Standard

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag
Standard
Standard

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag
Standard
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

*Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

JD Power Rating
  • ‌Overall

  • Mechanical

  • Powertrain Quality

  • Body & Interior Design

  • ‌Features

*JD Power Circle Ratings