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Volkswagen Jetta

Volkswagen Jetta side view
Volkswagen Jetta angular front perspective
Volkswagen Jetta angular rear perspective

Overview of the Volkswagen Jetta

Learn about the Volkswagen Jetta


An enduring favourite, the Jetta is Volkswagen’s best-selling car in Canada. Now in its seventh generation, the Volkswagen Jetta range is known for its reliability and safety. The latest models also have some impressive technology on board.

Some drivers find the overall design of the vehicle to be a bit conservative, while others prefer its no-nonsense practicality and usability.You can expect a stable and responsive drive from the Jetta, whether you choose automatic or manual transmission. The engine is compact but powerful for its size, although there are no larger engine upgrade options available.

Pros and cons of the Volkswagen Jetta

  • New engine is small but powerful
  • Choice of automatic or manual transmission
  • Spacious, well-appointed cabin
  • Conservative design
  • Larger engine is not available
  • Lacks power in highway passing
This is general information and should not be relied on as purchasing advice.

Safety ratings of the Volkswagen Jetta

Safety ratings provided by NHTSA

  • Number of airbags6

Specifications of the Volkswagen Jetta

Key specifications available across all trim levels
  • Seats5
  • Doors4
  • Fuel typeGas
  • TransmissionManual or Automatic
  • City consumption7.8 - 9.6 L/100km
  • Highway consumption5.9 - 7.3 L/100km
  • Width1799 mm
  • Length4702 - 4705 mm
  • Trunk space399 L
  • Cargo space399 L
Exact values depend on trim and engine choice.

Trims available with the Volkswagen Jetta

What is a trim? Trims are different options of the same car with different features and equipment. The specs depend on the trim you choose.This variant of the Volkswagen Jetta 2019 - present is available in 5 trims:

Comfortline trim features and specs

Frequently asked questions about the Volkswagen Jetta

Dimensions of the Volkswagen Jetta

Vehicle dimensions
YearHeight fromWidth fromLength from
Exact values depend on trim choices.
20211443 mm1799 mm4702 mm
20201443 mm1799 mm4702 mm
20191458 mm1799 mm4702 mm