Volkswagen GTI vs Volkswagen Jetta Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Volkswagen GTI
2.0T Autobahn 4-Door FWD
MSRP
$35,995
Invoice
$34,555
Average Price Paid
$31,354
221 listings nationwide

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2019 Volkswagen Jetta
1.4T R-Line FWD
MSRP
$23,245
Invoice
$22,316
Average Price Paid
$19,913
1,630 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2019 Volkswagen GTI
2.0T Autobahn 4-Door FWD
Fair Price
$32,879
Good Price
$30,390
Great Price
$28,966
2019 Volkswagen Jetta
1.4T R-Line FWD
Fair Price
$21,047
Good Price
$19,084
Great Price
$17,962

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Volkswagen GTI
2.0T Autobahn 4-Door FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$35,616
2 listings nationwide

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2019 Volkswagen Jetta
1.4T R-Line FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$22,590
102 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2019 Volkswagen GTI
2.0T Autobahn 4-Door FWD
Christian Wardlaw Test Drive Review:

Small, fun cars hold a special place in my heart. I’ve always been a fan of little yet mighty automobiles, and not just because they put performance within easier financial reach. You ...

2019 Volkswagen Jetta
1.4T R-Line FWD
George Kennedy Test Drive Review:

Small cars aren't asked to do much beyond the basics: provide efficient, reliable transportation at a manageable price. Plenty of models fit this form, and in some rare cases, they man...

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  • Look and Feel 10
  • Performance 8
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 6
  • Safety 9
  • Cost-Effectiveness 8
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  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 8
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 9
  • Safety 8
  • Cost-Effectiveness 8

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2019 Volkswagen GTI
2.0T Autobahn 4-Door FWD
10
writes:
Its what every review ever has said, good at everything. I want more straight line power, but its more than ...
2019 Volkswagen Jetta
1.4T R-Line FWD
170
writes:
New design I great. Much more open and comfortable in the cabin. Gas mileage is incredible with an astounding ...

Specs

2019 Volkswagen GTI
2.0T Autobahn 4-Door FWD
2019 Volkswagen Jetta
1.4T R-Line FWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Manual 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
24 MPG
30 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
32 MPG
40 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 13.2 gal 13.2 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
228 hp @ 4,700 RPM
147 hp @ 5,000 RPM
Torque
258 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
184 lb-ft @ 1,400 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.6:1
10:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
1,400 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.25 in x 3.65 in
2.93 in x 3.15 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Overall 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Driver 5 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars 4 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Standard
Leather Seats Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard --
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.2 in 41.1 in
Back Legroom 35.6 in 37.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 22.8 cu ft 14.1 cu ft
Maximum Payload 959 lbs 970 lbs
Exterior
Length 168 in 185.1 in
Width 70.8 in 70.8 in
Height 57.8 in 57.4 in
Wheelbase 103.6 in 105.7 in

Available Options

2019 Volkswagen GTI
2.0T Autobahn 4-Door FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Dark Iron Blue Metallic
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Great Falls Green Metallic
  • Night Blue Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Tornado Red
  • White Silver Metallic
2019 Volkswagen Jetta
1.4T R-Line FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Deep Black Pearl
  • HABANERO Orange Metallic
  • Habanero Orange Metallic
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Pyrite Silver Metallic
  • Tornado Red
  • White Silver Metallic

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